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Best extremely durable shoes for Men with runner's knee

There are durable shoes and then there are extremely durable shoes. Extremely durable shoes can withstand pavement pounding and trail climbing. They're shoes that go past the traditional 300 mile replacement mark and allow you to get up to 600 miles. And while we wouldn't recommend giving them as heirlooms to your children, extremely durable shoes truly can withstand the test of time.

Patellofemoral pain syndrome, better known as Runner's Knee, is the constant scourge of many runners. Often caused by running where the kneecap rests on the thighbone, the nagging injury can be corrected with the right PT and the right shoes. Proper sneakers can reduce impact of shock, which in turns reduces kneecap stress. It's also important to replace your shoe regularly and, when you find the right shoe that prevents the injury, to stick with it.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Not heavy, little support
  • Durable yet extremely light.
  • Lightweight with cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The padding and support
  • The support for running higher mileage
  • Durable insole

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and achilles pain.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Snug feel
  • The cushion
  • the lightness of the shoe

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with runner's knee/patellar tendinitis and shin splints.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Support
  • Durability and comfort
  • comfort

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and plantar fascitis.

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Brooks Transcend 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Stability
  • Cushioning
  • Gentle stability

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and shin splints.

Brooks Transcend 3

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feels supportive
  • The support
  • Breathable and durable

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extremely plush and cushioned
  • Lots of cushion
  • A lot of cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort, feel, durability.
  • Super comfortable when landing
  • Cushion

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Brooks Glycerin 14

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Room in the toe box, and mice cushion
  • Cushion
  • Cushioning and response of the sole

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and achilles pain.

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Asics GT-2170

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is extremely comfortable, flexible, and has a lot of cushioning.
  • perfect fit
  • that it seems to do what I need it to -- reduce injuries.

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Asics GT-2170

Brooks Launch 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's the perfect fit for my type of training
  • Support
  • lightweight, flexible upper

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and plantar fascitis.

Brooks Launch 3

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