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Best extremely durable shoes for Women with heavier builds

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.

Take no shame in being a Clydesdale--a runner who, like the horse, are bigger boned yet capable of amazing feats. Because runners come in all shapes and sizes, there are running shoes meant for all shapes and sizes. Clydesdales have to be careful how much shock is going is going to their joints, because the shock from running can apply a force of 1.5-3 times one's body weight in sensitive places like the knees. Luckily, there are shoes meant for bigger runners who need that shock absorption.

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • good support and stability
  • Good support, comfortable, fits true to size
  • it has a soft cushion where the shoe sits just below ankle.

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

Asics Gel-Cumulus 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • It is reliable
  • Flexible

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

Asics Gel-Cumulus 14

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The support is just right
  • The support which is extremely strong
  • Solid cushioning and great support

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Overall comfort over long miles
  • comfortable,light and right amount of support for long run
  • Cushion

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and shin splints.

Brooks Ghost 9

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