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Make Model Colour size (UK) Weight g (per shoe) Toe-heel drop mm Stack height mm (heel to toe) Date bought Shop Cost Miles run  Reviews My comments
Nike Vomero 5+ White/blue 8.5 318 11.5 38.5-27.1 11 May 2011 Run and Become Cardiff £92 440 Runners World Felt very comfortable when I first got them; feel very spongy now when I wear them (only for > 20 miles). The two toes beside the big toe on left foot are always sore after long runs, have blisters and blood blisters at the end of the toe and under the nail (toe nail dropped off the toe next to big toe after Llanneli marathon 2012, took 5 months to grow back to normal)
Saucony Kinvara 2 Red/white 9 235 4 21-17 or 23-19?? 9 Feb 2012 Moti Cardiff £90 692 ymmv Felt hard when I first got them (compared to the Vomero's) but have had no pain or issues from them. Longest run so far is 18 miles - no problems.
March 2013 @ 347 miles - noticed during my 2nd run today that on the right shoe, where the toe area creases above the little toe, the red outer material is ripped about an inch long. It must just be from the flexing on every step.
Black/green 08 Jan 2013 Chain Reaction Cycles £56.99 567 Feel much cushier than the red ones (they'd done 285 miles when I did my first run in the black ones)
Virrata Black/green 9.5 206 0 17-17 Feb 2014 Amazon £53.94 4 Too big
Type A6 Yellow 9 171 4 12-16 Jun 2014 Wiggle £72 809
Type A6 (2) Yellow 9 171 4 12-16 late 2014 Wiggle £40 599 (1st pair were good so bought two more pairs when cheap - started wearing the 2nd pair end of 2015)
Type A6 (3) Yellow 9 171 4 12-16 late 2014 Wiggle £40 299 (1st pair were good so bought two more pairs when cheap - started wearing the 3rd pair start of 2017)
Type A6 (Orange 1) Ornage 9 171 4 12-16 late 2016 Wiggle £50 156 (saw these cheap on Wiggle so bought 2 more pairs, Orange this time. They're very similar but not identical to the old ones)
Type A6 (Orange 2) Ornage 9 171 4 12-16 late 2016 Wiggle £50 166 (saw these cheap on Wiggle so bought 2 more pairs, Orange this time. They're very similar but not identical to the old ones)
Endorphin Racer Yellow 9.5 119 0 11-11 April 2015 Wiggle £88 62 Very light and flimsy, footbed feels a bit like a plank of wood - not sure how long they'll last
New Balance MT110 Black/orange 9.5 218 4 19-15 28 Aug 2012 Sports Direct website £38.99 85

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Merrell Bare Access Black/green 9 162 0 13-13 16 Sep 2012 Amazon £19.55 86

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Found these on Amazon dirt cheap (hence two pairs). First run was an easyish 10k around the park at lunch time (7:11 pace) - definately notice less cushioning than Kinvara, but cant say I definately noticed the 'zero-drop' (had sore ball on left foot and sore calf on right leg, but nothing too bad).
Grey/red £18.19 67
Sonic Glove Green / grey 9 215 0 10-10 08 Jan 2013 Cloggs £42.29 24

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I wanted some very minimal shoes to try; was going to get the Trail Glove but couldnt find it cheap (£70+) so these are the same sole but more solid non-permeable upper (and cheapest I could find)).
Even though these are same size as the perfectly fitting Bare Access, they feel a bit large to be honest, but I'll see how they go.
Barefoot                   18    
Inov-8 Evoskin Smoke (grey) Medium 127 0 3-3 26 April 2013 Sport Pursuit £18.90 4 Five fingers tips Like wearing thick socks, you cannot heel stike at all - I suspect these are as close as you can get to running barefoot without actually risking skin damage running barefoot. Furthest run: 1.3 miles
X-Talon 212 Blue / orange 8.5 255 6 18-13 (including 7mm tread lugs) Jan 2014? Moti £95 134
Trailroc 245 Blue / green 9 245? 3 ? Oct 2014 Pete Bland sports £50 128 Saw these virtually half price so worth a try. So far feel great, but perhaps a size 8.5 would be better - I feel my feet moving inside when running down steep hills
Altra The One 2.5 black 9 ? 0 ? May 2017 Runners Warehouse EU £70 242   Wanted some zero drop lightweight shoes that I could perhaps run a marathon in that wouldn't ruin my toes

(Note, when I bought the Kinvara 2's I also bought 2 pairs of Balega Enduro cushioned socks and have worn one pair or the other for virtually every run since (not in the mt110 trail shoes, I go barefoot in those))

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