2013 Running Shoe Guide: Road Tested

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Aug 26, 2013
  • Updated Jul 29, 2015 at 5:01 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker

Tester Profile 1
Favorite PR: 35:54 10K at the Chicago Triathlon
Stride type: Mid-foot to heel striker
Most interesting person spotted during a run: Keanu Reeves

Tester Profile 2
Years running: 14
Shoe fetish: Minimalist racers
Claim to fame: Beat Gwen Jorgensen in a high school track relay

Tester Profile 3
Started running: In fourth grade
Most interesting wildlife encounter while running: Brown bear
Triathlons completed: “Around 100”

Tester Profile 4
Favorite PR: 3:25 marathon
Stride type: Heel striker
Favorite post-workout recovery food: Cookies, coffee, brunch

Tester Profile 5
Years running: 16
Favorite PR: 2:28 marathon
Stride type: Mid-foot

Tester Profile 6
Number of years running: 12
Stride type: Mid-foot to heel striker
Favorite post long-run food binge: Any of the Cheesecake Factory chocolate cakes

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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