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Single best piece of advice I can give... and you may already be way past this in your knowledge, but this is huge in my mind... buy the right shoes for the way your foot strikes the pavement (a store that specializes specifically in running is worth the visit to help you figure this out), and replace them often... I say every 3-400 miles, but if you want to stretch it out, keep them a little longer and use them for your shorter runs and you can put maybe 500 miles on them max. Your joints will be the ultimate judge of how long you can keep using them. Perhaps some have a more robust physiology than I, but this simple step makes a world of difference in my opinion, and will prevent a multitude of overuse-injury setbacks.

Good luck.
kevin
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