Originally Posted By: Les + Heidi
Let us know what you think once you've given them a good work out Dave, and good luck with the training

Ive now worn them on a training walk of around 10 miles and yesterday up hill and down dale whist supporting our club runners at the British Fell Relay Championships.
I think you are probably right Les, they do feel harder under foot even with Sorbothane Double Strike insoles. I have e mailed North face to ask if they have altered the shoes mid sole.