Whether you’re running twice a day or twice a year, you’re going to want solid support and a versatile look. As we start to head into prime running season, here are the 9 best running shoes on the market right now.
Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo
The Nike marketing team have aced it with the name here, essentially just calling their shoe ‘fast’ with three different synonyms. With the brand’s notoriously light upper body and signature Zoom X foam, the Pegasus Turbos are a guaranteed winner.
Under Armour HOVR Phantom/SE
Simple go-to when buying shoes: the cooler the name, the cooler the kicks. ‘Phantom’ refers to ghostlike, nimble experience runners get when wearing these shoes. Although Under Armour began their successful sportswear journey with compression garments, their gamble to break into the shoe market has clearly paid off.
Saucony Kinvara 10
Saucony’s previous range of Kinvara’s was, admittedly, a little daggy. However, with a fresh batch of colour schemes and an improvement on their Everun technology, the Kinvara 10’s are a solid and adaptive pair of shoes.
Asics Dynaflyte 3
Asics’ inherent reliability is famous in the running world, especially prized for their durability over long distances. The Dynaflyte 3 is no different, and for those who are looking to hold on to a reliable pair for a long time, you need look no further.
If you’re after some fashionable kicks, trust the team at Adidas. The Ultraboost is one of the cornerstones of the company’s success due to its utility as both a classic running and an everyday-wear type of sneaker.
New Balance 890v6
Another passionately pure running shoe, New Balance have established themselves as among the best in the business, with amateurs and professionals alike favouring their releases. The 890v6 prioritises comfort and breathability, as well as supreme support through the REVlite technology.
Salomon Ultra Pro
Just by looking at the Ultra Pro, you can tell it has outstanding support and cushioning. This is because when Salomon aren’t making shoes, they’re making boots, which means the Ultra Pro is perfect for all your off-the-beaten-track running needs.
Brooks Ghost 11
Another favourite for the traditionalists, Brooks can’t seem to put a foot wrong – literally. The Ghost 11 ensures a smooth ride from heel to toe with every step, and their extensive range of colour schemes offer some compelling looks.
Reebok Floatride Run Fast Pro
When the name literally has ‘run fast’ in the title, that’s a good sign. Reebok is known for branching out into different running shoe schemes and, as a result, they’ve been left with a fairly interesting minimalist-looking shoe. With their single layer mesh upper is thin and breathable, making the Floatride Run Fast Pro the lightest running flat in the world.