Whether you are going to run a grand marathon or just going to explore the jogger’s park near your home, the most essential thing you will require is a decent pair of running shoes that make you feel easy and comfortable on your feet. The shoe industry is becoming enormous with increasing innovation than ever. The glaring advertisements of numerous shoes which claim to offer you the shoes that will be worth ‘the best run experience ever’ will only make it challenging for you to filter down to that one pair which will be the best fit for you. With so many brands, types and price ranges, finding a perfect pair may not be easy.
To identify that best fit for yourself, you will have to first be aware of your running style which includes knowing the way your feet strike or push off from the ground when you run, the way your feet rolls while running and so forth. Then, you will be required to identify the terrain and purpose of your running shoes. A pair of shoes suitable for a rugged terrain and running a long race will not be suitable for running a treadmill or a short race.
Hence, we bring forth the most comprehensive, revealing and unbiased marathon list of top 10 running shoes to consider.
You can find the excel (at the end of the article) as well, that will give you list of the parameters that we took while making this list. We shortlisted these shoes based on many parameters that a runner should always be concerned about. We hope that we filtered out the best ones for you and you can now easily choose the one that suits your need.
- Nike LunarEpic Low FlyKnit 2
It is the best shoe for ultra lightweight comfort. It has low barrel design with a strong and dense knit upper material. The uniqueness of this shoe lies in the fact that the tongue is smoothly integrated into the upper which makes it a seamless one-piece. Hence, the shoe gives best stability and rigidity.
The outsole which has no rubber is made of concentric grooves turned into foam pods which give exceptionally smooth ride. Appropriately cushioned for a comfortable and easy fit, this shoe is best suited for high speed and long distance run.
- Saucony Ride 9
This neutral running shoe has Everun midsole technology reduces forefoot pressure and gives smooth landing. Best suited for roads and gyms, this shoe gives a sock-like fit and an excellent support. It is known for its responsive high-mileage training and its ability to adapt to all types of distances under different speeds. The shoe also has triflex which gives it higher stability arising from increased ground contact.
- Adidas Pure Boost
Designed for high speed rides, this shoe is a must-have for a runner who looks out for maximizing energy return. The sock-like upper of the shoe gives adaptability to the shoe and natural feel to the runner. It has a wide forefoot area that enables impactful cushioning and smooth run. The outsole is designed in a way to deliver bettern control on all types of surfaces. It is best known for its responsive cushioning that keeps the runner energized throughout.
- Brooks Ghost 9
It is best suited for comfortable running since it gives thirty percent higher cushioning than typical running shoes. The upper part of the shoe is stretchable and the sole has flexed grooves providing a smooth ride to the runner. It is known for its excellent traction and durability. Though it provides great comfort, it is a firm shoe that provides adequate support to the foot.
- Asics DynaFlyte
The shoe has FlyteFoam technology that makes it feather light from the use of organic fibres as against the conventional low density foams. It has seamless upper construction which increases support and gives a smooth ride to the runner. Underfoot comfort is provided by lasting material that raises breathability. The outsole is made of carbon rubber that prevents abrasion and raises durability of the shoe.
- New Balance Vazee Pace 2
This shoe is best suited for runners who want to go fast for a long time. It is ideally marathon shoe with great support for running on roads. Even with great firmness, this shoe is light-weighted and helps a runner with right method of running go long distances without even a hint of loss of energy. A wide toe box and adequate underfoot cushioning has got this shoe many fans.
- Altra Escalante
The shoe is popular for the wide toe box it provides for its runners. It has exceptional breathability and gives high comfort. Forefoot strikers benefit from wearing it as it provides efficient running gait without compromising on fit. It has closely-knit upper material that gives snug to the mid-foot. Its innovative midsole material provides bounce and adequate energy return.
- On CloudFlash
Made for speed, this shoe features Cloudtec that provides unique cushioning in the sole. It has torsion bar that raises propulsion and is ideal for speed runs. Sockliner of the shoe innovatively gives additional comfort and performance to the runners. The upper of the shoe is made up of ultra thin mesh that ensures high breathability. The heel cups are designed in a way to maximize stability.
- APL Prism
This is lightweight and breathable shoe. The sole has less rubber, the mesh is comfortable and cushioning is adequate and clean. Energy maximization has been taken care of through propelium. The shoe has reflective overlays to ensure night time visibility. It is designed for runners who have more stable arch which does not excessively roll in wards.
- Newton Fate III
With a good foot hugging sport, this shoe is best suited for forefoot strikers. Emphasizing on forefoot launching, it is a well balanced shoe that is comfortable and smooth. The outsole is made of abrasion rubber that raises durability and responsiveness. It keeps the foot dry and cool. The shoe ensures to provide adequate breathability to its runners.
Yes we now have reached to the end of the article and we are now going to share the excel, that is the proof how we have made this short list of 10 best running and jogging shoes (as on 06 Aug 2017) out of the many best available in the market. Lets go and find it here :-
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We will Keep this List updated every time we find a good pair of running and jogging shoes in the market and will share it on this page. If you think that there is any best shoes for workout or running we have missed here, do let us know in the comments below or mail us at email@example.com and we will surely tale your suggestion in consideration in the update of this list.
Till then Keep running and jogging because it is really good for your health and fitness.
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