The 4 Best Running Shoes

Your running shoes need to provide you with comfort, support, and cushion. They need to be comfortable enough for you to hit your running stride with ease, and supportive enough to protect your feet and legs while you run. When you’re running, you’ll also want a shoe that’s light-weight and breathable. The last thing you want is soggy, sweaty feet that get heavier and heavier with each step. Below are four top brands with high ratings in overall performance.

Brooks Ravenna 9
The Brooks Ravenna 9 running shoe is a versatile, lightweight shoe that offers extra support and comfort. Its lightweight design fits the foot securely, making the shoe responsive and springy under your foot. The shoe has built in diagonal roll-ball, which gives additional support transitioning from heel to toe. This shoe also uses abrasion resistant HPR Plus rubber in the sole for long lasting durability.

Saucony Liberty ISO
The Liberty ISO 4 mm heel to toe offset makes this shoe comfortable and natural. It comes with a full length EVERUN midsole that morphs to your foot for comfort and control with each stride. The ISOFIT design of the shoe is made to adapt to the shape and motion of your foot while walking and running. This is a great shoe for cross country and long-distance runners.

Sketchers GoRun Ultra R2
GoRun Ultra R2 is made to go the extra mile. The midsole of the shoe is made with Sketchers 5GEN foam technology. This foam is comfortable and supportive on your legs and feet while you run. The upper portion of the shoe is made with breathable, synthetic overlays that help to keep your feet cool and dry. The shoes midsole is made of ultra-lightweight FLIGHT GEN cushioning.

Altra Duo
The Altra Duo is a lightweight shoe that’s built on a zero-drop platform. The sole of the shoe is a blown rubber outsole with a midsole of foam. This shoe is ideal for running, speed work, and road racing. It’s weight balanced from front to back, with a Natural Achilles arch that helps to reduce impact and naturally align the feet and back.