Neutral runners looking for enough cushion and comfort for a quick jaunt or a double-digit training run, this shoe is for you. More firm than squishy, the cushioning properly dampens pavement pounding on long-distance days without zapping energy during faster efforts. Even testers with hard-to-fit feet had praise for the easy-to-customize lacing system (the eyelets move independently, so you can pull your arch snug but leave your forefoot loose). Bonus: the open mesh aerates on baking summer days. BEST FOR: Neutral striders who want a well-cushioned, breathable shoe with a firm feel underfoot. 11.9 oz; shopadidas.com
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