The Under Armour HOVR Phantom 3 keeps its high-energy return DNA intact while pushing the envelope on innovation
Skechers GOrun Razor 4 impresses with a smooth, lively ride and supportive, comfortable fit—at a bargain price
We put 49 pairs through their paces. These 7 came out ahead.
A week of scrambling over boulders and slogging through mud in the Arctic Circle proved the Hoka Mafate Speed 4’s versatile competence
Our first runs reveal that the Flow Velociti Elite coddles the foot and delivers a fast, easy-striding ride
Craft’s CTM Ultra Carbon 2 brings bouncy, high-stack, carbon-plated responsiveness to dirt-road training and racing
The upstart brand with the wide, comfy toe box, balanced ride, and loyal following had its start in a toaster oven
The company’s new CleanCloud process might help turn factory emissions into running shoes
The Under Armour HOVR Machina 3 is made for the high mileage runner looking to finish strong
BOA brings a micro-adjustable precision fit to Altra’s premier trail product
Reebok’s Floatride Energy 4 Adventure delivers a road-shoe ride with just enough toughness for dirt
Where did the brand known for its huge, cushy soles come from—and how did they get on the feet of Britney Spears?
The Specter is a speedy super-foam trainer that supports your stance and lets your feet engage
Our first impressions say the new Tempus delivers on its promise to help guide and support, while losing none of its light, responsive, super-foam-powered ride
How does a brand improve on the world’s fastest marathon shoe? It makes it more suitable for the masses, not just the best of the best.
This shoe brings carbon-plated speed to the masses
The brand took its time entering the super-shoe race, but its new, responsive model for marathoners was worth the wait
Our trail shoemeliers pick the best off-road running models to pair with each trail surface
Advanced road racers, trail super shoes, and adaptable carbon fiber are some of the promises of the coming year
We only have space for seven shoes in our print magazine, but there are a few others you should know about, too
This year’s fastest kicks for every kind of terrain
In Episode 18 of the Endurance Podcast, host Ian Sharman talks with biomechanist and ultra-runner Geoff Burns about the tech, controversies, comparisons, and benefits of today's super shoes.
Our Gear Guy, Joe Jackson, likes the Challenger ATR 5 because its cushioned sole is kind on his body. “Hammering those mentally therapeutic miles and not complaining about aching knees afterward make the ATR 5’s some of my most cherished gear,” he wrote.
Did the shoes that disqualified Vienna Marathon winner Derara Hurisa enhance his performance? A biomechanist weighs in.
This shoe won our Gear of the Year award in our 2020 Summer Buyer’s Guide. Its “engage-as-needed support system makes for an exceptionally comfortable ride,” wrote our testers. “It’s a great choice for neutral runners whose feet collapse inward when they’re tired and for chronic pronators who’ve…
Thanks to these boots, hiking went from painful to pure bliss
World Athletics looked into eight years of performance improvements, and some crazy statisticians from Cornell reviewed thousands of web photos — and they have numbers.
Kicks for getting faster, from race day to recovery jog
Top-notch gear for wrangling singletrack adventures
These plant-based and recycled-material running shoes are stylish, comfortable — and not ready to be your daily trainers.
The traction, stability, and protection will arm you for adventure.
This spin-off of the popular Razor is more versatile and durable while providing a light, responsive ride that feels fantastic at all paces.
The Wildcross made our 2021 Winter Buyer’s Guide list of the best running shoes. It “absolutely slays loose, off-trail terrain, firmly grabbing sandy trails, rocks, and mud,” wrote testers Lisa Jhung and Cory Smith. “However, its chops on messy surfaces come at the expense of its ability…
Here’s the environmental impact of a pair of sneakers, and a look at a few companies making the running shoe industry more sustainable.
New Balance offers more underfoot for the trail, in a shoe that balances maximal cushioning with stability and ground feel.