Need a little help finding your perfect running shoe?
You're not alone. When you're staring at thousands of running shoes, it can seem a lot more complicated than it needs to be to pick your perfect shoe. To make it a whole lot easier on you, we've simplified it to these 2 steps:
Choose your cushion level
Pick your arch type
Complete these two steps and you're well on your way to your best fit ever. And you'll find that when your shoes fit and feel perfect, you'll be more motivated, check off your goals faster, and even reduce injuries so you can keep on movin'. Let's get you started!
Your Cushion Level
You might be thinking, “cushion level? That's easy. Isn't more cushion better than less cushion?” Not always. Cushioning's great, but it's just like any other feature of a running shoe. And different amounts of cushioning are best for different reasons. Here are some guidelines for choosing your best cushioning level
Your maximum cushion and top-of-the- line technology
Perfect for daily high mileage running and max impact protection
Built for longer races like half marathons and full marathons
Also ideal for new runners or runners with larger frames
Your go-tos for a high level of cushion and performance
Great for long or short daily running and racing
Versatile high mileage cushions
Your perfect balance of lightweight, moderate cushion and flex.
Pick up your pace with a fast, energetic feel for daily, tempo and race running.
Your exact midpoint between cushion and quick natural feel
Ideal for expert runners or those looking for a tempo shoe
Your incredibly light, extremely flexible choice with just a touch of cushion and a minimal feel
Race, train, and feel connected to the road
Often used by highly competitive racers
Strengthen feet and practice form
Try the Nike Free or racing shoes
Your lightest, most flexible designs offer only a thin layer of minimal protection
Strengthen feet while running, training or walking
Feel barefoot while protecting feet
Choose the the Vibram V-Run