6 Running Shoes To Hit The Pavement With This Summer
If there’s anything that drives you to get outside and get active, it’s summer. Along with the heat comes the get togethers, BBQs, ice cream cones, and the shedding of layers, so if there’s any time to master a fitness regime, it’s now!
If you’re having trouble getting motivated, a confidence-boosting outfit might be just what you need inspire your next workout sesh. And like all good outfits, it all starts with a great pair of shoes. In addition to style, our roundup of summer running shoes provide all the comfort and support you need to hit the ground running this season.
Look and feel like a pro — even if you’re not — in these running shoes.
1. FuelCell Rebel — $169.99
With FuelCell nitrogen-infused foam, these cushiony sneakers will help push you on your run, no matter the distance. These running shoes are super lightweight and feature a bootie construction, so the tongue, ankle collage, and heel are all one piece, and there’s no jabbing or poking while you move.
Shop it here: newbalance.ca
2. ASICS GEL-CUMULUS — $160
Dad shoes are all the rage right now, so it only makes sense to inject the trend into your daily run. Designed for long distances, these shoes will take you far. Its FLYTEFOAM Propel technology gives you bounce and energy, while its GEL technology absorbs shock like no other pair of runners you have. Not to mention, if you’re a night runner, these shoes feature reflective details to make sure you get noticed wherever you go.
Shop it here: asics.com
3. adidas Ultaboost 19, $250
Made for the modern runner, adidas’ designers and product developers picked the brains of thousands of runners to come up with this shoe. This simplified version of the adidas Ultraboost features 4 performance-driven components (that’s down from 17), to make a light, reboosted silhouette that’s more responsive and gives the wearer an extra 20% BOOST of energy in their step.
Shop it here: adidas.ca
4. Nike Epic React Flyknit 2, $195
Available in a variety of colourways (including an option to design your own), the Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 is just that: absolutely epic. Smoother and lighter than its predecessor, this running shoe provides support where you need it, and features Nike React technology that’s soft and responsive, no matter how short or long your run.
Shop it here: nike.com
Whether you’re running to the gym or your next 10K, the ASICS DynaFlyte can do no wrong. Featuring FlyteFoam Lyte, these shoes are ultra light, and its Adapt Mesh is flexible yet supportive and also feature GEL cushioning to support you when you hit the pavement.
Shop it here: asics.com
6. New Balance 890v7, $149.99
Leaning on the more affordable side on the running shoe spectrum is the 890v7 by New Balance. While it comes in three different colourways, our favourite is the Crystal with Dark Agave & Bleached Lime Glo. With supreme breathability, a gusseted tongue for a snug fit, and a responsive REVlite midsole, these sneakers are great for both running and working out at the gym.
Shop it here: newbalance.com
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