born to run

Australian T3 - - TECH LIFE -

Train­ers built to carry you all forty two point some­thing kms

1/ Mizuno Wave In­spire 10 At just 250g, these marathon-ready run­ners won’t weigh you down, but with im­pres­sive cush­ion­ing, sup­port and a spe­cially de­signed sole with a rock­ing heel-to-toe mo­tion that helps you keep your rhythm, they may im­prove your time. $200, the­ath­letes­foot.com.au 2/ Asics Gel Kin­sei 5 The top choice for ha­bit­ual heel strik­ers, these pre­vent prona­tion with an ex­oskele­ton that im­proves fit and sup­port. A FluiFit mesh up­per en­sures they’re light and com­fort­able, while a Propul­sion Trusstic sole gives you ex­tra bounce in those vi­tal last miles. $260, my­footy­boots.com.au 3/ Sau­cony Kin­vara 4 FlexFilm ma­te­rial locks your foot into po­si­tion but min­imises skin ir­ri­ta­tion on long runs, while Pow­erGrid heel sup­port adds pro­tec­tion. Fi­nally, it has heel pods crafted from mem­ory foam to make it feel like you’re run­ning on fluffy clouds rather than filthy, un­even pave­ments. $160, authentics.com.au 4/ Puma Mo­bium Elite The pads on the soles mimic the paw of a cat (think chee­tah rather than tabby), cush­ion­ing your foot when you stride. An elas­ti­cated band run­ning the length of the train­ers’ out­soles also adds ex­tra spring in your step the harder you pound the pave­ment. $82, ac­tivin­stinct.com/au 5/ Adi­das Su­per­nova Glide Boost An up­date to the orig­i­nal Boost, this model ramps up the tech with re­spon­sive cush­ion­ing that puts ex­tra spring in your step and a sta­bil­ity bar that runs the length of the sole, al­low­ing your heel to move in a more nat­u­ral way while your foot re­mains sta­ble. $133, rebel­sport.com.au 6/ Nike Flyknit Lunar2 The Fuelband cre­ator com­pares its Flyknit polyester up­per to a spi­der’s web: strong, but su­per flex­i­ble and light. It hugs your feet, pro­vid­ing sup­port where you most need it, while Lu­narlon cush­ion­ing in the sole is on hand to guar­an­tee a soft ride. $220, nike­store.com.au

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