Steadfast, But Faster
GET COMFORTABLE AS YOU OVERTAKE RUNNER AFTER RUNNER WITH THESE FOOTWEAR.
1 REEBOK PRINT RUN SMOOTH CLIP ULTRA KNIT $139, available at Reebok brand houses.
This shoe only looks deceptively simple – it actually has a number of nifty features up its sleeves that minimises any hindrances. Its signature Ultraknit upper gives you seamless comfort, while providing a custom- fi t feel to make it extra snug. A carbonated foam core provides controlled fl exibility, allowing you to make turns with eff ortless grace. What’s more, its CRTek carbon rubber rim extends from heel to midfoot, giving you enhanced stability and superior durability. Put it on and your pavement runs will be an absolute breeze.
2 THE NORTH FACE MEN’S ENDURUS TR $226, available at The North Face stores.
If you’ve been looking for the perfect combination of comfort and stability in your trail shoes, then The North Face’s Endurus TR should be one you should seriously consider. Its new Xtrafoam technology provides a core with an unprecedented cushioned feel, ensuring comfort that will help you last through your trail runs no matter the distance. Even better, its ESS Snake Plate provides dense cushion around sensitive areas of the foot, protecting it from stone bruising. Say goodbye and good riddance to blisters.
3 UNDER ARMOUR SPEEDFORM VELOCITI $189, available at Under Armour brand houses.
You want unmatched speed? Here it is. Under Armour’s Speedform Velociti is the go-to shoe for the fast run, with its superlightweight feel and bouncy cushioning system boosting you to the fi nish line. Through the use of compressed foam, the shoe sports solid responsiveness, with high- abrasion rubber to absorb any hard pounding as you rocket your way forward. Wear it for short- distance competitive runs – you’ll barely see anyone ahead of you.