The best running shoes to make you a road warrior 2021



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It’s officially fall. And, just a warning, the cooler weather that accompanies the changing seasons is absolutely perfect for cruising the roads and trails, without turning you into a sweaty beast.

Whether you are a seasoned runner or a beginner, you will need the right footwear to tackle the miles ahead. That’s why now is the perfect time to find the best running shoes to go with you this season and beyond. You do not know where to start ? These are the best running shoes of 2021. They offer stability, support, and even a little pizzazz, so you can live that life of a road warrior in comfort and style.

Phantom brooks 14

Want to have a little extra pep in your approach? The Phantom brooks 14 is all about the cushioning, so you can land softly on your feet and continue to move with ease. These sneakers have been specially designed for road running to help you hammer the curb consistently without fatigue. As it turns out, the Ghost 14s are carbon neutral, so you’ll be making the environment solid as well.

Buy Brooks Ghost 14 on Amazon, $ null

Buy Brooks Ghost 14 at Zappos, $ null

Dasher tree

The main selling point of Allbirds is that the company focuses on the use of natural materials for its shoes, and the Dashers Tree are no exception. These running shoes have an ultra-tough eucalyptus fiber upper for a rugged exterior that will last, run after run. A dual-density sugarcane midsole gives you extra support with every step. Choose from a range of cool color options including Quartz, Thunder, and Diablo.

Buy Tree Dasher from Allbirds, $ null

Saucony Endorphine Pro 2

Planning on getting some 5K under your belt? The Endorphine Pro 2 are built for speed, thanks to a lightweight carbon fiber plate and a next-level fit that will keep you focused on your time, not your feet. Perfect heel fit and SpeedRoll technology help you move effortlessly between steps. These sneakers are available in a range of flashy colors, as well as a more neutral black and white.

Buy Saucony Endorphine Pro 2 at Zappos, $ null

New Balance Fresh Foam 880v11

If you know you’re going to be doing big miles this season, you need a sneaker that’s up to the task. The Fresh foam 880v11 is specially designed to be a work shoe. It features a plush midsole to give you a soft, plush feel every time you walk, while a blown rubber outsole will last through the rides ahead. A double jacquard mesh upper keeps your feet from overheating.

Buy New Balance Fresh Foam 880v11 on Amazon, $ null

Buy New Balance Fresh Foam 880v11 at Zappos, $ null

Nike Pegasus Trail 3

Trail running is a different animal than hitting the road. And, if you know there are plenty of trails in your future, you need a shoe that’s ready to tackle that rugged terrain. Nike’s Pegasus Trail 3 features React foam to give you responsive cushioning, as well as good traction to help keep you on your feet as you venture over rocky areas. There is also extra support around your midfoot for added stability.

Buy Nike Pegasus Trail 3 at Nike, $ null

4DFWD shoes

The 4DFWD is all about the midsole, which is designed to keep you going. The final result ? A smoother transition as you walk and a smoother exit. These sneakers also have a knit upper to hug your feet as you run, while still allowing sufficient air circulation for breathability. Choose between black and white, all black, or the unmissable green stem.

Buy 4DFWD shoes at adidas, $ null

UA Hovr Mega Clone Running Shoes

When you track your mileage you want to know exactly where you are at. These shoes make it more than easy for you. They connect to the UA MapMyRun app to record and analyze your running measurements as you pound the curb. UA’s specialized HOVR technology gives you a specialized zero gravity feel to help you move without being weighed down. An outer heel liner gives you a nice, secure fit so you don’t have to worry about slipping.

Buy UA Hovr Mega Clone Running Shoes at Under Armor, $ null

Reebok Slip 2 Shoes

When you have little time to run, you want to put yourself in your shoes as soon as possible and go. The Reebok Slip 2 sneakers have a cool slip-on design that lets you slip them on quickly, without laces. A textured outsole helps you have a good grip on rough terrain, while a secure mesh upper gives you a comfortable and breathable feel. Choose between a lighter boulder gray and a darker essential gray.

Buy Reebok Slip 2 shoes at Reebok, $ null

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