The Best Running Shoes For Every Type of Runner

Style Magazine Newswire | 2/8/2017, 12:30 p.m.
Whether you overpronate, need more cushioning, prefer a minimalist pair, or simply want a really chic designer sneak, we've got ...
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Whether you overpronate, need more cushioning, prefer a minimalist pair, or simply want a really chic designer sneak, we've got you covered.

Experienced runners know how important it is to find the right running shoe. Depending on your running gait (aka how your feet hit the pavement), your desired level of cushioning, and your preferred distance, having the proper shoe is by far one of the most crucial parts of the sport.

We know you also care about how the shoe looks—after all, new gear is basically #fitspo. That's why we rounded up the best running shoes (that both enhance performance AND look great) for every type of runner. Whether you overpronate, need more cushioning, prefer a minimalist pair, or simply want a really chic designer sneak, we've got you covered.

1. For the Minimalist

You want to basically feel like you're running barefoot without risking any injuries. These pairs are light, breathable, and look cool, too.

Shop these styles (top to bottom): Athletic Propulsion Labs TechLoom Pro shoes, $140; net-a-porter.com. Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit shoes, $150; nike.com. Nike Free TR Focus Flyknit shoes, $130; bloomingdales.com.

2. For Major Support

Whether you've got joint pain or you just prefer a more cushioned ride, these shoes will support your run—no matter the distance.

Shop these styles (top to bottom): ASICS GEL-Nimbus 19, $160; zappos.com. ASICS GEL-Kinsei 6, $170; zappos.com. Nike Lunarepic Low Flyknit 2, $160; nike.com.

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