Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
Good to know
As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
Good to know
Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
Good to know
If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
Adidas Campus 2 + NBA History
Adidas released an indoor sneaker in the 70s that was called Tournament. Adidas eventually decided to rename the shoe to Campus in the 80s. The Campus was deemed to be the cousin of the more renowned classic sneakers Stan Smith, Superstar, and Gazelle. The shoe was said to be underrated and stayed low-key during those times.
In the 80s and 90s, the Campus crossed to the lifestyle footwear realm and was embraced by the hip-hop culture. Hip-hop acts like Run D.M.C, and notably, the Beastie Boys helped in the kick's further rise to fame. The Beastie Boys wore the Adidas Campus on their Check Your Head album cover, which cemented its reputation in hip-hop.
Since then, the Adidas Campus received multiple reinterpretations from different artists, musicians, and brands. Some of the more notable collaborators were House of Pain, BAPE, UNDFTD, and Kazuki Kuraishi. In 2007, Adidas collaborated with the NBA and released multiple colorways that are taken from different NBA teams.
Adidas Campus 2 + NBA Style
The Adidas Campus 2 + NBA retains its predecessor's silhouette and material but now comes pimped with bold color combinations inspired by various NBA teams. Let its vivid hues be the focal point of your ensemble by choosing clothes with neutral tones. It would look great paired with athletic gear for a laidback day, or you could dress it in shorts or jeans for days you feel more refined.
Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Campus 2 + NBA is exclusively offered in men’s sizes that range from 6 to 14. Ladies who want to cop should go 1.5 sizes down from their normal shoe size. Some have reported that this kick runs smaller than what is expected so trying it in person is recommended.
The pair's upper is crafted from leather suede, which provides durability. The shoe's classic Campus silhouette is an ode to the 80s basketball style. Its heel is padded for added comfort and cushioning. It is available in different colors, lace styles, and graphics that depends on which NBA team you prefer.
- It is available in D – Medium width.
- Some of the NBA teams with Campus iterations are Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors, and the Philadelphia 76ers.