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Terrain

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

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.

Arch support

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

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

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.

Price
$90
Weight
Men: 8.5oz
Women: 6.9oz
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

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

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

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.

Summary

We spent 9.3 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • The CC Freshride features 360 of ventilation as part of the Climacool series.
  • A removable insole allows runners to customize their fit and comfort.
  • It is light enough to be a race day shoe.
  • The Adidas Freshride is incredibly flexible.
  • A significant number of reviews loved the cushioning from a moderately light shoe.
  • Some runners have used it as a competition shoe and as a long-distance or as a tempo training partner.
  • Most of the runners cherished their runs because of the unbelievable comfort of the Adidas Freshride.
  • The price is wallet-friendly.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The ultra-breathability of the Freshride will be a major issue if it suddenly rains.
  • A couple of runners did not like the narrow entry point.

Bottom line

The Adidas Climacool Freshride has the feel of a race day shoe, but with just enough cushioning for long-distance running and speed training. It is very flexible and does not offer much arch support, which makes the removable insole very convenient. More than anything, runners will get a reliable and good-looking shoe at a very affordable price.


Rankings


Ratings

3.7 / 5 based on 15 ratings

5 star
53%
4 star
7%
3 star
7%
2 star
27%
1 star
7%

My Rating


Updates to Adidas Climacool Freshride

  • Hot weather is no match against the Adidas Climacool Freshride. This flexible and well-ventilated running shoe features a comfortable design and high quality technologies for a better and smoother running performance. Airflow is important for this shoe because it allows air to constantly keep the foot cool and dry.
  • The upper unit of this running shoe affords the runner 360-degrees of breathable support to keep the foot comfortable and well-ventilated. The mesh material allows air to enter the shoe and it even has a moisture-managing capability that keeps the interior free from sweat and odor. It’s a high quality upper unit that’s reliable and secure.
  • The mid-sole unit uses proprietary Adidas technologies which make sure that the underfoot experience is constantly comfortable. The heel section gets impact protection and responsible cushioning, while the forefoot area is afforded some propulsion for a more effective & enabled toe-off. Essentially, the mid-sole keeps the foot well-supported at all times.
  • Durable protection against surface abrasion is afforded by the outsole unit of the Adidas Climacool Freshride. It features a strong rubber compound that’s also flexible and responsive. It effectively shields the sole unit from wear and damage. Flex grooves make sure to give way for the natural movement of the wearer’s foot.

Adidas Climacool Freshride size and fit

The Adidas Climacool Freshride has a standard running shoe length. The men and women’s versions come in sizes that adhere to the regular measurements. The available width is medium, so this shoe accommodates those with medium-sized feet. Its semi-curved shape welcomes the natural curvature of the foot.


Outsole

ADIWEAR® is a high quality rubber compound that’s used in many Adidas shoes. It delivers reliable protection against wear and tear, ensuring that the platform stays safe from any damage when running. It’s also capable of giving reliable traction over the roads.

Flex grooves are placed in the forefoot section. These grooves allow the forefoot to bend more naturally and have a better freedom of motion. They don’t affect the structural integrity of the mid-sole and outsole, rather they work with them to give more flexibility to the wearer.


Midsole

The ADIPRENE® foam unit is placed in the heel section of the Adidas Climacool Freshride. Aside from giving reliable cushioning for the runner, it also delivers dependable protection against impact, making each landing as comfortable as possible.

The ADIPRENE®+ is a more responsive foam that’s placed in the forefoot section of this shoe. It effectively gives the runner more propulsion, especially during the toe-off phase. Lifting the foot for the next step becomes more explosive.


Upper

The climacool® technology offers 360 degrees of breathability for the foot. It allows air to seamlessly enter the shoe in order to provide a cool interior environment for the runner.

The Coolever Mesh and Lining keeps the foot comfortable and dry. This clover-shaped threading manages sweat, essentially making the runner feel more comfortable and free from odor-causing moisture.

The collar, heel and tongue are cushioned. They lock the foot in place and make sure that accidental shoe removal is prevented. The inner sleeve isn’t irritating to the skin, as well.

A perforated sock liner adds more cushioning and breathable support, thus placing the underside of the foot on a ventilated platform.