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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

- 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.


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.


We spent 6.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • According to many reviewers, the Adidas EQT Support Ultra does not disappoint when it comes to being stylish. In fact, a handful of wearers report getting many compliments when they go out wearing a pair of these shoes.
  • A handful are so pleased with this shoe that they are very willing to get another pair when the opportunity comes.
  • This shoe really deserves the Ultra name because some purchasers report that it is truly light.
  • Several buyers are so happy that this shoe is among the most comfortable shoes out there. Some of them are even saying that this shoe can be worn even during rigorous workouts.
  • At least one buyer thinks that the Adidas EQT Support Ultra is among the cheapest Adidas shoes that use the Boost technology.
  • Majority of those who left reviews gave this shoe model high overall satisfaction scores.
  • A good number of purchasers relayed that they are very willing to recommend this shoe to family, friends, and acquaintances.

3 reasons not to buy

  • At least one purchaser has an issue with how this shoe is put together, saying that the shoe has at least one noticeable lump on the toe box.
  • Quite a few reviewers think that the Adidas EQT Support Ultra is a bit too narrow.
  • One reviewer talked about how this shoe took some time to break in.

Bottom line

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra lives up to the promise of its name. A good number of reviewers say that this pair of kicks really is light. In addition to this, there are those who say that the upper construction provides enough comfort that working out in this shoe is not a problem at all.

When talking about style, this model also does not disappoint. Many purchasers say that the Adidas EQT Support Ultra is so good-looking that they get a lot of compliments when they go out wearing it.

With that, it is indeed very safe to say that buying this model is a profitable move.



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Adidas EQT Support Ultra History

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra is a clever integration of various Adidas elements that have already proven their individual worth. The silhouette is from a release in the early nineties that come from the Adidas EQT line, which broke away from the norm of shoes going all gaga with fanciness. The line just focused on what’s essential and functional.

On the outsole, the model makes use of the proprietary torsion system that has been with Adidas since the late 1980s. This technology allows for a smoother heel-to-toe transition.

Finally, the shoe has the Boost technology on the midsole. This technology, which was introduced to the market in 2013, is said to be one of the most comfortable cushioning systems available today. In fact, many industry analysts say that it was the Boost that saved Adidas from its sales pitfalls by making the company’s products a lot more relevant to the market that is becoming more and more performance conscious.

Adidas EQT Support Ultra Style

The Adidas EQT Support Ultra sports a unique design that features an asymmetrical wraparound tongue, burrito-style. Stripped of all embellishments, this shoe has a neat silhouette that endows it with style versatility, which is something that many will appreciate.

Fit & Sizing

Adidas makes everyone’s play and work life easier by making the EQT Support Ultra available for both men and women. The men’s sizes are from 4 to 14 while the women’s sizes are from 4 to 11. Each shoe comes in a standard width. True to its name, it has adequate support and hold for those who live a more active lifestyle.

Notable Features

The burrito-style tongue is perhaps the Adidas EQT Support Ultra’s most memorable feature. This design makes it possible for the shoe to securely wrap around the wearer’s foot. This makes the fit more comfortable and neat.

The use of the Energy Boost on the sole is also noteworthy. This technology greatly improves the shoe’s responsiveness.

Additional Info

  • The Adidas EQT Support Ultra has an outsole that is made of rubber that effectively enhances its grip on almost any surface.
  • This shoe has a lace lock, and this small feature sports an engraved SUPPORT
  • The lightweight mesh upper has nubuck overlays for a more stable structure and foot support.
  • The Adidas EQT Support Ultra has an external heel cage and a medial support piece. Both are made of molded leather.