Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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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.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 9.5ozWomen: 7oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mmWomen: 10mm
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.
Heel heightMen: 31mmWomen: 30mm
Forefoot heightMen: 21mmWomen: 20mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
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87 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
It's just a really comfortable shoe. And then they added some [sic] added features to this one to make it even better.
I think this shoes are awesome. I've said this since the beginning, eversince I've tried boost.
Absolutely lovely. The grip on the bottom is unreal as well.
Updates to Adidas Pure Boost Chill
- Adidas ushers its revolutionary Boost midsole into the sportswear/lifestyle shoe in the Pure Boost Chill. The shoe is introduced as an all-day, everyday trainer that is comfortably at home on the road and in social engagements. Besides the innovative midsole foam, that is deemed by experts as arguably the best in the business, the shoe boasts of exceptional breathability and coolness during runs.
- As a running shoe, it is a versatile trainer that can do ultra-long runs or between 5Ks to 10Ks. The Boost gives it an ultra-responsive cushioning, regardless of the distance or the duration of the run.
- As a casual shoe, it sports a clean and sophisticated look that makes it a great get-up for everyday wear. The Adidas Boost Chill offers superior comfort that using it for road work or everyday wear is such a great option.
Adidas Pure Boost Chill size and fit
The fit is similar to many of Adidas’ lightweight trainers. It has decent room in the heel, a snug midfoot, and quite a roomy forefoot. More often than not, runners will find this standard measurement to their liking. Available widths are the D for the men’s and B for the women’. Shoe length is standard as well with sizes 6 to 15 for the men’s and 5 to 12 for the women’s.
The outsole of the Pure Chill is covered with an almost plain rubber with reasonably deep flex grooves. It is an outsole that helps runners transition from the road to social activities. Adidas uses standard blown rubber for enhanced traction. A decoupled heel attenuates shock and keeps the momentum going forward after landing.
The large chunk of Boost midsole leaves no doubt about how responsive the shoe is. This revolutionary midsole foam is made of blown TPU pellets or capsules that lock themselves together as a unit to absorb shock and then translate that impact into a more propulsive run.
An ultra-breathable mesh that is supported by synthetic overlays, forms a huge part of the upper. The honeycomb mesh has large holes for the air to freely move about in the shoe. Adidas uses the printed iconic 3-stripe logo as a significant part of the midfoot support. A firm heel support reduces risk of heel slippage.