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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WeightMen: 11.1ozWomen: 9.5oz
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: 32mmWomen: 32mm
Forefoot heightMen: 22mmWomen: 22mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
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88 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews
I found the shoe to comfortable, especially around the heel.
Updates to Adidas Questar Boost
- Adidas introduces a neutral running shoe for entry level runners with a sneaker style appeal that includes the innovative and highly-sought Boost midsole foam for exceptional rebound features. Runners will experience an upper that has superb hold for a stable run without being restrictive.
- Speaking of natural stability, the full contact outsole lined with premium carbon rubber makes forays on the road and light trail easy because of the stable platform. Adidas presents the TPU insert known as the Torsion System for enhanced structure and support.
- The Questar is a no-fuss and highly-functional shoe that even seasoned runners will definitely enjoy for high-mileage training.
Adidas Questar Boost size and fit
The entry-level design of the shoe necessitates a fit that most runners will find very comfortable. Adidas offers standard width starting from the heel to the forefoot. Runners will also enjoy the decent volume and width of the toe box. Available widths are the standard D for the men’s and B for the women’s. Sizing is right on the dot in the Questar Boost with options from 6 to 14 for the men’s and 5 to 11 for the women’s.
A natural platform for novice runners to be very comfortable with is provided by a full-contact outsole with decent rubber for adequate grip on the road or light trail. Adidas uses its reliable and tough carbon rubber in the AdiWear for enduring performance. The same reliable technology can also be found in the popular Adidas Duramo 9.
A resilient, lightweight, and durable Adidas-exclusive foam in the AdiPrene is the main engine in the midsole. It spans the heel to the forefoot for moderate cushioning. The heel is stacked with the renowned Boost midsole, which is made of blown TPU pellets that work regardless of weather conditions. These pellets bond together with every impact to absorb shock and then transform the force for a more responsive ride. Adidas’ Torsion System or lightweight TPU in the midfoot gives the shoe structural integrity and helps facilitate smoother transitions.
The shiny and synthetic overlays that are directly connected to the external heel counter provide great support and structure without being constrictive. A mono-layered mesh ensures superb breathability while the Climacool technology, which makes the interior cool and refreshing, makes every run sweat-free and dry.