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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 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.

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
$130
Weight
Men: 10.8oz
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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 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

11 reasons to buy

  • The seamless construction and the supportive fit of the Highlight Delta create a comfortable ride, according to a large portion of the reviews.
  • The shoe has good flexibility despite the thick cushioning, based on the observations of several runners.
  • It is fairly breathable, as noted by a handful of users.
  • A few runners remarked that the soft cushioning as notably responsive.
  • Several runners received compliments because of the chic looks of the shoe.
  • More than a few have used the shoe for gym workouts.
  • The responsiveness is distinctive, even though the shoe is thickly-cushioned.
  • The shoe worked really nice just right out of the box, based on the experience of more than a handful of runners.
  • This is an excellent gym training shoe, as expressed by a few users.
  • Quite a good number of users loved the feel and support of the high-top upper.
  • A few others were pleasantly surprised that it runs lighter than it looks and lighter than the weight on the scale indicates.

5 reasons not to buy

  • The traction leaves something to be desired, according to some reviewers.
  • A handful remarked that it is a bit pricey.
  • It is a bit smaller than standard Under Armour sizing, as mentioned in a few comments.
  • The color options are limited.
  • A removable insole would have been fantastic for those who need orthotics.

Bottom line

The Highlight Delta is another stylish shoe from Under Armour that delivers tons of comfort, near maximum cushioning, and remarkable versatility. It has more than enough arch support, breathability, and flexibility. This is designed for gym workouts as well as middle to long-distance running.


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Updates to Under Armour Highlight Delta

  • The well-cushioned, but responsive ride of the Highlight Delta stems from the proprietary midsole foam from Under Armour. It is a dual-layered design that mixes a soothing platform with enough responsiveness for long and easy runs or high-mileage training at a moderately fast clip.
  • A unique sight in this shoe is the ribbed ankle collar, which covers the comprehensive and molded heel cup. While the heel cup wraps the foot in security and stability, the snug comfort from the cushioning and ribbed design makes running, even more comfortable.
  • The seamless upper provides excellent breathability and supportive ride. It is lightweight and hugs the foot well. The upper helps the natural movements of runners and gives a second skin fit.

Under Armour Highlight Delta size and fit

Under Armour’s Highlight Delta offers an average fit to runners. The sizing also runs true in this shoe. Runners should generally be able to get their most comfortable zone in this shoe. It has respectable hold in the heel and the midfoot. The forefoot has a little extra room for a very comfortable splay of the toes


Outsole

The Highlight Delta has an almost flat surface in the outsole for more stability and better ground contact. There is the usual mix of hard rubber in strategic areas that are prone to impact and blown rubber is located in most of the underfoot for better traction. Delivering that much-needed flexibility are the deep flex grooves in the outsole. The lateral and medial sides of the outsole feature unbroken rubber for a better transition from landing to take-off.


Midsole

Under Armour’s Charged Cushioning is used in the midsole. It is a dual-layered design where the softer foam lies on top of the firmer version. As the runner lands, the softer cushioning takes the impact while the firmer foam gives the shoe enhanced responsiveness.


Upper

The upper looks very refined and sophisticated as it is quite glossy. Giving the shoe sufficient breathability is the breathable mesh. Under Armour’s calculated placement of printed overlays provides lightweight support in the upper. An interior, molded heel counter keeps the run stable. The ribbed ankle collar design adds comfort. A removable insole contributes to the cushioning and support.