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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
$80
Weight
Men: 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 5.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The Under Armour Micro G Speed Swift is a fast and lightweight shoe.
  • It is an affordable shoe.
  • Some reviews mentioned that the shoe provides enough cushioning and stability.
  • Some testers liked the sleek design of the Micro G Speed Swift.
  • This shoe is very comfortable to wear.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners felt that this shoe is too narrow for them.
  • Some mentioned that this shoe runs small.

Bottom line

Designed for daily running and uptempo training, the Under Armour Micro G Speed Swift is equipped with the necessary technologies for an enhanced performance. It delivers right amount of cushioning, traction and protection.


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Ratings

4.4 / 5 based on 132 ratings

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2 star
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3%

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Updates to Under Armour Micro G Speed Swift

  • The Under Armour Micro G Speed Swift series is lightweight, allows the air to enter the foot while at the same time, they added another extra sock lining which adds comfort and provides a snug fit for all types of feet. It is also less bulky than other foams; this gives the shoe a streamlined, close to the ground feel with added stability and comfort.
  • They have also worked on the foam padding which gives the runner not only added protection, but also an added spring in each step.

Under Armour Micro G Speed Swift size and fit

Fitting the shoe will not be a problem. The Micro G Speed Swift series is a flexible and is built to fit a wide range of shapes and sizes of feet. Just make sure to try the shoe on and feel how it fits just to make sure. This shoe is available in standard running shoe width.


Outsole

The anatomical outsoles are strategically placed on the shoe to give the runner support and protection in the places that they need it most. Made of specialized rubber, these soles give excellent traction on almost any surface as well as added protection.


Midsole

The midsole is a full length Micro G foam that covers the entire length of the shoe. The foam acts as another layer of protection and at the same time a shock absorber. Each step generates added force on the foot, which is cushioned by the foam layer giving the foot maximum protection.


Upper

The upper portion of the Under Armour Micro G Speed swift is a light, breathable mesh that gives the foot a comfortable and breathable coverage. It also gives a snug fit. Coupled with the rubber arch reinforcement, this gives the shoe its basic streamlined form and look.