10 Best Road Running Shoes (Buyer's Guide)
The selection for road running shoes is more extensive when compared to trail running shoes. Thus, buying a pair can be an overwhelming task, especially if you are new to running. This guide dives into the nitty-gritty of road running shoes.
If you are already decided on scoring a pair of road running shoes, head on to our catalog page to view brand options and product pages.
How we rank the best road running shoes
RunRepeat provides the user with recommendations for the best road running shoes based on user ratings and expert reviews. These data are aggregated to form the Corescore, which is a numerical value (from 0 to 100) that indicates how well-liked a shoe is.
- We have 920,000+ user reviews for over 1,600 shoes for road running.
- Each product page for road running shoes has been done with around 7 hours of research on shoe details and reviews.
Ranking of the 10 best road running shoes
Based on 853,489 user ratings 1,975 expert reviews
- #1Saucony Omni ISO 24 colors98Superb!1000+ reviews
- #2Hoka One One Stinson ATR 63 colors97Superb!1000+ reviews
- #3Adidas Alphabounce+8 colors97Superb!1000+ reviews
- #4Adidas Alphabounce Instinct9 colors96Superb!921 reviews
- #5Under Armour HOVR Sonic 39 colors96Superb!1000+ reviews
- #6Vivobarefoot Primus Knit4 colors96Superb!206 reviews
- #7Adidas Ultraboost Uncaged Parley2 colors95Superb!587 reviews
- #8Adidas Ultraboost Mid4 colors95Superb!659 reviews
- #9Brooks Adrenaline GTS 207 colors95Superb!1000+ reviews
- #10Hoka One One Carbon X5 colors95Superb!1000+ reviews
Here is a list of all 1746 road running shoes, where you can sort by “best rated” and apply filters.
Top 5 most popular running shoes
Popular running shoes aren't the better rated ones
The best road running shoes in every category
- Best On road running shoe: On Cloud Terry (#76 overall)
- Best Salomon road running shoe: Salomon Sonic 3 Balance (#10 overall)
- Best Nike road running shoe: Nike Epic Phantom React Flyknit (#41 overall)
- Best Altra road running shoe: Altra Torin 4 (#82 overall)
- Best Brooks road running shoe: Brooks Transcend 7 (#63 overall)
- Best Saucony road running shoe: Saucony Omni ISO 2 (#2 overall)
- Best Asics road running shoe: Asics GT 1000 9 (#114 overall)
- Best New Balance road running shoe: New Balance 1500 v6 (#73 overall)
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Now, are you ready to buy road running shoes?