Facts

  • 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.

  • Use

    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
    $60
  • Weight
    Men: 7.7oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    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.

  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
  • Special editions
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Rankings

  • The Nature Knit version of the Puma Carson 2 is a running that’s created for the neutral pronator. It has a muted and unassuming look that caters to minimalist purchasers and people who don’t want too much bulk. The upper has a porous structure which contributes to a well-ventilated in-shoe experience.
  • The underfoot platform makes use of an industry-standard cushioning unit to support the foot and keep it comfortable. It’s designed to be lightweight and flexible. It is also the one responsible for traction because it is in full contact with the ground.

Standard measurements were used to make this Puma running shoe. It’s claimed to be true to size. When it comes to width, the available options are B – Medium for women and D – Medium for men. It accommodates those who have medium foot-dimensions.

Full ground-contact IMEVA or injection molded ethylene vinyl acetate serves as the outer sole of the Puma Carson 2 Nature Knit. This material was injected into a mold, then shaped using the standard casting process. The resulting material is sturdy and long-lasting.

Non-prominent traction nodes heighten surface grip. They also serve as indicators for signs of wear.

The IMEVA foam offers a responsive underfoot experience. It’s designed to withstand the debilitating effects of continued use, such as sagging or breakdown. Moreover, it’s lightweight and flexible.

A soft foam footbed provides a bit more cushioning for the foot. It can be detached or substituted with a custom sock liner of the wearer’s choosing.

The Puma Carson 2 Nature Knit makes use of a knitted material to provide a soft and breathable coverage. Visible ventilation holes permit environmental air to maintain a cool and dry experience for the foot.

A traditional lacing system connects to a heel-and-midfoot saddle. These elements adjust to the fit-preferences of the runner.

The padded tongue and collar work together to cushion the upper dimensions of the foot. These parts of the shoe also prevent in-shoe wobbling.

Pull tabs are stitched to the heel section of the collar and the tip of the tongue unit. These add-ons make it easier for the runner to put on or remove the shoe.

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