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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 high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who need arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal 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
$90
Weight
Men: 7.7oz
Women: 6.2oz
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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 8.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The shoe feels light and fast.
  • The outsole of the shoe is reliable on technical trail as mentioned in some reviews.
  • The Puma Faas 300 v3 has a very breathable upper.
  • Many favored the updated looks and color combination of the 3rd version.
  • A reasonably-priced shoe.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners note that the shoe is not as comfortable as the previous version.
  • Some mentioned that the shoe is too narrow for them.

Bottom line

Puma Faas is presenting a highly cushioned and ultra-lightweight Puma Faas 300 v3 for runners who want maximum control over maximum speed. It is a reliable running shoe equipped with the necessary technologies for trail running.


Rankings


Ratings

4.4 / 5 based on 31 ratings

5 star
61%
4 star
23%
3 star
10%
2 star
6%
1 star
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Expert Reviews

Experts are running shoe geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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89 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

  • 95 / 100 by Runner's World • Runner's World • Level 5 expert

    The overall effect is a featherweight, fast shoe with a more traditional underfoot feel.

  • 94 / 100 by Running Times • Running Times • Level 5 expert

    The forefoot cushioning has been improved due to a bouncier foam-rubber compound, and the upper features an all-new seamless wrap with sturdy overlays that felt "flexible like a sock."

  • 90 / 100 by Believe in the Run • Meaghan • Level 5 expert

    The Puma Faas 300 hasn’t replaced my

  • 88 / 100 by Believe in the Run • Thomas • Level 5 expert

    I would compare these to Kinvara like shoes. The price and feel is similar.

  • 85 / 100 by Believe in the Run • Jenny • Level 3 expert

    Perhaps cutting the heel down slightly and flattening out the end of the toe would make these a crazy awesome shoe.

  • 80 / 100 by Competitor Running • Competitor Running • Level 3 expert

    Footloose and fancy-free, the ride of this shoe is completely unencumbered yet very responsive.

  • 84 / 100 by Complex • Daniel Mitchell • Level 1 expert

    They provided me with enough traction and support no matter what terrain I encountered and it's easy to tellPuma put a great deal of thought and effort into creating a lightweight, durable runner.

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Updates to Puma Faas 300 v3

  • The shoe is designed with great features wherein updates are made. The first to notice is its color and style. The metallic blue color is combined with peach, making it to stand out in the crowd.
  • The upper is also designed using a highly breathable air mesh, thus allow sockless running. The overlays used are also an update and it makes the shoe even lighter.
  • On its midsole, Puma also updated the materials. The one piece Faas Foam midsole is a blend of rubber and foam and this technology improves the step-in comfort and the support.
  • The outsole is also equipped with the EverTrack Rubber that is intended not only for traction, but also for durability on high-wear areas.

Puma Faas 300 v3 size and fit

The Faas 300 v3 runs true to standard length and fit. The heel and mid-foot are in medium fit while the forefoot fits narrow to medium fit. The size availability for the men’s version is from size 6 to 14 and 4 to 11 for the women’s version.


Outsole

The Puma Faas 300 v3 comes with an outsole that utilizes the EverRide+ technology. This is a lighter outsole with enhanced cushioning and improved durability for a smoother ride. On high wear areas, Puma also placed the EverTrack Rubber which is a high resistant type of rubber. There are forefoot flex grooves as well on the forefoot area for easier and smoother heel to toe transition.


Midsole

The midsole of this shoe are designed with a one-piece Lightweight Faas Foam+. This is Puma’s proprietary midsole design of blended foam and rubber. This technology improves the cushioning, the resilience, and the comfort of the shoe.

Also on its midsole is the molded EVA sock liner that is soft and comfortable, adding responsiveness to the shoe.


Upper

The upper is designed with the air mesh material for an optimized breathability. This mesh is light in weight and is supported with no-sew overlays. The upper is also enhanced with the speedCELL designation for maximum speed performance at a lightweight property. The lace closure adds snug fit to the upper.