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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: 9.5oz
Women: 9.5oz
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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 9.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

6 reasons to buy

  • Many runners noticed how light and flexible the Puma Ignite Dual is.
  • According to some users, the shoe is very comfortable to wear.
  • The upper is breathable enough to keep the foot well-ventilated, based on some reviews.
  • A number of reviews mentioned that the shoe provides great value for money considering the quality, design and features of the shoe.
  • Style and designed were highlighted by some users.
  • Few runners took note of the soft and comfortable cushioning of the Ignite Dual.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Based on few comments, the shoe is too narrow.

Bottom line

The Puma Ignite Dual is a lightweight road running shoe. It delivers a good blend flexibility, cushioning and powerful rebound. The speed and light nature of the shoe made it ideal for uptempo training and long distance road running.


Rankings


Ratings

4.4 / 5 based on 76 ratings

5 star
62%
4 star
20%
3 star
7%
2 star
4%
1 star
3%

My Rating

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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82 / 100 based on 4 expert reviews

  • 78 / 100 by Pris Chew Dot Com • Priscilla • Level 2 expert

    After running for an extended period of time – maybe about an hour, I could feel the impact on the balls of my feet.

  • 88 / 100 by Tech Smart • Mike Joubert • Level 1 expert

    Taking it onto the road, the Ignite Dual shoes make for a comfortable run. The heel is wide and not too soft, allowing for a decent heel strike. The sole at the front remains flexible and while running it felt as if these Pumas forced me to jog more on the front of my feet, allowing for a slightly straighter posture.

  • 85 / 100 by Football Fashion.org • Football Fashion.org • Level 1 expert

    It’s the type of shoe that you will keep you on the move during your training and that you won’t even want to take off at afterwards.

  • 80 / 100 by Sze Hui • Sze Hui • Level 1 expert

    As much as it gives a comfortable feel, it plays a more important role in keeping my feet running strong.

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Updates to Puma Ignite Dual

  • The Puma Ignite Dual comes with an articulated Chevron grooves that is designed for flexibility and high energy return. This will help runners experience a more powerful toe-off.
  • The shoe also features the Ignite foam in the forefoot and heel area. The full-length foam is strategically placed to deliver a high-energy cushioning and comfortable underfoot protection.
  • The carbon rubber material in its outsole is designed to deliver reliable traction while running on the road. Together with the traction is the durability against the damaging elements of the road.

Puma Ignite Dual size and fit

The fit of the Puma Ignite Dual is standard. It holds the heel and midfoot areas well and offers enough toe room for in the forefoot. It also has a standard running shoe length. This shoe is suited best for narrow and medium-footed runners.


Outsole

The outsole unit uses the carbon rubber that delivers the right amount of traction needed for road running. It also gives durability to the shoe’s high wear areas. The deep grooves in the forefoot area gives added flexibility and allows the foot to move freely where it wants to.


Midsole

The midsole utilizes the Ignite foam strategically placed in the heel and forefoot area. It offers high rebound cushioning and durable underfoot protection. This works well with the articulated Chevron grooves designed for a more powerful rebound.


Upper

The upper of the Puma Ignite Dual comes with a breathable mesh coverage that also delivers flexibility and comfortable fit. It has a reflective detailing for increased visibility and reliable lace closure for a snug fit.