Facts

  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $150
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 11.3oz
    Women: 11.3oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    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.

  • Heel height
    Heel height
    Men: 28mm
    Women: 28mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 20mm
    Women: 20mm
  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

We spent 9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • The best asset of the Puma Ignite Proknit is its comfort, according to most runners.
  • Breathability is more than sufficient based on the observations of a handful of those who tried using the shoe.
  • A large portion of runners agrees that the durability of the Ignite Proknit is superb.
  • The responsiveness of the cushioning permit runners to enjoy the miles as remarked by many.
  • Numerous runners were greatly impressed by the Puma Proknit’s flexibility despite the ample cushioning.
  • A thunderous approval from many runners is directed towards the way the upper hugs the foot.
  • The traction is good enough for most of the runners to enjoy their runs, even when it rains.
  • Wearing the Ignite Proknit for casual wear is a solid option as experienced by a handful.

3 reasons not to buy

  • An ounce or two off of the Puma Ignite Proknit is ideal as mentioned by a majority of the comments.
  • The slashed $120 price tag is considered by a few as too expensive.
  • There are a small number of runners who wanted better durability in the shoe.

Bottom line

The Puma Ignite Proknit is a superbly comfortable shoe that could have shed some of its weight to really stand out. Runners with medium to high arches will find the arch support sufficient from start to finish. It is a rather versatile shoe as it does quite well for casual wear.

Rankings

Expert Reviews

Experts are runners, 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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83 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 83 / 100 | Samuel Sagua

    Puma's Proknit upper feels thicker and firmer than its rivals.

    Samuel Sagua

    Level 1 expert (1-2 reviews)

    2 reviews - average score 82/100

  • 83 / 100 | Wear Tested

    The knitted upper upgrade should provide a closer fit to the foot and shed a ton of weight for a lightweight feel that will help you run faster and longer.

    Wear Tested

    Level 2 expert (3-5 reviews)

  • First look / Unboxing | Jace

    Jace

    This YouTube channel has only first look videos - no reviews

  • First look / Unboxing | Shop Zappos

    Nelly

    This YouTube channel has only first look videos - no reviews

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Updates to Puma Ignite Proknit

  • The Puma Ignite Proknit features a maximum cushioning that effectively attenuates shock during impact and gives high energy-return for a more responsive ride. There is also enough amount of cushioning in the heel for a long-lasting performance.
  • This shoe features a fully knitted upper that provides maximum breathability and sock-like fit. The upper was also enhanced to give a new look and improve the interior feel. The ultra-thin suede tongue gives added comfort.

Puma Ignite Proknit size and fit

The Ignite Proknit is available in standard running shoe length. The heel, midfoot and forefoot are in standard measurements. This shoe accommodates different foot shapes and measurements and a snug fit is made possible by the upper’s knitted coverage.


Outsole

The outsole unit uses the EverTrack technology that provides protection from abrasion and the damaging properties of the road. The transition line is also added to follow the runner’s natural gait pattern, allowing runners to have a more controlled and balanced ride.


Midsole

The midsole features the notable Ignite midsole foam that delivers high-rebound cushioning. The midsole’s chevron flex grooves delivers flexibility and promotes a smoother heel-to-toe transition. The ForEverFoam in the heel area delivers durable cushioning for a long-lasting performance.


Upper

The upper of the Puma Ignite Proknit features a fully knitted upper coverage that delivers maximum comfort which is also enhanced by the ultra-thin suede tongue. It also features the traditional lace-up system, delivering a snug and adjustable fit.