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Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Material: Mesh upper, Rubber sole
Features: Breathable | Cushioned | Comfortable
Heel height: Men: 3mm | Women: 3mm
Brand: Puma
Width: Men: Normal, Wide | Women: Normal
Price: $75
Colorways: Beige, Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Multi, Silver, White, Yellow
Small True to size Large
Forefoot fit
Narrow Wide
Heel fit
Narrow Wide
Tight Roomy
Stiff Flexible
Warm Breathable
Firm Plush
Durability 9/10
Comfort 5/10
Traction 7/10
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- Tailored to take you everywhere, the Puma NRGY Neko Skim promises to bring a lightweight and comfortable run with a touch of retro. Equipped with NRGY Foam midsole, the shoe’s rebound properties are enhanced along with the comfort it aims to deliver- overall, increasing the runner’s performance. 

- A flexible collar and a cushioned footbed complement the shoe in order to deliver added comfort and a more convenient, and optimal step-in comfort. 

- For an unrestricted and worry-free running experience, a durable rubber covers the outsole of the shoe to protect it from various abrasive elements; ensuring the long-wearing qualities of the shoe. 

One of the technical components affecting the fit of the Puma NRGY Neko Skim is its mesh upper that contours to the shape of the foot- basically hugging the foot. The lacing system of the shoe enables an adjustable fit. The suede overlays that are embellished on the upper also provide structural support and ensures that the foot stays intact throughout the run. 

A full-length rubber outsole comprises the NRGY Neko Skim to provide traction and grip on varied surfaces. A rubber outsole also contributes to the durability and protection of the shoe from different abrasive elements. This is also present in the renowned Hoka One One Bondi 6

For the NRGY Neko Skim’s midsole, an NRGY Foam is utilized for cushioning and high rebound. It employs NRGY Foam beads that deliver superior cushioning from heel to toe and provide resiliency in all conditions to effectively power your run. 

A cushioned footbed is deployed to the Puma NRGY Neko Skim to promote in-shoe comfort. 

The Puma NRGY Neko Skim employs a mesh upper that enables breathability when running. It also delivers the comfortable fit of the shoe while providing its security. 

Situated on this road running shoes upper is suede overlays that provide protection and structural support to the shoe. This keeps the foot in place when running.

A traditional fastening system is furnished for added security and to provide a customizable fit to the shoe. 

For easy foot entry to the shoe, a flexible sock collar is imparted to its upper. To further the convenience offered by the shoe,  pull tabs are located at the tongue and at the heel of the Puma NRGY Neko Skim. 


Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.