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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 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.

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
$125
Weight
Men: 10.2oz
Women: 8.8oz
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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 6.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

7 reasons to buy

  • The substantial padding and luxurious interior provide runners a very comfortable ride in the Speed 600.
  • Some runners noted that the durability is above what one can expect from a daily trainer.
  • The reflective overlays look cool and help with precautionary measures when running in low-light conditions or areas.
  • Several runners have used the shoe for distances ranging from 10Ks to really long runs.
  • It looks awesome, according to most reviews.
  • The transition is fast and effortless, noted a few testers.
  • Excellent ground feel.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A handful of users believed that the price point is little too much.
  • It is a bit heavy for some.
  • A couple of testers felt beat up because of too much ground feel for a daily trainer.

Bottom line

Puma offers a daily trainer in the Speed series in the form of the 600. The moderate cushioning does not hinder the bouncy nature of the Ignite foam while ground feedback remains to be excellent. With good arch support and superior comfort in tow, runners can pile on the miles with this shoe.


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Ratings

4.2 / 5 based on 11 ratings

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Expert Reviews

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68 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

  • 68 / 100 by RunRepeat • Aravind Memana • Level 3 expert

    Puma should work on improving the gripping pattern, which I found as a disadvantage in all the shoes. There are high chances to skid.

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Updates to Puma Speed 600 Ignite

  • Puma’s fast line of shoes gets more muscle in the Speed 600 Ignite. The slightly larger chunk of midsole delivers sufficient cushioning for the rigors of daily training while the Ignite foam remains to be as responsive as ever.
  • The Everfit technology is included in the shoe, which greatly helps with the lockdown. Without using any kind of fancy lacing techniques, the upper hugs the foot in comfort and security despite the very minimal overlay.
  • An incredibly breathable run is there for the runner as the upper uses a mesh with very large holes. As the mesh covers almost the entire upper, a sweat-free and very cool ride happens every time out.

Puma Speed 600 Ignite size and fit

The fit of the Puma 600 Ignite is very similar to most trainers. It is standard from the heel to the forefoot with more than enough wiggle room for the toes to splay. The shoe is designed to pile on the miles so the toe box gets enough space to accommodate mid-run swelling with ease. Medium is the available width of this shoe. Sizes are accurate in options 6 to 15 for the men’s and 4 to 11 for the women’s.


Outsole

The outsole is very similar to racing flat version of this series. It has several forefoot grooves for flexibility. Puma covers the outsole with durable Evertrack+ with some blown rubber in the middle of the forefoot for added traction. A decoupled heel helps with the transition from the back to the front and isolates shock.


Midsole

A dual-layer midsole with Ignite foam in the heel offers excellent cushioning with great responsiveness. The slightly larger midsole provides the plush feel that does not take away the shoe’s responsiveness or excellent ground feedback. It also helps with the durability for miles upon miles of training.


Upper

The seamless upper is mostly knitted mesh and hugs the foot really well. As the mesh is made of very large holes, there is maximum breathability in this shoe. Puma’s reliance on its patented logo as the main midfoot hold continues in the 600. Reflective materials are also found on the overlays for nighttime or early dawn running. A molded Ortholite Sockliner greets runners with enhanced comfort and fit.