560 best competition lightweight running shoes

Based on reviews from 3,261 experts and 261,453 users. Learn how our rankings work. Updated Jun 2020.

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    1. Saucony Kinvara 10 - White
      Any color
      Saucony Kinvara 10 - Black
      Saucony Kinvara 10 - Orange Black
      Saucony Kinvara 10 - Orange
      Saucony Kinvara 10 - Yellow
      Saucony Kinvara 10 - Grey
      $110 $80 Save 27%
    2. Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - Black
      Any color
      Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - Black
      Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - Black
      Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - White
      Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - Black
      Nike Epic React Flyknit 2 - Gold
      $150 $85 Save 43%
    3. Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper  - Red
      Any color
      Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper  - Red
      Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper  - Black/Multi
      Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper  - Grey
      Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper  - Blanc Bleu Marine Rouge
      $135 $58 Save 57%
    4. Altra Superior 4.0 - Blue / Gray
    5. On Cloud - Black
    6. Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Grey
    7. Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 - Summit White/Lava Glow-wolf Grey
    8. Nike Free RN Flyknit 2018 - White/Black
    9. Nike Free RN 2018 - Black
      $100 $80 Save 20%
    10. Merrell Vapor Glove 4 - Forest
    11. Adidas SL20 - Black/White/Coral
    12. New Balance 1400 v6 - Black Pink Zing
    13. Nike Epic React Flyknit - Black
    14. Hoka One One Mach 2 - Multi
    15. Altra Escalante 2.0 - Green
    16. Altra Escalante 1.5 - Black
    17. Nike Odyssey React Flyknit 2 - Graphite-Blue
    18. On Cloudflow - Black Asphalt
    19. Merrell Trail Glove 5 - Green
    20. New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon v2 - Blue
    21. Nike Flex Experience RN 8 - Black
    22. Adidas Adizero Adios 4 - Red
    23. On Cloud X - Black Asphalt
    24. Asics Gel Quantum 90 - Dark Grey/Black
    25. Saucony Fastwitch 9 - Black White
    26. Skechers GOrun Ride 8 Hyper - Yellow/Black
    27. Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% - Multi
    28. Skechers GOrun Fast - Valor - Black
    29. Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Pink
    30. New Balance FuelCell Rebel - new-balance-fuelcell-rebel-d94a

    15 best competition lightweight running shoes

    1. Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex
    2. Skechers GOrun Razor 3 Hyper
    3. Altra Superior 4.0
    4. Nike Free RN Flyknit 2018
    5. Asics Gel Quantum 90
    6. On Cloudflow
    7. Nike Free RN 2018
    8. Saucony Kinvara 10
    9. On Cloud
    10. Hoka One One Mach 2
    11. Nike Epic React Flyknit 2
    12. Altra Escalante 2.0
    13. Nike Flex Experience RN 8
    14. Nike Odyssey React Flyknit 2
    15. Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2
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    Jens Jakob Andersen
    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.

    jens@runrepeat.com