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Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


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.


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.


We spent 6.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Most of the users commend how comfortable the Club C 85 SYN is.
  • A couple of users love how this shoe is trendy yet its style is versatile and can match any kind of outfit they have.
  • One user noted about the quality of the upper, stating that it has the right amount of sparkles and it doesn't flake off.
  • It's an affordable sneaker.
  • Based on the review of some testers, these sneakers fit as expected.
  • Majority of the reviewers rated the Club C 85 with excellent quality.
  • A user was pleased with the long and wide toe box. Going down half a size will not be an issue.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One tester said that the image shown on the brand's site was different. The actual sneaker was too sparkly for the user's taste.
  • One user commented that this sneaker is quite hard to find in physical stores.

Bottom line

From being a tennis shoe, the Reebok Club C 85 Syn is an updated sneaker that will go way past the court and add flair for any basic street style. Its updated silhouette is not only built to draw attention but it's also made for comfort, durability, and support. Women need not worry about breaking the bank to get this 80s favorite.



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Reebok Club C 85 SYN History

The Reebok Club C 89 SYN puts a spin on the classic Reebok Club Champion profile. The Reebok Club C embodies everything that is tennis. Starting from its name, having the term "club" which exudes exclusivity and a letter that stands for Champion, it shows that this sneaker qualifies to the sports' certain dress code. Launched in 1985, during the height of tennis, this sneaker gained much attention because of its classic yet sophisticated vibe. Originally crafted with leather uppers and lined with a terry towel, the Club C 85 did not just hit the tennis community but the aerobic club as well.

Despite being acquired by an American investor, Paul Fireman, the minimalistic design of the Club C's sport a British flag alongside the Reebok flag. Throughout the years, the sneaker became an underdog, compared to the highly endorsed rival, Stan Smith or John McEnroe. Currently, being under the Adidas umbrella, the Reebok Club C gains its popularity, not only for tennis and aerobic fanatics but sneaker fans as well. 

Reebok Club C 85 SYN Style

The Reebok Club C 85 SYN stays true to its roots by retaining its low cut silhouette but updated its look with boldness. This sneaker gives a futuristic vibe with its silvery, soft synthetic upper and contrasted with a rubber outsole. Any basic outfit can have a new spin with this sneaker's silvery look.

Fit & Sizing

The Reebok Club C 85 SYN is available in women's sizes ranging from 5 to 11. Half-sizes are also available. The fit is perfect for those with an average foot measurement.

Notable Features

This sneaker proves that even opposites mesh well together. Its futuristic silver upper instantly attracts attention and puts a trendy spin on the classic profiled sneaker. The metallic logo and the silver-speckled tops the overall look together.

The outsole is made out of a high abrasion rubber which not only gives an old school style but adds traction and makes the sneaker more durable as well. 

Additional Info

  • The synthetic silver upper provides support and visibility.
  • Reebok maintains the low-cut style for a classic and streamlined silhouette.
  • The sock liner is composed of a padded foam for additional cushion.