Size and fit

The Reebok Electrolyte is available in men's and women's sizes that are in a regular fit. The mesh upper offers a lightweight and breathable feel while the synthetic leather overlays add to the overall support. As for a lightweight cushioning experience, this lace-up sneaker features a 3D Ultralite foam for its midsole. It also boosts up the stability of the shoe on foot. 

Reebok Electrolyte 97 Style

Inspired by the OG running silhouette, the Electrolyte 97 continues to sport out the archive style, boosting up its retro look. Some of its colorways come in white, black, gold, and Team Dark Royal that flaunts its appeal, which makes it iconic. 

Both men and women can easily style this low-top sneaker. If donning on a smart casual outfit, it pairs well with jeans or chinos and a shirt or sweater underneath an overcoat. Women can also style it with a dress and a blazer to give a stylish look. Men can match it with baggy shorts, knee-high socks, a shirt, and a jacket for a street style vibe.

Notable Features

Dubbed as ultrafast and ultralight, the Electrolyte 3D 97 showcases a running demeanor. This sneaker continues the Reebok legacy of bringing comfort all-day. Its upper is made with mesh making it breathable and light on the foot. Besides the lightweight cushioning and comfort, the EVA midsole has a reflective finish, highlighting the 3D foam. 

Reebok Electrolyte 97 History

Reebok has been bringing high-quality products on the shelves since 1958. The brand was best known for producing running spikes that contributed to the running performance of many runners. Professional running athletes ran in competitions using the brand's runners, bagging medals for some of them. The company's reputation grew and expanded to other categories that cater to different sub-cultures, not just in sports. 

Many silhouettes have gained fans and fame, such as the Freestyle, the Workout, and the Classic Leather. Some became phenomenal and made Reebok come up with new silhouettes that were inspired by them. Even in recent years, these silhouettes continue to live out its popularity. This trend for the classics opted for it to re-release OGs exciting many sneakerheads. 

The Electrolyte 97 was no exception. Bringing back the 97 runners, it continues to sport out its classic style but with modern upgrades. It is best when out on a run as it features both comfort and style. Its 3D foam midsole also makes it stand out even when out on the streets.

Nice to know

  • It comes with a rubber outsole and a round toe shape.


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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.