Facts

  • 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.

  • Use

    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
    $160
  • Weight
    Men: 9.4oz
    Women: 8oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 10mm

    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.

  • Heel height
    Men: 30mm
    Women: 30mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 20mm
    Women: 20mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Feb 2019
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Expert Reviews

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90 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

  • 80 / 100 | kofuzi

    It's an above average shoe that I would normally really recommend except it's not that exciting and it's a little expensive.

  • 83 / 100 | Run 4 Adventure

    The Predict RA is definitely the best attempt of road shoe Salomon have done today.

  • 98 / 100 | Road Trail Run

    [The Salomon Predict RA] are fun to run, smooth, flowy with always a full contact on the road and easy on the legs, if not exactly rocket ships.

  • 90 / 100 | Running Shoes Guru

    The Salomon Predict RA is a stability shoe that has been designed from the ground up. It is pretty firm, but once you get running it is comfortable and allows for adequate flexibility for the duration of your run.

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- The Salomon Predict RA features the EnergyCell+ in its midsole. This lightweight material aims to provide excellent energy return without sacrificing durability and underfoot protection.

- The upper section uses a  breathable mesh that is specifically designed to keep the foot dry and sweat-free while running.

- The shoe also features the Wet Traction Contagrip outsole. This is a notable material designed to deliver impressive grip on varied trail surfaces.

The Salomon Predict RA runs true to size and. D - Medium is the available width option for the men’s version while B - Medium is for the women’s version.

The Wet Traction Contagrip is integrated into the outsole of the Salomon Predict RA. This component of the footwear aims to deliver unmatched grip, especially on slippery and wet conditions.

The outsole also comes with Independent Support Platform design that is vital in providing enough cushioning while guiding and letting the foot propel forward when needed.

Featured in the Predict RA is the EnergyCell+. This material is described as a lightweight foam that is meant to provide long-lasting rebound. With this technology, better energy return is experienced by the user.

The molded Ortholite Sockliner is utilized in the Salomon Predict RA. The goal of which is to provide additional underfoot cushioning.

A single layer mesh is used in the upper of the Salomon Predict RA. This component of the shoe delivers lightweight breathability. This is significant in keeping the foot cool and dry throughout the run.

The shoe also comes with a Soft Molded Heel Collar. Salomon added this material to for added comfort and for a more secure fit.

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