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  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $100
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 7oz
    Women: 5.2oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 4mm
    Women: 4mm

    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.

  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

We spent 9.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Some testers mentioned that the shoe if very light and fast.
  • The shoe provides right amount of support and cushioning.
  • Many runners were amazed by the durability of the shoe.
  • Considering the performance of the shoe, the price is really reasonable.
  • Available in different color options.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The shoe is too narrow for some runners.
  • Some noticed that the shoe is not comfortable enough for running.

Bottom line

The Skechers GOrun 3 is a road running shoe designed for neutral foot movement. It is made with a great combination of support, comfort and protection. As a fast and light shoe, it is best for daily running and long runs.

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Updates to Skechers GOrun 3

  • The Skechers GOrun 3 may look somewhat similar to the first version, but there are some significant differences made in it. The upper is updated with a totally new overlays and stiffness. Skechers also used Power-prene mesh for the upper for breathability, but it comes with no liner inside, which means there is a need to wear socks.
  • The GOrun 3 is also made sloppier and wider in the heel area while a bit narrower in the forefoot part. The last in the sole is also designed with more curvature, which hugs the heel comfortably but makes the forefoot and toes feel crowded inside.
  • Skechers also adds a thick insole, which adds 4mm to the heel height of the shoe. It also adds weight and comfort to the sole. For its flexibility, this shoe is a bit stiffer but there remains some of the flexibility and softness.

Skechers GOrun 3 size and fit

The Skechers GOrun 3 is true to size with a fit that is a bit large and sloppier in the heel area while a little narrower in the forefoot area. This shoe is available in standard running shoe widths for both men’s and women’s version.


Outsole

The outsole of the GOrun 3 is designed with the flex points of little dots of rubber underfoot. The resalyte midsole material makes the outsole as well, but enhanced with the GOImpulse Sensor. These rubber dots are meant for strategic maximization of durability and protection against high-wearability.


Midsole

The midsole is designed and constructed using the Skecher’s very own Resalyte cushioning, which is a mixture of foam and rubber for a super cushy and resilient hybrid rubber. It is also combined with the M Strike rocker that allows the shoe to rock.


Upper

The upper of the Skechers GOrun 3 comes with the power-prene mesh enhanced with overlays for better breathability. For its interior, this shoe has an integrated sock liner. The soft and supple materials made up the interiors, thus it feels comfortable for runners. The heel counter is soft, and the added material for the logo is stitched on the heel part purposefully to hold the heel safe to its position properly when running.

The tongue, though, is a bit thin, but soft and plushy on the foot. The thick insole, on the other hand, provides additional 4mm height to the heel.