Our verdict


The OG of the Swift Run collection, this sneaker offers a comfortable barely-there experience with its lightweight cushioning and sock-like upper. Easy on the wallet and just as easy to style, it’s hard to go wrong with this sneaker. It's perfect if you want to keep your style more on the athletic side.


  • Comfortable for all-day wear
  • Well-cushioned
  • Form-fitting knit upper
  • Lightweight
  • Sleek sporty design
  • Matches various outfits
  • Budget-friendly
  • Breathable
  • Easy on-and-off


  • Not the most durable
  • Knit upper is hard to clean

Who should buy the Adidas Swift Run

A long-standing Adidas Originals sneaker, the Swift Run is one to consider if you:

  • want a sporty, athleisure-oriented kick
  • don’t want to spend much
  • enjoy the foot-hugging feel of sock-like sneakers.

Adidas Swift Run logo

Who should NOT buy the sneaker

If you want more durable running-inspired Adidas sneakers, consider the Adidas Retropy F2 or the Adidas ZX Flux.

Adidas Swift Run knit upper

And if you find knit uppers troublesome, there are many more great options from Adidas made of mesh, leather, and textile.

Athleisure or daily chores, Adidas Swift Run does it all

The Adidas Swift Run sneaker is an excellent pick to pair up with gym or training attire. It can also be a good complement to a street-style look when going out for a stroll around town or when running some errands.

Adidas Swift Run forefoot

Many buyers have purchased the shoe several times for this reason.

Sporty, easy-to-match style

Wearers loved how they have the freedom of pairing the shoe with various casual outfit choices.

Adidas Swift Run style

The embroidered knit upper also has a modern design that does not fall behind the aesthetics of newly released sneakers by other brands.

Keeps you comfortably cushy

The comfort provided by the Adidas Swift Run is what most wearers gush about. They were delighted with how the shoe felt so comfortable on their feet and how it keeps their feet from hurting.

Adidas Swift Run cushioning

The shoe’s cushioning stems from the brand’s running shoes, which means you get a well-cushioned experience even if you have to walk all day long.

Sock-like comfort of the Adidas Swift Run

The stretchy knit upper of the Adidas Swift Run offers a nicely snug yet comfortable fit. Many sneakerheads with wide feet also attest to the comfort of the Adidas Swift Run’s upper as it stretches to accommodate some toe wiggling.

Adidas Swift Run collar

Another welcome attribute is the one-piece collar and tongue which allows for quick on and off.

Light on the wallet

With the average price of Adidas sneakers being $118, the Swift Run comes at an MSRP of $85. Not to mention the discounts that can make it as low as $30.

Light on the feet too

Many wearers agree that the Adidas Swift Run creates a barely-there experience with its light sole and “disappearing” upper.

Adidas Swift Run outsole