Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.


Articles

The State of Running 2019
The State of Running 2019

This is the first mapping of Global running participation. The analysis covers 107.9 million race results from more than 70 thousand events from 1986 to 2018. This is by far the largest study of race[…]

Runner's Sex Guide
Runner's Sex Guide

Aerobic exercise is meant to work best for weight loss. Many would say that running is best for the purpose, and this opinion is well-grounded. However, we need to admit: there may be another way to g[…]

50 Shades of Plantar Fasciitis (Ultimate Guide)
50 Shades of Plantar Fasciitis (Ultimate Guide)

Your feet are marvelous. Each one has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles. Needless to say, the design by Mother Nature is complicated but perfect. Every part is crucial as it is. That is w[…]

183,911 Running Shoe Prices Analyzed
183,911 Running Shoe Prices Analyzed

We have spent weeks analyzing price patterns of running shoes. First, you will be presented to an infographic with the most important conclusions. Secondly, we dig deeper into the numbers. Feel free t[…]

Expensive Running Shoes Are Not Better Than More Affordable Running Shoes (Study)
Expensive Running Shoes Are Not Better Than More Affordable Running Shoes (Study)

Based on 134,867 reviews of 391 running shoes from 24 brands, this study compare the list price of running shoes with how well rated they are. The key conclusion is that expensive running shoes are no[…]

Marathon World Record Over Time (Infographic)
Marathon World Record Over Time (Infographic)

We have compiled information about the marathon world record over time, which is illustrated in the infographic below. As you see, we have done great improvements. In the graphic you will find 1) the[…]

Research: Women Are Better Runners Than Men
Research: Women Are Better Runners Than Men

Danish research have revealed intriguing results from the most exhaustive study of marathon results in history. The study included 1.815.091 marathon results from 131 marathons. The new research concl[…]

Marathon Statistics 2019 Worldwide (Research)
Marathon Statistics 2019 Worldwide (Research)

NOTE: This report has been updated. See the most recent report on the state of running 2019 here presented at The Global Running Conference hosted by the IAAF in China June 2019. It includes data back[…]

Top 12 Shoe Lacing Techniques [Images + Video]
Top 12 Shoe Lacing Techniques [Images + Video]

We spent 284 hours researching and testing lacing techniques for running shoes. Here, you’ll find our best recommendations. Enjoy. This guide works for running shoes, hiking boots & hiking s[…]

Guides

Are new versions of running shoes even better?
Are new versions of running shoes even better?

Are new versions better or worse? Should you upgrade to the newest version which is typically more expensive? Let’s find out. The Reddit group r/RunningShoeGeeks helped come up with this idea. C[…]

Data Analysis: When Is the Best Time To Buy Running Shoes?
Data Analysis: When Is the Best Time To Buy Running Shoes?

We’ve tracked 12 million price points on more than 2000 pairs of running shoes and 5000 sneakers over 7 years from +200 retailers to give you the scientific answer to when is the best time to bu[…]

Data Analysis: The Best Running Shoe Brands
Data Analysis: The Best Running Shoe Brands

At RunRepeat we specialize in reviewing running shoes. We’ve now analyzed more than a million reviews from 33 brands which include reviews from more than 2,000 running shoes from the last decade[…]

Why you cannot trust “experts” and top-10 lists
Why you cannot trust “experts” and top-10 lists

Tl;dr: We believe editors cherry-pick popular shoes to earn more. You should not trust top-10 lists as the shoes picked are rarely the truly best running shoes. The purpose is not to discredit review[…]

Best Running shoes for hiking
Best Running shoes for hiking

If you’re planning to dabble in the murky world of hiking or running the trails, why pay the price of two pairs of shoes when you can have just one? Yes, you read it right. There’s an arra[…]

Best Cushioned running shoes for women
Best Cushioned running shoes for women

Picking the perfect running shoe goes far beyond stylish design and durability. For the ladies who love that “aahhh” sensation of the first step in a shoe fresh off the box, choosing a wel[…]

Best Winter running shoes for women
Best Winter running shoes for women

Running outside during the winter is like navigating an obstacle course full of slush puddles, snowdrifts, and frozen sidewalks. If you want to protect your feet from freezing conditions, you need to[…]

Best Cheap running shoes for women
Best Cheap running shoes for women

You don’t need a huge budget to kickstart your journey as a runner. You only need one dependable pair of shoes, and then step out of the door and run to your heart’s content. If you’[…]

Best Waterproof running shoes for women
Best Waterproof running shoes for women

For some runners, there’s no such thing as bad weather for running, just bad gear. With the right waterproof running shoes, regardless of the pouring rain or snow showers, you won’t be mis[…]

Best Slip-on running shoes for women
Best Slip-on running shoes for women

Slip-on running shoes can do wonders to your running routine. It saves you time and motivates you to get out the door quickly before procrastination (or another distraction) takes over. It takes only[…]

Best Long distance running shoes for women
Best Long distance running shoes for women

Durability, cushioning, and stability are key to choosing the perfect running shoe for long distances for women. Whether going for a weekend solid long slow distance (LSD) session or prepping for a ma[…]

Best Neutral running shoes for women
Best Neutral running shoes for women

Whether you’re training for your first 10K or aiming to break your PB at your next half-marathon race, picking the right shoe can make a huge impact on your ability to train and race at your bes[…]

Best Under Armour running shoes for women
Best Under Armour running shoes for women

An up-and-coming brand that keeps gaining traction with runners, especially with women, Under Armour, has proven that it could produce well-crafted, comfy, and high-performance running shoes to rival[…]

Best Reebok running shoes for women
Best Reebok running shoes for women

If you’re ready to add another pair to your rotation, Reebok running shoes for women are worth your time and investment. Whether you want one for your next road race or trail adventures, the bra[…]

Best Skechers running shoes for women
Best Skechers running shoes for women

Famous for its versatile, everyday wear-around shoe in the 90s and onwards, Skechers made a huge leap in 2011 when it launched its first high-performance GOrun line of running shoes. Since then, the b[…]

Best Mizuno running shoes for women
Best Mizuno running shoes for women

The Japanese brand Mizuno offers some of the most innovative designs in the history of running. From neutral road racers and regular weekend warriors to ultra trail runners and athletes with overprona[…]

Best Altra running shoes for women
Best Altra running shoes for women

Whether you're heading to your favorite local trail, a quick run around the neighborhood, or to the gym, Altra running shoes for women are designed for solid performance, comfort, and for all terrains[…]

Best Wide running shoes for women
Best Wide running shoes for women

As any runner with wide feet knows, finding the perfect pair of running shoes can be more challenging. Whether training for a 5K or just wanting to get outside for an easy run, wide feet runners often[…]

Best Red running shoes for women
Best Red running shoes for women

If you want to add more pizazz to your shoe rotation, a pair of red running shoes is definitely a must-have. A perfect combination of eye-catching hue, comfort, and performance will definitely put a b[…]

Best Pink running shoes for women
Best Pink running shoes for women

Now that you’ve decided on the perfect color for your next running shoes, let’s do our job to find you the perfect model that delivers superb comfort, protection, and performance, as well[…]

Best Lightweight running shoes for men
Best Lightweight running shoes for men

For speed freaks and competitive runners, whether on the road or the muddy trails, the lighter the shoe, the better it is. We all love that barely-there feel while having that needed support and prote[…]

Best Cushioned running shoes for men
Best Cushioned running shoes for men

Well-cushioned running shoes offer great benefits for runners – absorbing ground impact, providing a soft, bouncy ride and comfortable experience for much longer runs. Whether you’re looki[…]

Best Waterproof running shoes for men
Best Waterproof running shoes for men

Grinding out miles on a rainy day or blowing snow can be tougher when you’re wearing the wrong shoe. We’re too familiar with that feeling. That’s why it’s so important to have[…]

Best Slip-on running shoes for men
Best Slip-on running shoes for men

Slip-on running shoes are a convenient choice for logging miles. With its fast and easy entry design, you can be ready and out of the door in a flash. They're ideal for runners who love the comfort an[…]

Best Long distance running shoes for men
Best Long distance running shoes for men

It takes mental and physical strength to run long distances. If you don’t have what it takes to endure the discomfort and stress of clocking big miles, you can just forget about becoming a long-[…]

Best Stability running shoes for men
Best Stability running shoes for men

For runners with hyper-pronated feet, having the right stability shoe gives you the stable ride, comfort, and structural support to run your best. If you’re here to check out the top choices whe[…]

Best Neutral running shoes for men
Best Neutral running shoes for men

Whether you’ve just started your running journey or training for your first 42K, choosing the right shoe can make a big difference in your comfort, preparation, and performance for your upcoming[…]

Best Skechers running shoes for men
Best Skechers running shoes for men

Skechers introduced its first GOrun model in 2011, giving notice to the whole world of its entry into the high-performance game of road running shoes. For over 10 years, Skechers has been prolific in[…]

Best Under Armour running shoes for men
Best Under Armour running shoes for men

Whether you’re into 10Ks, ultra trail running, or just out for your daily 3Ks, Under Armour offers everyone a vast selection of well-crafted and performance-driven running shoes. It doesn’[…]

Best Saucony running shoes for men
Best Saucony running shoes for men

Saucony is a real OG in the running shoe business. Its history can be traced as far back as 1898 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Known for its reliability, comfort, and innovative design, the Saucony brand[…]

Best On running shoes for men
Best On running shoes for men

On running shoes don’t only look good. But the brand also backs it up with brilliant performance. If there is any secret to On’s meteoric rise in the running shoe industry, the great combi[…]

Best Reebok running shoes for men
Best Reebok running shoes for men

From 5k runs, 21Ks, and all the way up to a full marathon, Rebook offers a solid lineup of running shoes for men. Whether you want a new pair for your next trail adventures or just need a comfortable[…]

Best Mizuno running shoes for men
Best Mizuno running shoes for men

Mizuno offers an impressive range of innovative designs when it comes to running shoes for men. From neutral road runners to athletes with overpronation, the Mizuno brand has all the corresponding act[…]

Best Wide running shoes for men
Best Wide running shoes for men

Whether training for your first 21K race or just wanting to get outside for a morning jog, runners with wide feet often struggle to find the right running shoes that provide a perfect, comfortable fit[…]

Best Black running shoes for men
Best Black running shoes for men

Black is the color of choice among the majority of runners, especially those who love to venture off-road paths. The versatility and sporty design of men’s black running shoes also match well wi[…]

Best White running shoes for men
Best White running shoes for men

Keep it crisp, clean-cut, and stylish with the best white running shoes for men. This elegant colorway is the go-to champion for famous athletes and regular runners. If you need something neat and chi[…]

Best Sustainable running shoes
Best Sustainable running shoes

Many studies show that sneakers leave behind a huge environmental footprint. An average running show contains many parts that are mostly non-biodegradable. In fact, a recent scientific study found tha[…]

Best Nike Air running shoes
Best Nike Air running shoes

If you want the workhorse versions of Nike’s speedy shoes, then look no further than the Nike Air running shoes. From Air Zoom Pegasus and Air Max Torch to Air Zoom Tempo Next% and Air Zoom Vome[…]

Best Wide running shoes
Best Wide running shoes

Runners with wide foot problems struggle to find that perfect, comfortable fit. If your toes need enough room to spread, don’t worry. In this special feature for runners with wide feet, we have[…]

Best Nike Flyknit running shoes
Best Nike Flyknit running shoes

Introduced in 2012, the Nike Flyknit running shoes revolutionized the world of running. Its state-of-the-art integral knitting technique was something that was never seen before. It was truly innovati[…]

Best On Cloud running shoes
Best On Cloud running shoes

Born in the Swiss Alps, On Cloud running shoes disrupted the footwear industry with its revolutionary CloudTec cushioning system. The brand’s running on cloud concept has dazzled runners of all[…]

Best Low drop running shoes
Best Low drop running shoes

The “drop” in road or trail running shoes refers to the difference in height between the forefoot (or toe box) and the heel section. The higher the “drop” in a shoe, the steepe[…]

Best Gore-Tex running shoes
Best Gore-Tex running shoes

Gore-Tex running shoes are a great option if you live in a region that rains a lot of time in a year, or in a snowy climate where snowflakes seep in with every step. A dependable Gore Tex-designed sho[…]

Best Comfortable running shoes
Best Comfortable running shoes

When it comes to running shoes, comfort is king. Whether you’re a high mileage, daily runner, or a weekend warrior, we all want that running shoe that delivers great comfort while running. Whate[…]

Best Running shoes for low arches
Best Running shoes for low arches

Running longer miles is not easy – especially for low arch or flat-footed runners wearing the wrong shoes. If you’re one of them, there are key factors to look for in running shoes that ma[…]

Best Vegan running shoes
Best Vegan running shoes

Picking a true vegan running shoe can be really tricky. The market is overloaded with running shoes that are not suitable for vegan runners as countless shoes are made primarily from animal-derived ma[…]

Best Snow running shoes
Best Snow running shoes

While other people stop and go home because the weather decides to snow, you continue to brave the elements and keep putting one foot in front of the other to reach your goals. For dedicated runners l[…]

Best Stability trail running shoes
Best Stability trail running shoes

From enjoying your local trails to racing in rugged mountain terrain, we can help you find that perfect stability trail running shoe that matches your feet and stride. For trail runners with hyper-pro[…]

Best Neutral cushioned running shoes
Best Neutral cushioned running shoes

If you are looking for the best neutral cushioned running shoes, you are much in luck. All the leading brands in the running shoe market make exceptional, well-cushioned neutral shoes as part of their[…]

Best La Sportiva trail running shoes
Best La Sportiva trail running shoes

If you love to run on technical terrains, La Sportiva trail running shoes deserve a strong recommendation for their high-precision design. Although this brand sacrifices a little on the “high cu[…]

Best On road running shoes
Best On road running shoes

Famous for its uniquely designed platform, a patented cushioning technology that delivers softer landings and firm toe-offs, On running shoes have become a new favorite among runners, and even world-c[…]

Best Merrell trail running shoes
Best Merrell trail running shoes

Over the years, the Merrell trail running shoes have been very popular among off-road adventurers and trail runners in the world. In fact, its Moab model has been the most sold trail boot in the world[…]

Best Merrell running shoes
Best Merrell running shoes

Known for their excellent durability, versatility, and performance-driven design, Merrell running shoes have become a favorite among ultra-distance runners and regular outdoor enthusiasts alike. Wheth[…]

Best Altra trail running shoes
Best Altra trail running shoes

From your local trails to rugged technical terrains, if you need a truly reliable and comfortable trail partner, you can’t go wrong with Altra. It’s easily one of our best picks when it co[…]

Best Altra road running shoes
Best Altra road running shoes

A relatively newcomer brand in the world of running shoes, Altra has disrupted the road and trail running scenes with its many game-changing shoes since its inception in 2009. Since then, Altra’[…]

Best Salomon running shoes
Best Salomon running shoes

After 20 years since the very first launch of its iconic trail shoe the Raid Rail, the Salomon brand has continued to expand and gain the trust of the off- and on-road runners and adventurers. From am[…]

Best Saucony trail running shoes
Best Saucony trail running shoes

Whether running at your local park or competing for your first ultra, trail running offers an awesome break from the monotony of the flat, paved roads. Of course, when if you’re planning to conq[…]

Best Nike cushioned running shoes
Best Nike cushioned running shoes

Whether for morning jogs, marathons, or recovery runs, Nike offers some of the best well-cushioned running shoes on the market. Wearing a pair with great cushioning provides many benefits, aside from[…]

Best Nike long distance running shoes
Best Nike long distance running shoes

Every model of Nike long distance running shoes on this list is engineered to accommodate various running styles, training or racing conditions, and budget. The perfect pair of shoes for an experience[…]

Best Nike road running shoes
Best Nike road running shoes

Majority of Nike running shoes available in the market today are designed for road runners. Thus, buying the perfect pair that suits one’s training and racing needs can be pretty overwhelming to[…]

Best X-wide running shoes
Best X-wide running shoes

Runners with extra wide feet are too familiar with the challenge of finding the right pair of shoes that truly fit comfortably. Whether going for a short run around the neighborhood or training for a[…]

Best Wide trail running shoes
Best Wide trail running shoes

As any trail runner with wide feet knows, the list of brands that offer wide trail running shoes is not particularly extensive. Finding the perfect fit for your next off-road adventure can be a challe[…]

Best Black Adidas running shoes
Best Black Adidas running shoes

Hit the road running with one of the best black Adidas running shoes on our top list. We love the versatility of the black running kicks as it matches any sports activity or casual wear. Adidas black[…]

Best Brown running shoes
Best Brown running shoes

Donning on a pair of brown running shoes exudes elegance and style. It’s also a great choice for rainy days on the road or off the trails and muddy paths. If you’re looking for a stylish b[…]

Best Grey Nike running shoes
Best Grey Nike running shoes

Comfort and aesthetics are what you get when it comes to Nike’s grey running shoes. We’ve done our research and due diligence to make sure that you will find the right fit to confidently a[…]

Best Blue Nike running shoes
Best Blue Nike running shoes

Blue radiates calmness, intelligence, and imagination. Own your day with one of the best and most iconic performance-ready blue Nike running shoes. From navy blue, and turquoise, to royal, and sky blu[…]

Best Purple running shoes
Best Purple running shoes

Running is more than just putting one foot in front of the other. It’s a mindset – a way of life. One good run in a day brings more energy to one’s life. Even donning on your favorit[…]

Best Red Nike running shoes
Best Red Nike running shoes

Harness the fiery power of passion on your next run. With Nike’s red running shoes, you can kickstart your motivation and high energy to the next level. To ensure you will find the perfect pair[…]

Best Red running shoes
Best Red running shoes

Add some spark and a winning vibe to your running with red running shoes. The fiery color of passion will match your high energy every time you get out of the door and get a solid run. That’s th[…]

Best Pink running shoes
Best Pink running shoes

The perfect pair of running shoes comes with superb protection, comfort, a bit of bounce, and, of course, the right color. And when it comes to colors, we flat out love pink running shoes the most. Ev[…]

Best Running shoes for beginners
Best Running shoes for beginners

They say great things come from small beginnings. That said, don't confuse "small beginnings" for a rough start. No, you can be in your best form as a freshman if you sport the finest running shoes fo[…]

Best Running shoes for underpronation
Best Running shoes for underpronation

Are you tired of compensating your gait to prevent hurting your arches and ankles? If so, the time is now to wear the best underpronation running shoes. We've tested over a hundred pairs of these gait[…]

Best Running shoes for supination
Best Running shoes for supination

Supination happens when runners put more stress on the outer part of their feet during landing. Or in simpler terms, it’s when the feet tend to roll outward. Unlike overpronation (feet roll inwa[…]

Best Puma running shoes for men
Best Puma running shoes for men

If increasing momentum is what you're after in a runner, then the best Puma running shoes for men have to be part of your collection. Indeed, these sporty kicks will boost your confidence, whether you[…]

Best Cheap running shoes for men
Best Cheap running shoes for men

A pair of quality running shoes doesn't always have to come with a steep price. For male runners who don't want to hurt their feet and their wallets, this list is made especially for you. We have hand[…]

Best Road running shoes for men
Best Road running shoes for men

With tens of brands to choose from, getting the perfect pair of road running shoes for men can be a challenge. And if you don’t want to go through the lengthy process of trial-and-error, we&rsqu[…]

Best New Balance running shoes for men
Best New Balance running shoes for men

New Balance running shoes for men are just as good as NB’s running shoes for women. They bridge the gap between performance and style so well, running never looked and felt this good. In search[…]

Best Asics running shoes for men
Best Asics running shoes for men

Made in Japan, Asics running shoes, in general, are THE definition of long-lasting and performance-ready. Maintaining its status as one of the “big guns” in the running world, Asics men&rs[…]

Best Brooks running shoes for men
Best Brooks running shoes for men

Want peak performance and quality combined? Men’s running shoes from Brooks won’t let you down. With a motto of “Run Happy,” Brooks really delivers. From its road running shoes[…]

Best Adidas running shoes for men
Best Adidas running shoes for men

If you want to rule the streets with style and performance or conquer the trails with ultimate grip and protection, the men’s running shoes from Adidas are a no-brainer. They’re made with[…]

Best Running shoes for wide flat Feet
Best Running shoes for wide flat Feet

Do you often feel constricted by the regular-width running shoes? Or feel like your arch could use a bit more support? Well, we've got a selection of shoes for wide and flat feet that solves both of t[…]

Best Nike running shoes for men
Best Nike running shoes for men

Nike has already made a big name in the running industry for their top-performing running shoes. But here in RunRepeat, we don’t rely on popularity. To select the best Nike shoes for men, we spe[…]

Best Running shoes for men
Best Running shoes for men

There are thousands of running shoes designed for men, and picking one can be quite a struggle. We want to make your selection process a lot easier and thus, have gathered the ten best running shoes f[…]

Best Competition running shoes
Best Competition running shoes

With speed written all over them, the best running shoes for racing are light, snappy, and crazy responsive. With so many competition running shoes to choose from, it can be a challenge to pick the ri[…]

Best Speed training running shoes
Best Speed training running shoes

Speed is a huge part of running. Whether you’re running easy or fast, your running shoes should match your pace. For runners who want to set PBs, there’s no better option than dedicated sp[…]

Best Daily running shoes
Best Daily running shoes

For days where you like to take it easy, you can rely on daily running shoes to keep your feet pampered from lace-up to the last mile. With more than a thousand daily trainers on the market, we’[…]

Best Ultra running shoes
Best Ultra running shoes

Finishing an ultra is a great feat. And behind every successful run is an excellent ultra running shoe that has ample cushioning, support, and grip packed in a lightweight shoe. We know it’s a t[…]

Best Running shoes for orthotics
Best Running shoes for orthotics

Running shoes for orthotics tend to be wide. Given the number of wide running shoes on the market, choosing can be a drag. Having tested loads of running shoes that match well with the orthotics, we&r[…]

Best Adidas trail running shoes
Best Adidas trail running shoes

Are you looking for kicks that can transform your rides into sporty runs? Then take a pair of Adidas trail running shoes for a spin and be the athlete you've always wanted to be. We've tested over 30[…]

Best Brooks trail running shoes
Best Brooks trail running shoes

Brooks has made a name in the running world. It’s given us some of the best road running shoes, and it sure didn’t let us down with its trail shoes. Among all the running shoes we’ve[…]

Best Skechers running shoes
Best Skechers running shoes

Skechers found their way in the shoe industry first with their sneakers. But after a few years, they gradually added running shoes into their products. Fast forward to today, Skechers offers some of t[…]

Best Running shoes for heavy men
Best Running shoes for heavy men

Running shoes for big guys have loads of cushion to keep the feet protected. And more importantly, they're built durable. Whether you're running on pavement or on the trails, these shoes can take a be[…]

Best Winter running shoes
Best Winter running shoes

As opposed to regular running shoes, running shoes for winter are more protective and warm. And to combat slick surfaces, they are also much grippier. It’s not easy to filter out the best of the[…]

Best Nike walking shoes
Best Nike walking shoes

Diehard Swoosh fans who are in need of comfy and supportive kicks for walking need not look far. With over 100 walking shoes lined up for you, you can expect to find the best there is here. Whether yo[…]

Best Reebok running shoes
Best Reebok running shoes

Reebok has been known globally for producing some of the most lightweight, high-performance running shoes on the market. And since there’s a ton of options available, choosing can be quite tedio[…]

Best Running shoes for wide feet
Best Running shoes for wide feet

Not all runners are the same, and neither are their feet. Some are narrower, some are larger. And because it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach in running shoes, there are models made specifical[…]

Best Running shoes for walking
Best Running shoes for walking

It’s undisputed — running shoes have the best cushion not just for marathons but also for your daily casual walks. If you want to have just one shoe to rock your daily jogs and stay comfor[…]

Best White running shoes
Best White running shoes

Clean and classy — it's no wonder why runners keep coming back to white running shoes. Style aside, there are also multiple white running shoes that scream performance. And if you want style and[…]

Best White Nike running shoes
Best White Nike running shoes

If you think Nike running shoes look cool, wait till you see its white running shoes. They're sleek and fashion-forward; getting them means upping your style and performance. With over 200 white Nike[…]

Best Black running shoes
Best Black running shoes

Black running shoes have always been a favorite among runners. According to many, they're "timeless" and "can be paired with anything," which is why they can't get enough of them. With hundreds of bla[…]

Best Black Nike running shoes
Best Black Nike running shoes

Nike has always been recognized for its fashion-and-function combo. And its black running shoes are no different. They're straightforward yet eye-catching These shoes will help you up your records whi[…]

Best Slip-on running shoes
Best Slip-on running shoes

Running shoes shouldn’t just make your runs comfortable and enjoyable, they should also bring you convenience. And what’s more convenient than slip-on running shoes, right? It’s easy[…]

Best Running shoes for heel strike
Best Running shoes for heel strike

Choosing the right running shoe for heel strikers can be quite tricky. It’s not just a question of which model has less or more cushion. It’s a combination of many things like drop, rearfo[…]

Best Asics trail running shoes
Best Asics trail running shoes

Asics is a well-known brand among runners. One of the standout features the brand’s running shoes possess is stability. And if you’re after supportive trail shoes that have all the impact[…]

Best Nike ZoomX running shoes
Best Nike ZoomX running shoes

Nike has nothing to prove. It’s already one of the strongest brands in the running scene. But as it enters the world of super foams, it’s made itself even stronger. The Nike ZoomX foam is[…]

Best Waterproof trail running shoes
Best Waterproof trail running shoes

It’s known to many - the trails aren’t the friendliest. Apart from jagged rocks and roots, there are also some stream crossings and other wet conditions you have to endure. And when faced[…]

Best Waterproof running shoes
Best Waterproof running shoes

Running outdoors is not always sunny and warm. There are also days where you have to deal with rain and moisture; hence, the creation of waterproof running shoes. These shoes are made with a Gore-Tex[…]

Best Salomon trail running shoes
Best Salomon trail running shoes

If you want to venture into the great outdoors, it’s unquestioned - Salomon is THE brand for trail runners. Salomon trail shoes are not only extremely durable — they’re ready to eat[…]

Best Mizuno running shoes
Best Mizuno running shoes

Mizuno has always been known for its durable, long-distance running shoes. But because we know that different runners need different shoes, we’ve selected some of the best choices from different[…]

Best Puma running shoes
Best Puma running shoes

The cat didn’t come to play. Puma is lesser known than other brands in the running world, but it sure isn’t lesser when it comes to performance. Whether it’s on the road, trail, dail[…]

Best Nike trail running shoes
Best Nike trail running shoes

Nike is a household name in the running world. Although it’s better known for its road running shoes, Nike doesn’t cut corners when it comes to its trail shoes. They’re sturdy, tract[…]

Best On running shoes
Best On running shoes

They may be new to the running scene, but On running shoes have got what it takes to compete against established brands like Adidas and Nike. Whether it’s for the road or the trail, these runnin[…]

Best Brooks running shoes
Best Brooks running shoes

With a "Run Happy" motto, Brooks believes that there is no good or bad running shoe. Each runner picks the right shoe for them based on their preferences and the running experience they want to achiev[…]

Best Road running shoes
Best Road running shoes

The number of road running shoes is three times larger compared to trail running shoes. Thus, buying a pair can be an overwhelming task, especially if you are new to running. We have tested over 100 r[…]

Best Running shoes
Best Running shoes

Are you looking for a comfortable all-arounder? A supportive shoe for overpronation? Or a speedy racer for a new personal best? There is no ONE best shoe for everybody. We have tested over 100 running[…]

Best Asics running shoes
Best Asics running shoes

Asics is a big name in the world of running shoes. With such an extensive collection of Asics shoes to choose from, there are options for all types of runners. Whether you need a comfortable cruiser f[…]

Best New Balance running shoes
Best New Balance running shoes

New Balance has become a go-to brand not only for stylish lifestyle footwear but running shoes as well. Given how easy it is to get lost in all those FreshFoams and FuelCells, we are here to narrow do[…]

Best Under Armour running shoes
Best Under Armour running shoes

Under Armour may seem to be a less popular brand when placed alongside the likes of Nike and Adidas. But many people are surprised to find out that UA offers running shoes in the same vein as big bran[…]

Best Adidas running shoes
Best Adidas running shoes

Adidas is one of the top brands in the athletic gear scene and continues to be a popular choice for running shoes. To help you navigate the brand’s extensive selection of running footwear, we ha[…]

Best Stability running shoes
Best Stability running shoes

Stability running shoes are helpful in providing runners the additional arch support, especially if they feel that the lack thereof is preventing a natural and comfortable movement. As a beginner, it[…]

Best Nike running shoes
Best Nike running shoes

Nike needs no introduction. The brand offers some of the widest selections of highly-rated running shoes for both beginners and seasoned runners. RunRepeat is here to help you navigate this massive se[…]

Best Long distance running shoes
Best Long distance running shoes

Going for anything longer than a 10K calls for the most reliable, comfortable, and durable running shoe. As the stress on your body increases, so do the demands from a pair of running shoes. We have t[…]

Best Trail running shoes
Best Trail running shoes

We’ve tested more than 100 pairs of trail running shoes to help you find the best of the best. Some trail shoes are created for the harshest off-road challenges like rocks, mud, snow, and branch[…]

Lab tests and in-depth reviews

Hoka One One Tecton X
88
Great!
Mizuno Wave Rider 24
90
Superb!

The verdict from 17 experts and 100+ user reviews Most of the experts liked this shoe: “really surprised,” “wasn't expecting to like it.” This was expected given that the major[…]

Nike Zoom Rival Fly 2
81
Good!

Nike Zoom Rival Fly 2 review The Zoom Rival Fly 2 is less cushioned than the Pegasus 36, so I thought that I wouldn't enjoy it as much, but this shoe proved me wrong. Specifications Price $100 Surface[…]

Salomon Sense Ride 3
90
Superb!

The verdict from 19 experts and 100+ user reviews The majority of the experts' reviews we’ve read have expressed love for this trail running shoe. They summarized their reviews with comments suc[…]

Reviews

Adidas SL20.3
84
Good!

The SL20.3 from Adidas is a versatile running shoe that delivers a snappy and responsive ride on your daily runs and faster efforts. And if you want to tackle middle distances (from 5K to 10K), this s[…]

Adidas SolarGlide 4
86
Great!

Love the firmer ride of daily trainers from yesterday? The SolarGlide 4 from Adidas is a blast-from-the-past everyday running shoe that keeps a highly stable performance. But don't fret, it's not the[…]

Adidas Speedmotion
81
Good!

The Speedmotion from Adidas is a daily trainer that's perfect for those short, easy miles on the road. It has a plush cushion that comfortably lodges the foot and a very lightweight design that will k[…]

Adidas EQ19
82
Good!

The EQ19 from Adidas is a daily running shoe that boasts spa-like comfort at an affordable price. With its plush and bouncy ride, it's perfect to lace-up for short runs, jogs, gym training and walks.[…]

Dynafit Alpine
85
Great!

Evident through its name, the Alpine from Dynafit is a trail running shoe that's ready to move you quickly through the rugged mountain terrain. May it be half marathons to 25Ks or anything shorter, it[…]

Adidas 4D
82
Good!

The 4D from Adidas is a daily running shoe that's spot-on for easy days on the road. It's a stunner, not only in looks, but also in quality. And if you want some fun hitting the pavement, its bouncy r[…]

Altra Escalante 3
69
Bad!

The Escalante 3 from Altra is a road running shoe that's perfect for those who want to feel connected to the ground without feeling its harshness. If you're new to zero-drop running shoes, experts sug[…]

Under Armour Charged Pursuit 3
80
Good!

The Charged Pursuit 3 from Under Armour is a daily running shoe that's perfect for long days out on the road. It's cushy and breathable; it has comfort written all over it. So much so that it's also a[…]

Reebok Lite 3
80
Good!

The Lite 3 from Reebok is a daily trainer whose chief focus is comfort. It has a plush and lively ride that doesn't cost an arm and a leg. At $65, it's a budget running shoe that's perfect for runners[…]

Merrell Antora 2 GTX
76
Decent!

The Antora 2 GTX from Merrell is a waterproof trail running shoe that's designed comfy and supportive. This said, it performs best during long days out on both paved and non-paved trails. With the pro[…]

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail 2
84
Good!

The Charged Bandit Trail 2 from Under Armour, as the name suggests, is a trail running shoe that's a solid pick for those who are still getting into trail running and runners who have been on the scen[…]

Scarpa Golden Gate Kima RT
88
Great!

The Golden Gate Kima RT from Scarpa is an out-and-out mountain running shoe. It's protective, grippy, and stable; it's ready for the demanding technical trails. Even better, it's loaded with a carbon-[…]

Adidas Terrex Soulstride
80
Good!

The Terrex Soulstride from Adidas screams great value and quality from top to bottom. It only retails for $80, making it among the most affordable trail running shoes on the market. And it's not your[…]

Salomon Glide Max
88
Great!

Ready to take over the road running world, Salomon introduced the Glide Max—a max cushioned road running shoe that offers a plush sensation for recovery days, daily runs, and long miles. Defying[…]

Saucony Xodus Ultra
87
Great!

The Xodus Ultra from Saucony is a trail running shoe for ultra distances. It lets go of the beefy and burly signature of the past Xodus, shedding off a significant amount of weight. It can go fast and[…]

Asics GlideRide 3
86
Great!

Considered the go-long running shoe from Asics, the GlideRide 3 offers a softer and lighter ride than before. Given its dedication to stability (even though it's a neutral shoe) and comfort, it runs b[…]

Asics Gel Cumulus 24
85
Great!

The twenty-fourth version of the Asics Gel Cumulus goes from hiding in the shadows of its premium siblings like the Nimbus and the Kayano to marking the Cumulus line's own becoming. It's a solid daily[…]

Salomon Alphacross 3 GTX
81
Good!

The Alphacross 3 GTX from Salomon is a waterproof trail running shoe that's designed for soft terrains and light trail runs. It serves a tacky grip on mud and snow all the while keeping the foot insul[…]

New Balance Fresh Foam X 880 v12
87
Great!

Built and touted as the daily training staple of New Balance, the twelfth iteration of the NB 880 remains the "bread and butter" for recovery and easy days. Seeing some nice and well-received improvem[…]

Saucony Peregrine 12 ST
81
Good!

As the name suggests, the Saucony Peregrine 12 ST is a trail running shoe made for softer terrains (that's the ST part of the name). On snow-filled and muddy terrains, its grip is a standout. And with[…]