Who should buy the Puma Flexracer

You will love the Puma Flexracer if:

  • You want a sophistically designed all-around shoe that provides efficient performance
  • You want a lightweight, affordable neutral shoe to use for competitions

Puma Flexracer logo

Excellent flexibility of the Puma Flexracer outsole

The outsole is the signature Puma in a running shoe. It has full-contact rubber with several grooves stretching from the heel to the forefoot for excellent flexibility. Much of the shoe’s flexibility is because of the pliable sole and outsole. 

Puma Flexracer forefoot ousole

Puma covers the underfoot with a mix of blown rubber for traction and carbon rubber for better durability. The outsole of this shoe is not far from the Nike Revolution 4 when it comes to durability and flexibility.

Puma Flexracer heel outsole

Improved transitions with the Puma Flexracer midsole

An industry-grade injection-molded EVA spans the length of the midsole. It is quite durable and delivers enough responsive cushioning to pick up speed. It is full length so there are improved transitions from the heel to the forefoot. 

Puma Flexracer midsole

Minimalist lightweight upper of Puma Flexracer

The really minimal upper features a lightweight mesh that is also very breathable.

Puma Flexracer upper

Puma’s logo is utilized as the major overlay that covers the lateral to the medial side through the heel for all-encompassing support. There are a few other printed overlays that help with the midfoot lock. 

Puma Flexracer overlays

A SoftFoam insole enhances cushioning and fit.

Puma Flexracer openning

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: 221g
Drop: 8mm
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Strike Pattern: Heel strike / Forefoot/Midfoot strike

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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.