Verdict from 6 experts and 100+ user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Many runners noticed how light and flexible the Puma Ignite Dual is.
  • According to some users, the shoe is very comfortable to wear.
  • The upper is breathable enough to keep the foot well-ventilated, based on some reviews.
  • A number of reviews mentioned that the shoe provides great value for money considering the quality, design and features of the shoe.
  • Style and designed were highlighted by some users.
  • Few runners took note of the soft and comfortable cushioning of the Ignite Dual.

1 reason not to buy

  • Based on few comments, the shoe is too narrow.

Bottom line

The Puma Ignite Dual is a lightweight road running shoe. It delivers a good blend flexibility, cushioning and powerful rebound. The speed and light nature of the shoe made it ideal for uptempo training and long distance road running. This shoe is ideal for those who are looking for an affordable yet reliable road running companion.

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Good to know

  • The Puma Ignite Dual comes with an articulated Chevron grooves that is designed for flexibility and high energy return. This will help runners experience a more powerful toe-off.
  • The shoe also features the Ignite foam in the forefoot and heel area. The full-length foam is strategically placed to deliver a high-energy cushioning and comfortable underfoot protection.
  • The carbon rubber material in its outsole is designed to deliver reliable traction while running on the road. Together with the traction is the durability against the damaging elements of the road.

The fit of the Puma Ignite Dual is standard. It holds the heel and midfoot areas well and offers enough toe room for in the forefoot. It also has a standard running shoe length. This Puma running shoe is suited best for narrow and medium-footed runners.

The outsole unit uses the carbon rubber that delivers the right amount of traction needed for road running. It also gives durability to the shoe’s high wear areas. The deep grooves in the forefoot area give added flexibility and allow the foot to move freely where it wants to.

The midsole utilizes the Ignite foam strategically placed in the heel and forefoot area. It offers high rebound cushioning and durable underfoot protection. This works well with the articulated Chevron grooves designed for a more powerful rebound.

The upper of the Puma Ignite Dual comes with a breathable mesh coverage that also delivers flexibility and comfortable fit. It has a reflective detailing for increased visibility and reliable lace closure for a snug fit.


How Puma Ignite Dual ranks compared to all other shoes
Bottom 48% road running shoes
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Top 40% Puma running shoes
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Bottom 48% neutral running shoes
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