Who should buy the Skechers GOrun Mojo

  • An excellent choice for athletes who are looking for a lightweight runner that’s versatile and functional for easy runs and gym sessions.
  • An ideal shoe for a budget-conscious runner who need a comfortable slip-on road shoe for jogging, walking, and all-day wear.

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Better ground feel and bouncy ride

The outsole of the Skechers GOrun Mojo is made up of a standard rubber. This part gives the shoe its height and bouncy ride. It also offers reasonable protection underfoot, as well as enough grip and better ground feel with the Goga Matrix outsole design.

Skechers GOrun Mojo outsole

GOrun Mojo delivers comfort and responsiveness

The midsole of the Skechers GOrun Mojo is made with the 5GEN cushioning. Similar to common EVA foams, it was manufactured with the use of a compression technique.

Skechers GOrun Mojo midsole

This specific way of midsole production gives the shoe the right amount of padding, comfort, and responsiveness.

Skechers’ GogaMax offers extra cushioning

To enhance the in-shoe comfort and shock absorption, Skechers added the Goga Max insole. This is the layer that the foot comes into contact with when the runner puts the shoe on. It is actually Skechers Resalyte technology in sock liner form.

Skechers GOrun Mojo extra cushioning

The benefits this feature delivers is extra cushioning, enhanced responsiveness and comfort, and memory retention.

When it comes to the midsole’s design, the developers made it parametrical. This is to even out the weight distribution and impact dissemination on the shoe. The result is a stable and supported landing.

Sandwich mesh fabric for proper ventilation

The majority of the upper is made up of a sandwich mesh fabric. It’s a material that’s highly breathable, allowing the air to easily go in and out of the shoe, to deliver proper ventilation.

Skechers GOrun Mojo proper ventilation

The fabric also has elastic characteristics that enable it to mold to the shape of the runner’s foot for a better upper feel and a more customized fit.

Skechers GOrun Mojo keeps you secure and protected

Construction wise, the upper is cleatie-like. In order to put the shoe on with minimal effort, a soft stretch front panel was added. This entire construction delivers a snug and comfortable fit, keeping the runner feeling secure and protected.

Skechers GOrun Mojo secure and protected

To strengthen the upper’s construction, synthetic overlays were added to key areas. Specifically, the overlays have been introduced on the eyestay, the heel, as well as on the lateral sides of the shoe in the form of an “S” to act as a framework.

The overlays lightly maintain the shape of the shoe, improving the fit and adding a bit of security.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 8oz / Women 5.5oz
Arch support: Neutral
Collection: Skechers Gorun
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: Walking, All-day wear / Jogging

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