Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2: Same comfort, greater speed

A renowned road running series from Under Armour, the HOVR Phantom features its second iteration. Although continuing the sock-like fit of its predecessor, the Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2 has also undergone major overhauls to have better flexibility, cushioning, and traction.

Who is it for? The HOVR Phantom 2 is great for neutral runners who want a swift and responsive running performance. 

What is it for? With its engineering, the running shoe is best utilized on fast runs. It can also double as an everyday running and jogging shoe. 

Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2 vs HOVR Phantom

Here are some of the updates implemented on the Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2: 

  • A new engineered flat knit upper for flexible support 
  • Rubber outsole has a knobbed texture for surefooted grip
  • Can connect to Under Armour’s MapMyRun technology—a mobile app where your runs are recorded to improve future performance 



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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.