Arch support
M: 249g | W: 212g
Heel to toe drop
M: 10mm | W: 10mm
Widths available
M: Normal - D | W: Normal - B
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Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.


We spent 5.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The Under Armour Drift is lightweight.

  • This shoe is very affordable.

  • Some reviews mentioned that this shoe is very comfortable to wear.

  • True to size.

  • According to some runners, this shoe has the right amount of cushioning.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The sole of the shoe wears out quickly.

  • The upper is not breathable as expected.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Drift is a road running shoe that delivers the right amount of cushioning, durability and traction. This shoe is great for runners with neutral foot motion and it is best for daily training and short distance runs.

World wide, Drift is in the top 50% most popular running shoes. The brand, Under Armour, is the 10th most popular.

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80 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

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    Lions_core GamingLevel 1 expert
    by Lions_core Gaming
    I like them a lot as they are really comfortable and flexible.
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  • Richard Shop Zappos
    Drift right into the lead with the UA Drift RN running shoe.
  • Lions_core Gaming
    They look really nice and amazing.

Updates to Drift

The Under Armour Drift series is a running shoe designed to meet the needs of running enthusiasts. The addition of a flexible support mesh that follows the contours of the foot and allows the passage of air makes for an excellent shoe system that would fit any runner’s needs.

The shoe also utilizes newly designed synthetic material that gives the shoe its structure and helps keep the foot in place while it is being worn.

They also added a molded toe cap for added toe protection and at the same time to give the shoe a streamlined shape and durability.

Drift size and fit

The Drift is available in standard running shoe length. The heel and midfoot delivers a snug and comfortable fit while the forefoot is in medium measurement. This shoe is designed to deliver a great fit to those medium-footed runners. Under Armour is offering this shoe in standard D and B widths for men’s and women’s versions respectively.


The outsole on this shoe is placed in specific parts to give the wearer protection, especially in those high impact areas. And because the outsole is not attached to the whole shoe, it makes the shoe lighter than most running shoes. The rubber outsoles provide a high degree of traction on almost any surface.


The midsole of the Drift uses the cushioned EVA midsole foam that provides a lightweight and cushioned area that makes the running experience a joy for veteran or beginner runners alike. This cushioning is designed for a responsive ride. Also, the full-length EVA sockliner gives added cushioning and enhanced fit.


What truly defines the Under Armour Drift is its flexibility and light weight. It feels as if you are walking on a cushion or marshmallows even. Aside from that cushion comfort, the upper area is a combination of the ClutchFit mesh which gives a very good support base and allows the air to get into the foot. This combined with synthetic overlays give the shoe its structure and at the same time keeps the foot secure in the shoe.


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