Facts

  • Terrain
    Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    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.

  • Arch support
    Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

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

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / 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.

  • Use
    Use

    Daily running

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

    Competition

    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.

  • Price
    Price
    $75
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 10oz
    Women: 8oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 10mm

    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.

  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Jun 2017
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Summary

We spent 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Several runners were highly appreciative of the shoe’s lightweight construction.
  • Most of the testers were satisfied with the shoe’s comfortable feel.
  • A significant number of wearers said that the Micro G Fuel is a good-looking shoe; some received compliments on how the shoe looked.
  • The available color schemes received positive remarks from consumers.
  • A couple of runners who have painful foot issues mentioned that they had painless running experiences with the Under Armour Micro G Fuel.
  • The shoe is affordable, said a few purchasers.
  • The Micro G Fuel is a versatile shoe; not only did a few people use it for road running, but also in the gym, while biking and as a casual shoe.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some customers felt that the shoe was too tight for their tastes.
  • The size ran half-a-size smaller compared to what they were used to, said several commenters.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Micro G Fuel is a very versatile running shoe. Aside from road running, some wearers also found the shoe to be dependable for gym training and casual walks. Along with its lightweight construction, the shoe also provides the running enthusiasts the necessary cushioning, traction, and protection for a better running experience.

Rankings

Expert Reviews

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Updates to Under Armour Micro G Fuel

  • The shoe features the one-piece Micro G® midsole foam that provides a reliable impact protection. It also provides high-energy return for a powerful toe-off.
  • The outsole of the Micro G Fuel utilizes a solid rubber material that provides durable coverage to high-impact zones. It also provides reliable traction for road running.
  • For an enhanced and flexible running performance, the shoe features the reliable flex grooves. The grooves are anatomically placed in the forefoot area for flexibility.

Under Armour Micro G Fuel size and fit

The Under Armour Micro G Fuel is available in a standard medium width for both men and women’s version. It provides a nice fit in the heel and forefoot especially for runners with medium foot shapes. It runs fairly true to size.

Outsole

For a reliable traction while running on the road, the Micro G Fuel utilizes a durable rubber material. It is strategically placed in the sole unit to also provide protection in high-wear areas.

The flex grooves in the forefoot provide maximum flexibility. It also gives additional traction whenever necessary.

Midsole

In the midsole of the shoe is the one-piece Micro G® midsole foam. It provides durable cushioning and soft underfoot protection. The Micro G® foam is engineered to provide better shock absorption and high-energy return.

For an additional underfoot comfort, the shoe uses a soft molded EVA sockliner that also enhances the overall fit of the shoe.

Upper

The Under Armour Micro G Fuel uses a lightweight mesh upper material that provides the foot a breathable coverage. It keeps the foot cool and dry all throughout the run. The shoe also has a breathable fabric lining that provides a satisfying in-shoe feel.

The shoe has a lace-up closure that provides security and an enhanced fit. It allows the runner to make the fit as tight or as loose as desired.

It also has a padded tongue and collar that provide additional comfort. They also keep the foot secure while running.