Facts

Terrain
Road
Arch support
Neutral
Use
Competition
Price
$100
Weight
M: 192g | W: 184g
Heel to toe drop
M: 8mm | W: 8mm
Heel height
M: 26mm | W: 26mm
Forefoot height
M: 18mm | W: 18mm
Widths available
M: Normal - D | W: Normal - B
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Summary

We spent 8.4 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

4 reasons to buy

  • It has a breathable lightweight mesh upper made up of fast-drying fabric.

  • Expect zero distraction with its SpeedForm technology.

  • Most testers are impressed with the SpeedForm Apollo Vent molded foot bed that conforms to the shape of your feet and prevents slippage.

  • Most of the runners love the design of the shoe.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Most of the runners are disappointed with the shoes’ durability.

  • Some complaint about the hard plastic on the instep of the shoe that rubs horribly.

  • Most runners complain that that shoe has a narrow fit.

  • The contour portion of the shoe causes discomfort especially when you tighten the laces.

Bottom line

The Apollo Vent provides the runners the natural feel and great comfort. It is a great minimalist shoe that can still offer stability and support. The shoe is perfect for speed workouts without worrying about slippage.



World wide, SpeedForm Apollo Vent is in the top 50% most popular running shoes. The brand, Under Armour, is the 11th most popular.

Map: Shows popularity per continent based on 987 shoes


Ratings

4.6 / 5 based on 187 ratings

5 star
74%
4 star
14%
3 star
7%
2 star
3%
1 star
2%

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Expert reviews

Experts are running shoe geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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83 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 78
    Chris ChaseLevel 2 expert
    by Nightwing2303
    Super comfortable,nice and soft, but if you're gonna be running in them, go half a size at least.
  • 87
    The House Level 1 expert
    by The House
    One thing you really notice is how comfortabl the shoe is out of the box.
  • 80
    Jason SaltmarshLevel 4 expert
    by Salt Marsh Running
    There was no hint of floating or the greasy feel of too much cushioning underfoot. The shoe made excellent contact from the ground up
  • 90
    Chris NarboneLevel 2 expert
    by Amplify Running
    The biggest callout is the upper design of the Apollo Vent. No doubt its enhanced to allow more breathability and stretchy, sock-like comfort. This is a great performance shoe that builds on solid Speedform innovation.
  • 86
    Chris NarboneLevel 2 expert
    by Amplify Running
    The biggest callout is the upper design of the Apollo Vent. No doubt its enhanced to allow more breathability and stretchy, sock-like comfort. This is a great performance shoe that builds on solid Speedform innovation.
  • 85
    AshleighLevel 1 expert
    by Daily Cup of Asheejojo
    The Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo running shoe is so lightweight, you might even forget you’re wearing shoes!
  • 82
    All About AnthonyLevel 1 expert
    by All About Anthony
    Overall these are a lightweight and low cost alternative to more popular knit-based running kicks that still look dope on foot!
  • 80
    Rick TevesLevel 1 expert
    by Wear Testers
    Under Armour took a shoe that was already great and made it better by adding the ArmourVent upper. As far as performance and other technologies nothing has changed from the previous model Apollo.
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  • Under Armour
    More breathable than you thought possible, the UA SpeedForm® Apollo Vent combines precision fit and feel with ArmourVent™ mesh innovation to keep you cool and focused on your run.
  • Anthony Levine Anthony Levine
    The fit is true to size, even though I feel this is a bit wider.
  • Richard Shop Zappos
    These shoes are made of really durable Armour Vent mesh upper to give you great, lightweight breathability and a really customized fit.
  • Jarron JAHRONMON

Updates to SpeedForm Apollo Vent

The Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo Vent comes with new innovations. This shoe features the new ArmourVent mesh upper that is effective in providing a lightweight and breathable coverage all throughout the run. It stretches naturally according to the foot’s shape, giving an adaptive fit.

It also features the molded 4D foam footbed that is designed to conform to the natural shape of the foot. It eliminates slippage especially on uphill climbs and downhill plunges. It also gives added cushioning and protection.

This shoe also comes with a TPU curve insert at the shoe’s midfoot. It gives added stability while maintaining the natural feel of the shoe.

SpeedForm Apollo Vent size and fit

The SpeedForm Apollo Vent is in standard running shoe length. The seamless construction and the heel counter added to the overall fit impression. The midfoot is normal and the heel is snug with the heel of the adjustable strap. The forefoot also haa enough room for the toes to spread comfortably. This shoe is available in normal width.

Outsole

An anatomical outsole comprises the outer sole of the SpeedForm Apollo Vent. It is designed to deliver greater performance and natural fit. The sole is durable enough to protect high abrasion areas against the damaging elements of the road. It also gives reasonable amount of traction while running the road and on wet surfaces.

Midsole

The midsole of this shoe features the Under Armour Micro-G cushioning technology. It is extended in the entire midsole and delivers a very supportive and responsive ride. It is thin and lightweight, delivering a great ground contact and solid rebound. The springy feel is always great for powerful toe-off.

Upper

The upper of the Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo Vent features the ArmourVent mesh that delivers a lightweight and breathable upper coverage. It is also durable and flexible enough to adapt to the foot’s shape, improving fit and comfort. The ultrasonic welded seams are smooth enough to provide a next-to-skin comfort and support. The seamless external heel cup also provides an anatomical fit.


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