Arch support
Daily running
M: 281g | W: 235g
Heel to toe drop
M: 9mm | W: 9mm
Heel height
M: 32mm | W: 32mm
Forefoot height
M: 23mm | W: 23mm
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 7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Some runners felt that the Spine Clutch is a fast shoe.

  • The UA Spine™ chassis technology provides flexible feel without affecting the shoe’s support attributes.

  • It features the 4D Foam footbed to eliminate foot slippage.

  • The breathable mesh and the second layer of synthetic underlays that promote locked-in midfoot support were applauded by many.

  • A reasonably-priced shoe.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some parts wore out quickly, based on some reviews.

  • Lacks the needed support based on runners’ feedback.

  • The laces were a bit shorter, said some testers.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Spine Clutch offers a lightweight and comfortable construction. It has the needed responsive cushioning, good arch support, and traction to survive off-trail running. This is also a great training partner.

World wide, Spine Clutch is in the bottom 5% most popular running shoes. The brand, Under Armour, is the 10th most popular.

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4.4 / 5 based on 139 ratings

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Expert reviews

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88 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 88
    Jason SaltmarshLevel 4 expert
    by Salt Marsh Running
    The Spine Clutch delivers a superior fit and a comfortable ride that begs runners to go faster and longer.
  • 89
    Jarron RamosLevel 2 expert
    by Wear Testers
    On most surfaces, the traction worked well but wet conditions can be slippery, especially on wet grass/ or terrain other than paved/ manmade tracks.
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  • Finish Line
    It fits and flexes like a second skin.
  • YoAnty Kicks
    The Under Armour Spine Clutch Fit is super lightweight and super comfortable.
  • Jarron JAHRONMON
    This shoe is an excellent combination of support and flexibility. It is the best of both worlds.
  • Sport Chek

Updates to Spine Clutch

The Under Armour Spine Clutch features an enhanced upper built. It uses a lightweight material that delivers a breathable coverage to the foot. It keeps the foot well-ventilated. With the brand’s ClutchFit Technology, runners can experience a secure and sock-like fit.

This shoe also features the innovative Under Armour Micro G foam that is formulated and placed in the midsole to absorbs impact during landing and delivers a solid rebound for a more responsive ride.

This shoe also comes with die cut 4D Foam footbed that conforms to the foot’s natural shape. It is designed to eliminate slippage and to give a more personalized fit.

Spine Clutch size and fit

When it comes to sizing, the Spine Clutch is true to its size. With its design, it delivers an impressive it. It is medium in the heel and midfoot for a snug fit. It also comes with a roomy toe box for toe splay. Under Armour is offering this shoe in medium width.


The Spine Clutch uses the solid rubber outsole that delivers maximum ground contract and reliable traction on wet condition. The outer sole of the shoe is designed for endurance and traction for an enhanced running performance.


The midsole features the innovative Micro G Foam. It absorbs enough amount of energy during impact and releases it for a solid and powerful rebound. The cushioning of this shoe empowers your steps without fatigue and stress. The 4D foam footbed delivers a more comfortable and customized fit.


The ultra-breathable mesh comprises the upper built of the Under Armour Spine Clutch. It delivers a lightweight and breathable coverage all throughout the run. It also comes with second layer underlays that are designed for locked-in midfoot support. The Under Armour ClutchFit technology is designed to wrap the foot securely and next-to-skin comfort. It also gives powerful support and unmatched feel.


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