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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

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who do 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 need arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal 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.

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
$130
Weight
Men: 10.7oz
Women: 9.6oz
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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 7.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The Coronado features a no-sew construction for added support.
  • The combination of the open mesh upper and Barefit internal liner technology offers exceptional breathability and comfort.
  • Most runners applauded the cushioning and durability of the Zoot Coronado.
  • This shoe promotes powerful and smooth toe-offs for effortless momentum.
  • Most reviews took note of the secure fit of the Coronado.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The Zoot Coronado is a slightly high-priced shoe.
  • Some runners are quite unsatisfied with the shoe’s limited color option.
  • The Coronado looks bulky as observed by some runners.

Bottom line

The Zoot Coronado gained positive reviews because it offers plenty of cushioning, stability and durability. This shoe is designed for long runs. The no-sew construction provides additional support and lessened the risk of blisters.


Rankings

Best rated Zoot running shoes:

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3.8 / 5 based on 10 ratings

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Expert Reviews

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85 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

  • 85 / 100 by Running Magazine • Canadian Running • Level 4 expert

    Although the Coronado is a run-focused shoe, the inner construction of this shoe is so smooth and seamless that one of our testers just opted to run sockless. 

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Updates to Zoot Coronado

  • The Zoot Coronado features the Z-Bound midsole and Z-Bound insole that gives comfort and added durability. The dual-density midsole provides efficient shock absorption and solid rebound. It reduces stress and fatigue.
  • The shoe uses the brand’s CarbonSpan+ technology that offers a smooth and powerful toe-off. Runners can experience effortless forward thrust without experiencing forefoot fatigue.

Zoot Coronado size and fit

The Coronado has a standard running shoe length and width. The forefoot and heel comfortably accommodate medium foot sizes while the midfoot has a medium to high volume. Runners with medium foot measurements can absolutely find a good fit in this shoe.

Outsole

The ZCR outsole technology is extended in the sole to give durability especially on high wear areas. This works efficiently with the ZBR that is strategically placed in the forefoot to provide added durability and cushioning.

Midsole

The Coronado features the dual density Z-Bound+ midsole that delivers impressive shock absorption and solid rebound. It gives added comfort and reduces foot fatigue and stress especially on long runs. The Z-Bound insole gives added support and comfort.

Upper

The upper of the Zoot Coronado has an open mesh upper coverage that gives maximum breathability, keeping the foot cool and dry. The shoe’s no-sew construction and BareFit internal lining reduces the risk of blisters and irritation while giving maximum comfort and sock-like feel.