Arch support
Daily running
M: 269g | W: 232g
Heel to toe drop
M: 8mm | W: 8mm
Heel height
M: 25mm | W: 25mm
Forefoot height
M: 17mm | W: 17mm
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 8.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • The lightweight, breathable mesh upper of the Zoot Laguna provides comfort.

  • The barefit internal liner technology for a sock-like feel gained several thumbs-up from runners.

  • The Laguna features a minimal carbon rubber pods, providing better grip in the toe and heel.

  • The overall construction and durability feature of the shoe were applauded by most runners.

  • The design is impressive as noted in some reviews.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some observed that the Zoot Laguna is a bit heavy for long distance runs.

  • Some noticed that this shoe needs more cushioning.

  • The size of the Zoot Laguna is half size smaller as other observed.

Bottom line

The Zoot Laguna is a reliable training shoe. Some reviewers are happy with this shoe because it is very comfortable and durable. It provides secure fit and good arch support.

World wide, Laguna is in the top 50% most popular running shoes. The brand, Zoot, is the 21st most popular.

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4.6 / 5 based on 13 ratings

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Expert reviews

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84 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews

  • 82
    Mandie33Level 3 expert
    by Gear Institute
    This shoe is all-round great multi-purpose shoe that can do both steady-slow long runs and faster tempo workouts.
  • 81
    Shoe RangerLevel 3 expert
    by Shoe Ranger
    It’s a better overall fit than any other Zoot shoe and although the bareFit liner is now glued it will still work great for your sockless running.
  • 90
    Dan SpeedLevel 2 expert
    by Triathlete Europe
    The shoe had great traction and felt very very responsive when the pace was changing.
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  • Sunshine Shop Zappos
    This shoe is built for the mild to moderate overpronator who requires a blend of cushioning and stability.

Updates to Laguna

The Zoot Laguna features an enhanced midsole. It uses the brand’s notable cushioning system, the Z-Bound+ and ZVA. It gives maximum cushioning strategically placed in the entire midsole for ultimate performance.

Laguna size and fit

Zoot is offering the Laguna in standard running shoe sizes and widths. The heel and the midfoot areas are in standard sizing. The heel area is a bit narrow but allows the toes to move comfortably. It gives snug fit to runners with medium foot and narrow-footed runners.


The Laguna uses the brand’s notable Zoot Blown Rubber. It delivers reliable traction while running on the road. The shoe has a constant ground contact property that keeps the center of the sole in good contact with ground for added support and traction without adding weight. Carbon rubber pods are also added in the toe and heel area for added durability.


The midsole features the combining capacity of Z-Bound technology and injected ZVA that deliver a reliable and durable cushioning. The Z-Bound is strategically located in the entire midsole for ultimate performance. The midsole gives lasting comfort and added support.


The upper of the Zoot Laguna uses the lightweight upper mesh that delivers maximum breathability. The seamless design of the shoe gives added comfort while reducing the risk of irritation and blister. It also uses the brand’s BareFit internal liner technology that provides a sock-like feel.


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