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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 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

    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
    $115
  • Weight
    Men: 9.5oz
    Women: 8.2oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    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.

  • Heel height
    Men: 25mm
    Women: 25mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 17mm
    Women: 17mm
  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

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.

Rankings

Expert Reviews

Experts are runners, 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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90 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | Triathlete Europe

    The shoe had great traction and felt very very responsive when the pace was changing.

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Updates to Zoot 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.

Zoot 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.

Outsole

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.

Midsole

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.

Upper

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.