Ideal for: cushioning
Pavement pounders, this sneaker has your back. Thick cushioning in the midsole and a memory foam sock liner create the sensation of “running on a cloud.” The blown-rubber outsole is an additional buffer between your foot and the ground, providing “dependable traction, even on rain- slicked sidewalks.” ($130; saucony.com)
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We put 45 new kicks through their paces—rating them on everything from stability to style to help you discover your perfect match.
We put 45 new kicks through their paces so you can find your perfect pair.
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