The Best New Running Sneakers for Logging Spring Miles
Asics Gel Kenun Knit
This just-released knit style from Asics is made for the casual runner. Meant for lighter jogs and runs, it also transitions seamlessly into your athleisure wardrobe. ($230; asics.com)
Buy These If: You're looking for a pair of running shoes you can also wear with jeans and a cute top.
(BTW, here are some helpful tips on how to wear sneakers everywhere.)
Under Armour HOVR Sonic
Released in February, these sneakers are meant to give runners a "luxury ride," with a flexible, versatile, and cushioned feel. They're also integrated with UA's run tracking platform, MapMyRun, for effortless syncing. ($110; ua.com)
Buy These If: You use MapMyRun or want a solid neutral shoe.
Reebok Fast Flexweave
Reebok is known for their cross training and weightlifting styles, but these new lightweight running sneakers seem primed to change that. The shoe's breathable, durable upper—made from their new Flexweave fabric—makes it super breathable and flexible, while the cushioning is strategically mapped out to provide stability just where you need it. ($100; reebok.com)
Buy These If: You're looking for a lightweight shoe at a lower price point.
Nike Epic React Flyknit
Nike's first sneaker to utilize their new React foam technology, which is super responsive but also very lightweight, has been a hit since it was released in late February. Designed to keep you comfortable on runs long and short, these sneakers go the distance. Oh, and they look cool AF. ($150; nike.com)
Buy These If: You have some long run in your spring future.
Saucony Liberty ISO
This brand-new style from Saucony provides a seriously plush ride, making it ideal for those who like to feel super supported on long runs. These also feature just enough guidance for those who are slightly pronated, providing the optimal mix of comfort and practicality. ($160; saucony.com)
Buy These If: You're looking for a super plush, cushiony running shoe.
Adidas AlphaBounce Beyond
Designed specifically for both running and cross training, these brand-new sneakers from Adidas are meant to help you get in the zone and stay there. Like many of the brand's running shoes, these feature a sock-like construction and durable outsole meant to function in both dry and wet conditions. Plus, they're seriously cute. ($120; launches March 29)
Buy These If: You're looking for a sneaker to run to the studio in without having to change for class.
New Balance 890v6
These just-launched sneakers are meant to make you feel fast. They were engineered with toe spring to help propel you forward, and feature the brand's Revlite midsole, which was designed for quick engagement with the road, so you can be light as air. ($120; newbalance.com)
Buy These If: You're working on your speed this spring.
Brooks' Levitate shoe, which features their DNA Amp technology for maximum energy return and a super-springy feel, was released late last year, but they just launched new colorways this month that are seriously fashion-friendly. For a shoe that can transition from track repeats to brunch, look no further. ($120; brooksrunning.com)
Buy These If: You're looking for the best in both performance tech and style.
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