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Training day to race day, get a boost from the max cushioning of the new fleet of running shoes. Don’t be fooled by their ultra comfort, these performance trainers are built for speed with energy returning technology, rocker design propulsion, and responsive cushioning every stride.
LEFT COLUMN: ON RUNNING CLOUDMONSTER $169. Ultra comfort meets superior performance in the Cloudmonster, that features ON’s massive CloudTec® cushioning in a bold rocker shape for more energy return and propulsion.
SAUCONY ENDORPHIN PRO 3 $225. Designed for speed with a carbon-fiber plate and max stack of cushioning, the Endorphin Pro 3 adds SPEEDROLL technology that propels you forward for the ultimate go-fast experience.
NIKE ZOOMX INVINCIBLE RUN FLYKNIT 2 $180. Responsive and lightweight Nike ZoomX foam is molded in a rocker shape, that provides support, cushioning, and flexibility throughout your stride. Wide, exaggerated shape at the forefoot and heel offers a more stable ride.
HOKA BONDI 10. A maximally-cushioned road shoe designed to go the distance, the Bondi X is spring-loaded with a propulsive carbon fiber plate. With the soft, balanced ride for which the Bondi franchise is known, the X is fine-tuned with an extended rocker for faster acceleration.
ASICS MAGIC SPEED 2 $149.95. With a full-length carbon and TPU plate, you’ll launch forward the second your foot touches the ground. With an update to the fit and base, this favorite racing shoe is now perfect for tempo training too.
RIGHT COLUMN: NEW BALANCE FUELCELL SUPERCOMP TRAINER $179. The FuelCell SuperComp brings race day performance to a high milage training shoe. Its stacked midsole houses an arched carbon fiber plate between two layers of FuelCell cushioning, so every foot strike rebounds and propels for maximum energy-return.
TOPO ATHLETIC SPECTER $160. Topo Athletic introduces their first high-cushion performance trainer. A Pebax Powered® core wrapped in an EVA platform delivers soft cushioning and high energy return with a stable and responsive ride. The aggressive heel and forefoot rocker design aids in a fast transition, propelling you forward each stride.
BROOKS HYPERION ELITE 2 $250. Ultrafast, ultralight, and ready to race, nitrogen-infused cushioning offers intense energy return and durable, long-lasting speed. Rapid Roll moves you from landing to toe-off faster while the broad midsole and carbon fiber propulsion plate work together to conserve energy.
CRAFT CTM ULTRA CARBON TRAIL $259.99. From the road to the trail, Craft shoes are designed to meet the needs ultra-distance running elite athletes. The CTM Ultra Carbon Trail shoe combines a lightweight Vault Foam™ midsole with an ultra rebound insole, matched with a tuned carbon plate for ultimate energy return. Vibram™ Megarip™ traction outsole provides speed and stability on the harshest of terrains.
ADIDAS ADISTAR $130. Strike soft and push forward with a shoe designed to go the distance. Inspired by the idea of perpetual motion, Adistar combines a soft, lightweight foam with firmer foam to create a dual density midsole. Forward propulsion is enhanced by the rocker geometry and overall 6mm drop heel to toe.