More about racing shoesRACING SHOES2005 MODELSADIDASSupernova Competition ASICSGel DS Racer Gel Kanji 2004 MODELSADIDASAdistar Competition Response Competition MIZUNOWave Revolver NEW BALANCERC205 RC750PUMAComplete Aello SAUCONYComplete Aello
Weight 400gEvaluation Salomons shoes are a familiar sight at its two-day adventure races, and at longer raids. They have a strong emphasis on protection, and theyre packed with innovation: the kevlar lacing system designed to tighten the upper
mild overpronators. But with its fine level of cushioning – the rearfoot feels positively plush – it works well as a shoe for swift, efficient runners racing up to the half-marathon.
Weight 235gEvaluation If you're a light, fast overpronator, finding a racing shoe with added stability can be hard. If you fit this description, you'll want to check out the RC750. With a decent-sized medial post (for a racing shoe) and a plastic
Weight 222gEvaluation The Fastwitch CRM – Fast Witch? – is actually two racing shoes: the Speed and the Endurance. Saucony debuted CRM – or Custom Ride Management – in the Trigon. Basically, it means one shoe with a choice of midsoles. The Speed has
, the shoe favoured by former marathon world record holder Khallid Khannouchi, and that should give you an idea of the kind of runner who'll get the most out of them – the fast and efficient kind. That doesn't necessarily mean elite, though. The 250 uses New
. The Aello is no marathon shoe, but is great for anything up to 10K.
). In addition, of course, the Response Comp gives you the responsiveness and fairly effortless feel of a (heavy) racing shoe. Its a good first-time racing shoe, or marathon racer for serious runners.
Weight 349gEvaluation The Raid Sport is the little brother of the Raid Race, and for most runners, its a better shoe. Thats because while its less protective, stable and durable than the Raid Race, its lighter, more flexible and more nimble
(performance) £60Wave Revolver (racing) £50Mountain BearGladiator (off-road) £55 New Balance1221 (stability) £100 900 (performance) £70 815 (motion control) £65 RC205 (racing) £55 RC750 (racing) £50 NikeShox FSM (stability) £95Air Pegasus (cushioned) £60 Air
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