For the runner who wants a plush ride provided by plenty of cushioning, today’s top athletic brands have plenty of sneakers out now for both men and women to choose from. High-profile brands including Nike, Saucony, New Balance and more equip the latest performance looks with the tech needed for a pillowlike feeling underfoot.
Here, you can check out FN’s picks for running shoes that deliver on performance and comfort.
Saucony Triumph ISO 4
Out now in several color options and sizing for men and women is the Saucony Triumph ISO 4, which boasts the brand’s acclaimed Everun midsole technology.
Reebok Harmony Road 2
Ask any Reebok ambassador for the shoe they run in, whether a man or a woman, and they’ll most likely say the Harmony Road. The beloved sneaker has a new iteration, the Harmony Road 2, which features a TriZone midsole with Kooshride TPU foam.
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Nike Zoom Fly
The look, which is available in men’s and women’s sizes, features Nike’s Lunarlon cushioning, which the brand proclaimed “combines soft and firm foam for a balance of shock absorption, stability and response, without sacrificing comfort.”
New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v8
Women and men alike can both pick up a pair of New Balance’s latest addition to its coveted 1080 franchise, which is executed with Fresh Foam midsole technology.
Hoka One One Bondi 5
Out now for women and men is the Bondi 5, a maximal running shoe with what Hoka One One describes as “pillowy, plush cushioning.”
Brooks Launch 5
The latest in Brooks’ beloved Launch series, for men and women, boasts the running brand’s full-length S-257 Cushsole midsole compound to keep the ride and the shoe flexible.
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