In this article, we’re going to match specific trail shoes to the different features and technologies that runners needs, based on:
The types of runs you’re going on -- casual, tempo, 5ks, marathons
Your foot shape and gait cycle -- do you need a neutral shoe or one with arch support
Your preferences -- how much heel-to-toe drop, what type of cushioning
So your favorite shoe was replaced or discontinued. A day every runner dreads. We’ve all been there. You miss that snug fit and perfect cushioning that felt like it was made just for you. You made so many memories in those shoes, from the long training sessions to triumphant PRs on race day. Nothing will ever be the same…
Fear not, Brooks Ravenna and Brooks Transcend fans. Yes, your favorite shoes have a new name, but they still provide a similar, if not better, ride than their predecessors. Let’s dig into the differences and explain the details to help you find the perfect pair for your activities.
In this article, we’re going to discuss: The must-haves that you need in a running shoe based on your foot shape and gait cycle, and how to determine yours,
The different features and technologies runners want in a running shoe, and how to choose the best ones for you,
Then we’re going to put it all together and match specific shoes to the different combinations of all these factors.