Are you looking for your next pair of running or trail shoes? You're in luck! The folks at Runner’s World tested 104 different shoes to determine the top 25 you can buy today. More than 250 testers sweat it out in various shoes in order to discover the best shoes on the market right now. We're highlighting a few of our favorites from the Runner's World list below, but you can find more winners in this spring 2019 collection.
We were excited to see this shoe make the list after getting the opportunity to try it out here at Holabird Sports. Our own testers noticed that the shoes were quite comfortable and bouncy, which was echoed by the Runner's World testers who enjoyed the shoe's comfortably protective feel. These shoes are particularly great for recovery runs and longer road runs. Under Armour HOVR Infinite running shoes are part of the Connected Series, which you can read about on our blog!
Featuring Brooks' new GuideRails technology, the Adrenaline GTS 19 offers overpronators a stable ride that's also comfortable. While traditional posts can feel a bit intrusive, GuideRails are there when you need them and virtually unnoticeable when you don't. Testers at Runner's World liked the shoe's soft ride and lightweight feel, and the cushioning makes it ideal for runners of all sizes. You can learn more about Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 running shoes on our blog.
Featuring an all-new knit upper, testers liked the lighter weight of these shoes as well as the energy return they experienced. Thanks to their lightweight cushioning and responsive support, ASICS GEL-DS Trainer 24 running shoes are well-suited for speed work, fun runs, and covering shorter distances.
Named a 2019 Editor's Choice shoe by Runner's World, Saucony Peregrine ISO trail running shoes are packed with features that the testers loved like deep, multi-directional lugs on the outsole and a comfortable ISOFIT upper. If you're a fast trail runner or someone who frequents wet or icy trails, the Peregrine ISO is a can't-miss shoe! See what else we like about the Saucony Peregrine ISO on our blog.
These road running shoes were included on the Runner's World 2019 Hot List thanks to some really ingenious features. Perhaps the most visible technological characteristic is the "ultra-decoupled, super-stable, highly cushioned" sole, which offers the smoothest ride on the market. A brand-new upper hugs the foot, and testers loved how smooth the heel-to-toe transitions were in this shoe. Salomon Predict RA running shoes are great for overpronators who prefer a slightly firmer shoe.
Reebok Forever Floatride Energy running shoes offer the most bang for your buck when compared to similar models from competitors. These shoes are perfect for road runners on a budget, and Runner's World testers liked the lightweight comfort the Floatride Energy provided over long distances.