It doesn't matter if you are running for leisure or running to compete, you will definitely need a pair of comfortable and good running shoes. With so many running shoes in the market, how do you know which are the best shoes for you?
Here are the 5 best women's running shoes in 2018 that receives great reviews from people who bought and tried the shoes!
1. ASICS GEL-Kayano 24
Weight: 9.3 oz / 263.651 g
The ASICS Gel-Kayano 24 has been rated for the best comfortability and support based on the reviews. The shoe is designed to bring comfort and stabilization to runners, to improve running efficiency and decrease the risk of injury over varying distances. With Gel-Kayano 24, they are great for longer runs as it cushions the impact to make it as comfortable as the first.
"I am so thankful for the excellent support the Gel Kayano 24 offers. I have serious foot problems that require a good sturdy footwear. ASICS fits the bill perfectly. I am now able to walk longer distances and participate in other activities without foot and leg pain," said a fan of ASICS.
2. Saucony Ride 10
Weight: 8.4 oz / 238 g
Saucony Ride 10 is perfect for road running and they deliver good support and shoe flexibility. The shoe also has a cushy feeling where it makes your feet feel super comfortable. The upper mesh on the shoe keeps the feet cool, and the woven heel piece locks in the foot to prevent unwanted rubbing.
"I run 20-25 miles a week. These are excellent road-running shoes (as their title suggests). Extra cushiony without being bulky or heavy, with natural support, they perform flawlessly. Highly recommended," said a reviewer of Saucony Ride 10.
3. Brooks Ghost 10
Weight: 8.8oz / 249.5g
Brooks Ghost 10 is road running shoe that is designed to deliver the smoothest ride possible, for runners who wants a plush, adaptable fit. It is an improved fit from the 3D Fit Print overlays. Brooks Ghost 10 has a soft cushioning that allows you to keep on cruise control, mile after mile, a segmented crash pad that is designed to adapt to each foot fall and also a breathable fit, made with the newly engineered mesh upper that practically disappears on foot.
"I love this shoe! It's so comfortable and feels so cushiony, I never think about my feet hitting the ground! They provide a lot of spring in my stride too. Just the best running shoe I've had in a long time," said Sue, a reviewer who has tried Brooks Ghost 10.
4. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34
Weight: 9 oz / 255 grams (Based on women's size 5.5)
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 34 is built for first time runners and also experience runners. It is designed with a material that helps reduce heat build-up during your runs. Just like what Nike states, it proves that their cushioning and support is the best!
"They are soft and comfortable, but very stable and supportive. Nike hit the nail on the head with these shoes!," said a reviewer who was really pleased with the shoe.
5. Asics GEL-Nimbus 19
Weight: 8.9 oz / 252.311g
ASICS GEL-Nimbus 19 is perfect for long distance running as it features a FlyteFoam Technology, which offers optimal comfort and a responsive ride for the neutral runner. With the gradient jacquard-mesh upper, it allows the foot to run in a natural motion.
"I walk 7-11 miles per day 5 days a week and these shoes eliminate the fatigue all that walking creates. They are very supportive. The cushy inside is very enduring. Unlike other brands that go flat after a month of use, the cushion in the Nimbus 19 lasted the life of the shoe," said Anjolie, a reviewer.
Do you agree that these 5 shoes are the 5 best running shoes for women? What are your thoughts about this?