If you're looking for a comfortable and lightweight pair of running shoes to boost your run, these are your best bets.
1. Reebok Fast Flexweave Women’s running shoes, $149
The uppers are made with a figure-8 weave method that offers tailored flexibility in the forefoot and midfoot areas.
Pressure-mapping technology is used in the outsoles to ensure maximum responsiveness and stability, perfect for both daily training and races.
2. Asics Gel-Nimbus 20 Platinum Women’s running shoes, $289
Built for runners of all levels, this is the lightest model in Gel-Nimbus history. The shoes use Asics’ proprietary FlyteFoam midsoles that are the ideal combination of soft and springy.
Plus, this platinum design features a metallic heel counter, reflective stripes and a special-edition sockliner – something the style-conscious wouldn’t want to miss.
Available in metallic grey.
3. Merrell Bare Access Flex Knit Women’s trail running shoes, $189, Royal Sporting House
These barely-there knit shoes are just what you need to conquer a trail run.
The stretchy uppers hug every contour of the feet, so you’ll always be in control whether you’re sidestepping a branch or navigating a slope. The grippy outsoles give great traction and ground feel too.
4. New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr HypoSkin Women’s running shoes, $159
Photo: New Balance Singapore
Thanks to the low-cut bootie construction, these sleek shoes are super easy to slip on.
They boast a sock-like fit, and uppers made of a lightweight, supportive material called Hyposkin which adapt to the shape of your feet. Deep, laser-engraved flex grooves in the midsoles improve shock absorption and flexible motion.
5. Reebok Floatride Run Women's shoes, $229
Featuring Reebok’s Floatride Foam, these shoes are incredibly cushy, bouncy and lightweight – perfect for speed runs and races.
The uppers are made of seam-free knit material, and provide sufficient breathability to keep your feet dry throughout.
6. Under Armour Hovr Sonic Women’s running shoes, from $179
Photo: Under Armour Singapore
Under Armour’s latest cushioning technology, Hovr, strikes a fine balance between cushioning, responsiveness and energy return, giving a lifting effect with every stride.
Suitable for long distances, these kicks have soft, flat-knit uppers for optimal ventilation so your feet stay dry even in humid conditions. The firm tongues and external heel counters provide a snug, locked-in fit.
This article was originally published in Shape.