There are shoes on the market for every type of runner. For some, it’s all about the lightweight feel when pounding the pavement. And if you are into the minimalist running movement, FN has rounded up five standout sneakers currently on the market.
This Nike style touts “ultralight support” with breathability, cushioning and propulsion. A Nike Air Zoom unit is in the heel.
Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak, $130; nike.com
This Asics shoe features FlyteFoam technology “for a featherlight shoe that doesn’t sacrifice responsiveness,” according to the product description on the brand’s website.
Asics DynaFlyte, $140; asics.com
New Balance is tackling the minimalist trend with a flexible shoe that features breathable perforations.
New Balance Fresh Foam Cruz, $80; newbalance.com
This style by Brooks offers a flexible design.
Brooks Purecadence 6, $110; brooksrunning.com
Adidas currently has a special version of its lightweight Adizero style.
Adizero Boston 6, $120; adidas.com
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