The Best Running Shoes In 2018

Looking for the best running shoes, but don’t know where to start? We’ve covered shoes for the road, trail, flat feet, knee pain and overpronation.

I’ve trawled through 100s of “Best Running Shoes” articles, and a few questions started popping up.

Best shoes for what? Best for who? What if I have a limited budget, flat-fleet, knee pain or prefer trail running to road running?

A perfect running shoe for me, isn’t going to be a perfect shoe for you.

So, here is what I’ve done.

I’ve split this article in super-short sections.

Each section has two of the most popular options from leading brands.

Whilst I’ve tried to offer the best high-end, and best budget running shoe for each section, ultimately, I’ve picked the “best in category” for each.

Just pick a link below to get started.

What’s Next?

If you’ve not already done so, check out our beginners guide to running, that includes an essential running kit list.

Written by
Grant Draper

Grant's a motorcycle geek, outdoor enthusiast & confirmed racing nut. He road tests all the gear he buys, and then gives his feedback here on NoobNorm.

He also details any quick fixes he stumbles upon, whether that's to stop brakes on motorcycles sticking, or unusual noises coming from gaming wheels.

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Written by Grant Draper