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Running Sneakers

Running Shoes for All Ages

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From Nike to Saucony to New Balance, everybody has their favorite brand when it comes to running shoes. Here'

From Nike to Saucony to New Balance, everybody has their favorite brand when it comes to running shoes. Here's a list of running sneakers that have their own fan clubs.

s a list of running sneakers that have their own fan clubs.

1. Nike Air Venture

The Nike Air Venture was originally created for runners who needed unparalleled support and comfort. Now it's been transformed into a sleek sneaker with the same design concept and modern updates. It features a nylon upper with suede overlays, a phylon midsole for cushioning and a waffle rubber sole for traction. You get Nike running "technology" in a simple shoe -- redesigned to be stylish. An 80s model revamped, the Nike Air Venture is as retro as retro can get, yet it is still very modern in materials and design. If you stick with one of the standard retro sneakers that were once classics, you miss out on where the money is really at - in the design engineering of the shoe. It's updated, while old school sneakers stay just that...old.
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2. Nike Free Run+ 2

Taking a cue from the intricate workings of the bare foot, the Nike Free Run+ 2 Running Shoe is designed to maximize the foot's natural range of motion while providing protection and cushioning for a smooth ride. Without sacrificing the feel of barefoot running, the Nike Free Run+ 2 Shoe delivers a plush, cushioned ride. Phylite material seamlessly fuses the midsole with the outsole, creating a one-piece design that's as resilient as it is durable. The molded sockliner mimics the curves of the foot for a comfortable, supportive fit.
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3. Nike Zoom Vomero+ 7

Need shoes to anchor your feet? The Zoom Vomero 7 keeps it plush and comfortable for long-haul pavement pounding. On the upper, the heel collar wraps you in comfort, the tongue is nicely padded, and the forefoot gives you plenty of room to spread out. Your heel feels locked in place, but even the heel cup is nice and soft. Another great running choice from Nike.

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4. Saucony ProGrid Hurricane 14

A running shoe designed for the mild overpronator who requires a combination of cushioning, stability, and solid footing. The Saucony ProGrid Hurricane 14 features a breathable open mesh upper, durable synthetic overlays for targeted support, and a unique fit system in the upper that helps lock the midfoot over the midsole and ensures the heel stays securely in place. Overall, this is a very good running shoe.
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5. New Balance Classics 373

This classic retro-style running shoe with EVA midsole, as well as a suede and mesh upper, is a great choice for everyday wear. These are excellent for comfort and quality.
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6. New Balance 420

One of the coolest sneakers out in the market today is the New Balance 420. The shoe is stylish, slim, light, very slick, and retro. The 420 is a smooth glide. The outsole offers grip and the insole is well-cushioned. These kicks were created for serious runners or laid-back loungers. Either way, the 420 is versatile and makes a great everyday shoe.

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7. Nike Oceania (Women)

Make waves when you roll up in the classic Oceania from Nike. If you miss the retro styling of the classic 80s sneaker from childhood, then you'll love the Oceania. Originally created as a running shoe that's great for any social outing, the Oceania offers advanced Nike design engineering for all-around versatility. The Oceania is sleek, feminine, and great for all day wear. Women of all ages will enjoy these flexible, awesome sneakers for the Nike archives.
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8. Nike Air Max

The Nike Air Max 1 is embraced by runners and street fashionistas alike. In a sprawled out city like Los Angeles for example, which is home to hundreds of cultures and sub-cultures, different models of the Max are worn more than others. The most popular models: the Air Max 1, Air Max 90, Air Max 95, and the Air Max 97. These are often spotted worn with dark denim and white t-shirts, dark windbreakers, nylon track suits, gym clothes, and evening club wear. You can check out the list of the most popular Air Maxes here.
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9. Nike Air Pegasus 83 (and newer)

A super duper lightweight running shoe! A cool vintage pick from Nike as named as one of the Best Buy shoes from Runner’s World. The Air Pegasus wins in the cushioning category, made possible by a full length Air-Sole unit that Nike is famous for. This type of cushioning is not just effective in absorbing shock; it is also exceptionally durable and long lasting.

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