Running shoes: six of the best pairs to buy

These running shoes offer both comfort and style, with prices ranging from £65 to £165

1. Blissfeel Women’s

Blissfeel Women’s

Lululemon’s first running shoe is a “game-changer”. Aimed at lifestyle runners (rather than competitive athletes), it is designed specifically for women’s feet. It is unusually comfortable and springy, yet light and responsive.

from £74; lululemon.co.uk

2. Brooks Adrenaline GTS 22

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 22

These supremely supportive, comfortable women’s road-running shoes are supple and well-cushioned. They have excellent arch support for those who overpronate – when the ankle rolls inwards.

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£130; brooksrunning.com

3. Asics Gel-Kayano 28

Asics Gel-Kayano 28

Offering superb shock absorption and support, these trainers are ideal for marathon training. In their 28th iteration, the shoes are designed specifically for female runners who overpronate. A “lite” version is also available.

from £108; asics.com

4. adidas Ultraboost 22

adidas Ultraboost 22

Available for men and women, adidas’s Ultraboost 22s are responsive and comfortable, with amazing grip. They also don’t need much breaking in.

from £165; adidas.co.uk

5. Hoka Kawana

Hoka Kawana

Kawana men’s running shoes have an extended swallowtail heel to reduce landing impact, and midsole foam for improved rebound.

£125; hoka.com

6. Under Armour Flow Velociti Wind

Under Armour Flow Velociti Wind

These smart men’s shoes can be paired with Under Armour’s mobile app to give stats and real-time coaching. Good for speed and hilly routes, they are well-cushioned with a strong grip.

£65; sportsdirect.com

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