Marathons are up and running again across the world, so what performance shoes are perfect for long-distance running?
Over the past couple of weeks, marathon season throughout Europe has begun, with the London and Paris marathons being the highlights. It won’t be long before Australia follows suit, and marathon events can begin again.
So, for the long-distance runners of the world, everyone is busy training for their events. Since marathons are a hugely physical endeavour, preparation is key. Any long-distance runner will know that the way you train and eat and prepare yourself for a marathon is crucial to your performance on the day.
What they also know is how important performance footwear is to a distance runner. The right footwear will ensure that you avoid injury to your legs and back, and keep your runs comfortable, and give you the ability to perform at your best.
So, what shoes on the market at the moment are the best for long-distance running and where can you find them?
Here are our top three performance shoes for long-distance runners:
ASICS Gel Cumulus 23
This every day, running shoes ticks all the boxes. It delivers a comfortable, reliable and consistent ride on your runs. With gender specific technology for both men and women, the lightweight engineered mesh is highly breathable, perfect for your comfort. It also has multiple flex grooves, with a sustainable ASICS lite rubber outsole for full ground contact that allows for smooth contact with the ground, and absorption of shock so your legs and back can avoid injury.
Mizuno Wave Rider 25
The Mizuno wave rider 23, is a part of the iconic Mizuno shoe line-up and doesn’t disappoint. With an all-new Mizuno Enerzy midsole on the top and heel wedge, along with the parallel-shaped wave plate combine to give a more propulsive and smoother ride for the runner. The excellent midsole cushioning creates great energy return, and engineered air mesh provides a soft, breathable and flexible fit, perfect for long-distances.
Brooks Glycerin 19
The Brooks Glycerin 19 delivers super-soft cushioning for the softest ride ever, without sacrificing responsiveness or durability. The 3D fit print upper also provides a strategic stretch and structure for a comfortable fit, which makes for a better stride and shock absorption to help you avoid injury. Not only that but the updated mesh upper will provide a better fit and premium step-in comfort.
After having a look at our top three choices for long distance running performance shoes, you might be wondering where you find these options so you can find the right shoe for you. Well, Stringer Sports Store is your one-stop shop for performance footwear. With a huge range of performance shoes for men, women and children, the professionals at Stringers can help you to find the perfect shoe for you.
If you are looking for your next pair of long-distance running shoes, at the best prices anywhere, then it is time for you to check out the Stringers Sports website, or visit their store, to discover their offerings and find the best fit for your needs.