Battle of the brands: the top 5 running trainers

In the UK’s largest survey of runners this September, we asked you for your favourite running brands and the results are in. Not sure which kicks to buy? Here are 5 of the best men’s running shoes on the market, as voted for by you.

Battle of the brands: the top 5 running trainers

5. Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

The innovative Saucony Hurricane ISO 2 helps you run for longer thanks to a perfect blend of comfort and durability.

You can stay balanced and comfortable with the extra cushioning and ISOFIT fitting.

4. New Balance Fresh Foam Zante V2

The New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v2 has a skin-like feel, helping you to stay streamlined for a faster run. 

Enjoy ultimate comfort with an engineered mesh that eliminates the need for overlays, providing a softer and cushioned support. 

3. Adidas Ultra Boost

Designed for natural running, the adidas Ultra Boost has midfoot support and heel stability to provide extra support for every stride.

The lightweight and elastic design enables you to optimise the unique properties of boost technology while the rubber outsole provides great grip in both wet and dry conditions.

2. Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit  

The Nike Lunar Epic Flykit technology provides a shoe with the snug fit of a sock and a featherweight feel.

The water-repellent Flyknit fabric means the weather won't be slowing you down.

1. ASICS MetaRun

Run faster for longer - the ASICS Metarun groundbreaking FlyteFoam is 55 per cent lighter meaning you carry less weight.

This incredibly resilient shoe utilises built-in organic fibres to enable maximum cushioning at every step.


For the women's version, head over to our top 5 women's trainers

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