The Best Running Shoes for Winter
Written By: SportsShoes
Winter running isn’t only about battling the elements, it’s also time for building base mileage. And for runners aiming for spring marathons, most training plans kick off in January.
For most of us, our priority for winter is maintaining consistent running and that means having the right footwear to help us keep on pounding the pavements, hitting the trails and churning out the miles - no matter what the weather. Here’s our pick of the best running shoes for the winter season.
1. Inov8 X Talon G 235
This super aggressive trail shoe now has even more grip this season thanks to the addition of revolutionary graphene enhanced G-Grip technology, delivering superior traction and sure footing on all trail surfaces. Whether it’s mud, wet rock or slippery, extreme terrain, this shoe is built to conquer it all.
2. Asics GT 2000 8
If you’ve set your sights on a marathon this spring, you’ll have some big miles coming up in the first quarter of the year, which means you’ll need a running shoe capable of high mileage. This season, Asics’ best selling GT-2000 is updated so that it not only maintains the superior support and cushioning it’s lauded for but is now even lighter and stronger. Even better, it’s now available in Gore-Tex, ultra-reflective and trail models to cover every element of winter running.
3. Salomon Speedcross 5 GTX Nocturne
Wet, muddy terrain? Freezing cold downpours? Dark, gloomy runs? No problem. Salomon’s legendary trail shoe is updated for winter with 360 degree reflectivity, a fully waterproof upper and optimum grip whatever the conditions.
4. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 Shield
Nike’s iconic cushioned running shoe is winterised for the season, featuring Shield technology to keep your feet dry and comfortable in all weathers. Along with full length Zoom Air cushioning for the plushest of rides, the ultra-comfortable Pegasus is perfect for longer mileage over the winter months.