The Best Running Shoes For A 5k
Written By: SportsShoes
Got your sights set on a new PB this season? SportsShoes.com has rounded up a selection of racing category models that are fast, sleek and engineered to help you smash your 5K target.
Lightning fast, this world class shoe is engineered to break records, featuring Nike’s revolutionary ZoomX midsole, delivering Nike’s greatest energy return yet.
Hoka One One’s new performance shoe is fast and light, yet is ultra-responsive. Plush on landing but with a springy propulsive toe off thanks to Its ProFly midsole, the EVO Carbon Rocket delivers speed and protection on fast paced runs.
Mizuno’s fastest ever shoe is built for chasing down new PBs. A true racing flat, featuring a snug performance fit and an ultra-lightweight and responsive U4ic midsole for the speediest of rides.
Engineered using data from runners, this streamlined racer features a plush, ultra-light and responsive Revlite midsole and a customised fit with Boa closure system for easy lockdown.
Inspired by London’s racing heritage, Altra’s limited edition Escalante Racer features a firmer feel for maximum energy return and response. A zero-drop platform helps encourage a natural, midfoot landing for optimum performance.
This long-distance racer hasn’t only taken scores of runners to a marathon PB, but it also delivers a fast 5K. With a racing fit and massive energy return from its BOOST midsole, this trusty favourite yields speed and protection in bucket-loads.
Saucony’s most popular road racer, now in its 8th incarnation, features engineered mesh for a dynamic fit with a low profile platform for optimum speed and response.
The official shoe of Team NB’s elite road racers, this racing flat features a Revlite midsole and FantomFit upper for a fast, aggressive ride from 5K to marathon.