HOKA ONE ONE’s Tracer reaches round 2 with a parade - of fast times, thanks to the Northern Arizona Elite’s performances in the shoe. The traditional stack height has made the shoe a versatile racing option for many, especially those looking for a shoe to handle their 10k to marathon duties.
The GoMeb has been a successful racing shoe that is versatile enough for a variety of distances from road miles to marathons depending on a runners’ efficiency. The GoMeb Speed 4, builds on the successes of previous versions while upping its game a bit in the process.
The Endorphin Racer 2 updates the lightest of the light racing shoes from Saucony. The upper, similar to the debut model, is a waffle like mesh which is very thin but also tough enough to keep the foot contained. Sparse but sufficient sueded overlays support the foot along with the durable mesh.
The Cloudflash is the latest racing flat from On Running. While its shares a philosophical connection with the original Cloudracer, it is brand new, designed from the ground up. The upper is thin closed mesh with just enough fused overlays to lend structure and support.
The Sonic is a new racer/trainer, trainer/racer from Mizuno which incorporates some new approaches to the wave technology. The upper is a thin semi-open mesh in the forefoot with closed mesh in the heel.