Looking for the perfect running shoe can be a daunting task and there’s a huge range available, from deep-studded mud specialists to super-light racing flats. Consider how you’ll use them and the terrain you’ll be running on. Great fit and comfort are essential, and having the right balance of weight, cushioning and grip will ensure you have the most running
How they were tested
Jen and Sim are lucky enough to live somewhere with easy access to country lanes, muddy hills, steep rocky trails and gravelled towpaths, to put the shoes through their paces. They ran in each pair of shoes over a variety of terrains and in different conditions, comparing them against each other and their recommended use.