If you are running for fun, preparing for a competition, or trying to lose those extra pounds you gained during the winter, you’ll need nice, comfortable, and high-quality running shoes. Choosing a new pair of running shoes is a difficult task, and since you’re going to spend a lot of time in them, you better choose something that will fit and work well. The Man Guide has gathered a list of the best running shoes on the market that will improve your daily run, so check them out:

1) Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit

Price: $140

Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit

These new Nikes might be the best looking shoes on the list and they are also one of the most comfortable ones. These shoes are recommended for a barefoot-like running experience. The Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit are perfect for runners who want extremely light shoes, as they adjust to your anatomy, thin but comfortable soles, and a stylish look.

2) Asics Gel-Kayano 21

Price: $160

 Asics Gel-Kayano 21

Asics is considered one of the most comfortable brands for distance running, specially for half-marathons and full marathons. The new Asics Kayano are known to be one of the best cushioned shoes in the market. They also add stability to your runs, which is welcomed during long distance training or competitions.

3) Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

Price: $120

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 running shoe

These shoes carry on with the legacy of its predecessor, adding a little bit more of cushioning without sacrificing stability. The GTS 15 were chosen for this list because they work perfectly fine for both sprints or shot runs and distance runs. The GTS 15 are the best option within the Brooks brand, and will not disappoint you.

4) Adidas Ultra Boost

Price: $180

adidas-ultra-boost- running shoe

The three-stripes brand has one mission: to let know as many runners as possible that these are the best running shoes ever. Although their marketing strategy can be contested, these surely are a great pair of shoes. The Boost Foam technology on the sole is revolutionary, adding lot of energy and bounce to your runs–you can actually feel the difference when you use them. But energy aside, the cushioning in this shoe is what makes of the Adidas Ultra Boost a perfect choice for those wanting a comfortable ride.

5) Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31

Price: $150


The Nike Pegasus are the classic running shoes made by Nike. However, the new model of the shoe won’t disappoint runners who have been wearing them for decades. The new Pegasus rock a brand new, low profile sole unit, Zoom Air in the heel, a reworked outsole design, and expansive coverage of rubber on the sole. These shoes are perfect for short runs, and for sprinting.