44. Hoka One One Mach 2
Price: £ 119.50
Weight: 228 g (M), 188 g (W)
Heel / Toe Drop: 8 mm (M), 7 mm (B)
Here is Rick Pearson from RW at Mach 2, his first experience with this brand: “I was skeptical of Hokas. I thought they were the answer to running on muscle cars: oversized, overpriced and not to be taken seriously. The Mach 2 changed my mind. Yes, it still has more cushioning than a sofa, but it’s also surprisingly nimble and great for walking. For the Speedster, it’s a great option for long / recreational runs. and for the bigger, slower runner it’s definitely worth considering for race day.
“For those of you who wore the first iteration of the Mach, the midsole padding has been adjusted to be softer in the heel and firmer in the forefoot. The upper has been completely redesigned to give a softer feel, and the shapes of the shoes and sneakers have been changed slightly widened in the bow area to eliminate the pinching that some runners reported the first time.
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45. Altra Paradigm 4.0
Price: £ 130
Weight: 302 g (M), 237 g (W)
Heel / Toe Drop: 3 mm (M), 1 mm (B)
While one of the features of every Altra shoe is the wide toe box, which allows your toes to expand during long runs and spread more naturally with every step, most testers felt that the paradigm had exaggerated this somewhat, several of which reported Her feet moved a little too much to feel good.
Durability was good, breathability was excellent, cushioning was surprisingly soft for such a large shoe, and if you’re a medium to heavy overpronator you’ll love the guide rails that did a great job of keeping your feet from rolling in a lot , But the weight has to be worked on. Heavy can sometimes be comforting, but here it affected the ride.
One (lighter) tester described his experience as “like walking with bricks attached to your feet”. Best for larger overpronators who need a calming, long-term companion.Kacamata Rayban