Shoe Review: On Cloud 5

oad Runner Sports x Ryan's Running Reviews present the On Cloud 5! Check out the On Cloud 5 here:

This running shoe won't weigh you down. The lightweight, updated On Cloud 5 gives you maximum impact protection thanks to revolutionary Cloudtec® in Zero Gravity foam absorbing both vertical and horizontal forces. The new midsole with increased height and a closed channel forefoot add cushioning and stability to this shoe's signature soft landings. Not to mention, your energy won't be wasted with an updated Cloud 5 Speedboard® that literally propels you towards your next PR.

An All-Terrain Shoe That Can Handle Everything: Brooks Cascadia 16 Review

Run Tester Todd here. I’ve been hitting the trails in the new Brooks Cascadia 16, an all-terrain shoe that can handle everything from well-maintained horse trails to rocky, technical terrain. Thanks to the Ballistic Rock Shield that Brooks infused in the design, the Cascadia 16 is an exceptionally stable and protective shoe. And the DNA Loft v2 cushioning makes the shoe 5% softer and 20% lighter than previous models. If you’re looking for a trail shoe that can handle everything from a short hike to an ultramarathon, then check out the Brooks Cascadia 16. Website:

On Cloudstratus 2021 Review: Double the Cushion. Double the Comfort.

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Drop: 8mm Weight: 10.7 ounces for US men’s 8.5 | 8.7 Ounces for US Women’s 7.

Let elevated energy return to take you as far as the eye can see with the Men's On Cloudstratus running shoes. Totally re-engineered with double CloudTec® layers for next-level cushioning, the signature Helion™ superfoam midsole kicks in for the ultimate response, durability and road protection. The wider forefoot and better heel hold give you a customized fit ideal for every type of runner. Your Cloudstratus is forward thinking in more ways than one with 75% of the polyester content and 20% of the entire shoe made from recycled materials.


Sustainably Made: 75% of the polyester content and 20% of the entire shoe is made from recycled materials.

Secure Fit: The star lacing system enhances the comfort, support and responsiveness of the shoe.

Comfy and Responsive: The Helion superfoam midsole and double keeps the feel comfortable and quick.

Speedy: A polypropylene Speedboard allows for responsive turnover.

2x The Cushion: Double layers of CloudTec® cushion pods absorb shock for your smoothest ride.

Design Updates: Wider forefoot and improved heel hold complimented with a redefined inner sock construction.

adidas Adizero Boston 10 Review: Feel That Race Day Adrenaline!

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Feel that race day adrenaline in your adidas Adizero Boston 10 running shoes. Tooled for explosive energy, this ultra-quick trainer has three layers of fatigue-fighting LIGHTSTRIKEPRO cushion and energy rods to maximize forward movement. Whether you're headed to Boston or aiming for a new personal best, the grippy Continental® outsole of your adidas Adizero Boston 10 will keep you going through any weather.

RUNNING SHOE TECHNOLOGY Supportive Breathable Upper: The lightweight Mesh Upper helps keep feet cool while training and on race day while delivering a snug and supportive fit. Max Energy Return: Keep legs feeling fresh and energized with the snappy rebound and energy return of the ultra lightweight Lightstrike pro EVA foam midsole. Reduced Impact: A game-changer in foot support with the carbon fiber infused EnergyRods that mimic the movement of your foot to help reduce the impact on your body. Stable Smooth Ride: The carbon fiber heel plate provides even more stability for a super smooth ride. Superior Grip: Feel the traction as you run and race on the road with the Continental rubber outsole. Website:

ASICS GEL-Kayano 28 Review: The Perfect Combination of Smooth and Supportive

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DROP: Men’s 10 mm | Women’s 13 mm

WEIGHT: 10.9 ounces for a men’s US 9 | 9.1 ounces for a women’s US 7.5

Legendary cushioned support just got even better with the ASICS GEL-Kayano 28 running shoes. Introducing high-energy FF BLAST™ cushioning placed in the midsole to give you an even more responsive but balanced feel. Plus, you get a new GEL™ cushion shape to help land softer while maintaining full speed. Feel improved rearfoot support thanks to the lower-profile heel counter cradling your foot. As always, the DYNAMIC DUOMAX® support system will continue to make the GEL-Kayano 28 a favorite shoe for stability runners worldwide.

Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2 Review: This Carbon Fiber Plate Super Shoe Goes Beyond Expectations

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Every runner can experience revolutionary speed with the updated Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2 running shoes. Nike ZoomX foam delivers the most responsive ride by Nike ever coupled with a full-length carbon fiber plate to load and release energy to move your forward. Enjoy more breathability and a softer upper putting mesh fabric where you need it most with a foot-hugging fit. Let it all go in your ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2 with an internal foam pod at the heel to maximize shock absorption.

Redesigned Mesh Upper: Now get even more ventilation with a newly designed engineered mesh upper.

Max Propulsion: Run your fastest with a full length carbon fiber plate propelling you forward so you hit top speed with every stride.

Responsive Cushioning: Your most responsive Nike ZoomX foam runs heel to toe with even more cushion for even greater energy return.

Added Forefoot Durability: With reinforcement along the forefoot, nothing can stop you from running your fastest.

Bounceback: An internal foam pod at the heel softens your stride with mega bounceback that will help you to take your speed to the next level. Lightweight comfort: Light padding on the tongue keeps doesn't add weight, but creates a comfortable on-foot feel.

Secure Supportive Fit: Feel secure through every stride with laces that loop through lightweight side sashes to eliminate the need for an arch band.

Roomier Fit: Wider toe area gives you a more comfortable, roomier fit so you can focus on your speed.

Grippy Traction: Flex grooves on the outsole deliver superior traction on a variety of surfaces and weather conditions...because you never know what will happen on race day.


HOKA ONE ONE Clifton 8 Review: The Fan-Favorite That Gets Better and Better

The latest in the Clifton franchise, the Clifton 8 continues to deliver the perfect combination of soft and light. Crafted with a lighter, more responsive midsole and the same ride characteristics, the Clifton 8 features a streamlined silhouette and updated upper made from engineered mesh.

Extended Heel Crash Pad: Designed to provide a smooth landing and transition Compression-Molded EVA

Midsole: Designed for signature soft HOKA cushioning Early Stage

Meta-Rocker: Designed for a smooth ride through each step

Extended Achilles Pull Tab: Designed for easy entry

Engineered Mesh Upper: Designed for breathable comfort


New Balance Fuelcell Rebel V2 Review: The Bounciest New Balance Foam Yet?

Pack super explosive energy return into every step with your updated New Balance FuelCell Rebel v2 running shoes. Made with a FuelCell midsole, this is the fastest-feeling, highest-rebounding foam in the New Balance lineup. Feel supported through the deconstructed heel and foam collar for lockdown, while the airy mesh upper delivers cooling airflow in your silky smooth FuelCell Rebel v2.

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Ultimate Energy Return: FuelCell cushioning gives you max rebound with each stride to propel you forward and keep you in perpetual motion during your most challenging runs.

Breathable Mesh Upper: Supportive, comfortable and breathable engineered mesh upper provides a locked-in fit while keeping feet cool and comfy during all your workouts and runs.

Supportive Heel: A deconstructed heel regulates impact force and adds flexibility, all while keeping your heel supported and locked down while you're running.

Lockdown Fit: Feet won't slip with a secure fit designed to give you a reliable ride on every run.


Saucony Ride 14 Review: A Comfortable & No-Nonsense Shoe for Everyone!

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Drop: 8mm

Weight: 9.4 ounces M / 8.4 ounces W

Get ready for a bolder, faster run in your updated Saucony Ride 14 running shoes. The evolution continues with the perfect amount of PWRRUN cushioning for softness, yet responsive enough for as many miles as you want. Enjoy slipper-like fit and optimized breathability thanks to the new FORMFIT upper with a lighter, thinner construction for a comfortable, clean look. Inspired by wear testing and your feedback, the Ride 14 updated shape delivers a sleek, secure profile that's quicker and more dynamic than ever before

RUNNING SHOE TECHNOLOGY: Soft Springy Cushioning: Put even more spring into each stride with the soft responsiveness of PWRRUN cushioning that keeps you energized through all your workouts.

Custom Fit and Feel: Get a personalized fit with the FormFIT upper with underfoot cradling construction and cushion that hugs your foot for a just-right custom feel.

Handcrafted Shape: Redesigned with a new shape for a tailored fit.