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Running Shoe Review: Asics Gel-Kayano 24; Reebok Print Run Prime Ultraknit; New Balance Fuelcore Rush V3

  • Asics Gel-Kayano 24
    1 / 3 Asics Gel-Kayano 24

    Not one who would rest on their laurels, the Japanese sports company believes a lot in continuous innovation and thoughtful designs for their shoes. 

    Its latest offering, the Gel-Kayano 24, is no exception. Wearers will benefit from the shoe’s overpronators stability and comfort. This feature not only improves one’s running efficiency but also decreases the risk of injury when going varying distances. Furthermore, runners will relish the fact that the shoe’s sole hugs their feet comfortably and cushions the impact, making the last kilometre as comfortable as the first.

    $259, available at ASICS retail stores. 

     

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  • Reebok Print Run Prime Ultraknit
    2 / 3 Reebok Print Run Prime Ultraknit

    For the modern runner looking for variety for his running gear, try the Ultraknit. Despite its deceptively simple looking exterior, it actually has a lot of hidden features in its various sections. The signature Ultraknit upper, for example, offers wearers seamless comfort and provides a custom-fit feel to make it extra snug. Other features include carbon rubber rims in the toe and heel provide runners with light weight traction, especially when they are running on pavement. And the 3D foam compounds on the outer rims which provides the wearer support and abrasion resistance.

    $119 available at all Reebok brand stores islandwide.

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  • New Balance Fuel Core Rush V3
    3 / 3 New Balance Fuel Core Rush V3

    Here’s an option if you’re looking for a shoe that’s stylish, lightweight and responsive. The FuelCore Rush, now in its third generation, has gotten improvements from the previous editions, and will please runners with adjustments in the midsole, outsole and upper sections. Highlights include the REVlite midsole, which helps wearers maintain a resilient and responsive underfoot feel as they train to outdo their personal best, as well as an engineered mesh in the upper, which allows for support in key areas of the runners’ feet while remaining lightweight and flexible. 

    $169, Available at all New Balance Experience stores.

    By Nicholas Woo

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