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2021 Shoe Awards

Best Running Shoes of 2021 UK

Here goes… The Running Bear 2021 Shoe Awards, the most anticipated award ceremony of the year!🥇 Just for a bit of fun, we’ve shared our favourite shoes from the past year!

Best All-Rounder:

Best All Around Running Shoe 2021

Brooks Ghost 14

This shoe is perfect for new runners and seasoned athletes; all runners love the Ghost! And that is why it is our top All-Around shoe for 2021. For Version 14, the DNA LOFT cushioning now extends throughout the midsole for an even smoother transition from heel to toe. We love this comfortable and reliable running shoe.

Men’s Option | Women’s Option

Best Trail Shoe:

Best Trail Shoe 2021

Saucony Peregrine 11

We recommend this shoe for trail runners as a trusty, grippy and speedy companion. It has a protective upper and has everything you need to tackle the trail.

Men’s Option | Women’s Option

Best New Comer:

Best New Shoe of 2021

New Balance 1080v11

The 1080v11 is a  versatile workhorse shoe that can handle most of an experienced runner’s training runs and is an excellent option for newer runners.

Men’s Option | Women’s Option 

Best Shoe for Value:

Best Running Shoe for Value 2021

Brooks Launch GTS

This shoe provides the perfect blend of speed and support. In addition, this shoe is lightweight and ready to go. Ideal for shorter, faster runs, and at a fantastic price, the Brooks Launch GTS had to be on our list of top running shoes.

Men’s Option | Women’s Option

Best for Racing:

Best Racing Shoe 2021

New Balance RC Elite

We cannot say enough about this fantastic racing shoe. When you try on the RC Elite, you can feel the difference. This lightweight Men’s running shoe features the high-rebound FuelCell midsole compound paired with a full-length carbon fibre plate to help promote energy return and propulsion.

Men’s Option | Women’s Option

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