Running Shoe Guide: The Best Shoes for Every Workout

Whether you’re a walker, a runner, a hiker or you never step foot out of the gym, there’s a shoe to fit your needs. Here are the best running shoes for your fall workouts

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For Speed Training

The super lightweight construction of these shoes will ensure that nothing weighs you down when it comes to sprints and speed training. Women’s UA SpeedForm Apollo Vent Running Shoe, $120

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For Trail Running

Take on the trails in comfort with an all-terrain outsole tread and Fresh Foam cushioning. New Balance Fresh Foam Hierro, $140

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For Cold-Weather Running

Adidas Boost technology in the midsole means these shoes are cushioned and responsive – you may even feel an extra bounce in your step. Plus, the upper has climaheat™ insulation to keep feet warm, and the ATR outsole is like “winter tires for your feet.” Adidas Climachill Rocket Boost Shoes, $150

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For Long Runs

This neutral running shoe has super-soft cushioning to support feet throughout your long runs. Customized pressure zones in the sole disperse impact, while the rounded heel keeps your body in proper alignment. Brooks Glycerin 13 Womens, $180 at Running Room

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For the Gym

Strategically placed rubber pods on the sole offer traction and stability so you don’t slip on the gym floor, while the mesh upper has adjustable zonal support for plyometric movements like jump lunges and skater slides. Nike Free Cross Compete Women’s Training Shoes, $115 at Sport Chek

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For Hiking

A waterproof shoe is essential for fall hiking. This pair protects from rain and has a high-traction outsole for muddy or slippery terrain. Keen Saltzman Waterproof Hiking Shoe, $140

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