Retail The Best Running Shoe Brands  

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List Rules Vote up the most reliables brands based on their models of shoes that are specifically designed for running

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The top sneaker and running shoe brands, ranked by the people who wear them. These athletic shoe companies produce the majority of running shoes sold in the United States, though some of the brands are worldwide.

Though initially designed to aid in exercise, and compliment an athletic workout, running shoes and sneakers have become commonly worn as casual, everyday shoes. They are sometimes also called gym shoes, tennis shoes, sport shoes, jogging shoes, sneaks and, in the United Kingdom, "trainers" (short for "training shoe.") The first athletic shoes were primarily designed for playing basketball. In fact, basketball star and Converse spokesman Chuck Taylor became so synonymous with the Converse "All Star" brand of sneakers, they continue to be known today as "Chuck Taylors."

Today, though most popular just as a casual street shoe, athletic shoes have been sub-divided into a variety of categories, and each sport or physical activity really has its own dedicated shoe - hiking/climbing shoes, basketball shoes, football shoes, tennis shoes, cross-training shoes and so on. This list deals specifically with shoes designed for running and jogging.
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1
1,523 521
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing

2
1,284 416
Adidas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Design

3
980 506
ASICS is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Sports equipment, Sportswear

4
731 466
Reebok is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Sports equipment

5
696 421
Puma SE is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Men's Footwear (except Athletic) Manufacturing, Women's Footwear (except Athletic) Manufacturing, Sports equipment

6
553 387
Converse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
deeez nuts added Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing

7
596 395
Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Clothing

8
448 364
Vans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
rockstaryou4 added

9
494 431
Sketchers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
comet2b added

10
428 349
Saucony is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Sports equipment, Sportswear

11
339 310
Mizuno Corporation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Textile, Manufacturing

12
412 341
Brooks Sports is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Sports equipment

13
301 300
The Timberland Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
tarekh020 added Fashion, Textile, Footwear Manufacturing

14
287 239
Skechers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Zaych added Footwear Manufacturing, Footwear Manufacturing

15
238 260
Merrell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Clothing, Footwear

16
157 172
Patagonia, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Clothing, Retail

17
143 190
Salomon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

18
119 253
Umbro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
irfanalhadi.123 added Textile, Clothing - Manufacturing, Design, Sports equipment

19
147 242
Champions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

20
109 179
ECCO is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

21
104 188
Hoka is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

22
96 226
Newton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

23
106 270
Vibram Five Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

24
52 139
On is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

25
46 134
Chaco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Sports equipment