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

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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1,481 492
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Nike, Inc. Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing

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1,243 402
Adidas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Adidas Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Design

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952 489
ASICS is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
ASICS Sports equipment, Sportswear

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713 446
Reebok is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Reebok Sports equipment

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546 368
Converse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
deeez nuts added Converse Sports equipment, Footwear Manufacturing

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684 403
Puma SE is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Puma SE Men's Footwear (except Athletic) Manufacturing, Women's Footwear (except Athletic) Manufacturing, Sports equipment

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572 382
Under Armour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Under Armour Clothing

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435 350
Vans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
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485 413
Sketchers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
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323 303
Mizuno Corporation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Mizuno Corporation Textile, Manufacturing

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412 341
Saucony is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Saucony Sports equipment, Sportswear

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396 334
Brooks Sports is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Brooks Sports Sports equipment

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297 290
The Timberland Company is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
tarekh020 added The Timberland Company Fashion, Textile, Footwear Manufacturing

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233 253
Merrell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Merrell Clothing, Footwear

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283 229
Skechers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Zaych added Skechers Footwear Manufacturing, Footwear Manufacturing

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156 165
Patagonia, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Patagonia, Inc. Clothing, Retail

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113 249
Umbro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
irfanalhadi.123 added Umbro Textile, Clothing - Manufacturing, Design, Sports equipment

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136 184
Salomon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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146 236
Champions is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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108 174
ECCO is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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96 182
Hoka is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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92 222
Newton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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104 265
Vibram Five Fingers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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48 134
On is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
On

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44 130
Chaco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Chaco Sports equipment

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41 122
Topo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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37 123
Montrail is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Montrail Clothing

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34 114
Inov-8 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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48 156
Altra is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Altra

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41 135
Helly Hansen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
Helly Hansen Clothing, Manufacturing

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41 143
Karhu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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37 129
La Sportiva is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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37 134
Skora is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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33 121
Zoot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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26 116
Joma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
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30 128
Olukai is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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26 117
Spira is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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24 114
Vivo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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23 112
LALO is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands

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30 135
Tacco 12 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
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24 154
Symantec Corporation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands
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32 123
Scott is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Running Shoe Brands