8 of the best men’s running shoes for spring

Looking to go on a fitness kick over the next few months? For most men, this will entail digging out their running shoes and pounding the pavement but, in order to give yourself the best chance of success and a bit of motivation to maintain the exercise, investing in a new pair of running shoes might be the best bet. Check out our pick of 8 of the best men’s running shoes for spring below:

On Cloudultra ($180)

Boasting On’s proprietary and innovative CloudTec® outsole structure which cushions both horizontal and vertical forces for a very light, comfortable running sensation, it’s not hard to see why the On Cloudultra Running Shoes ($180) made our list. Each pair boasts a new FlipRelease™ tool which allows you to flip a switch and add more room, which is ideal if your feet tend to swell on long-distance runs. ($180)


LEMS Mesa ($125)

With tight-knit uppers which are extremely comfortable and form well to your feet, the LEMS Mesa Sneakers ($125) will make for a great running shoe this spring. They are quick-drying to handle the occasional puddle or slip in a stream and have a treaded rubber outsole which can effortlessly handle pavements or trails with an unparalleled grip. ($125)


Salomon XT-6 Sneakers ($220)

This lightweight and robust running shoe for running fast and long over tough terrain is a stand out performer for those who are serious about their running exploits. The Salomon XT-6 Sneakers ($220) are cushioned with dual-density EVA cushioning that makes sure of soft landings on both trails and pavement and each pair offers a streamlined construction which is crafted from an abrasion-resistant TPU film and a durable mesh that resist wear and environmental factors. ($220)


Victory Sportswear Classic Runner ($230)

This custom colourway is only available from Huckberry, and has been designed in collaboration with Victory Sportswear. The Classic Runner from Victory Sportswear ($230) have a high-quality pigskin suede uppers which delivers structure and durability to proceedings and the specialised lining that reduces friction and helps to makes sure that your feet stay cool and dry during your running routes. ($230)


Vessi Cityscape Sneakers ($129)

Making the most of the type of nano-filtering membranes that are popular in the lightest weight technical rain shells, the Vessi Cityscape Sneakers ($129) are the first shoe of its kind. Boasting a specialised knit textile upper which is not only waterproof, but also exceptionally breathable, moisture-wicking, and odour resistant. This should make the Cityscape your first choice for year-round running, even when the weather is less than stellar outside. ($129)


Olukia Mio Li Sneakers ($130)

With a soft, quick-drying single-layer mesh footbed cover for maximum comfort and breathability, the Olukia Mio Li Sneakers ($130) allow you to easily remove and wash it for guaranteed freshness for each new run you head on. The non-marking ‘Wet-Grip Rubber’ outsole comes with a lugged pod design and articulating zone for unparalleled traction on wet or dry terrains. The lightweight midsole delivers top notch underfoot cushioning for sustained comfort over time. ($130)


New Balance All Trail Hierro ($135)

Lacing up the All Trail Hierros from New Balance ($135) might be a little surprising at first as they deliver the cushioned comfort of a traditional New Balance sneaker, with all-terrain abilities of a lightweight hiker—a new look for the legendary footwear brand that is impressive to say the least. Breathable for long-haul treks or runs and finished with a Vibram® MegaGrip outsole, these shoes will be on your feet and stay under them for endless runs this spring. ($135)


York Athletics The Henry Half and Half ($90)

This high quality running shoe is made for high-intensity road running with added reflective elements at the forefoot and laces. The York Athletics Henry Half & Half ($90) boasts reflective TPU overlays on the sides which will help keep you visible and safe in low-light conditions and the custom PU foam sock liner provides cushioning and wicks moisture. The highly responsive midsole provides excellent ground feel for a more natural sensation underfoot. ($90)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.