8 of the best running shoes for fall workouts

If you’re planning to ramp up your fitness regimen with a spot of running as we head into fall, now might be the perfect time to invest in some new running shoes and, luckily, there are some awesome options on the market that will make your cardiovascular endeavours much more comfortable. When it comes to picking running shoes, it’s about striking the ideal balance between price, comfort and aesthetics and in our pick of 8 of the best running shoes for fall workouts below, we’re sure you’ll find something that ticks all the right boxes:


On Cloudnexus Running Shoes ($150)


Their structural outsole innovation known as CloudTec® revolutionized the running game, making On the top choice for triathletes the world over. And thanks to unparalleled attention to every detail of their shoes—fine sock-like liners, moulded heels, a speed-lace system—they’re approachable and ready for everyday wear as well, even if you’re not battling to make it through the last few paces of a top-tier running event. To be quite honest, you’re much more likely to find us wearing our On Cloud shoes for a jog in a park or through downtown, feeling like we’re running on straight-up clouds with every stride. ($150)


Lems Mesa Sneakers ($125)


The Lems Mesa Sneakers ($125) have tight-knit uppers that are exceptionally comfortable and form well to your feet making them the ideal running companion this Fall. The active, functional fit means you never have to stress about these shoes losing their shape or stretching out and the treaded rubber outsole can easily handle pavement or trails with superior grip. Perfect for running on all terrains. ($125)


New Balance Fuelcell Prism ($120)


Since its founding in 1906, New Balance have been setting the standard for sneakers as a titan in the footwear industry and this is something which is well and truly witnessed in these New Balance Fuelcell Prism Running Shoes ($120). Decades and millions of pairs later, they remain one of the few sneaker brands that are still entirely dedicated to quality, comfort, and performance with their footwear. The Fuelcell Prism is an everyday runner for training runs with a lightweight build that never holds you back. ($120)


Salomon XT-6 Running Shoes ($220)


The Salomon XT-6 ($220) is a lightweight and robust running shoe for running fast and long over rough, uncompromising terrains. They are cushioned with dual-density EVA cushioning that guarantees soft landings on both trails and pavement and the streamlined construction is built from an abrasion-resistant TPU film and a no-nonsense mesh that resist wear and environmental factors. ($220)


Asics Gel-Quantum 360 Running Shoes ($150)


The Asics Gel-Quantum 360 Running Shoes ($150) are the perfect balance of style and function and performs perfectly for running whilst looking good anywhere your adventures take you. They boast GEL technology cushioning and super lightweight construction for all-day comfort and the TRUSSTIC™ technology improves stability for the ultimate in outdoor running performance. ($150)


Saucony Mad River TR2 “Water” Running Shoes ($110)


The engineered mesh upper of the Saucony Mad River TR2 “Water” Running Shoes ($110) enhances breathability and drains water fast and the PWRRUN midsole cushioning provides a responsive feel and protects your feet on impact. The aggressive PWRTRAC lug system delivers extra confidence on wet surfaces and tricky terrain and the improved toe box shape allows for wide toe splay for stabilization and power transfer. ($110)


OluKai Moku Pae Sneakers ($120)


With a mesh upper that’s minimally lined and breathable for lightweight, all-day comfort, the OluKai Moku Pae Sneakers ($120) make a great running shoe in our opinion here at Coolector HQ. The rubber outsole comes with lugged, articulated pod design for extra traction in wet conditions and the dual-density foam footbed with gel insert and anatomical design gives additional support and cushioning whilst running. ($120)


Veja Condor 2 Running Shoes ($104)


This ethical and eco-conscious Veja Condor 2 Running Shoe ($104) packs killer style in a shoe designed for working out or taking it easy. The mesh uppers and lining are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and the grippy outsole is crafted from a blend of fair-trade rubber from the Amazon forest and rice waste – so these are the sort of running shoes that you can feel good about wearing. ($104)

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