Running Shoe Brands: 4 Interesting Options for a New Ride in 2024

For decades, just a handful of running shoe brands dominated the industry.
👟You know: Nike, Adidas, Saucony Asics, New Balance, Brooks.
🏃‍♀️Even newer running shoe brands like Hoka and Altra are major players among running shoe brands now.
But if you're looking for a new ride to keep your feet happy for miles in 2024...
And you're event just a little bit curious about new running shoe brands stepping into the market, check out these four...

1. Hilma

Wondering if Hilma running shoes will work for you?
🏃‍♀️When it was time for Kristin Kramer to get new shoes for logging a few miles every day, she decided to give this new brand a try.
Here's the thing...

  • You can't buy Hilma running shoes in a brick-and-mortar store
  • There's no one-size-fits all design
  • You must complete a survey to find the right fit
  • Based on your responses, Hilma recommends one of 45 versions of its shoes to help you chase your running goals

🦶Tired of cramming your feet into running shoes that don't fit quite right?
This could be the new way to find the perfect fit...

2. Craft

Ever heard of Craft running shoes?
👟The 50-year-old Swedish clothing brand, Craft Sportswear, stepped into the running shoe market in 2019.
And it's been blazing a path of success ever since...on roads and trails.
👀Want an insider's view of Craft running shoes + a look at the brand's ultimate road/trail hybrid?
👉Check out this interview with Craft sales rep Nick Siino...

3. Vimazi

👟Want the perfect shoe to help you dial in your running pace?
😲If that sounds a little wild, you're not alone.
But think about it...maybe the one-size-fits-all running shoe isn't the best recipe for performance.
🏃‍♂️When runners John Zilly and Scott Tucker started thinking about this, they decided to create shoes to help you run YOUR pace.
🚀After a lot of miles putting their idea through the paces, they launched the running shoe brand...Vimazi..
Could this be the way to find the perfect running shoe?
WeeViews running Abigail Lock put one Vimazi shoe through the paces.

4. Speedland

Want to try Speedland trail running shoes?
👟The fast-growing brand based in the running-shoe-capital of the world—Portland, Ore.—just dropped another sweet pair of "hyper performance" trail running shoes named the GS:OAK.
👉"If you're looking for a shoe that's perfect for ripping trails and running long distances, this is it," says ultrarunner Liam Lonsdale, who partnered with Speedland and PATH projects, to design the GS:OAK.
🏃‍♂️Check out this interview with Liam, to learn more about:

  • The curious way he got into trail running
  • The connection that introduced him to Speedland
  • The design process to create the GS:OAK
  • And more...

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