The Best Women’s Running Shoes

This is a comparison chart showing the best women's running shoes. It also shows the best barefoot running shoes and the best trail running shoes.

To find out more about how to choose your trainers have a look at this –

Key To Table

Image – image of Product

Name Of Product – Clickable link for more pricing and reviews


$$$$$ – >$150

$$$$ – $125 – $150

$$$ – $75 – $125

$$ – $50 – $75

$ – <$50

Please note these prices change frequently based on availability, special promotion and more, but the price shown here is a good guide.

Average Review – What are people on rating the trainer at.

Foot Type – Not every foot is the same, this column shows which foot type it is suitable for. Either UP – Under Pronator, OP – Over Pronator or NE – Neutral

Stability Features – Does the trainer have built in stability mechanisms.

Shock Impact Features – Will it provide the foot and leg with shock absorbancy when running.

Motion Contol Features – Can the trainer help with motion contol, important to over pronators.

Suitable for Barefoot Running – Has the trainer been engineered to wear without socks.

Trail Suitable – Is the trainer for road or treadmill use or is it ruggerdised to go over rough terrain.

Weight – How much does one size 9 trainer weigh.

—-> The table is sortable by clicking on the arrows by the column heading. It is also searchable, by putting a term like "asics" into the search box above the table. These features help to make your buying decision easier.

ImageName Of ProductPriceAverage ReviewFoot TypeStability FeaturesShock Impact FeaturesMotion Contol FeaturesSuitable for Barefoot RunningTrail SuitableWeight
ASICS Women's Gel-Blur33 2.0ASICS Women's Gel-Blur33 2.0$$4.5NENYNNN10oz
ASICS Women's Gel-Nimbus 14ASICS Women's Gel-Nimbus 14$$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYNN8.9oz
ASICS Women's GT 2170ASICS Women's GT 2170$$$4.5NE OPYYYNN9.3oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Noosa Tri 8ASICS Women's GEL-Noosa Tri 8$$$$4.5NE OPYYYNN8.1oz
Merrell Women Barefoot Pace GloveMerrell Women Barefoot Pace Glove Shoe$$4.5NENYNYN5oz
New Balance Women's W750 AthleticNew Balance Women's W750$$4.5NENNNNN7.6oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Creation 13Mizuno Women's Wave Creation 13$$$4.5NENYNNN10.2oz
Saucony Women's Progrid Kinvara 3Saucony Women's Progrid Kinvara 3$$$4NENYNNN7.7oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Kayano 18ASICS Women's GEL-Kayano 18$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYNN8.9oz
ASICS Women's Gel-Kayano 19ASICS Women's Gel-Kayano 19$$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYNN8.9oz
Salomon Women's XR MissionSalomon Women's XR Mission$$$4.5NENYNNY8.5oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Lyte33ASICS Women's GEL-Lyte33$$4UP NENYYNN6.4oz
New Balance Women's W770 AlphaNew Balance Women's W770 Alpha$4NE OPYYNNN8.2oz
Saucony Women's Cohesion 6Saucony Women's Cohesion 6$$4.5UP NENYNNN8.4oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Kinsei 4ASICS Women's GEL-Kinsei 4$$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYNN9.7oz
New Balance Women's WT1010 Minimus Trail ShoeNew Balance Women's WT1010 Minimus Trail Shoe$$4NE OPYYYYY6.2oz
ASICS Women's GEL-ContendASICS Women's GEL-Contend$4NENNNNN7.9oz
New Balance WT10 Minimus Trail Running ShoeNew Balance WT10 Minimus Trail Running Shoe$$4.5NE OPYNYYY5.9oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Prophecy 2Mizuno Women's Wave Prophecy 2$$$$5NEYYNNN10.1oz
New Balance Women's WT510 Trail Running ShoeNew Balance Women's WT510 Trail Running Shoe$$4.5NE OPYYNNY9.1oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Cumulus 14ASICS Women's GEL-Cumulus 14$$$4UP NENNYNN9.5
New Balance Women's W890v2New Balance Women's W890v2$$4.5NE OPYYYNN7.7oz
ASICS Women's Gel-Kahana 6 Trail Running ShoeASICS Women's Gel-Kahana 6 Trail$$4.5NE OPYYYNY9.8oz
ASICS Women's GT-2000ASICS Women's GT-2000$$$4.5NE OPYNYNN9.3oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 15Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 15$$$4.5UP NEYYNNN8.7oz
Inov-8 F-lite 195 ShoeInov-8 F-lite 195 Shoe$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYYN6.9oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Inspire 9Mizuno Women's Wave Inspire 9$$$4.5NE OPYYYNN8.3oz
Saucony Women's Powergrid Hurricane 14Saucony Women's Powergrid Hurricane 14 $$$4NE OPYYNNN9.3oz
Skechers Women's Go 2Skechers Women's Go 2$$4.5UP NENYNYN5.3oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Nexus 6Mizuno Women's Wave Nexus 6$$4.5UP NEYNNNN8.6oz
Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16$$$4.5UP NEYYNNN8.2oz
Saucony Women's ProGrid Guide 5Saucony Women's ProGrid Guide 5$$4.5NE OPYYYNY9.1oz
New Balance Women's WT20 Minimus TrailNew Balance Women's WT20 Minimus Trail Winter Running Shoe$2.5NENNNYY5.8oz
New Balance Women's W890v3 AlphaNew Balance Women's W890v3 Alpha$$$5NENNNNN7.7oz
New Balance Women's WT20v1 Trail Minimus ShoeNew Balance Women's WT20v1 Trail Minimus Shoe$$4.5NENNNYY4.35oz
Brooks Women's Ghost 5 Running ShoeBrooks Women's Ghost 5$$$4.5UP NEYYNNN8.8oz
Merrell Women's Dash Glove BarefootMerrell Women's Dash Glove Barefoot$$4.5NENYNYN5.8oz
K-Swiss Women's Tubes Run 100K-Swiss Women's Tubes Run 100$$4.5NE OPYYYNN7.3oz
ASICS Women's GEL-ScramASICS Women's GEL-Scram$$4.5NE OPYYYNY10oz
PUMA Women's Voltaic 3 NMPUMA Women's Voltaic 3 NM$$4.5NENNNNN10oz
ASICS Women's Gel-Nimbus 15ASICS Women's Gel-Nimbus 15$$$$4UP NE OPYYYNN9.4oz
Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On ShoeOnitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Slip-On Shoe$$4.5NENYNNN9oz
Saucony Women's Grid Fastwitch 5Saucony Women's Grid Fastwitch 5$$4NE OPYYYNN7.1oz
Vibram Lady Fivefingers BikilaVibram Lady Fivefingers Bikila$$4.5NENYNYN4.8oz
Brooks Women's Cascadia 7 Trail Brooks Women's Cascadia 7 Trail$$$4.5UP NE OPYYYNN10.2oz
Reebok Women's SmoothflexReebok Women's Smoothflex$$4.5NENNNNN10oz
Saucony Women's ProGrid Stabil CS2Saucony Women's ProGrid Stabil CS2$$$$4.5OPYYYNN11.6oz
ASICS Women's GEL-Speedstar 6ASICS Women's GEL-Speedstar 6$$$4.5NENYYNN8.9oz
Reebok Women's RealFlex Scream 2.0Reebok Women's RealFlex Scream 2.0$$4.5UP NEYYNNN10oz
Nike Lady Flex Experience RNNike Lady Flex Experience RN$$4NENYNNN11oz
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