The JackRabbit Fall 2017 guide to the best running shoes is our collection of shoes highlighted as the best currently available, and a few we can’t wait to be released very soon.



The JackRabbit Fall 2017 Running Shoe Guide is our collection of shoes we have highlighted as the best currently available, and a few we can’t wait to be released very soon.

From speedy, race-day shoes, to the best training shoes, these are the running shoes we recommend to maximize your comfort and optimize your performance. If you’re looking to change your footwear as the leaves change color, use this handy list to find the running shoe style that is best for you!



Hoka One One Clifton 4

Hoka One One Clifton 4: $129.95. Runner’s World just gave this mighty shoe the ‘Best Update Award’ in their round up of shoes and we cannot agree more. This version of the Clifton has a wider base for more stablity without compromising the comfort and performance of this bestselling shoe from Hoka Hoka One.

Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Hoka One One Clifton 4
Women’s Hoka One One Clifton 4

Salomon Sense Ride

Salomon Sense Ride: $120. As leaves begin fall on the trail, the Sense Ride provides the right blend of cushion, traction and protection to suit everyone from a first-time trail runner to an ultra-runner. Whether you’re looking to glide smoothly over gentler terrain or take on technical single track with confidence, this lightweight trail shoe delivers.
Runner Type: Trail

Men’s Salomon Sense Ride
Women’s Salomon Sense Ride

Adidas Adizero Boston

Adidas Adizero Boston: $120. BOOST midsole means this shoe has both cushion and spring. Boston means it was crafted spefically to be fast and to go long, with a lightweight and breathable mesh upper. Whether used for race day or training runs, the 6th iteration of the adizero Boston is the shoe for breaking PRs.

Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Adidas Adizero Boston
Women’s Adidas Adizero Boston

On Cloudflow X

On Cloudflow X: COMING NOVEMBER. We’ve fallen in love with “On” this summer. The uniquely designed Swiss-engineering in this shoe results in an outsole that provides incredibly soft landings and explosive take-offs, meaning you spend more time effortlessly moving forward. The Cloud X is the perfect shoe for athletes who don’t define themselves by any one sport, or any one type of workout.

Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s: Coming Soon
Women’s: Coming Soon

Asics Dynamis

Asics Dynamis: $160. The first of its kind in the ASICS line up, the Dynamis model takes an entirely new approach to fit with the cutting-edge BOA® Fit System, replacing traditional laces with an easy-to-use precision dial. No messing with your laces, just turn up and stay securely locked in.

Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Asics Dynamis
Women’s Asics Dynamis

Asics Dynaflyte 2

Asics Dynaflyte 2: $130. The first version of Dynaflyte showcased the light FlyteFoam midsole, engineered for speed. Building off that success, the brand new Adapt Mesh upper in the new Dynaflyte 2 is designed to follow the movement of your foot for improved flexibility, lateral stability, and maximum comfort. The stealth black color is also a winner in our team!
Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Asics Dynaflyte 2

Women’s Asics Dynaflyte 2

Nike Zoom Fly

Nike Zoom Fly: $150. This year, Nike set out to break the 2 hour marathon with it’s VaporFly Elite. The Zoom Fly is the everyday, hands-on version of that performance racer. Feather light with maximal cushioning, this shoe is intended to move at top speeds. With a style that looks fast even when standing still, flywire cables lock you in tight, while a carbon-infused nylon plate propels you forward… even if your marathon time is slightly longer than 2 hours.
Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Nike Zoom Fly

Women’s Nike Zoom Fly

Brooks Ghost 10

Brooks Ghost 10: $119.95. The Ghost 10 is an all-around great neutral shoe with ultra-plush Brooks DNA cushioning, yet packs plenty of responsive bounce. The open toe box and engineered mesh is a great combination of support and light-weight feel, for either quick fall workouts, or long runs through the changing leaves. The great price-point and design is the reason this shoe continues to be a favorite of runners everwhere.

Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s Brooks Ghost 10

Women’s Brooks Ghost 10

New Balance 1080 v8

New Balance 1080 v8: COMING NOVEMBER. Everything from the engineered mesh upper, to the full-length Fresh Foam midsole, even the little hexagons on the sole, are all constructed for purpose. New Balance used runners’ feedback to create the updated data-driven design, the result being a supremely cushioned ride in a great performing shoe. Lace up and run on!
Runner Type: Neutral

Men’s: Coming Soon

Women’s: Coming Soon

Saucony Guide ISO

Saucony Guide ISO: COMING NOVEMBER. After a decade of positive reviews on the Guide, the 11th version recieves ISO fit to lock the foot down and provide additional stability in the arch. Also updated is the new PWRFOAM midsole to provide a more responsive feel underfoot, while maintaining the tried and true lightweight stability the shoe is known for.

Runner Type: Pronator

Men’s: Coming Soon
Women’s: Coming Soon