Since a runner's arch is depended on as natural shock absorber, those a lower arch or "flat feet" should choose their running shoes carefully. Whether you are looking to strengthen your foot muscles with a barefoot feel or you're booking some serious miles and need a stable, support shoe, Sneaker Report is here with 10 speed inducing options for you. Here are The 8 Best Sneakers for Runners with Flat Feet.
adidas Supernova Sequence 5
Best Suited For: Warmer temperature runs and training
Key Feature: Formotion, Adiprene
This adiprene-equipped stabiliizer from adidas is a substancial shoe, weighing in at 9 oz for a great summer option.
Mizuno Wave Alchemy 12
Best Suited For: Overpronators
Key Feature: Wave technology, Smoothride Engineering, Dyamotion Fit
So lightweight, yet so supportive, the Wave Alchemy is a smooth ride with an ample toe bed and appropriate cushioning.
Brooks Running Vapor 10
Best Suited For: Overpronators who love the Adrenaline, but are looking for a less expensive option
Key Feature: Brooks DNA adaptive cushioning, caterpillar crash pad
All of the benefits of the Adrenaline GTS for a young runner.
Nike Lunarglide+ 4
Best Suited For: Runners seeking a touch of support for quicker runs.
Key Feature: Natural-motion flex grooves, engaging heel clip
For runners that are looking more of a neutral fit for limited support but a chance to work on their stride may like the natural-motion flex grooves.
Saucony Men's Hurricane 15
Best Suited For: Runners in need of a stability shoe with the appeal of a traditional runner.
Key Feature: PowerGrid midsole technology
Surprisingly lightweight at 11.2 oz when you take all of that cushioning into account. On its 15th edition, the Hurricane more than worth a trial run.
New Balance 860v3
Best Suited For: Overpronators seeking stability.
Key Feature: ABZORB crash pad, T-Beam TUP shank
Weighing in a 9.4 oz, this stability sneaker is lighter than most for the amount of support you're getting underfoot. The 12 mm drop and Nufoam application makes for a durable investment, plus New Balance knows how to construct a gracious toe box for a comfortable fit.
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13
Best Suited For: Runners looking for extra guidance from heel to toe.
Key Feature: Omni Grooves, Flextra, and DNA cushioning
This classic stability shoe gives runners enough cushioning to feel protected without sacrificing a feel for the road.
Best Suited For: Mild to moderate and late-gait overpronators
Key Feature: Solyte midsole, Dynamic DuoMax
Asics knows how to supply ample cushioning, so we trust the GT-3000 for overpronators or anyone relying on a little something extra underfoot.