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Find the Perfect Shoes for Your Workout

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Running your first 10-K. Trekking up a mountain. Setting a new personal record. Whatever's on your workout to-do list, you simply can't kick ass without taking the names of these sneakers. Our handbook will help you step up your game—and leave everyone else eating your dust.

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Long Distances

Many racing shoes strip away extra cushioning that can slow you down. This debut blends the support of a traditional (but often bulky) stability sneaker with the spring-like bounce you need to power through a marathon.

Newton Kismet, $129, newtonrunning.com

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Short Dashes

American runner Meb Keflezlghi may have worn this model when he won the 2014 Boston Marathon, but its near weightless feel and ultralight mesh shaves time from sprints and 5-K's, too.

Skechers Performance GOMeb Speed 3, $120, skechers.com

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Triathlons

This shoe's quick-lace system means a faster transition from bike to run, while its seamless design helps prevent blisters.

Zoot Ali'i 14, $130, zootsports.com

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All-Weather Action

Quick-drain holes in the midsole mean this shoe can take you up a creek or down a river—or simply keep your feet from getting soggy on rainy hikes.

Eddie Bauer Flash Amphib, $100, eddiebauer.com

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Adventure Treks

Thanks to the extra-grippy Vibram outsole, you can swiftly pivot from mud run to mountain climb (and everything in between).

The North Face Ultra Cardiac, $110, thenorthface.com

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Fast Trail Runs

Two ounces lighter (yet with more cushioning), this update has a removable rock plate that can protect your feet from sharp stones—or be slipped out when tackling smoother ground.

Altra Superior 2, $110, altrarunning.com

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Off-Road Paths

These souped-up kicks pack tons of padding so you can roll over uneven terrain with ease. (Don't be surprised if you tack on a few extra miles.)

Hoka One One Challenger ATR, $130, hokaoneone.com

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Minimalists

Better than barefoot, this lean trainer is the perfect wingman—giving you enough support and protection without being overbearing.

SKORA TEMPO, $130, skorarunning.com

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Newbies

The closest thing to walking on air. With a turned-up toe box (to help you lift your feet faster), these cushy babies are clutch for joggers trying to find their stride.

New Balance Zante, $100, newbalance.com

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Recovering Runners

Just getting back on the road? The brand's flagship cushioned shoe has a new lacing system that molds to your foot shape for a more secure fit.

Saucony Triumph ISO, $150, saucony.com

12/19 ,
Trendsetters

Pillowy-soft comfort + glove-like fit + eye-catching style = a sneak you'll never want to take off.

Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini, $130, ua.com

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Mileage Chasers

Drop the baggage. This weighs an ounce less than its predecessor (impressive in the lightweight stability category), creating a faster, more flexible ride.

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 20, $120, asicsamerica.com

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Tech Geeks

Talk about an assist: This shoe boasts a proprietary foam that delivers unparalleled spring so you expend less energy with every lap.

Adidas Ultra Boost, $180, adidas.com

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Interval Sprints

Say "see ya" to foot pain as you shift speeds: This firm-yet-swift sneaker disperses ground impact with its signature wave plate.

Mizuno Wave Hitogami 2, $100, mizunorunning.com

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When In Doubt...

Runners raised hell when the Launch was discontinued in 2012. Brooks returned the trainer with an improved groove under the heel that adapts to any landing style.

Brooks Launch 2, $100, brooksrunning.com

17/19 ,
Weight Lifting

This shoe's wlder-than-average base gives you the solid platform you need to power through squats.

Reebok CrossFit Lifter Plus 2.0, $150, reebok.com

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Boot Camp

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee: Flexible, breezy mesh uppers keep your feet cool and nimble so you can show off your lightning-fast reflexes.

Puma Pulse XT Geo, $70, puma.com

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Gym Circuits

Extra-durable rubber in high-wear zones (think toes and outer heel) makes these running shoes ideal for multitasking at the gym.

Nike Lunar Tempo, $110, nike.com

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