The 6 Best Men's Running Shoes for Underpronators

Hit the pavement with the perfect pair

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Our Top Picks
"An ideal heel fit and secure midfoot embrace make this…feel like a part of your foot."
"High marks from runners for its cushioning and comfort."
"The ComforDry insole helps keep your feet dry and blister-free."
"A triple threat of balance, cushion, and lightweight materials."
"Runners love the…wide toebox, cushioning, comfort, and great support for long distance running or walking."
"Great for men with high arches who run high mileage and like a cushioned shoe."

Best Overall: Mizuno Men's Wave Rider 18 Running Shoes

Mizuno Wave Riders are an excellent choice, especially for long distance runners. An ideal heel fit and secure midfoot embrace make this lightweight trainer feel like a part of your foot. Runners who wear them are very brand/model-loyal and many have been in Wave Riders for many years.

Best Budget: ASICS Men's Gel-Cumulus 19 Running Shoes

Another excellent shoe from Asics, the GEL Cumulus shoes get high marks from runners for its cushioning and comfort, saying they truly live up to the "cumulus" name.

Runners do recommend sizing up at least a 1/2 size for the proper fit.

Best Moisture Control: ASICS Men's GEL Nimbus 17 Running Shoes

This running shoe from Asics absorbs shock, cushions, and energizes the neutral to underpronating runner. Long-time wearers rave about how lightweight and comfortable they feel. The ComforDry insole helps keep your feet dry and blister-free.

Best Lightweight: Brooks Ghost 11 GTX Men's Running Shoes

The Brooks Ghost Running Shoe is a triple threat of balance, cushion, and lightweight materials. BioMoGo DNA in the shoe's midsole offers adaptive cushioning while staying more flexible. Runners love the Brooks Ghost as a comfortable, supportive shoe, especially for those training for a half or full marathon.

Best Cushioning: Saucony Men's Triumph ISO Running Shoes

Runners love the Saucony Triumph for its wide toebox, cushioning, comfort, and great support for long distance running or walking. Triumphs have a high brand/model loyalty: Many runners report wearing Triumphs for years and swear they'll never switch.

Best for High Arches: Brooks Men's Glycerin 14 Running Shoes

These shoes from Brooks are great for men with high arches who run high mileage and like a cushioned shoe. They also have some extra room in the toebox if you have a wide forefoot.

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