adidas Adipure Adapt 2.0 Shoes, $90
adidas Adipure Adapt 2.0 Shoes, $90, a minimally cushioned, slip-on training shoe with a stretchy, foot-forming upper.
adidas Springblade, $180
adidas Springblade, $180, a training shoe with innovative, individually-tuned plastic blades designed for cushioning and energy return.
Altra The 3-Sum, $130
Altra The 3-Sum, $130, a low-to-the-ground triathlon racing shoe with a low-to-the-ground, zero-drop profile and one-pull elastic laces.
ASICS GEL-Nimbus 15 Lite-Show, $155
ASICS GEL-Nimbus 15 Lite-Show, $155, the first of several new trainer shoes with glow-in-the-dark and highly reflective features.
ASICS GEL-Noosa Tri 8, $130
ASICS GEL-Noosa Tri 8, $130, the latest incarnation of the lightweight trainer that was among the first to debut wild designs.
Brooks Green Silence, $90
Brooks Green Silence, $90, the soon-to-be-discontinued racing flat with a British flag design theme.
Hoka One One Evo Tarmac, $170
An innovative and highly cushioned road running trainer with a rockered profile.
Inov-8 Trail Roc 150, $100
Inov-8 Trail Roc 150, $100, an extremely flexible performance trail running shoe splashed with color.
Merrell Barefoot Run Bare Access Arc 2, $90
Merrell Barefoot Run Bare Access Arc 2, $90, an uber-flexible, low-to-the-ground trainer designed for running on roads and smooth trails.
Mizuno Men's Wave Elixir 8, $120
Mizuno Men's Wave Elixir 8, $120, the latest eye-catching multicolor design theme for this lightweight trainer.
Mizuno Wave Universe, $125
Mizuno Wave Universe, $125, a low-to-the-ground, sub-3-ounce, minimally cushioned trainer with a numerical design theme.
New Balance 890 v3, $115
New Balance 890 v3, $115, a neutral-cushioned, high-mileage trainer with a tie-dye motif.
New Balance Limited Edition Camo 884, $110
New Balance Limited Edition Camo 884, $110, the women's edition of a camo-designed, neutral-cushioned trainer.
New Balance Limited Edition NYC 860v3, $120
New Balance Limited Edition NYC 860v3, $120, a special-edition version of a stability trainer with New York-inspired art.
New Balance MR 1400, $100
New Balance MR 1400, $100, a lightweight training/racing flat with a marbled color pattern on the foam midsole, laces and interior.
New Balance MT 1010, $110
New Balance MT 1010, $110, a tie-dye motif of a low-to-the-ground performance trail running shoe.
New Balance HKNB Unisex 420
New Balance HKNB Unisex 420, a retro-style trainer designed by Heidi Klum.
New Balance Tattoo Minimus 20V3, $99
New Balance Tattoo Minimus 20V3, $99, a low-to-the-ground road running shoe with a Vibram rubber outsole.
Nike Free Flyknit+, $160
Nike Free Flyknit+, $160, a Free 5.0 with an innovative sock-like upper that snugs the foot to the shoe.
Nike Free Hyperfeel, $175
Nike Free Hyperfeel, $175, an innovative barefoot-style shoe with ample cushioning and uninhibited flexibility.
Skechers GOrun Ride Ultra, $50
Skechers GOrun Ride Ultra, $50 (Kids Shoe), a cushioned trainer that utilizes the uber-flexible design and technology of other Skechers Performance shoes.
Spira Duck Dynasty Stinger XLT
Spira Duck Dynasty Stinger XLT, a special-edition cushioned trainer with spring technology only available through a crowd-funding program.
ToPo Athletic RT, $100
ToPo Athletic RT, $100, a modern, moderately cushioned minimalist shoe with a split-toe design.
Zoot Ali'i 6.0, $200
Zoot Ali'i 6.0, $200, a Hawaii Ironman-inspired, lightweight triathlon racing shoe with a BOA lacing system.
Scott eRide Renew, $80
Scott eRide Renew, $80, a cushy, comfy and very flexible post-race recovery shoe.
Running shoe designs have have evolved considerably in the past few years, not only in size and shape, but also in color, texture and overall design. Here are 25 running shoes available at specialty running stores and online shopping sites this fall.
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