Best Kids' Running Shoes: Summer 2022

Expert Advice on Running Shoes,Expert Advice on Junior Running Gear
Best Kids' Running Shoes: Summer 2022

At Run and Become we stock some great running shoes for kids. Our range includes road running shoes for neutral and overpronating feet, trail running, and spiked running shoes for athletics. If you're not sure what's suitable for your child, visit our store for Natural Gait Analysis and a proper shoe fitting. Here's a selection of what we have to offer:

Antipronation Road Shoes / Neutral Road Shoes / Track & Field Spikes / Trail Shoes

Antipronation running shoes for kids

Best Antipronation Running Shoes for Kids

For children whose arches roll too far inwards when they run. This can lead to injury if not corrected. However, as they’re still growing we don’t want to put them in anything too rigid so the junior versions of adult pronation shoes tend to offer a milder support – more suitable for growing legs.


Asics GT-1000

Gel cushioning absorbs the shock of running on hard surfaces and a Duomax support system keeps the foot in the right position. A breathable mesh upper for ventilation.

Kids Asics GT-1000 11 GS
£60.00

Kids Asics GT-1000 11 GS
£60.00

Neutral road running shoes for kids

Best Neutral Running Shoes for Kids

For the kids whose feet stay reasonably upright when running. Neutral shoes allow the feet to move in the way that’s natural to them.

Asics Cumulus / Saucony Ride ISO


Asics Cumulus

Gel cushioned midsole with flex grooves for a super-smooth ride. Hard-wearing, abrasion-resistant rubber outsole for durability, and a breathable mesh upper.

Kids Asics Gel Cumulus 23 GS
£60.00

Kids Asics Gel Cumulus 23 GS
£60.00

Saucony Ride

Saucony's junior Ride incorporates many design features of the adult shoe. A breathable mesh allows optimum ventilation. Compression moulded EVA with a super absorbent Powergrid heel insert shields the foot from impact when running on hard surfaces. A flexible, non-marking rubber outsole makes the Ride great for indoor and outdoor use.

Kids Saucony Ride 14
£50.00

Kids Saucony Ride 14
£50.00

Kids Saucony Ride 14
£45.00 £50.00

Kids Saucony Ride 14
£45.00 £50.00

Track and field spikes for kids

Best DISTANCE Running Spikes for Kids

For use on tartan or grass tracks for running, hurdling or jumping.

Adidas Allroundstar / Nike Zoom Rival M


Adidas Allroundstar

Designed especially for junior athletes. Six removable spikes in the spike plate give uncompromising traction on the track allowing your kid to run as fast as he or she can. Comes with a set of spikes and a spike key.

Kids Adidas Allroundstar
£50.00

Kids Adidas Allroundstar
£48.00

Kids Adidas Allroundstar
£48.00

Nike Zoom Rival M

A single layer breathable mesh upper with internal Flywire cables offers a locked down fit. The lightweight spike plate gives traction over multiple distances.

Women's Nike Zoom Rival M 9
£65.00

Junior Sprint Spikes

Best Sprint Spikes for Juniors

Nike Zoom Rival S / Adidas Sprintstar


Nike Zoom Rival S

A great fitting sprint spike. It has a good spike plate and a universal fit which is more accommodating of a wider foot than many running spikes, without being too wide for the narrower foot.

Women's Nike Zoom Rival S 9
£65.00

Adidas Sprintstar

A well built sprint spike, a safe bet for those with less experience who may not be able to control a really powerful spike.

Adidas Sprintstar
£60.00

Adidas Sprintstar
£60.00

Trail shoes for kids

Best Trail Running Shoes for Kids

For running off road. These shoes have grippy outsoles to help reduce slipping in muddy conditions.

Saucony Peregrine Shield / Inov-8 X Talon


Saucony Peregrine Shield

Water resistant uppers help keep socks reasonably dry. Grippy outsoles for running over soft, muddy ground with mud-shedding lugs. EVA cushioning absorbs shock when the ground is harder. Non marking rubber on the outsole makes this a versatile trainer, also suitable for indoor use.

Kids Saucony Peregrine 11 Shield
£45.00

Kids Saucony Peregrine 11 Shield
£45.00

Inov-8 X Talon

For the really muddy stuff: cross country running, orienteering and mountain running. 8mm studs and a sticky rubber outsole give excellent grip even when the ground is seriously mushy. A quick drying mesh upper for breathability and a responsive injected EVA midsole to absorb shock and propel you forwards.

Give your child's running career an early start with the best possible footwear.

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