Best Running Spikes: July 2019
Advice on Running Shoes

If you’re hitting the track this summer, here at Run and Become we've got a good selection of running spikes for sprint and distance to help you to a PB.

It's always advisable to come into one of our stores to get a proper fitting so we can make sure you end up with the best running spike for your foot shape. Meanwhile, here are some of the best options for this year:

100M & 110M / 200M / 400M / Beginner Sprint
800M & 1500M / 3000M - 10,000M / Beginner Distance / All-Round

Adidas Sprint Spike

Best Sprint Spikes for 100M & 110M Hurdles

Adidas Adizero Finesse / Nike Zoom Superfly Elite


Adidas Adizero Finesse

Although lighter than the other spikes in this selection, the Finesse punches above its weight with a powerful spike plate that grips the track firmly. It also works beautifully for 200M.

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Black £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Black/White £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Red £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Petrol £70.00 £100.00

Nike Zoom Superfly Elite

This iconic Nike sprinting spike has a  super lightweight and flexible spike plate to maximize your driving power coming out the blocks. The uppers are designed to give a snug fit to hold the foot firmly as you accelerate.

Nike Superfly Elite Racing Spike
Purple/Green £130.00

Nike Sprint Spike

Best Sprint Spikes for 200M

Nike Zoom JaFly / Adidas Adizero Finesse


Nike Zoom JaFly

The JaFly has the same spike plate as Superfly but with less of a forefoot angle. It sits alongside Superfly as a top performance sprint spike. The uppers have offset lacing to provide the perfect fit and hold on the bends as well as straights.

Nike Zoom Ja Fly 3
Purple/Green £110.00

Nike Zoom Ja Fly 3
Phantom £110.00

Nike Zoom Ja Fly 3
Sky Blue £88.00 £110.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse

The Finesse spike plate offers the perfect equilibrium of stiffness and flexibility to allow you to round the bend with confidence.

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Black £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Black/White £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Red £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Petrol £70.00 £100.00

Nike Sprint Spikes

Best Sprint Spikes for 400M & 400M Hurdles

Nike Zoom 400 / Adidas Sprintstar


Nike Zoom 400

Specially designed by Nike for 400M racing, the Zoom 400 gives a more natural range of motion that is better for this double bend distance. Powerful sprinters can use the 100M and 200M spikes for 400M but the Zoom 400 will bring a slight feeling of ease to your stride on this the toughest of sprint distances. A responsive plate with 7 spikes gives you all the grip you need.

Nike Zoom 400
Purple/Green £100.00

Adidas Sprintstar

A less aggressive sprint spike that will serve well over 400M.

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Red £48.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £70.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £70.00

Junior Sprint Spikes

Best Sprint Spikes for Juniors & Beginners

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.

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Sky Blue £52.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Purple/Green £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Phantom £65.00

Adidas Sprintstar

A well built sprint spike, available in men’s and women’s, and a safe bet for those with less experience who may not be able to control a really powerful spike.

Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Red £48.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £70.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £70.00

Middle Distance Spikes

Best Distance Spikes for 800M & 1500M

Adidas Distancestar / Nike Zoom Rival M / Saucony Vendetta


Adidas Distancestar

Offers the right mix of underfoot cushioning and spike plate tension, to maximize your efforts and offer some protection to your legs.

Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £52.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £55.00

Adidas Distancestar
Blue/White £44.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £65.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Mint/Black £41.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Orange/Black £41.00 £55.00

Nike Zoom Rival M

A lightweight middle distance spike with a breathable upper and some shock absorption.

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £65.00

Saucony Vendetta

A female middle distance spike offering a minimal yet supported feel. Lightweight, highly breathable mesh uppers.

Saucony Vendetta 2
Blue/Silver £55.00

Distance Spikes

Best Distance Spikes for 3000M to 10,000M & Steeplechase

Adidas Adizero Avanti / Adidas Distancestar / Nike Zoom D / Nike Zoom Rival D


Adidas Adizero Avanti

It really doesn’t get better than this spike from Adidas. If you’re concerned about the toll to your legs and lower limb fatigue then this is the running spike for you. Beautifully light, responsive but flexible, protecting the foot from fatigue. Add to this the Boost cushioning, which offers more protection in such a narrow piece of foam than any other brand, and you’re going to be flying round the track leaving the rest for dust!

Adidas Adizero Avanti
White/Red £68.00 £100.00

Adidas Distancestar

The Distancestar is a versatile spike. It works well for any distance from 800M upwards and has enough EVA midsole protection to keep you feeling great over 3,000 and 5,000 meters.

Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £52.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £55.00

Adidas Distancestar
Blue/White £44.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £65.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Mint/Black £41.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Orange/Black £41.00 £55.00

Nike Zoom D

A cushlon midsole offers protection over longer distances and a nicely breathable engineered mesh upper helps prevent sweatiness. Anatomically lasted to fit the natural shape of the foot, the Zoom D offers more space in the forefoot than some others.

Nike Zoom D
Purple/Green £80.00

Nike Zoom D
Sky Blue £65.00 £80.00

Nike Zoom D
Black/White £68.00 £80.00

Nike Zoom Rival D

Nike’s entry level distance spike offers good cushioning and is a very good option for the price.

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Phantom £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Purple/Green £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Black/White £55.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Sky Blue £56.00 £65.00

Junior Distance Spikes

Best Distance Spikes for Juniors

Adidas Allroundstar / Nike Zoom Rival M


Adidas Allroundstar

Purpose built for junior track and field activities. Provides grip and protection.

Junior Adidas Allroundstar
Black £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.

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £65.00

All-round Spikes

Best All-Round Spikes

Adidas Distancestar / Nike Zoom Rival M / Nike Zoom Rival D


Adidas Distancestar

Mix up your events with the Distancestar which combines grip on the tartan with breathability and shock absorption and a great fit.

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £55.00

Adidas Distancestar
Blue/White £44.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £65.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Mint/Black £41.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Orange/Black £41.00 £55.00

Nike Zoom Rival M

A versatile multi-purpose athletics spike designed for running, hurdling and jumping.

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D

Similar to the above but with a bit more cushioning in the heel and under the spike plate to protect your feet during the more impactful events.

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Phantom £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Purple/Green £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Black/White £55.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Sky Blue £56.00 £65.00

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