Best Running Spikes: January 2020
Advice on Running Shoes
Best Running Spikes: January 2020

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
Black/White £110.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Black/White £70.00 £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Red £78.00 £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Petrol £60.00 £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
Black/Indigo £130.00

Nike Superfly Elite Racing Spike
Phantom £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 £85.00 £110.00

Nike Zoom Ja Fly 3
Phantom £90.00 £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
Black/White £110.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Black/White £70.00 £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
White/Red £78.00 £140.00

Adidas Adizero Finesse
Petrol £60.00 £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
Phantom £100.00

Adidas Sprintstar

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

Adidas Sprintstar
Blue/White £60.00

Adidas Sprintstar
Coral/Silver £60.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £53.00 £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £53.00 £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Red £40.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Coral/Silver £60.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £53.00 £70.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £53.00 £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
Black/Indigo £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Sky Blue £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Purple/Green £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival S 9
Phantom £54.00 £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
Blue/White £60.00

Adidas Sprintstar
Coral/Silver £60.00

Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £53.00 £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £53.00 £70.00

Adidas Sprintstar
White/Red £40.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Black/White £53.00 £70.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
White/Black £53.00 £70.00

Women's Adidas Sprintstar
Coral/Silver £60.00

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 £60.00

Adidas Distancestar
Blue/White £60.00

Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £49.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £39.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M

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

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Black/Indigo £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £49.00 £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 £45.00 £55.00

Distance Spikes

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

Adidas Distancestar / Nike Zoom D / Nike Zoom Rival D


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 metres.

Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £60.00

Adidas Distancestar
Blue/White £60.00

Adidas Distancestar
Black/White £49.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £39.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

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
Black/Indigo £80.00

Nike Zoom D
Purple/Green £60.00 £80.00

Nike Zoom D
Sky Blue £60.00 £80.00

Nike Zoom D
Black/White £60.00 £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
Black/Indigo £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Red/Black £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Phantom £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Purple/Green £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Black/White £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Sky Blue £49.00 £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
Blue/White £48.00

Junior Adidas Allroundstar
Coral/Silver £48.00

Junior Adidas Allroundstar
Black £38.00 £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
Red/Black £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Black/Indigo £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £49.00 £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
Blue/White £60.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
Coral/Silver £60.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

Adidas Distancestar
White/Red £39.00 £55.00

Women's Adidas Distancestar
White/Black £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M

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

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Phantom £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival M 9
Purple/Green £49.00 £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 £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Purple/Green £49.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Black/White £54.00 £65.00

Nike Zoom Rival D 10
Sky Blue £49.00 £65.00

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