10 Best Light Shoes For Running

Updated on: July 2021

Best Light Shoes For Running in 2021


Brooks Womens Ghost 12 Running Shoe - Navy/Majolica/Beetroot - B - 7.5

Brooks Womens Ghost 12 Running Shoe - Navy/Majolica/Beetroot - B - 7.5
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2021

adidas Men's Lite Racer Adapt Running Shoe, Black/Core Black/Grey, 11 M US

adidas Men's Lite Racer Adapt Running Shoe, Black/Core Black/Grey, 11 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2021
  • Stretch mesh upper for breathability
  • Sock-like construction hugs the foot
  • Enjoy the comfort and performance of OrthoLite sockliner
  • Cloudfoam midsole for step-in comfort and superior cushioning

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam Arishi Trail V1 Running Shoe, Light Aluminum/Black/Neo Mint, 8.5 W US

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam Arishi Trail V1 Running Shoe, Light Aluminum/Black/Neo Mint, 8.5 W US
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2021
  • AT Tread outsole provides versatile traction during both on and off-road activities
  • EVA foam insert increases comfort
  • Fresh Foam midsole cushioning is precision engineered to deliver an ultra-cushioned, lightweight ride
  • Toe Protect technology helps protect feet from rocks, roots and debris
  • Upper features no-sew construction for a sleek fit and feel

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam More V1 Running Shoe, Light Cyclone/Reflection/Guava, 7 M US

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam More V1 Running Shoe, Light Cyclone/Reflection/Guava, 7 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2021
  • New Balance
  • Synthetic

New Balance Men's Fresh Foam Arishi V2 Running Shoe, Light Aluminum/Black, 8.5 XW US

New Balance Men's Fresh Foam Arishi V2 Running Shoe, Light Aluminum/Black, 8.5 XW US
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2021
  • Engineered Mesh
  • Fresh Foam innovative midsole created from a single piece of foam that provides a plush, more natural ride
  • NB Response 1.0 performance insert
  • No-sew material application
  • Rubber outsole

ALTRA Men's AFM1953G Superior 4 Trail Running Shoe, Black - 11.5 D(M) US

ALTRA Men's AFM1953G Superior 4 Trail Running Shoe, Black - 11.5 D(M) US
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2021
  • Ideal Uses: Trail running, trail racing
  • Cushioning: Low
  • Stack Height: 21mm
  • Weight: 7.9 oz. / 274 g
  • Designed to Improve: Natural Foot Positioning, Toe Splay, Comfort, Stability

adidas Men's Lite Racer RBN Sneaker, Black/Black/Grey, 11 M US

adidas Men's Lite Racer RBN Sneaker, Black/Black/Grey, 11 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2021
  • Regular fit
  • Lace closure
  • Textile upper
  • Combined Cloudfoam midsole and outsole

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam Roav V1 Sneaker, Team Carolina/Light Aluminum, 8 M US

New Balance Women's Fresh Foam Roav V1 Sneaker, Team Carolina/Light Aluminum, 8 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2021
  • Truly Unique: The New Balance Fresh Foam Roav v1 running shoes are the ultimate in casual athletic style. Pairing a bold, attractive look with plush comfort, these cushioned running shoes are in a league of their own.
  • Fresh Foam Midsole: Feel like you're running or walking in the clouds. The first of three proprietary technologies in this athletic shoe, Fresh Foam midsole cushioning is precision engineered to deliver an ultra-cushioned, lightweight ride.
  • NDurance Outsole: Step up your game without wearing out your favorite running shoes. Ndurance rubber outsole technology provides superior durability in high-wear areas to help get more out of the shoes.
  • Ultra Heel: These neutral running shoes boast a head-turning heel that performs as well as it looks. The Ultra Heel design hugs the back of the foot for a snug, supportive fit. This unique heel works alongside the bootie upper for all-day comfort.
  • 8mm Drop: These lightweight shoes feature a heel-to-toe drop of approximately 8mm. Due to variances created during development and manufacturing processes, references to 8mm are approximate.

adidas Performance Women's Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoe, White/White/Black, 7 M US

adidas Performance Women's Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoe, White/White/Black, 7 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2021
  • Women's specific fit
  • Cloudfoam memory sockliner and textile lining
  • Easy, everyday runners
  • Hugs the foot

Night Running Gear Running Shoes Light or Headlamp, USB Rechargeable Waterproof Ultra Lightweight Lights for Night Running, Hiking, Fishing, Walking, with Reflective Vest and Headlamp Band (White)

Night Running Gear Running Shoes Light or Headlamp, USB Rechargeable Waterproof Ultra Lightweight Lights for Night Running, Hiking, Fishing, Walking, with Reflective Vest and Headlamp Band (White)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2021
  • 【Weather Proof】 - IPX5 Waterproof, these lights are built to withstand the toughest rainstorm. Rather it be snow or heavy rain, our gear got your cover.
  • 【3 Modes with SOS Signal】 - Choose high, middle or low white beam base on your need. The SOS flashing signal is also built-in for emergency. Light angles can be adjusted 60° to satisfy your various needs.
  • 【Ultra Bright, Long Lasting】 - 500 Lumens each, forward LED beam lights up to 33 ft. USB rechargeable battery, retains power for 4 hours on its highest setting, and up to 12 hours on low.
  • 【Ultra Lightweight】 - Revolutionary comfort and light technology, each light weights only 42g, equivalent to the weight of a pair of sunglasses. It stays stable while you run without you even notice.
  • 【Multiple Ways to Wear】 - Package comes with 2 shoe lights, 2 headbands and a reflective vest. You can wear them on your shoes WITH LACES, or use the included headbands to wear as headlights, or clip it on the reflective vest as a chest light to increase your visibility.

Southland: The New Police TV Show on NBC

Southland steps in to the big shoes left vacant with the ending of ER. The show features a fantastic cast, and great writing thanks to Ann Biderman. Only a few episodes in, this show is off to a strong start.

The show was created by, Ann Biderman, who among her vast writing credits, worked on the critically acclaimed series NYPD Blues and the hit movie, Primal Fear. Biderman obviously has a talent for writing great police drama, as well as creating complex characters. Former ER producers John Wells, and Christopher Chulack are also onboard. The show clearly has the behind the scene talent to be great.

Onscreen, looks just as promising, the show features an impressive cast. The young rookie officer, Ben Sherman, is played by, former star of The OC, Benjamin McKenzie. Sherman is the John Carter (ER) of Southland. Every on the job experience is a new one for Sherman and we'll get to see the effects his job and the people he's now surround by, have on him. Each experience will help shape the man and cop he'll become. If the first day is an indicator of what's in store for the young officer, Sherman's in for a hell of a rookie season. Ben's partner is a seasoned police officer, but may not be the best role model.

20 year veteran officer, John Cooper, loves being a cop, he loves the power and enjoys putting bad guys away, by any means necessary. He doesn't trust his new partner yet, because he's too young and too wealthy. Cooper reminds me of the Denzel Washington character in Training Day the way he pushes and tests his new rookie partner.

The rest of the cast looks equally as strong. Regina King plays Lydia, an overworked woman who's trying to deal with a demanding job, while taking care of her mother. Lydia's partner is played by, Tom Everett Scott. While he seems nice enough, there seems to be something not quite right about him. C. Thomas Howell plays the guy you love to hate, Dewy, the Romano character of the show, yet another ER reference. Howell does a great job playing a jerk, but since he's announced his retirement from the force, it's not known how much will be seeing of Dewey. The other cast members are, Arija Bareikis as Chickie, Dewy's former partner, Michael McGrady as Sal, the cheating husband, and the officers of the gang division, Shawn Hatosy as Sammy, and Kevin Alejandro as Nate. It's early on, so we're still learning about these characters, but it's clear they all seem to have sufficient "issues" in their personal life, which makes for interesting television.

There was a lot of action in the premiere episode, gang shootings, dogs eating human flesh, a missing child, and a shot cop. The second episode was just as exciting, more gang related shooting, a baby found crawling in the road, and a daughter catching her father making out with a woman, that wasn't her mother. Oh, and young officer Sherman let the bad guy go free. It will be interesting to see if officer Sherman and Southland survive the first season.

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