7 of Our Favourite Running, Hiking & Training Shoes This Season

by Peh Yi Wen
FITNESS  |  July 10, 2018
  • Shopping for hiking boots or a pair of trainers for the gym? Check out our picks for the season.
    1 / 9 Shopping for hiking boots or a pair of trainers for the gym? Check out our picks for the season.

    Looking to buy new shoes for your workouts but don’t know where to begin? Take your pick from these kicks – from the latest running shoes that will take you farther and faster, to comfy hiking boots for your first outdoor adventure. Plus, they can all be found at their respective stores in Paragon shopping centre – how convenient!

    All photos: Supplied by respective shops

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  • For your running and training needs: New Balance FuelCell Impulse ($259)
    2 / 9 For your running and training needs: New Balance FuelCell Impulse ($259)

    Where to buy: New Balance, #04-13/14 Paragon

    Sporting an all-new silhouette, these running shoes boast a custom-like fit and mesh uppers made with jacquard knit for breathability and optimal flexibility. The FuelCell technology featuring a nitrogen-infused foam in the forefoot is said to promote faster strides with ideal cushioning.

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  • For your running and training needs: Asics Gel-Kayano 25 Obistag ($289)
    3 / 9 For your running and training needs: Asics Gel-Kayano 25 Obistag ($289)

    Where to buy: Asics, #04-10 Paragon

    Available exclusively in Blue Print at Asics Paragon, these shoes boast enhanced Flytefoam Lyte cushioning, making them more lightweight than ever. Besides the famous Gel technology that helps to reduce impact during short or long-distance runs, the updated two-layer jacquard mesh uppers promise comfort with a seamless, sock-like fit.

    (Also read: The Best Running Shoes In 2018 to Help You Go Faster & Farther)

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  • For your running and training needs: Under Armour HOVR Sonic Running Shoes ($179)
    4 / 9 For your running and training needs: Under Armour HOVR Sonic Running Shoes ($179)

    Where to buy: Under Armour, #04-34 Paragon

    Suitable for longer distances, these lightweight shoes come with a soft knit upper with a compression-like fit and ventilated design for ultimate comfort. The brand’s cushioning technology, Hovr, also provides good responsiveness and energy return for that lifting effect with every step. Available in updated colours such as light blue and black this Fall/Winter season.

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  • For your running and training needs: Under Armour Threadborne Push Training Shoes ($169)
    5 / 9 For your running and training needs: Under Armour Threadborne Push Training Shoes ($169)

    Where to buy: Under Armour, #04-34 Paragon

    Perfect for high-intensity workouts in the gym, these lightweight shoes allow for quick and efficient movement, as well as amazing grip and traction thanks to the multi-directional outsole patterns. The embroidered uppers don’t just offer breathability, but also structure and restriction-free support.

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  • For your next outdoor adventure: Hi-Tec Lima Waterproof Hiking Shoes ($129)
    6 / 9 For your next outdoor adventure: Hi-Tec Lima Waterproof Hiking Shoes ($129)

    Where to buy: Columbia, #04-32 Paragon

    Fit for all terrains, these mid-cut sturdy boots will protect your feet with a reinforced toe cap, padded collar and aggressive rubber soles. With soft moulded footbeds and a breathable waterproof membrane, comfort and cushioning won’t be an issue either – even after hours of hiking.

    (Also read: 5 Hiking Tips Every Beginner Should Know About)

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  • For your next outdoor adventure: MBT Colorado 17 ($199)
    7 / 9 For your next outdoor adventure: MBT Colorado 17 ($199)

    Where to buy: MBT, #04-12 Paragon

    If hiking boots aren’t your thing, opt for well-designed trail shoes, such as the Colorado 17 from MBT. Beyond their grippy outsoles and breathable uppers, the iconic rocker outsoles promote smooth strides and mid-foot strike efficiency. Available in black and pink.

    (Also read: 5 Best Hiking Shoes For Women)

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  • For your next outdoor adventure: Teva Tirra ($119)
    8 / 9 For your next outdoor adventure: Teva Tirra ($119)

    Where to buy: World of Sports, #04-28A/30 Paragon

    For casual hikes, slip into these comfy sandals that feature cushy contoured footbeds with great arch support. This footwear has also been hailed for its durability, light weight and quick-drying webbing upper.

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  • Win a Sports Cluster Kit from Paragon worth more than $400
    9 / 9 Win a Sports Cluster Kit from Paragon worth more than $400

    Clockwise from left:

    Rip Curl Search Vibes Trucker Cap (worth $45)

    Sea to Summit Towel Size S (worth $25.90)

    O2 Deluxe Necklace Portable Fan (worth $12.90)

    Under Armour Women’s UA Breathelux Perforated Mid Printed Sports Bra (worth $79)

    Rip Curl Glassy Day Tee (worth $45)

    Under Armour Women’s UA Breathelux Printed Leggings (worth $159)

    Mizuno Backpack (worth $59)

    Arctic Squeeze MNS Insulated Water Bottle (worth $21.90)

    To win this Sports Cluster Kit worth more than $400, all you need to do is spend $100 and above at any Sports & Lifestyle store in Paragon, to earn a lucky draw chance.

    Five lucky winners will be picked every month from now to December 2018.

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