Do Your Feet Have High Arches?
How to Find the Best Running Shoes for High Arches
What is the first step to take when searching for the best running shoes for high arches? Get Fitted For Shoes. Whether you have high, low, or no arch in your foot, the best starting point is a shoe fitting. At St. Pete Running Company, the expert staff will take you through a one-of-a-kind, full-body approach shoe fitting, and through that process, they’ll be able to help you find the best running shoes for you based on your goals, history, gait, etc.
For those who categorize their feet as having “high arches,” we’ve got some helpful suggestions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some of the models below are neutral models and some are stability models. Whether or not you have high arches does not determine your model type, but the gait and stride analysis that takes place during the shoe fitting will be used to determine the correct model type for you (neutral v. stability).
Best Running Shoes for High Arches
Hoka One One
Hoka One One running shoes not only provide maximal cushioning, but most of their models offer the Meta-Rocker for a smooth ride. This combination is a great option for walkers and joggers with high arches. Plus the lightweight and high-performance Hoka models can give runners who are looking to break a Personal Record a boost. The Carbon X 2 and the Clifton are neutral models and typically perform well for people who have medium to high arches, provided that they run or walk with neutral mechanics.
Cushy and comfortable, Diadora running shoes are an up-and-coming brand from Italy that is making waves in the U.S. Their unique Blushield technology combines a morpho base and zero strain nucleo of active cones, maximizing energy returns in an ergonomic foot bed. These tech features translate to overall support and glove-like fit which can benefit those with high arches. The Mythos Volo is a neutral model while the Mythos Blushield Elite TRX 2 is a stability model.
Saucony is a tried and true company that kicked off their running brand in 1898 and has been going strong ever since. Their longevity has spawned a variety of models for every run, including great picks for runners with high arches. The Endorphin series includes both neutral and stability models, from the ultralight Speed (neutral) which combines high energy returns with max bounce to propel you forward faster, to the Shift (stability) with its FORMFIT and PWRRUN technology to maximize comfort while offering a plush, stable ride.
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