This is not exactly research and not exactly the most valid data (in fact, its probably not even close), but I going to write about it anyway!
I periodically head over to Amazon.com to check some things out. I browse the 1-star reviews on running books, as they are always fun (I commented on that in this review) and I sometimes check to see which are the best selling running shoes. Amazon.com update the best selling products in each category of product they sell on an hourly basis. While I am the first to admit that this is not exactly representative data of the overall running shoe market and the demographics of those who buy from Amazon.com is going to be very different to those who buy from specialty running shoe stores, it still interesting to check from time-to-time.
As of today, the 20 top mens running shoes on Amazon.com are:
1. ASICS Men’s GEL-Lyte33
2. Saucony Men’s Progrid Kinvara 3
3. ASICS Men’s GEL-Nimbus 14
4. New Balance Men’s MT10v1 Minimus
5. Salomon Men’s Speedcross 3
6. New Balance Men’s M750
7. New Balance Men’s MT20v2 Minimus
8. ASICS Men’s GEL-Kayano 19
9. Reebok Men’s RealFlex Optimal
10. New Balance Men’s MT1010 Minimus
11. Salomon Men’s XA PRO 3D Ultra 2 Trail
12. ASICS Men’s GEL-Cumulus 14
13. New Balance Men’s M770 Alpha
14. ASICS Men’s GEL-Blur33 2.0
15. Nike DART 9
16. Mizuno Men’s Wave Prophecy 2
17. New Balance Men’s MT510 Trail
18. New Balance Men’s MR1 Minimus
19. The Vibram Fivefinger KomodoSport
20. Mizuno Men’s Wave Creation 13
At least that is the top 20 today; tomorrow it may be different.
1. Asics Men’s Gel Cumulus 14
2. Asics Men’s Gel Nimbus 14
3. Brooks Men’s Adrenaline GTS 12
4. Asics Men’s Gt 2000
5. Merrell Men’s Trail Glove
6. Asics Men’s Gt 2000
7. Brooks Men’s Adrenaline GTS 13
8. Asics Men’s Gt 1000
9. Asics Men’s Gel Contend
10. New Balance Men’s Mt573bo
Very different in the UK to the USA … make what you want of this information.
Last updated by Craig Payne.
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