RUNNING ON AIR

Get ready to move faster the next time you go out for a run. These kicks are so light you’ll feel like you’re flying.

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Get ready to move faster the next time you go out for a run. These kicks are so light you’ll feel like you’re flying.
 
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1 NIKE

EPIC REACT FLYKNIT

$229, available on the Nike website and at select Nike retailers.

There’s good, and then there’s epic. Nike’s Epic React Flyknit foam technology is 11% softer, 13% bouncier and 5% lighter – making it one of the lightest, incredibly cushioned shoes. You’ll get durability and cushioning that will help you go the distance, and their three new colourways will certainly make you want to wear them wherever you go. Now available in Pink Matcha (pink and green versions for women and men), an off-white Alloy (for women) and Horizon (glowing red for women and a dark gray for men), these will definitely be attractive additions to your running arsenal.
 
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2 REEBOK

FLOATRIDE RUN

$229, available at Reebok stores (Great World City, Velocity, VivoCity and Suntec City).

Thanks to Reebok’s space-ready Floatride Foam technology which was created for the NASA CST-100 Starliner, the Floatride Run is considered their most technologicall yadvanced running shoe to date. You’ll get an impressive mix of responsiveness and flexibility paired with futuristic style when you wear these shoes. Not sure what to get? The Black and navy colourway for men and the black and purple for women will get heads turning thanks to the Space Yarn Fashion dye treatment which creates a completely unique Dye Pattern for each individual shoe.
 
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3 ASICS

GEL NIMBUS 20 SP SAKURA COLLECTION

$259, available at all Asics stores island wide.

The Sakura Collection by Asics reintroduces the Gel Nimbus 20 SP with a brand new look. Now in hues inspired by Japanese Cherry Blossoms, the shoes are equipped with FlyteFoam technology and are remarkably light and highly resilient. You’ll be able to last all the way to the finish line no matter how short or long your run is. If you want to feel like you’re running on clouds, then grab a pair of these and get ready to go.