Memphis is a city rich with beautiful scenic roads and shaded tree-covered trails that are perfect for outdoor springtime runs and adventures. With road routes such as Big Buffalo Crossing, Mud Island, and Shelby Farms, and trails including but not limited to Wolfe River Trails and T.O. Fuller, this city has got it all. So whether you are going for your best race time or plan on enjoying a scenic run hitting the trails, it is important to be equipped with the right shoes. Use this shoe guide to help find your next best fit for the new season. 

On Cloud 5 Coast 

The lightest shoe in our collection – with the same premium cushioning and performance. The fully collapsible upper and no-slip, kick-down heel make it the ultimate packable summer travel shoe. 

Buy this shoe at $149.99 

On Cloud 5 Push 

The iconic shoe is re-introduced with even more comfort. Made to perform all day, every day, with added stability. 

Buy this shoe at $149.99 

HOKA Clifton 9 

The HOKA Clifton 9 dropped, and everyone is excited to see what this new model offers. Not only is there an extra 3mm of stack height, but HOKA has made this shoe lighter than before! It offers a firmer foam to help balance plush cushioning and a secure ride. The Clifton is a wonderful shoe for every day. Whether you are at work, walking, or running, this shoe can do it all! 

Buy this shoe at $145.00 

HOKA Bondi 8 

The Bondi 8 is bringing softer and lighter foams into play and a new extended heel geometry. This gives the lovely feature of having not only a soft rear crash pad, but also a more balanced one to give protection and support throughout the transition from heel to toe. This shoe is wonderful for people on their feet all day and can handle walking and running. 

Buy this shoe at $165.00 

Brooks Cascadia 16 

This Brooks Cascadia 16 offers maximum stability on all terrains with great grip to handle any trail conditions and rock and root protection. It also has comfortable and supportive cushioning to support your feet, no matter the trail or the number of miles. 

Buy this shoe at $129.95 

Altra Lone Peak 7 

The Altra Lone Peak is the top shoe on the Appalachian Trail. As always, these Altras feature the wonderful foot-shaped toe box as well as Altra’s balanced cushioning. This shoe has a seamless upper, MaxTrac outsole for effective grip, and Altra EGO midsole that balances quick responsiveness and comfort. 

Buy this shoe at $149.95 

By Dallas Meador