Running is an immensely popular sport in South Africa. It’s no surprise given our gorgeous climate and scenery-laden streets. Of course, when it comes to running, there’s one piece of essential equipment you need to get going; a good pair of running shoes. But, which are the best running shoes and which shoes should you choose? Keep reading to find out which trainers are the most popular amongst South African runners.
With search demand for running shoes up 56% year-on-year, SportsShoes.com has analysed search data for 65 different shoe models to show which is most loved by the South African public.
The research revealed the Adidas Ultraboost as the most popular running shoe in South Africa, with 1,400 monthly searches online. Even more interesting is the data also shows that the ASICS Gt-1000, New Balance 880, New Balance 1080 and the Under Armour Hovr are more popular in SA than anywhere else in the world. Clearly South Africans have unique tastes when it comes to running footwear.
Most popular shoes in South Africa
Most popular running shoes worldwide
Nike Zoom Fly
Nike Pegasus Turbo
Want to delve a little deeper into the findings? As part of the research, Sportsshoes.com has also created an interactive map, which identifies the most searched for running shoes around the world.
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