Saucony Mirage 3, £95

These funky, lightweight trainers offer unbeatable soft cushioning and flexibility.


Available from Saucony, sizes 3.5-9


K-Swiss Blade Foot Run, £70

A durable trainer with K-Swiss blade cushioning system.

Available from K-Swiss, sizes 3.5-9


Adidas Vanquish 6, £40

A lightweight design with breathable mesh panels.

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Available from Adidas, sizes 3.5-9


Asics Gel-Pulse 4 W, £85

These trainers are a great all-rounder and the gel cushioning absorbs shock efficiently.

Available from Asics, sizes 5-13


Nike Lunarglide 4, £115

This classic design offers springy cushioning, lightweight support and good stability.

Available from Nike, sizes 2.5-9.5


Puma Lightweight Running Shoes, £65

These bright trainers do what they say on the tin - lightweight and brightly coloured.

Available from Puma, sizes 3-8


New Balance Minimus 10V2, £79.99

With a Vibram outsole and a revamp of the material, New balance claim that wearing these running shoes is like running barefoot, only better.

Available from New Balance, sizes 3-10


Mizuno Wave Evo Cursoris, £85

These ultralight trainers are ideal for when you are ready to quicken your pace.

Available from Barrington Sports, sizes 5-8


Newton Gravity, £135

Superbly shock absorbent with action/reaction technology in the forefoot.

Available from Newton Runningv, sizes 5.5-9


Vibram Five Fingers Speed, £109

Unlike anything else, these are designed for a barefoot experience. The rubber sole is designed so that you can 'feel' the run without compromising on performance.


Available from Sweaty Betty, sizes 4-9