Looking to get in shape this spring or summer? Why not take up running? Whether you go jogging around the neighborhood or you eventually participate in a marathon, this is a great way to meet your fitness goals. Getting in running shape all starts with the right footwear. Running shoe technology is always evolving so you can jog farther without coming home with blisters or achy feet. Here are some of the best of the best in running shoes for 2016.

1. Hoka Speedgoat — Prepare to go farther when you lace up a pair of Speedgoats from Hoka. These sneakers grip feet with a toecap and support the whole sole. Their rubber grips mean these babies can be worn when jogging on dirt, concrete, or bumpy surfaces.


2. The North Face Women’s Ultra Cardiac — Available in a few chic colors, the Ultra Cardiac sneakers are designed to handle triathlons and similar events with various terrain. These are made of featherweight fabrics so your feet (and the rest of you) don’t sweat excessively during your summer runs.

3. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 — Customize your Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 sneakers if you can’t find your favorite color palette in the rainbow of choices. These shoes are about more than just looks, though. Their supports and cushioning cradle your feet for longer, more comfortable jogs. The waffle outsole grips the ground to prevent slipping.

4. Under Armour UA SpeedForm Fortis — Named such because runners can accelerate their pace comfortably when wearing these, the UA SpeedForm Fortis sneakers from Under Armour can handle a bit of summer sweat with their ArmourVent meshing. Micro G foam and Charged Cushioning soles keep your tootsies safe from blisters all summer long.

5. Brooks Women’s Adrenaline GTS 16 — Known for their plush BioMoGo DNA cushioning, the Adrenaline GTS 16 also features a Full-Length Segmented Crash Pad to prevent foot damage as you run. With the Progressive Diagonal Rollbar, you will notice you jog more smoothly.