WR Product Awards 2018: Shoes and Clothing | Women's Running

WR Product Awards 2018: Shoes and Clothing

Read Time:   |  October 30, 2018

After a month of rigorous testing, the results are in! Discover which products came out on top with this comprehensive rundown of this year’s best running gear.

Neutral Shoe

Best in Category and Best Value: Hoka One One Elevon

£130 at Hoka One One

Hoka Elevon Awards

Editor’s Choice: Brooks Levitate 2

£140 at Brooks Running

Brooks Levitate 2 Awards

Support Shoe

Best in Category and Best Value: Mizuno Wave Horizon 2

£150 at Mizuno

mizuno wave horizon 2 awards

Editor’s Choice: Asics Kayano 25

£150 at Asics

asics kayano 25 awards

Minimalist Shoe

Best Value, Best in Category and Editor’s Choice: Asics Tartherzeal 6

£110 at Asics

asics tarthazeal 6 awards

Entry Level Shoe

Best Value, Best in Category and Editor’s Choice: Brooks Launch 5

£95 from Brooks Running

Brooks Launch 5 awards

Newcomer Shoe

Best Value: Adidas Solar Boost

£139.95 at Adidas

adidas SolarBOOST awards

Editor’s Choice: 361° Sensation 3

£119.99 at 361° Europe

361 sensation 3 awards

Best in Category: Hoka One One Torrent

£105 at Hoka One One

Hoka Torrent awards

Trail Shoe

Best Value and Best in Category: Columbia Montrail Caldorado III

£115 at Columbia Sportswear

Columbia montrail caldorado III awards

Editor’s Choice: Hoka One One Speedgoat 2

£120 at Hoka One One

Hoka Speedgoat 2

Best Update Shoe

Best in Category and Best Value: Adidas Ultra Boost Parley

£149.99 at Adidas

UltraBOOST Parley awards

Editor’s Choice: Saucony Ride ISO

£120 at Saucony

saucony Ride ISO awards

High Visibility Product

Best in Category and Best Value: Proviz Reflect 360

£84.99 at Proviz Sports

Proviz Reflect 360 Womens Running Jacket awards

Editor’s Choice: Asics Lite-Show Jacket

£80 at Asics

asics lite-show jacket awards

Technical Top

Best in Category and Editor’s Choice: On Performance-T

£70 at On Running

ON performance-T awards

Best Value: DHB Women’s Short Sleeve Run Top

£18 at Wiggle

dhb short sleeves awards

Waterproof Jacket

Best in Category and Editor’s Choice: Gore R5 Women Gore-Tex Shakedry Jacket

£260 at Gore

GTX SD Hooded Jacket awards

Best Value: Asics Accelerate Jacket

£115 at Asics

asics accelerate jacket awards


Editor’s Choice: Yamatune 5 Toe Spider Arch Sock

£15.99 at Yamatune

YAMAtune 5Toe Spider Arch Sock with Dots awards

Best in Category: CEP Nighttech Compression Socks

£39.99 at CEP Sports

Nighttech Socks black awards

Best Value: Bridgedale Trail Sport

£11.50 at Bridgedale Socks

bridgedale Trail sport awards

Sports Bra

Best in Category and Best Value: Sportjock Sports Bra

£28-£30 at Sportjock

bra sportjock awards

Editor’s Choice: Asics Sports Bra

£35 at Asics

asics sports bra awards


Best in Category: Aussie Grit Flint 3/4 Running Tights

£72 at Aussie Grit Apparel

Aussie grit capri Tights awards

Best Value: Kalenji Run Dry Cropped Bottoms

£11.99 at Decathlon

kalenji run dry cropped bottom awards

Editor’s Choice: Asics Cool Capri

£50 at Asics

asics cool capri awards

Base Layer

Best in Category and Best Value: Kalenji Run Warm Long-Sleeve

£7.99 at Decathlon

Kalenji Run Warm Long-Sleeve awards

Editor’s Choice: CEP Wingtech Shirt Short Sleeves

£50 at CEP Sports

CEP wingtech shirt awards


Best in Category and Best Value: Tribe Sports Thong

£12 at Tribe Sports

Tribe sports blue thong awards

Editor’s Choice: Runderwear Womens Low-Rise Hipsters

£16 at Runderwear

Runderwear Womens Low Rise Hipster Black awards