It's easy to recognize whether or not you have high arches, finding the right shoe may be a bit more of a challenge. Runners with high arches need a little extra bump in the midfoot, and whether it's supplied by a properly engineered midsole, a medial post in the outsole, or a supportive band in the upper, the extra support will be appreciated. Check out The 8 Best Sneakers for Runners with High Arches.

Calvy Click is the Editor-in-Chief of Sneaker Report. When she isn't writing about performance footwear and apparel, you can find her running around Manhattan to Rick Ross anthems. 


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No. 8 – New Balance 890v3

Weight: 9.55 oz
Category: Lightweight

A full-length Abzorb cushioning unit supplies a comfortable, support ride on a blown rubber outsole. This shoe is so light it's easy to forget on a long run. Not made for the supportive bunch, runners with high arches will feel satisfied with the 890v3.



No. 7 – adidas Supernova Glide 5

Weight: 11.2 oz
Category: Support

Feel supported by the Torsion system in the midfoot and comfortable thanks the Formotion design, add the Continental rubber outsole and you've got yourself a comfortable pavement stomper.


No. 6 – Saucony Men’s Hurricane 15

Weight:  11.02 oz
Category: Guidance

Blending the features of a traditional stability shoe with the feel of a flexible, lightweight trainer, this granddaddy of the Saucony stability offering has an excellent, supportive structure for runners seeking a secure ride.



No. 5 – New Balance Leadville 1210

Weight: 10.3 oz
Category: Stability

Built for the ultra runner, the Leadville features N2 cushioning, a REVlite midsole, and a Vibram outsole to keep athlete on a harmonious, stable trajectory. Those with high arches can appreciate the medial post that works to prevent overpronation and beefs up the midsole where your arch is not.


Nike-Air-Max-2013-Mens-Running-Shoe-554886_701_A copyNo. 4 – Nike Air Max+ 2013

Weight: 13.5 oz
Category: Training

This Air Max may have been originally intended for the gym, but this light and flexible shoe works well on a decent run as well. A mesh inner sleeve wraps around the foot for a breathable fit and feel, supplying ventilation where you need it most. It may not offer any medial support, but the Air-equipped midsole comforts runners with higher arches just the same.



No. 3 – adidas Supernova Sequence 5

Weight: 11.5 oz
Category: Support

The anatomical GEOFIT+ keeps the ride on this Supernova steady and secure, with an impact-absorbent Adiprene cushioning and a Torsion midfoot support (those will high arches should steer towards adidas shoes with the Torsion technology).


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No. 2 – Brooks Running PureCadence

Weight: 9.5 oz
Category: Support

Though the original PureCadence has been updated with it’s sequel shoe by now, we still stand behind the original as an excellent runner.


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No. 1 – Brooks Running PureCadence 2

Weight: 9.3 oz
Category: Support

The sequel shoe to the original PureProject shoe will LOVE the arch support supplied in the PureCadence 2. The Nav band is the answer for anyone seeking a little extra squeeze around tired arches during long haul runs or speedwork.


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