April 7, 2022

Top 5 Runner Review 2022

Whether you’re running, walking or working out, wearing proper footwear is essential for many reasons.

Especially if you’re entering the 2022 VHI Women’s Mini Marathon, whom Intersport Elverys are proud sponsors for an amazing 18 years now.

Correct footwear will drastically reduce your risk of injury, whilst also keeping your foot dry and secure as you chase that PB or just get out for your first race or walk.

We know choosing the correct running shoe can be confusing, that’s why we’ve picked our top 5 running shoes from the amazing ASICS and Brooks range to make the process easier for you.

They also provide an unbelievable 90-day trial – find out more below.

You might find some worth in our Running Shoe Size Guide Blog.

Runner Review Cushion Explained

Regular Comfort + We would recommend for anyone just starting off or don’t require a large amount of cushioning.

Extra Comfort ++  Perfect for those longer runs, for those wanting an increased shock absorption.

Maximum Comfort +++ These are best suited for those who are looking for best shock absorption, with extra or maximum comfort.


Runner Review: Stability Shoes

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 22 (Extra Comfort)

The Brooks Adrenaline is back and better than ever with an upgraded midsole and a redesigned upper.

The latest version of the Brooks Adrenaline features a 100% DNA Loft midsole, which creates a softer, smoother ride.

Brooks’ reliable GuideRail support system keeps you moving efficiently kilometre after kilometre.

The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 22 is a great everyday training shoe for runners seeking a stable and supportive shoe.

They’re cushioned enough to provide generous impact absorption without feeling heavy or clunky.

runner review

ASICS GT 2000 10 Running Shoe (Extra Comfort)

The ASICS GT-2000 is a favorite among runners seeking light stability and comfortable support, and the latest version stays true to its roots.

The ASICS GT-2000 10 seamlessly blends both structure and softness for a versatile fit.

The latest version of the shoe features a soft knit upper, supportive cushioning and eye-catching colourways.

ASICS’ signature Flytefoam cushioning provides a smooth ride, while 3D Space Construction offers strategic compression.

This is the perfect shoe for runners seeking lightweight stability and plush support throughout your half marathon.

runner review


Runner Review: Neutral Shoe

Brooks Ghost 14 (Extra Comfort)

There’s no wonder the Ghost 14 is a go-to for runners looking for a reliable, every day running shoe.

Not only is it Brooks’ first carbon-neutral shoe but it offers cushioning like no other, ensuring a comfortable, easy-going ride no matter what running style or foot type you have.

The standout feature in the Ghost 14 is that it has Brooks’ 100% DNA LOFT cushioning tech in the midsole.

It’s the addition of this that gives the shoe a super soft feel, offering superb comfort for the heel every time your foot strikes the floor.

The Ghost 14 is a great, all-round running shoe that’s perfect for anyone looking for comfort and equal levels of support in their runs.

runner review

ASICS Gel Mission 3 (Regular Comfort)

There is no better cushioned shoe for walking, whether it’s off to work, down the shops, a stroll in the evening or the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

The Asics Gel-Missionfeatures a Guidance Trusstic that works alongside the Guidance Line to create a more efficient and supported gait, and it’s built to last with a durable synthetic leather upper.

It’s also incredibly affordable and ideal for ideal for mild to moderate overpronators.

runner review

Brooks Hyperion Tempo Reflective (Extra Comfort)

The Hyperion is a near-perfect blend of ground feel, cushioning protection, and ride economy.

It’s also very lightweight, durable, supportive, and has an outsole that grips exceptionally well.

The upper is roomy, smooth-fitting, and breathes well during summers while being insulated enough for mild winter conditions. These are all hallmarks of an ideal multi-season running shoe.

The Hyperion is designed for speed and would definitely suit a runner hoping to go as quick as possible.

While the reflective design will keep you safe as the light goes out.

Runner Review 90-Day Trial

At Intersport Elverys we’re confident that you’ll love to run in Brooks and Asics footwear.

To prove this, we’re offering a 90-day money-back guarantee.

You get 90 days to see for yourself – run as much as you want and if you’re not satisfied, simply return them.


With the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon just around the corner, and the bright summer evenings approaching, now is the time to get yourself the perfect running shoe.

Don’t forget about other important pieces of equipment you might need too.

Our Guide to Finding the Right Sports Bra and our Guide to Finding the Right Leggings is sure to help.

Enjoy the run, we’re with you every step of the way.

runner review

TAGS: #10k#5k#cardio#irish runner#runner review#running#running shoe#VHI Womens Mini Marathon