Brooks Ravenna 8
Traditionally a brand favored by marathoners, the Brooks Ravenna 8 ($77) adds extra cushioning and support, making it versatile enough to handle both long runs and tempo runs.
Pros: This shoe combines soft and reliable cushioning with a responsive, light feel. It's a dream shoe for so many runners.
Cons: Some reviewers felt heel slippage, and others wish it came in more colors.