SHOE UPDATE: It’s go time.

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The time has arrived! The 2017 Boston Marathon special edition shoes have been under lock and key for months – but they’re starting to peek out. This year’s lineup is one of the best we’ve ever seen! So without further delay, here they are:

SAUCONY BOSTON FREEDOM ISO

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We’re taking it back a couple hundred years – because there’s no other city that can rival our incredible history! The Boston Freedom ISO has hints of the Freedom Trail and Cobblestone Streets of old Boston. Available in most Marathon Sports locations and at marathonsports.com.

SPECS: $159.99 | 9.0oz (men); 8.1oz (women) | 4mm offset | high-cushion, neutral shoe

ABOUT THE FREEDOM ISO: The Freedom ISO is a high-cushioned shoe designed for runners that do not need added stability in their shoes. The shoe is super flexible thanks to a full-length EVERUN midsole as well as an ISOFIT upper that wraps you in comfort [LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FREEDOM ISO]

AVAILABLE: Now! CLICK TO PURCHASE

BROOKS BOSTON LAUNCH 4

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The lobsters are back! This year’s offering makes us think of summer in New England, which is a very good thing. The Brooks Boston Launch 4 is an American dream, complete with lobsters and some nice preppy striping in the heel collar.

SPECS: $109.99 | 9.0oz (men); 7.5oz (women) | 10mm offset | lightweight neutral shoe

AVAILABLE: NOW! Get yours on marathonsports.com and in most Marathon Sports locations

ABOUT THE Brooks Boston Edition Lobster Launch 4: The Launch is a lightweight training shoe ideal for runners with medium to high arches that do not need stability in their shoes. Brooks’s DNA cushioning provides a springy responsive ride, and a streamlined, nearly seamless upper wraps the foot like a glove.

NEW BALANCE ZANTE BOSTON

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Finally getting a look at these! The Fresh Foam Zante v3 Boston is inspired by our city’s fierce athletic spirit. Love the unique colors and accents on this one.

SPECS: $114.95 | 8.8oz (men); 7.5oz (women) | 6mm offset | lightweight neutral shoe

AVAILABLE: Now! Get yours on marathonsports.com and in our Boston location.

ABOUT THE FRESH FOAM ZANTE: The Zante is a super light and flexible shoe designed for runners with medium to high arches that do not need added stability in their shoes. The shoe features a no-sew upper for a sleek fit and an aggressive toe spring to help propel you forward.

ALTRA ESCALANTE BOSTON

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Altra is joining the party this year with their special edition Escalante Boston! This shoe just came out and is getting some rave reviews – so we can’t wait to share the Boston version with you. Coming soon.

SPECS: $139.99 | 8.2oz (men); 6.5oz (women) | 0mm offset | zero-drop neutral shoe

AVAILABLE: Now! CLICK TO PURCHASE

ABOUT THE ESCALANTE: This brand new shoe has been making a lot of waves in the world of running. A sock-like fit and engineered knit give this zero drop shoe a sleek, nearly nonexistent feel. This shoe is designed for runners looking for a minimal experience – Altra’s Zero Drop technology mimics running barefoot. [LEARN MORE ABOUT ALTRA]

 

ASICS DYNAFLYTE BOSTON

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AVAILABLE: Now! CLICK TO PURCHASE

The Asics Boston Edition 2017 DynaFlyte represents Bostonian culture from the colorway of the shoe down to the images that it displays. The DynaFlyte™ shoe features Asics’ revolutionary FlyteFoam™ Technology with super fibers for a feather-light shoe that doesn’t sacrifice responsiveness. The seamless construction on the upper delivers forefoot support while reducing the potential for irritation and blistering.

 

OOFOS BOSTON EDITION

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Air out the toes post-race with the best recovery footwear out there! If you haven’t tried a pair of Oofos yet, you’re missing out. These are fantastic.

AVAILABLE: Now! CLICK TO PURCHASE

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