Some popular running shoes are the Pearl Izumi E:Motion Road N2 v2, the New Balance Borocay and the Zoot Solana, according to the Active Times. The Skora Tempo is a popular shoe for long distance runners.
The Pearl Izumi E:Motion Road N2 v2 boasts forefoot flexibility, extra heel cushioning and excellent traction. The Borocay from New Balance provides extra foam cushioning for a softer run. The Zoot Solana is lightweight and flexible and has a wide platform that adds stability. For distance running, the Skora Tempo features a lightweight, minimalist design with a wide toe box and zero drop. For more traditional runners, it also features much of the cushioning of older style shoes.