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Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe

Men's K-Swiss Blade-Light Run

Item #KSS412
MSRP:$104.95
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Men's K-SWISS® BLADE-LIGHT RUN :: Looking for your new favorite shoe to train in? Look no further than the men's K-SWISS® Blade-Light Run, a super light, well-cushioned running shoe with incredibly natural feeling flexibility and snug-fitting upper that you have to try on to believe. 9.3 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Anatomically placed K-EVA blades: Ultra-light, super-cushioned, and amazingly flexible ride.
  • GuideGlide Guidance System™: A unique midsole construction that centers the foot from heel-to-toe ensuring a more comfortable and stable ride
  • Superfoam™ insert: A space-aged energy-return foam that resists compression and last longer providing cushioning and comfort
  • Flow Cool System™: Enhances breathability and moisture management from heel to toe to keep feet cool and dry
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Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (14)
  • Breathable (13)
  • Comfortable (13)
  • Fast (10)
  • Cushions impact (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (10)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      79% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      93% 

      (13 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (8), High arch (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

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5.0

Natural Running Rhoe

By Chris n Pcola

from Pensacola, FL

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Fast
  • Good Arch Support
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • NONE YET

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

Best first run in a new shoe ever! I couldn't believe the comfort on the first run. I usually break shoes in with an easy 2 or 3 miles, with this shoe I just kept going for 6.5 miles. I run 4 times a week, avg. 6 miles a run and 2 weeks later I still love putting these shoes on and running. I am a Brooks convert to Kswiss!

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • High Arch
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Fast, responsive, and sufficient cushion

By Talegater

from orinda, ca

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Fast
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

    Triathlete and runner. Typically train in asics kayano 16 and race in k Swiss k-kruze. Needed something a little more supportive than running flat for race day and decided to give the blades a try. Just right, with cushion and response. Feels comfortable for med long runs 10-13 miles on the road, but light enough for 5 and 10k's. Won my first race in these with a 6 m/m avg.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Low Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    fits great

    By Kona Bill

    from Kona Hi.

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Good shoe for speed

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

    great shoe

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    lightweight and well cushioned

    By mer

    from minnesota

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

    works well for speed training

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow
    • Arch Type:
    • High Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Awesome trainers!!Perfect for bootcamp

    By Dan in florida

    from Stuart, Florida

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Fast
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gym

      Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

      My trainer at bootcamp recommended these. What a difference over heavy running trainers. I use them 5 days a week in boot camp and have also raced in them (5K). They are terrific.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      These shoes rock

      By cayenne92

      from Twin Cities

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Not a winter shoe

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

      I first fell for these shoes when I tried them on at the Twin Cities Marathon expo. But I had just broken in another pair of shoes. But those shoes quickly let me down so I purchased these shoes. I am very happy with the way they run. Well ventilated and very light. Both great features if I didn't live in MN. Need a sturdier shoe for the winter but come spring these will be back on my feet.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great neutral trainers

      By Dangerous Brian

      from San Diego CA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Tough to keep clean

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

      I'm a big fan of the new K-Swiss line, I bought the Blade race for triathlon, then purchased these to keep the mileage down on my racing shoes. Both feel light and bouncy which help on longer runs or after biking workouts when your legs are tired and your stride may not be perfect. Plenty of breathing room in the toe box, I've never had any blisters or discomfort. I wouldn't recommend these for any trail running however, they tend to roll laterally and don't offer the best traction in loose dirt, but then again that's not what they're intended for. They look slick but take work to keep white, defiantly worth it if you like to stand out of the crowd though.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Smooth

      By Opi

      from Wenatchee, WA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Cushioning

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

      These shoes have such a smooth transition throughout the foot. The fit is very comfortable and I absolutely love how they run. The only downside is that these are a bit too stiff in the cushioning department for me. I still really love how they run but want a little more cushioning.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Minimalist shoe

      By gmc219

      from Lawrence, Ks

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

        I have been using these shoes for interval training on the road and the track. They are lightweight, comfortable and fast. I have put about 75 miles on them in 3 weeks and they still feel like I have nothing on my feet.
        I have been running a minimalist style without the benefit of the shoe for years, as the strike plate on my other shoes will testify. It is great to finally have a shoe for my style of running.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels half size too small
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        conservative 4 star rating

        By Scott

        from Nebraska

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Fast
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

            I have high arches, run around 40 miles per week, and am a small framed runner. This shoe was great out of the box. As a triathlete, I run without socks, and this shoe was easy on the feet from the first run. The "blades" do grab a lot of pebbles, but not really a big deal. Not sure they are quite as good as my Newton Distances yet, but these are far more affordable. A lot of cushion for a shoe this light. Great for any distance, and worth at least 4 stars.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • High Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            comfy

            By stephen

            from Dallas

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Endurance Training

              Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

              These fit the K-ona and are comfortable. They slide around a little when trail running, so i prefer the K-ona if i'm not on a paved road.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Kreat

              By Peter

              from Rockwall, TX

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

                Nice shoe for easy long runs, would not use it for speed work.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Awesome shoe!!

                By Telan

                from Rancho Santa Margarita

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Fast
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

                  This shoe is awesome! It's very light and responsive. It cushions impact without a spongy feeling. Extremely flexible in the forefoot but the back half is a little more rigid. Buy it and you won't be sorry.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too small
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  AWESOME TRAINER !!

                  By Mike S.

                  from Wisconsin, USA

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Fast
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens K-SWISS Blade-Light Run Running Shoe:

                    Just recieved these blades today, laced up great and and took them on a 15 miler, awesome shoe people, felt like pillows on my feet, fast, very comfortable, no complaints here!! just another great k-swiss shoe !!

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • High Arch

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