Skechers GOrun Ultra run shoes review

Skechers Wave Sayonara 2 tested and rated by our expert reviewer

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

Skechers has been producing footwear for over 20 years, but it’s only recently that they’ve entered the competitive world of performance runwear


The GOrun Ultra’s billed as a ‘cushioning marathon design’ and that’s no exaggeration – in use they feel like a Hoka that’s just begun the 5:2 diet.

Resalyte cushioning is purportedly 65% greater than their Ride range and it’s certainly noticeable, unleashing a springy stride.

There’s some pay-off with a slight dilution of feel between foot and ground, but it’s not too bad.

Flexibility’s proficient, ensuring a smooth transition between landing and toe-off, and surprisingly they’re one of the lightest we’ve tested recently (281g).

The podular outsole grips well – on- and off-road – and these will appeal to many, particularly heavier runners.

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