Unleash your power in women's running sneakers expertly designed with Made for Women technology perfect for light and short-distance running.
Women's Running Shoes & Sneakers
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We're Made for Women. And women run the world. Go the distance in the Euphoria women's running shoe from Rykä, our first-ever performance running shoe designed with neutral cushioning and Made for Women technology you'll only find from Rykä. With innovative performance from heel-to-toe these women's running shoes are unlike any running shoe you've felt before. Built with ASF™ (Absorb/Support/Flex) midsole technology that supports each phase of a runner’s stance, ACTIVfoam™ EVA cushioning that's calibrated to a woman’s unique body mass and gait, and CradleFit™ technology that increases foot contact within the shoe and promotes natural foot position, you'll make the most out of every run with these neutral cushioning running shoes. Plus, feel the power of Made for Women technology found in every pair of Rykäs, with a narrower heel for a more secure fit for every run, a wider forefoot for extra stability, contoured flexible cushioning fine-tuned for a woman's body weight, and shock absorption meticulously tested for more bounce, flexibility, and energy return. Hit your stride and go the distance in the Euphoria running shoe from Rykä.
Do running shoes need to be a size bigger?
It is generally recommended to purchase running shoes in your true shoe size or slightly larger. Running shoes should fit snugly but comfortably, without being too tight or too loose. If you are in between sizes or have wide feet, you may want to consider going up a half size or choosing a wider width for a more comfortable fit.
Is it better for running shoes to be tighter or looser?
Running shoes should fit snugly but comfortably, without being too tight or too loose. Shoes that are too tight can cause blisters, discomfort, and loss of circulation, while shoes that are too loose can cause slippage and instability.
What should my running shoe size be?
Your running shoe size should be based on your true foot size, as measured using a Brannock device or by tracing your foot on a piece of paper. It's a good idea to measure your feet every few years, as they can change size due to factors such as age, weight gain, and pregnancy. Once you have your foot size, you can consult the size chart on our site to determine the best fit.
Are there any special considerations for running shoes for women with wider feet?
If you have wider feet, it's important to choose a running shoe that accommodates your foot shape. Ryka offers the Euphoria running shoe in a wide width option so we would recommend checking the size chart to determine the best size and fit for your foot.
How should running shoes fit?
When it comes to choosing running shoes, the fit is essential. Here are a few things to keep in mind:
Ensure there is enough room in the toe box. Your toes should have enough space to move around and spread out while you're running.
Look for a snug fit around the heel. We don't want your heel slipping out of the shoe while you're running!
Consider the width of the shoe. If you have wider feet, check out wide options that are specifically designed for women.
Make sure to try them on and walk around the house to ensure they feel comfortably snug on your feet.
Which shoes are best for running for ladies?
When searching for your newest pair of running sneakers, there are a few key features to look for to ensure a comfortable and supportive run:
Ensure they have good cushioning. This will help to absorb the impact of your foot striking the ground, which reduces stress on your joints.
Look for shoes with a stable heel to keep your feet feeling stable and supported. Another must have is a breathable upper, which will keep your feet feeling clean and dry on your runs.
What is the difference between men's running shoes and women's running shoes?
The main difference between men's and women's shoes is the fit. Men's and women's feet have different shapes and sizes:
Women's running shoes tend to have a narrower heel and a wider forefoot to better accommodate the unique shape of a woman's foot. They also tend to have a lower heel-to-toe drop, which helps to keep the foot in a more neutral position.
Made for Women:
Ryka is proud to be the first brand ever to create athletic shoes with comfort technology specifically for a woman’s unique foot shape, muscle movement and build. Ryka shoes are designed with a wider forefoot for extra stability, a narrower heel for a more secure fit, shock absorption meticulously tested for more bounce, flexibility & energy return as well as a contoured flexible cushioning that has been fine-tuned for a woman’s body weight. We know that women need the right stability and support to enhance performance and minimize the risk of injury, so that’s why Ryka is still the only athletic shoe company solely dedicated to women; because our feet are different than his. Check out our About Us page to learn more!