Women's Road Running Footwear

Guide: How to Buy Women's Road Running Shoes

Because women have wider hips than men, they have a wider Q-angle (the angle of incidence of the quad muscle relative to the kneecap). This means that women pronate slightly more than men, thus requiring a woman's shoe to offer added pronation control.

Drop is a measurement of the difference in ground-to-heel and ground-to-toe height between your heel and your toe. High drop shoes will ramp your foot forward while low drop (or zero drop) shoes bring your heel and your toe level.

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