By Mike Joubert 9 December 2016


It’s a fine balancing act to trim the excess weight off a running shoe without losing much needed support. At 260 g, the Speed 500 Ignite gets it right – if you are running 21 km and below.
Nice weight, comfortable run, great design
Not sure how long the grip will last on heel, laces thinner than usual
The Puma Speed 500 Ignite shoes were comfortable straight out of the box, lightweight without cutting out too much support, plus it’s stylish to boot. Puma has been slowly but surely been upping their game and from the pairs I’ve tested so far, the Speed 500 Ignite is the best yet, by quite a stretch.

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