17 Best Running Shoes For Achilles Tendonitis (2020 Update)


Today, we’ll be reviewing 17 of the best running shoes for Achilles tendonitis.

Like the Greek warrior, Achilles, you could be battling your own worthy opponent called Achilles Tendonitis.

But with the help of proper footwear, you could probably win your fight.

The good news is the running shoes reviewed below have actually helped a lot of runners with their Achilles tendon problems.

Before you start, this post is an updated version of the 2018 and 2019 lists of running shoes for Achilles pain. Luckily, the 2020 list now includes 17 running shoes.

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6 best running shoes for Achilles Tendonitis compared

Brooks Adrenaline


Asics Kayano


Achilles Tendonitis (Amazon review) Achilles Tendonitis (Amazon review)
Stability Stability
12mm Drop  10mm Drop 
Comfortable & breathable mesh Reinforced engineered knit
Great stability & cushion for the Achilles tendon Great stability & cushion for the Achilles tendon

Nike Pegasus


Hoka Bondi


Achilles Tendonitis (Amazon review)
Neutral Neutral
10mm Drop
4mm Drop 
Comfortable mesh upper Comfortable mesh upper
Heel counter is angled away from the Achilles Great Achilles Tendon lock
About Eric

Eric Barber is a happy father of two little angels, a husband, and a runner. He eats, sleeps, and dreams anything foot related: running shoes, walking shoes, sneakers, you name it. It all started when Eric was a shoe store specialist watching and fitting people's feet day in and day out.

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