Inov-8 Road-X Lite 155

BEST FOR: Uncompromising minimalists with great form.

Weight: 5.5 oz
Drop: 3mm

Inov-8 is a company based in the U.K. that's devoted to making extremely light shoes, and our most hardcore runners liked these under-the-radar sneaks a lot. If you can handle their reduced cushioning, they are great for high-speed runs, the mile to 10-K road-race range, and track workouts. [$120; inov-8.com]