Newton Running

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The inspiration behind Newton® running shoes, as well the brand’s name, was Sir Isaac Newton and his third law of motion, which states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.

A leader in natural running, Newton believes that maintaining natural running form without being barefoot requires a shoe that allows the foot to connect with the ground as though it is shoeless. Any geometric change interferes with the natural gait, which is why every shoe is built on a level platform that mimics the foot’s natural geometry. Unhindered, flexible movement is essential, as long as the shoe is still protective enough to prevent injury over harsh terrain.

Newton encourages landing on the mid-foot to forefoot. When you walk, you heel strike. Sprinting propels you forward, causing you to land on your toes. The brand believes that optimal running gait falls somewhere in between. To help maintain this, Newton has taken great care to research and design their shoes. You will find technologies like Active Membrane Technology™, Action/Reaction Technology™ and the Biomechanical Sensor Plate throughout the line.

So who are Newton running shoes for? They are for runners who are already mid-foot or forefoot strikers, as well as those who are working on transitioning from heel striking to a more natural running form.

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Latest Newton Running Reviews

Kismet 4

Kismet 4

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  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I suffer for plantar fasciitis and this shoe is excellent for my heels. Very comfortable awesome shoe.

from Ny on March 22, 2019

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Gravity 7

Gravity 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Forgot how much I enjoyed running in Newtons.

on March 21, 2019

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Motion 7

Motion 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Purchased as a bday gift for hubby. He loves them. Usually wears a wide 10.5-11 in new balance. The 11 reg width fit perfectly. He said he forgot he was wearing shoes they were so comfortable. Good cushion and good support. They have just enough detail to make them interesting without being too loud.

on March 15, 2019

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I bought these about 6 months ago. I absolutely loved them, felt great right away. But the mesh stared to separate from the rubber at the toe. Was annoyed because they were so expensive to break down in less than a year. So I sewed the mesh back together. 3 weeks after that the mesh is wearing down at the toe so now I'm stuck again trying to fix some over priced shoe for the quality. Steer clear of these! Unless you're up for buying new shoes every 6 mons!

on March 12, 2019

Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Well, I busted my hip and so i could not really work with any of shoes until my bod caught up. Now that I have been able to try on the Newton, it just has too little support for me. Howeve,r I otherwise love the color and styling.

on March 01, 2019

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Motion 7

Motion 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These sneaks feel like running on pillows.

from Mansfield on February 21, 2019

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Gravity 7

Gravity 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I have tried many brands of sneakers, but for the way I run, Newtons are far and away the best. This pair was a replacement for an old pair of Newton 2's, which are also size 11.5's. They fit exactly like the old ones, except that being newer, they are firmer, and offer excellent arch support. The service from Zappos was excellent. When UPS was delaying delivery because of the weather, I couldn't directly find the status of the delivery from UPS. I spoke to a Zappos customer service rep who was able to contact UPS, find the status, and ensure that the delivery would happen in the next couple of days.

on February 17, 2019

Gravity 7

Gravity 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

No arch support, but that is intended. These shoes are perfect for moderate runners (average 3-5 miles, 3-times a week)

on February 01, 2019

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

This is a really pretty shoe. Like others I went up a half a size. It was definitely comfortable but it felt very slippy in the back of the foot. Sending it back.

on January 23, 2019

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Kismet 4

Kismet 4

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

This was not the shoe for me. I normally wear Gravity since they stopped making the Energy. I wish they would bring that style back! It is still my favorite. Great support and great as a walking shoe. This shoe seemed to run either true to size or just a little bigger. I'm not sure because I am comparing it to Gravity which seems to be running small in the newest edition. I also didn't love the color combo this time. I like crazy colors. It helps to be seen. Black not so much.

on January 17, 2019

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Gravity 7

Gravity 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Great shoes!!! Newton’s are great!!!

on January 07, 2019

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Kismet 4

Kismet 4

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

This shoe is very well made but the design is a bit "busy", especially the part of the sole that passes under the instep, the marbley painted on stuff. That said, I suspect this is a good running shoe for some. It has a rather strange sole and you roll forward with each step, but rather than a continuous roll, it feels as if there's a "tipping point" and you suddenly are propelled forward once you pass that point. As I say, perhaps that would be an advantage for a runner. I would also say that it seemed narrower than most to me.

on January 02, 2019

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Loved the bright colors. The shoe felt too 'shallow' for my foot sadly. I'm looking for more support around the whole foot. Little arch support and there's no way insoles would fit in these. Back I go to my search for a good neutral running shoe.

from Northern California on December 08, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

This shoe is very light and is very comfortable.

from Huntington Beach on December 04, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

While they take some getting used to, the lug encourages leverage and lift. This is my first pair of Newtons so if you have never worn them, be sure to wear indoors at first to see if they are for you. They felt different at first, but now I like them.

from Phoenix on November 28, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

light as air and super comfortable. I have a narrow foot with a wide forefoot. Lots of room in the toe box. I normally wear an 11.5 but had to return for a 12. Now all is well. Pricey but worth it!

on November 18, 2018

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Distance Elite

Distance Elite

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

low star rating only to draw attention for people about to purchase: note that this shoe runs HUGE! I've been wearing Newtons for years (in the same size) and for some reason this particular shoe is about a size and a half too big

on November 02, 2018

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Distance 7

Distance 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

LOVE LOVE LOVE these shoes. Was a bit leary of the nubs underneath the ball of my foot . . . but I've learned to love them. I'm a bit of a toe-walker so it's not an issue. Not a huge amount of cushion, but somehow remains an incredibly comfortable shoe. I've worn them all day at work and my feet aren't tired and worn out when I get home. Love the bumblebee color scheme too!

on November 01, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Perfect fit (without the orthotic) Order 1/2 size larger if you wear an Rx orthotic. Very cute.

on October 22, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love Newton’s. These are similar to other Fate models I’ve owned before. They seem lighter, but maybe that’s because they have fewer miles on them. Also the shoes look much better in real life. I thought the colors looked awful in the photos, but I actually like the look of the actual shoe.

from Pomona, CA on October 11, 2018

Kismet 4

Kismet 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love this well-made, high quality shoe. It is wide and roomy for my wide feet. It is lightweight and a joy straight out of the box (I.e., no breaking in required).

from Fort Collins, CO on October 10, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love these shoes. Perfect support with a little bounce. I highly recommend these shoes. This is my first pair of Newton, I normally wear Brooks...I love these so much, I want to get several pair! Great for walking and running! Love! I wish there were more color options...

from Alex City, AL. on October 09, 2018

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Distance 7

Distance 7

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

First a caveat, this is my first real pair of running shoes. These are very comfortable. They run a little small IMHO. I wear a 10.5 and I bought an 11. There’s about a half inch on the big toe but, when I get running, my feet still feel a little cramped - not uncomfortable. When I walk in them, I feel my heels sliding up and down from the cushioning but, when I tug on the heels, my feet do not slide and I have never experienced rubbing from running. My one concern is durability. These shoes are made of very light weight materials. I’ve put an estimated 10 miles a week on these shoes for the month that I’ve had them. So far they still look in excellent condition. Overall, I am extremely pleased with these shoes and, provided I and satisfied with the wear I get from this pair, I will purchase another pair of Newtons. The ridge on the bottom of the shoe across the balls of my feet was different at first but I’ve come to really love it.

on September 19, 2018

Kismet 4

Kismet 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Love this brand. I have 3 pairs of Newtons, only problem they run a full size small. I wear a 9 1/2 in majority of shoes, but 10 1/2 in Newtons. Great support, color, wear.

on September 12, 2018

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Fate 4

Fate 4

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I did the online survey tool to figure out which Newton running shoe was the best fir for me. I LOVE these! I run outside on pavement and these are going to be amazing. They are light, but the bottoms feel so supportive for running on a hard surface. This is my first pair of Newtons. I am a huge, new fan! They are even so much cuter than my old running shoes that had a thicker sole for added support. The colors are cuter in person, and the white symbol on the side sparkles. I feel like I could wear these anywhere. I can't wait to run in them!

on August 24, 2018

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