One of the most challenging aspects in selecting running shoes is not what brand to get, but what type of running shoe to get. There are a number of factors that go into that decision. Two of the main questions are what type of arch do you have and what type of running shoe do you need, cushioning, stability or motion control? Below you will see how to determine your arch type and the different types of running shoes. Also, the following link is to our Best Fit Guide to help you compare the different types of running shoes across brands. Click on this link to see the guide.