Specialized sporting feet are very lightweight and dominated by the features: energy return and shock absorption.

Feet designed for high end sporting activities or competitions are not usually suitable for everyday use. Running feet in particular are often built without a heel and may be unstable when not used for running.


  • Higher energy return than all other models of foot.
  • Lower weight than conventional feet.


  • Usually single-use design.
  • May have an upper weight limit.
  • Higher cost.