Cross Training Shoes for Comfort & Support

Durable and highly functional cross training shoes are essential for all of your fitness pursuits. Poorly supported, uncomfortable shoes aren’t going to help your performance or your foot health.

Why not look for the most comfortable shoe that protects your feet and inspires you to do more? A versatile cross training shoe allows you to train hard and still look great and feel comfortable on the way home.

KURU shoes are unlike any other shoe when it comes to comfort, support, and functionality. A patent-pending anatomical midsole is proven to increase stability and traction when you most need it.

Cushioned support in the heel and forefoot will make each movement feel smooth and natural. Whether you’re spending an afternoon playing racquetball or hiking mountain trails, KURU cross training shoes excel where other shoes fall short.

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What are Cross-Training Shoes?

So what are cross training shoes exactly, anyway? And why might you choose shoes for cross training vs. running shoes?

One goal of cross training is to work muscle groups in a variety of ways to strengthen and complement your athletic skill set. Trying high-intensity box jumps, for example, to improve your agility in sprints or yoga to increase flexibility at the climbing gym.

Running shoes are designed for that specific activity, offering spring and cushion in all the right places to achieve the perfect stride. The best cross-training shoes for men and women are designed to support and stabilize you where it counts, giving you stability and longevity for every last burpee.

Elements of a Cross-Training Shoes

You’d want a well-fitted, stable strength training shoe for your weight-lifting exercises—a perfect cross-training complement to a typically cardio-focused routine.

Shoes should have a generous toe box to give your toes the circulation they need, a shock-absorbing midsole, stable outsole and a secure fit for the most intense workouts.

Improve Performance, Reduce Injury

Wearing proper athletic shoes based on activity type can improve performance and reduce injury. That means some of the best cross training shoes out there will be those suited to what you’re doing.

KURU has a wide selection of both women’s cross training shoes and men’s cross training shoes for a his and hers combo that packs a punch. The best cross training shoes for women and men provide the stability and support you need to see your workout through and keep injuries at bay.

So, no, we can’t help you perform that final set of eccentric squats. But we CAN help ensure your feet last for it with the perfect shoe. With KURU’s line of some of the best cross training shoes with arch support, you’ll get Pain Relief Beyond Belief.

Recharge Your Life with KURU

Our innovative orthotic HEELKRADL™ flexes to cup your heel with each step. We’ve perfected this orthopedic style design to help prevent heel pain and ensure a comfortable stride. When you’re training hard, you want a shoe that isn’t just going to cover your foot, but actually aid healthy movement.

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With KURU cross training shoes, you don’t adapt to the shoe, the shoe adapts to you! Think of them like a personalized piece of equipment. Movement is effortless in a high performance shoe that molds to your own feet with a custom orthotic footbed.

Our superior shoe technology coupled with a passion for all things active make KURU a premium choice for those who want total support and versatility from their shoes. When you need to seriously perform, you need a serious shoe to back you up.

KURU cross training shoes give you every extra bit of comfort and support. We’ve got your back...and your feet.


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Kuru Carreras are amazing! I have to tell you these Carreras are the absolute best. As soon as they go on, they hug my foot with the deep heel and comfortable arches. I have never worn athletic shoes which did not have to be 'broken in.' I am a believer!


Great support. I have purchased 4 pairs. My plantar fasciitis is completely gone. I play pickleball 4 to 5 times a week and I will not get on the court without them, although not expressly a court shoe they are very supportive and are non-marking... They look good and feel good. I have recommended them to four of my fellow pickelball players and they are all hooked on them.

~Pickelball Bob

Running never felt this good! I bought this pair of Kuru shoes hoping to get back into walking. I have since surpassed walking but now back to running. My knees don't hurt, my hips and back feel great and these amazing shoes hold up to be beating them against the pavement. Thanks again Kuru!

~Anthony W.

Individualized Performance
Superior Durability

A well constructed shoe is going to wear better, longer. The cupped rubber sole design offers a long lasting construction so you can take on any terrain without worrying about your shoes breaking down.


KURU shoes help save you energy. The lighter design takes weight off your feet, decreasing oxygen use and keeping you training longer.

Remarkable Support

Our patented midsole technology make KURU cross training shoes the most supportive around. A molded orthotic footbed provides healthy, natural support like no other shoe.

Perfect Traction

Aggressive rubber outsoles provide an intense grip that gives you powerful incentive to maximize your training on any surface.

Unlimited Versatility

KURU cross training shoes embody versatility in design and function. From the trail to the rec center, each shoe is custom built for your active lifestyle.

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is for informational purposes and is not a substitute for advice, diagnosis, or treatment by a trained medical professional. If your plantar fasciitis symptoms persist, this could be a sign of a more serious condition. Because everyone´s feet and body are different, results are not guaranteed and may vary from the customer experiences and testimonials shared on this site. Always consult a trained medical professional prior to any treatment regimen.