Spring kicks: 5 best new sneakers of the season

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Outdoor workout season is officially here—early! And your digestive system may not be the only thing that needs a cleanse.

As you hop off the treadmill and onto the city streets, a new pair of kicks is in order. (After all, experts suggest replacing your running shoes every 250 miles.)

This season’s sneakers are lighter than ever, yet stable enough to pound the pavement (and whatever’s lurking there).

We tied on the contenders, ran some laps, and found five pairs perfect for the 5K dabbler, the trail runner, the boot camp devotee, and more.

Check out our five faves now. —Lisa Elaine Held