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After a tough training session, most of us can’t wait to take off our running shoes. But then what? We found the best options for post-run sandals.
Oofos Oolala Geo Sandal
Featuring super squishy foam, these sandals will make you feel like you’re walking on clouds, a heavenly sensation after a long run that can reduce stress on joints and back. The sandals are also machine-washable and resistant to bacteria and moisture. $65, oofos.com
SOLE Catalina Sport Flip
The footbed on these slim flip-flops is made with bloom algae foam, which offsets petroleum with carbon-trapping algae and will mold to the shape of your feet the more you wear them. The water-friendly sandals also have an anatomical shape and are designed to reduce plantar fascia strain. $75, yoursole.com
Best Arch Support
Hoka One One Ora Recovery Slide 2
Enjoy the oversized midsole and rocker shape that Hoka is known for in a slide to give you comfort and support after a long run or a long day on your feet. A top layer of EVA with strategically placed grooves offers comfort right from step-in, and the arch support is an improvement over the original sandal. $50, hokaoneone.com
Most Heel Support
MBT Nakuru Recovery Sandals
The anatomically shaped foot bed hugs your arches while the extra deep heel cup cradles and supports your heels, all while helping you maintain your natural alignment after a run and provide extra cushion to support your joints. Plus, the antimicrobial coating helps control odor. $90, us.mbt.com