Skechers GoMEB Razor 2

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The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes are an all-around great pair of shoes that customers seem to love. The FitKnit upper gives you a sock-like fit that is extremely comfortable and supportive. The outsole is made with Parametric Web technology to give you phenomenal traction on a plethora of surfaces as well as helping your shoes remain lightweight and durable. The midsole is fantastic as well, the Flight Gen cushioning that makes up the midsole promotes a mid-foot strike zone as well as great cushioning for fantastic cushioning and a responsive ride. The price point may seem a bit high for these sneakers but many customers have mentioned that they are worth the money the paid for them as they are an all around great pair of shoes.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Lightweight
  • Supportive
  • Fits true to size
  • Great responsiveness
  • Stylish
Cons
  • Thin tongue
  • Upper feels stiff
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The outsole of the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 sneakers is made out of a lightweight rubber compound which can hold quite the grip and give you excellent traction, no matter what surface you are running on. The outsole features a Parametric Web design to help keep the weight down, durability high, and the traction amazing.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole of the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes is made out of Flight Gen which was created by Skechers specifically to ensure your shoes can stay lightweight, responsive, and offer fantastic shock absorption. The midsole also features M-Strike technology which focuses more on the middle section of the midsole. It helps encourage the runner to be more of a midfoot striker which some runners believe can help you run faster due to easier transitions which will allow you to toe-off quicker.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The upper of the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 uses FitKnit technology which is made to look like woven cloth. It gives the shoes a sock-like fit and eliminates seems that can cause potential irritation. The materials of the upper also help give you great ventilation inside the shoes. There are some synthetic overlays that are strategically placed in the more critical areas of the upper to help keep your feet locked into place, giving you a more secure fit. They also feature a molded heel counter that will help lock the back of your foot in the shoe to keep you safe from sliding around inside your shoes.
Weight
Weight

Weight

When it comes to running shoes you are going to want something that is not going to be too heavy. With this kind of sneaker, the lighter the better. You do not want to be running, especially if you are running for distance or speed, and have to worry about your shoes feeling like weights attached to your feet and have them hold you back or slow you down. You will not have to worry about that with the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes. If you are purchasing the men's version of these sneakers then they are going to weight in, on average, at only 6.1 ounces. If you are looking into buying the women's version they are going to weigh in, on average, at only 4.7 ounces. Customers really appreciate just how lightweight these sneakers really are.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

Breathability is important in any kind of running shoes. You want to make sure that you are getting adequate ventilation in your shoes when you are on the go to keep your feet cool and dry. Getting a decent amount of airflow into the foot chamber is nice because the air will help keep your feet cool. At the same time, it will allow the sweat from your feet to evaporate more quickly and escape your shoes which helps keep your feet dry. The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes have a decent amount of breathability due to the FitKnit upper that fits your feet like a sock while still allowing for some amazing ventilation.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

Customers have mentioned that the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes are exceptionally comfortable. The nicely cushioned midsole makes sure that your feet will sink into them and stay comfy all day long. The upper is also a big factor in the comfort level of these shoes. They FitKnit woven design of the upper makes sure these sneakers are going to fit you like a sock and the seamless design prevents rubbing and chafing on your feet that would cause potential blisters and discomfort. Something that customers mentioned is that these sneakers do run fairly true to size so that is something to keep in mind when you are purchasing these shoes. One issue that customers did seem to have when it came to the comfort level of these sneakers is the fact that the tongue is a bit too thin and can cause some discomfort and irritation to you when you are running.
Style
Style

Style

Customers seem to like the look and style of the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running sneakers. They come in a couple different colors to choose from so you can find something that will best fit your style and personality. If you are considering the men's version of these shoes then you can choose between black and white; red and black; charcoal and lime; or plain charcoal. If you are looking to purchase these sneakers in the women's version then you can choose between plain charcoal; black and white; or turquoise. Some customers mentioned that they would have liked to have seen a couple more colorways to choose from but that did not deter them from purchasing and wearing these sneakers.
Durability
Durability

Durability

When purchasing running sneakers you are going to want something that is going be able to keep up with your busy lifestyle and not have to worry about them suffering from premature wear and tear. You will not have to worry about the durability of the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes, as they are built to take quite the beating. You can rest easy knowing that the strong outsole and cushioned midsole are designed to withstand the repeated beating into the pavement as you run mile after mile, day after day.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes offer a couple different features to help keep you protected when you are out on a run. First, the design of the outsole gives you phenomenal traction which is capable of holding quite the grip on a variety of surfaces which can help keep you on your feet. The sneakers also feature a molded heel counter and synthetic overlays throughout the upper to help keep your feet locked into place to keep you from slipping and sliding around inside your shoes when you are on the go. Finally, the upper has reflective details throughout to help keep you visible if you are running at night or other low light conditions.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

When referring to the responsiveness of a pair of shoes you are essentially talking about the spring in your step you get when you wear them or the bounce you get due to the cushioning of the midsole. A pair of shoes with a high level or responsiveness gives you a higher energy return when you are running. Essentially what this means is that with each step you take when you are running your feet will sink down into the cushioning of your shoes and then the midsole will quickly bounce back to its original shape which will propel you into your next step. The propulsion will help you save a little bit of energy with each step you take allowing you to use the saved energy to help you run faster and longer. All of that being said, the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running shoes have a midsole designed to make sure you get a higher energy return and a truly responsive ride.
Support
Support

Support

It is important in a pair of running shoes to have something that is going to give you a decent amount of support to protect you when you are on the go, especially if you are going to be running longer distances. The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running sneakers can offer you an adequate amount of support when you are on the go. The upper has synthetic overlays integrated throughout to not only ensure the shoes do not fall apart too easily but also to make sure you get the support you need where you need it. With the integration of the overlays, the heel counter, and the lacing system, the shoes are going to keep your feet locked into place and you will not have to worry about your feet sliding around inside your shoes or potentially falling off when you are in the middle of a run.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running sneakers are considered to be road running shoes and as such it is recommended that you stick to flat and non-abrasive surfaces while wearing them, such as roads, paved paths, tracks (indoor or outdoor), or treadmills. That being said, some customers mentioned that they were able to wear these shoes while running on a gravel road with no problem whatsoever. However, please keep in mind that these are only recommended for road running and if you are going to be running off of the beaten path then you should be careful as these will not give you the support and protection you may need to keep you free of injury or discomfort.
Price
Price

Price

When it comes to purchasing a good pair of running shoes it is important to remember that you are going to be making an investment. As such, you are going to have to pay a decent amount of money up front and as long as you get a good quality pair of shoes that will last then you will not have to worry about spending that amount of money again for a while. That being said, the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 seems to be a fairly good investment, as the shoes are made to last and will not fall apart quickly or easily. The MSRP, manufacturer's suggested retail price, of these sneakers rings up at $115 which is not too high, but as with most things on sale these days you can generally find it much cheaper somewhere online.
Traction
Traction

Traction

The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 has amazing traction that customers appreciate. The outsole is made out of lightweight rubber and features Parametric Web technology to ensure that you get amazing traction and a sticky grip on a plethora of surfaces. Whether you are on wet or dry surfaces or you are running up or down hills you will not have to worry about your shoes causing your feet to slide out from underneath you which can cause you to injure yourself.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

Flexibility is important in any kind of shoe, but especially in running shoes. You want your feet to be able to move as freely and naturally as possible so you will not feel like your feet are in a prison when you are wearing them. You will not have that problem too much with the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running sneakers. Some customers mentioned that the middle section of the upper felt a bit stiff which limited the flexibility, but overall customers did not seem to have too many issues with it.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 sneakers are considered to be a neutral shoe and as such, they are perfect for those runners who have a neutral gait when they run. If you are one of the thousands of runners around the world who have the tendency for overpronation or supination then you should consider purchasing a stability shoe, as these will not give you the support you need to keep you comfortable while running.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The drop of a shoe is simply the difference in how high your heel is from the ground compared to your toes, in other words, it is the measurement of the incline of your sneakers. Average running shoes have a heel to toe drop of between 8mm and 12mm with most of them falling around the 10mm range. That being said, the Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 running sneakers have a relatively low drop, measuring in at only 4mm.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

-FitKnit upper which is virtually seamless
-Supportive, comfortable, and breathable uppers
-Lightweight, durable, and flexible outsole
-Parametric Web outsole for fantastic traction
-Promotes mid-foot strike zone
-Flight Gen midsole for a lightweight and responsive cushioning
-Stable and secure fit
-Removable insole to give you a customizable fit
-Reflective details to keep you safe in low light conditions
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

If you are looking for an all-around great pair of running shoes that are going to last you then you have come to the right place. The Skechers GoMEB Razor 2 sneakers are both comfortable and responsive which customers appreciate. The shoes are extremely durable and will not suffer from premature wear and tear so you will not have to worry about replacing your sneakers any time soon. Overall, customers have mentioned that they love the shoes and would recommend them to their friends and family.