Guide: Winter Running Shoes


Guide: Winter Running Shoes

R.I.P. all treadmills – we run outdoors

Icebug has been making winter running shoes since 2001. We are the world leader in traction technologies and have the largest selection of studded running shoes. We know winter and running and are happy to help you find happiness on the winter trails. Find the right shoe for you with this handy guide.

Whether you are a beginner, someone who runs on cycle paths, an experienced trail runner, or an orienteer who loves going off-trail, we have winter running shoes that make running a little easier. We’ve organized the products from good grip to maximum grip so you can easily find the shoe that meets your needs.

Arcus BUGrip – comfort with grip

Suitable for: A wide range of runners looking for a shoe with maximum comfort and good grip for running on winter roads and flatter surfaces.

  • Traction: 7/10

  • 13 studs in carbide steel

  • Available with or without GORE-TEX

  • 6 mm drop

NewRun BUGrip – for the roads

Suitable for: Runners of all levels who primarily seek comfort, although not as much as on the Arcus BUGrip. NewRun has more studs and is suitable for laps on icy winter roads and more accessible trails.

  • Traction: 8/10

  • 17 studs in carbide steel

  • Available with or without GORE-TEX

  • 7 mm drop

Rover BUGrip GTX – versatile favorite

Suitable for: Most things. Perfect for hiking or leisurely running in demanding weather.

  • Traction: 8.5/10

  • 19 studs in carbide steel

  • Waterproof with GORE-TEX membrane

  • 12 mm drop

Pytho6 BUGrip – maximum grip

Suitable for: Long-distance runners, forest runners, and grip lovers. For those who want maximum grip and a fun running experience.

  • Traction: 9.5/10

  • 16 studs in carbide steel

  • Water-resistant

  • 9 mm drop

Ready to become a winter runner?

Take the opportunity to make your winter run even better. At Icebug, you will also find Merino wool socks – perfect for winter running – Icetubes and supportive insoles.

Lost a stud?
This is how you replace it!

Did you know you can easily put new studs in your Icebugs if you lose one? We will be happy to help and send you new ones. Everything so your running shoes can take you many more miles through the winter! You can find more information about how to get new studs here.

We use our business to do good

At Icebug, we’re committed to making better shoes that help you get out every day – no matter the conditions. Also, we have decided to change our industry by taking responsibility for our footprint. Our goal is to make footwear with great durability, low CO2 emissions and respect for people and planet. Part of the money that you invest in us, we give back to the planet by donating to organizations that, for instance, work to preserve old-growth forests.