As an avid runner always seeking the ideal blend of comfort, durability, and performance to elevate my training and races, I constantly explore new footwear options. Recently, I got my hands on the OneMix Light Armor. But the question looms: can this shoe hold its own in the fiercely competitive world of top-notch marathon running shoes? Let’s dive in and discover the answer.
OneMix is a Chinese footwear manufacturer brand founded in 2014. ONEMIX has many years of experience in delivering high-end sports shoes. The Light Armor, belonging to their Men’s Road Racing Running Shoes range, showcases the standard features expected in top-tier marathon racing shoes, including a carbon fiber plate, exclusive foams, and air pockets.
Detailed Review - Video
- Weight: 246 ± 5 grams (EU42)
- Heel-to-toe drop: 8mm
- Sizing: True to size
ONEMIX Light Armour Road Running Shoes is a good option for both competitive runners and those dedicated to training.
- These shoes come with a well-engineered mesh upper that ensures breathability and a comfortable fit, supporting your foot during the rigors of miles on the track.
- The lightweight midsole foam delivers excellent responsiveness and cushioning, optimizing energy transfer for an efficient stride.
- One standout feature is the non-slip outsole, equipped with high-abrasion elastic rubber, ensuring remarkable durability and consistent traction, enhancing your speed and stability as you run.
- The built-in carbon fiber insole plate elevates the shoe’s rigidity, providing a constant push and enhancing overall performance.
- Despite having a super breathable mesh, there was something off about how the upper fits. I feel there was too much room in the tox box.
- I really like the concept of a heel tension belt that connects the top lace loop but I couldn’t get the heel tension belt to work as intended. I hope One Mix can refine it in future.