Each year the top running shoe manufacturers utilize the latest technologies to design the most efficient footwear in the industry. This means that as the calendar flips for a new year, the most innovative sneakers are being introduced to an eager audience. With so many pieces of footwear to choose from, picking the perfect pair of sneakers can be quite challenging. This list of top 10 best running shoes for women in 2015 should help you to narrow down your search.

10. The Women’s ASICS Gel Kahana 6

10. The Women's ASICS Gel Kahana 6
Developed to help you navigate the difficult terrain of the trails, the Women’s ASICS Gel Kahana 6 Running Shoes are the perfect choice for the novice or experienced runner. Made with 100% polyester, the rubber sole and lightweight design make them the perfect choice for comfort and support out on the road. The DuoMax and dual density foam offer both comfort and support no matter how hard you push yourself. The reversed lugs on the soles help to provide you with that uphill traction in the most extreme conditions.

9. The Women’s Saucony Excursion 7 Running Shoes

9. The Women's Saucony Excursion 7 Running Shoes
Designed by one of the most respected names in the shoe industry, the Saucony Excursion 7 Running Shoes come with that trademark fit, soft feel, and exceptional performance you find in all their running and walking shoes. With a focus on keeping you active, the sole based stability of these running shoes gives you that advantage over other runners. Complete with many trail features that will allow you to navigate difficult uphill and downhill conditions, like multi-lug configuration, rugged upper materials, synthetic mesh for breath ability, and a tough shell.

8. The Women’s NIKE Flex Running Shoes

8. The Women's NIKE Flex Running Shoes
NIKE continues to put themselves in a position of improvement year after year, and with the NIKE Flex Running Shoes, they clearly are once again providing runners an exceptional shoe to hit the trail with. The rubber sole design helps to hug the road while whisking away water in their patented multi-direction design. Inner sleeve construction that wraps the entire foot in comfort, snug features, cushioned tongue, sandwich mesh, and full length grooves that will enhance the flexibility of the shoe and provide you a more natural, smooth, and efficient range of full motion.

7. The Women’s ASICS Gel Craze TR Cross Trainer

7. The Women's ASICS Gel Craze TR Cross Trainer
Technically not a true running shoe, the ASICS Gel Craze TR Cross Trainer is the best of both worlds. Able to withstand the harsh conditions of the road and the uphill and downhill stretches of the trails, this shoe will get you around in comfort. Made from 100% polyester, the unique SPEVA midsole will improve your bounce back and resist pressure on your feet. The rear foot GEL cushion system supports your feet in the most extreme conditions. The anatomically correct flex grooves, allow you to perform at your best on the road, on the trails, and even in the gym.

6. The Women’s ASICS GT 1000 Running Shoes

6. The Women's ASICS GT 1000 Running Shoes
The leader in manufacturing stable and cushion running shoes, ASICS continues to develop affordable footwear for every level runner. The Women’s ASICS GT 1000 Running Shoes are loaded with features like firm post under heels, posts under arch, slim plastic shank for midfoot stiffness. Even with all these features, these running shoes still provide exceptional flexibility. Combined with synthetic and mesh support, the DUO Max support system helps support your feet in any conditions, the gym, the road, or the all terrain of the trails.

5. The Women’s ASICS GEL Kayano 20 Running Shoes

5. The Women's ASICS GEL Kayano 20 Running Shoes
In celebration of their 20th anniversary, the ASICS brand went overboard with their latest running shoes. The Women’s ASICS GEL Kayano 20 Running Shoes combine unsurpassed fit with comfort that is light years ahead of the competition. Just some of the features of these amazing running shoes, stretch mesh, DUO Max support, heel clutch system, GEL cushion system, Shock absorbing technology, and stretchy comfort unsurpassed in the running shoe industry.

4. The Women’s ASICS Exalt GEL Running Shoes

4. The Women's ASICS Exalt GEL Running Shoes
Taking over several positions on this top ten list, the ASICS Exalt GEL Running Shoes are designed with a sound body in mind. Whether you are running the hills on the trails, hitting the gym, or taking off on the roadway to log some miles, the durability and the comfort of these running shoes is simply unmatched. Both lightweight and very supportive, the synthetic mesh is designed to support the foot and reduce weight while maintaining stability.

3. The Women’s Salomon XR Mission Running Shoes

3. The Women's Salomon XR Mission Running Shoes
Looking for a unique running shoe that provides proper ventilation to reduce moisture and heat from inside the shoe, the Salomon XR Mission Running Shoes are the perfect solution. Designed with a unique molded EVA midsole, the shoes has the perfect cushioning while cradling the foot in a naturally rolling motion. The Sensiflex construction provides both stretch and lateral support, easily accommodating your foot during your workout. The grip in the soles allows you to move forward quickly, providing adequate traction even in the most slippery of conditions.

2. The Women’s ASICS GEL Venture 4 Running Shoes

2. The Women's ASICS GEL Venture 4 Running Shoes
These comfortable and durable running shoes has extra foam cushioning to reduce friction, keeping you as comfortable as possible as you are running. The ASICS GEL Venture 4 Running Shoes provide extra heel support, and are designed for an optimal fit. The lacing system allows you to tighten the shoes with a simple tug of the lace. The soles of the shoes are designed to grip the roadway, or keep you balances when navigating difficult off-road terrain. The removable sockliner and rearfoot GEL cushioning will allow you to workout for longer without experiencing significant foot pain. The ASICS name is synonymous with durability, and these running shoes are no different, giving you miles of comfort regardless how challenging the path you travel.

1. The Women’s ASICS Nimbus Gel 15 Running Shoes

1. The Women's ASICS Nimbus Gel 15 Running Shoes
Having occupied the majority of this top 10 list, it is no wonder it occupies the top spot with the ASICS Nimbus Gel 15 Running Shoes. Made of 100% polyester, rubber sole, full length guidance line, and biomorphic support system, these running shoes are ideal for any type workout you have planned. The PHF heel and GEL cushioning allow you to easily navigate the rough terrain of the trails, the hard flat surface of the gym, or the unforgiving terrain of the road.