Separated by a central channel, the CloudTec® sole responds to your individual gait. The Cloud elements are affixed directly to a semi-transparent Speedboard allowing each Cloud element to move individually.
The Cloud is the lightest fully cushioned performance running shoe in the world. Designed for runners who want a minimal running shoe with maximum cushioning. Built from Zero-Gravity foam, the Cloud weighs less than 200 grams, making it a perfect lightweight performer.
The CloudTec® sole is formed from a super-light, flexible and responsive Zero-Gravity EVA foam. Additionally, the deepflex grooves provide a natural range of motion and extreme flexibility.
Forget about lacing up your running shoes: The On Cloud features an easy-entry lacing system that can be adapted to your foot. A conventional lace comes with every Cloud for tighter lacing.
Runners who want a minimal running shoe with maximum cushioning
Made to run with ultimate lightness and comfort
6 mm | 0.23 in
198 g | 7.0 oz (US M 8.5)
The Cloud with Zero-Gravity foam and On’s patented Swiss CloudTec® technology is the lightest running shoe in the world, with outstanding cushioning and impact protection. In other words, reduced to the pure maximum. Experience the combination of a soft landing with an explosive takeoff for an unbelievably light running sensation.
Right from the start, Swiss Olympic Gold medalist Nicola Spirig made the Cloud her shoe of choice: “I even realized a new personal best in my first race after the Olympics with the Cloud”. At the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zurich, Nicola set her new personal record at the marathon distance with 2:37:12. But that wasn’t enough. In December 2014, she entered new territory: She laced up her Cloud for her first Ironman race in Cozumel, Mexico - and won the race running the 41.2 kilometers in 3:06:19 - after a 3.8 kilometer swim and a 180 kilometer bike ride.
In 2015 the Cloud was awarded the prestigious Gold Award at ISPO, the international sporting goods trade fair, as the 2015 best performance running shoe. "The Cloud from the young Swiss running shoe brand On attracts runners and athletes of all endurance sports. It is a lightweight training shoe, yet it provides comfortable cushioning through the special cushioning system of the midsole and outsole construction. The stylish upper material is very breathable and a true design statement for running shoes”. Urs Weber, from Runner’s World and in the ISPO-Jury
The cloud provides a unique blend of cushion with firmness, from landing to toe-off. This feels especially responsive during speed work. The upper is really comfortable and blister-free with or without any shoes on. The shoe is best used on the track or on roads, as it may pick up stones during trial runs.
These shoes are so comfortable. Found them at a running boutique and fell in love. The only downside is rocks get stuck in the grooves but they last a really long time. I even wore them in mud runs & washed in the washing machine afterwards and still perfect. <3
I saw these shoes a while back and passed them up. I was thinking "really cool gimmick."
Time passed and I travelled to Washington DC with my family. I had been nursing an achilles injury for a while but was on the mend so I did not pack my running shoes. The itch to run in perfect weather in a perfect place was too much so I ventured into a running store. There they were again. The salesperson talked to me about them as a "lifechanger." I was weary but jumped in with both feet.
I ran past the monuments, the cherry blossoms and all the sites and was instantly in love. They want to go fast. They want to protect you. To me, they are the perfect shoe.
2012 Olympic and 2015 European Games Women's Triathlon Champion