The HOKA ONE ONE Speed Instinct is a lightweight neutral trail racer that features a wider toe box which is a bit of departure in last for HOKA. The combination of ... ample soft cushioning with a racing flat feel is a must try for any trail runner
The Litewave TR is, in my opinion, the best trail running shoe The North Face has ever created. They've created a simple low profile trail running shoe, with just ... the right amount of cushioning for less than ultra distances on not-too-technical trails. The cushioning and ride are fantastic for those types of runners who prefer
The Brooks Cascadia 11 continues the heritage of being a highly durable and protective trail shoe that many runners will find stiff and unresponsive. At over 12 ... ounces for the average men's size, this is a shoe that appeals to old school runners and back of the pack trail runners who appreciate protection over a fast
Asics introduces their new FuzeGEL with the FuzeX series of road shoes. While the proprietary foam may be a hit, additional tweaking is necessary to produce a shoe ... that would satisfy the daily runner
The Hoka One One Challenger ATR 2 is a a performance oriented trail running shoe which provides a great deal of cushioning in a lightweight package. While the ... Challenger ATR 2 does not represent the maximal cushioning in the Hoka line, the Challenger works great as a daily trainer or as a racing shoe for ultra distances.
The North Face Ultra Endurance is a neutral, varied-trail running shoe designed to tackle tough conditions over the longest ultras. While this shoe does provide ... ample protection and comfort over tough trails, fit issues and weight need to be addressed to make this a truly great trail shoe
With a full length Boost midsole, Adidas would be hard pressed to err in the design of the Ultra Boost. However, rather than combining an equally durable upper they ... rolled out their answer to Nike's flyknit material. Prime knit, while looking cool, feels very restrictive and somehow sloppy when actually training in the shoe. If
The Hoka One One Mafete 4 is a maximal trail shoe for runners requiring additional medial support that many other maximal cushioned shoes fail to provide. With an ... excellent locked upper incorporating a wide toe box, and enough cushioning and protection for the most severe ultra distance trail races. Runners needing a
The Mizuno Wave Creation 16 may work for some heavier runners, but runners under 175 lbs are not going to feel any energy return due to the stiffness of the wave ... platform. This neutral trainer misses the mark on all accounts due to unresponsive cushioning, lack of any flexibility, and ridiculous price point
The Adidas Tempo 7 is the first incarnation of this shoe to use the popular Boost midsole EVA foam. While Adidas hits the mark on just about every aspect of this ... shoe, a very firm feel underfoot left me with sore feet on longer runs
Right out of the box I could tell that Mizuno listened to its hardcore fans, tuning the Wave Rider 18 into a lightweight, responsive, high mileage machine ...
The Adidas Supernova Glide 7 is a highly cushioned smooth ride ready to take your enjoyment of daily mileage to the next level ...
Anyone who has been a part of endurance athletics can testify that the social bond created while out on the road or trail, running, riding, or suffering in general ... will tell you more about the character of a friend than just about any activity. Those of us coming from a competitive team background, be it [&hellip
The New Balance Fresh Foam 980 Trail uses a new foam technology to produce excellent cushioning in a lightweight package. ...
The Ride 7 is the best version of this model yet. Reduced weight coupled with more plush cushioning makes this shoe a must try for any runner looking for a neutral ... cushioning shoe to log big miles in
The Kinvara 5 picks up right where the four left off. In fact, the last several versions of this shoe are nearly the same. While the Kinvara continues to be a leader ... in the lightweight, neutral cushioning category, most other brands have now caught on. Runners who have enjoyed past versions will love the Kinvara 5, but
The Pearl Izumi Road M2 will surprise a lot of runners looking for a high mileage stability trainer that feels like a lightweight and neutral shoe. Offering just a ... modicum of support, the M2 should not be worn by runners needing a great deal of stability or motion control. On the flip side, this shoe can be worn by neutral
The Scott Trail Rocket is a great lightweight training/ racing shoe for trail runners looking for a semi-firm ride ...