Trail Runner Magazine took the time to research, test, and review the plethora of trail running shoes that have been released this year. Read the reviews and find out the verdict from Trail Runner Magazine article here.
Speedcross Vairo – Editors Choice Award Winner
Salomon’s Speedcross Vario allows you to run fast on a variety of hard ground conditions.
Hoka One One
Inspired by Karl Meltzer and the rugged conditions of the Speedgoat 50k, the Hoka One One Speedgoat is completely redesigned to take on technical trails.
Go where you don’t belong. Inspired by the over sized tires found on “Fat Bikes”, the Under Armour Fat Tire Low features a Michelin Wild Gripper outsole that has amazing cross-slope grip and all terrain performance.
From a single track to steep descents, the TerraClaw 250 from Inov-8 performs on the wildest range of trails imaginable.
The Zeal RB9X from Icebug achieves the holy grail of trail runners: a combination of stability and flexibility no other shoe can match.
Vasque’s Pendulum II is the perfect compromise for those seeking more than a minimalist model, but not desiring full cushioning.
Altra introduces the Paradigm 1.5 – the world’s only max-cushioned, Zero Drop neutral shoe with a FootShape toe box.