Ratings Overview - Trail Running Shoes

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Pearl iZUMi Trail EM N2 V3 - Editors' Choice Winner

 Pearl iZUMi Trail EM N2 V3
The original version of this shoe was our Editors' Choice award winner last year and for the...  read more >
$130

Editors' Choice Award
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81
Foot protection - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 9 of 10
9
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Sensitivity - 6 of 10
6
Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3

 HOKA ONE ONE Challenger ATR 3
The Challenger just got an update and continues to be our favorite big cushion shoe. With thick...  read more >
$130

Top Pick Award
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80
Foot protection - 10 of 10
10
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Stability - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Sensitivity - 5 of 10
5
Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 4

 Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 4
The Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 4 wins the niche Top Pick for Light and Fast running due to its blend of...  read more >
$125

Top Pick Award
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80
Foot protection - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Stability - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 9 of 10
9
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Sensitivity - 4 of 10
4
The North Face Ultra Endurance

 The North Face Ultra Endurance
The North Face Ultra Endurance was among the very best shoes in our 2016 review, and with a...  read more >
$120

Best Buy Award
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80
Foot protection - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 9 of 10
9
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Sensitivity - 6 of 10
6
Superior 3.0

 ALTRA Superior 3.0
The Altra Superior 3.0 has been updated to fix a couple of the most glaring problems from the...  read more >
$110

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79
Foot protection - 6 of 10
6
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 10 of 10
10
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Sensitivity - 8 of 10
8

 Saucony Peregrine 7
The Peregrine 7 proved to be a comfortable shoe that balances sensitivity and underfoot...  read more >
$120

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78
Foot protection - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 8 of 10
8
Sensitivity - 8 of 10
8
Montrail Caldorado

 Montrail Caldorado
The Montrail Caldorado is a first year traditional trail running shoe that is stiff, supportive...  read more >
$120

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Foot protection - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 9 of 10
9
Stability - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 6 of 10
6
Sensitivity - 6 of 10
6
Mizuno Wave Hayate 3

 Mizuno Wave Hayate 2
The Mizuno Wave Hayate 2 is a lightweight, very flexible and sensitive trail running shoe that...  read more >
$110

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Foot protection - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 8 of 10
8
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 9 of 10
9
Sensitivity - 9 of 10
9
La Sportiva Helios 2.0

 La Sportiva Helios 2.0
With only 4mm of heel-toe drop and a low 15mm of stack height in the heel, the La Sportiva Helios...  read more >
$125

100
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74
Foot protection - 5 of 10
5
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 10 of 10
10
Sensitivity - 10 of 10
10
New Balance Leadville v3

 New Balance Leadville v3
A jack-of-all-trades trail running shoe inspired by the famous Leadville 100 trail race and...  read more >
$125

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Foot protection - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Sensitivity - 6 of 10
6
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 ASICS GEL-FujiTrabuco 4 Neutral
The ASICS GEL-FujiTrabuco 4 Neutral is a good all-around trail running shoe that has excellent...  read more >
$120

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Foot protection - 8 of 10
8
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Stability - 8 of 10
8
Comfort - 8 of 10
8
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Sensitivity - 7 of 10
7
Salomon Speedcross 4

 Salomon Speedcross 4
The Speedcross 4 is Salomon's long-awaited update to the bestselling Speedcross 3, long one of the...  read more >
$130

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72
Foot protection - 7 of 10
7
Traction - 10 of 10
10
Stability - 5 of 10
5
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 7 of 10
7
Sensitivity - 7 of 10
7
Brooks Cascadia 11

 Brooks Cascadia 11
The Cascadia 11 is the next iteration of the constantly changing, but long popular Brooks trail...  read more >
$120

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Foot protection - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 7 of 10
7
Stability - 7 of 10
7
Comfort - 5 of 10
5
Weight - 5 of 10
5
Sensitivity - 5 of 10
5
La Sportiva Wildcat 3.0

 La Sportiva Wildcat 3.0
The La Sportiva Wildcat 3.0 is a beast of a shoe that will protect your foot no matter what you...  read more >
$115

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Foot protection - 9 of 10
9
Traction - 6 of 10
6
Stability - 6 of 10
6
Comfort - 7 of 10
7
Weight - 4 of 10
4
Sensitivity - 4 of 10
4
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Total 14 tested.