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Compare Trail Running Shoes

Top 18 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
79
$180
Editors' Choice Award
The highest performing trail running shoe that also comes with the highest price tag.
75
$150
Top Pick Award
A zero drop shoe that is designed for the rigors of ultra distance running and won’t break down after a few weeks of training.
75
$140
A precise fitting shoe that translates well into high performance, as long as your feet aren’t too wide.
73
$149
Comfortable, stable, and bomber, the ultimate recipe for long distance success.
73
$120
With a stable, low to the ground ride and great traction, this shoe has all you could ask for out of a solid trail runner.
72
$125
The best choice you can make if traction durability is a critical concern.
72
$130
Top Pick Award
The first choice if off-trail running is your happy place.
71
$130
Top Pick Award
The best crossover shoe is as comfortable on mellow trails as it is on pavement.
70
$110
A vast improvement over previous versions of this shoe.
70
$130
One of the best low drop shoes for tackling all sorts of terrain.
70
$145
Top Pick Award
A top pick winner that combines comfortable and supportive cushioning and foot protection with optimal traction.
67
$110
One of the best values due to its long lasting design and lower price tag.
66
$110
A low-riding shoe that will keep you in touch with what you are running on.
66
$130
Top Pick Award
The best maximally cushioned shoe trail or crossover shoe available on the market today.
65
$100
Best Buy Award
A barefoot-minded shoe with added cushioning and a low price tag.
65
$110
A very aggressively lugged shoe for traction on mud and snow that is comfortable and affordable.
64
$120
The positive change to the midsole foam is sadly overshadowed by comfort issues that make this shoe hard to wear.
63
$170
Hoka’s top of the line trail running shoe that comes at a top if the line price, with few advantages over other models.