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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
$140
A precise fitting shoe that translates well into high performance, as long as your feet aren’t too wide
74
$130
Top Pick Award
Our favorite lightweight trail runner is capable of tackling any terrain
74
$130
A comfortable and supremely protective shoe
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
$149
Comfortable, stable, and bomber, the ultimate recipe for long distance success
72
$125
The best choice you can make if traction durability is a critical concern
71
$130
Top Pick Award
The first choice if off-trail running is your happy place
70
$120
Top Pick Award
A comfortable crossover shoe that combines multiple layers of EVA foam to provide a very well cushioned platform
69
$145
Top Pick Award
A top pick winner that combines comfortable and supportive cushioning and foot protection with optimal traction
67
$140
While they are designed for ultra distances, the fit is so peculiar that many (us included) have trouble running even short distances in them
66
$130
Top Pick Award
The best maximally cushioned shoe trail or crossover shoe available on the market today
66
$110
A low-riding shoe that will keep you in touch with what you are running on
65
$150
A uniquely engineered shoe that doesn’t feel perfected enough to compete with the best
65
$100
Best Buy Award
A barefoot-minded shoe with added cushioning and a low price tag
64
$110
A very aggressively lugged shoe for traction on mud and snow that is comfortable and affordable
63
$120
The positive change to the midsole foam is sadly overshadowed by comfort issues that make this shoe hard to wear
55
$75
While not a top performer, we’ve certainly worn worse that cost a lot more money