Lisa Jhung

Montrail Fairhaven Shoe

Montrail Fairhaven

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Montrail Fairhaven running shoe.

Saucony Peregrine Shoe

Saucony Progrid Peregrine

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Saucony Progrid Peregrine running shoe.

Brooks Trailblade Shoe

Brooks Trailblade

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Brooks Trailblade running shoe.

New Balance Minimus Trail Shoe

New Balance Minimus Trail

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the New Balance Minimus Trail running shoe.

The North Face Double Track Shoe

The North Face Double Track

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including The North Face Double Track running shoe.

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

CushioningCombine a lightweight race shoe with a long-distance trainer, and you've got the Praya 2. Although it has more cushioning than the Karhu—and more than enough padding for ten-plus-mile...

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

The women-only PDQ is a minimalist shoe that's great for agile runners with good biomechanics. We love the use of partially recycled materials and reduced use of glues and parts overall, though we...

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

Burly Day Hiker Whether for a dog walk or an eight-hour peak assault, testers came back to this shoe again and again—even if the forecast called for rain. The waterproof Gore-Tex lining in...

ASICS Gel-1140 – Running Shoes: Reviews

ASICS Gel-1140 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Moderate Stability The Gel-1140 gives you 90 percent of the performance of ASICS's top-shelf shoes for about two-thirds the price, and our testers found this bargain just too good to pass up. The...

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Thanks to a full-length TPU Flexion Plate that instigates forward motion, we simply felt fastest in these light stability shoes. In other words, they're pricey but worth it. And you can run them hot...

Brooks Glycerin 7 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Brooks Glycerin 7 – Running Shoes: Reviews

CushioningCan't stand the squishy feeling of your current running shoes? The Glycerin 7, by far the firmest shoe of our picks this year, might be more your style—especially if you're a heavier...

Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

Adidas Supernova Riot - Trail Runners: Reviews

TAKES IT EASY Good for Packed Trails If cushion is king for high-mileage training or heavier runners, then the Supernova reigns supreme. Its pillowy crash pad is perfect for cruising on mellow trails...

ASICS GT 2140 Trail – Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

ASICS GT 2140 Trail – Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

No shoe is perfect for road and trail, but this one comes close. Gel cushioning in the heel and a flexible forefoot make the 2140 pavement-friendly, while traction (beefier than last year's model)...

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