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Etonic Praya NC - Running Shoes: Reviews

Etonic Praya NC - Running Shoes: Reviews

SOFT YET NIMBLEThese low-profile, highly flexible shoes employ a new midsole compound called eBound that provides great cushion and a lively, responsive feel. The updated last is sleek and stream-...

Brooks Adrenaline ASR 5 - Trail Runners: Reviews

Brooks Adrenaline ASR 5 - Trail Runners: Reviews

ROAD-AND-TRAIL HYBRID Good for Packed Trails Take a road trainer and a trail runner, smash them together, and voilà: the Adrenaline ASR 5. Medial posting (a.k.a. denser foam) in the midsole...

Pearl Izumi Cruise - Running Shoes: Reviews

Pearl Izumi Cruise - Running Shoes: Reviews

If cushioning shoes are mattresses, the Cruise is a futon. "It's firm, but good firm," said one tester. The Cruise has Pearl Izumi's trademark seamless upper, fabric eyelets that allow fine-tuning of...

Mizuno Wave Precision 11: Road Running Shoes Review

Mizuno Wave Precision 11: Road Running Shoes Review

Wave Runner"It feels like a racer with more cushioning," said one tester. Indeed, this neutral trainer may not be as feathery as the Kinvara (page 50), but at a mere ten ounces it's no slogger,...

Merrell CP Paragon - Trail Runners: Reviews

Merrell CP Paragon - Trail Runners: Reviews

FLEXIBLE FLIERGood for Packed TrailsLike to blaze along your local fire road or creek path? The extremely light and flexible Paragon is tailor-made for off-road tempo runs and speed work. A sleek...

Merrell ST Stature 2 - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Merrell ST Stature 2 - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

The Stature was our favorite shoe for mellower trails, serving up ample cushioning, a medial post for pronation control, and a comfy, debris-thwarting neoprene ankle cuff. Traction was great on...

Montrail Rockridge - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Montrail Rockridge - trail-running shoes: Reviews

The GripperOn the worst running surfaces of our test—loose dirt, rock slabs, and muddy sidehill traverses—the Rockridge excelled. Prominent lugs and sticky rubber combined for a gluelike...

Nike LunarEclipse+: Road Running Shoes Review

Nike LunarEclipse+: Road Running Shoes Review

Saves Some for LaterLast fall, we picked Nike's amazing LunarGlide+, with its unique Dynamic Support midsole, as our Gear of the Year. Nike built the new LunarEclipse+ on the same platform but opened...

New Balance 790 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

New Balance 790 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

LIGHT AND FASTThese shoes are as close as you'll come to sprouting a layer of tread on your feet. The minimalist 790's are extremely light and low to the ground, providing a nimble feel that's almost...

Vasque Velocity XCR - Trail Runners: Reviews

Vasque Velocity XCR - Trail Runners: Reviews

BURLY SUPPORTER Good for Technical Trails If the other shoes here are sedans, the Velocity is an SUV. A plastic spine in the midsole stiffens this powerful shoe and does an extraordinary job of...

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