Lisa Jhung

ASICS GT-2120 - Running Shoes: Reviews

MOST VERSATILEFrom a fast 5K to a long, slow jog to a moderate trail run, these shoes do it all. The 2120 has a lighter midsole material than its predecessors, and a solid support system helps both...

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...

SCARPA Apex GTX - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Rain-soaked singletrack? Don't even hesitate. The Apex is made for muck. The aggressive outsole gripped well on both the way up and the way down, and the Gore-Tex upper fended off even the slushiest...

Newton Terra Momentus: Trail Running Shoes Review

TrailNewton's first trail shoe still uses the company's trademark set of prominent, extra-springy lugs under the forefoot to encourage mid- and forefoot running, but it adds tight mesh to the upper...

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-...

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...

Brooks Cascadia 5 - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Long-Distance VoyagerUltramarathoners are a picky lot, but ours loved the Cascadia 5. The shoe has enough forefoot flexibility and torsional (twisting) rigidity to keep foot fatigue at a minimum on...

Saucony Progrid Kinvara: Road Running Shoes Review

A running shoe that weighs less than eight ounces is usually a flimsy racing flat. So imagine our shock during the first test runs in the Kinvara: It's a legit training shoe but with 30 percent less...

New Balance 840 - Trail Runners: Reviews

TRACTION ACTION Good for Technical Trails Those who like to stay in tune with the trail will love the low-riding 840. Cleat-like, dual-density lugs dig in on loose, loamy terrain, making it a good...

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