Lisa Jhung

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-...

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...

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...

Oboz Ignition - Trail Runners: Reviews

HARD-CHARGERGood for Technical TrailsFor a debut shoe from a brand-new company, the Ignition gets enthusiastic Rookie of the Year props. It handled technical, rocky trails with aplomb, but unlike...

Nike LunarGlide+ - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

Good for the Road It started with 45 new shoes and 20 testers. Three months and 5,000 miles later, it ended with the seven best road and trail shoes of the season. One shoe broke so far away from...

Avia Avi-Stoltz - trail-running shoes: Reviews

Speed DemonFor shorter trail races, no shoe made us feel faster than the Avi-Stoltz. It's a highly reactive shoe whose comfortable, simple upper felt "like a house slipper," according to one tester...

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