Lisa Jhung

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...

SCARPA Apex GTX - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

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...

Adidas Supernova Adapt: Road Running Shoes Review

Adidas Supernova Adapt: Road Running Shoes Review

Shock TherapyWhile many shoes are exploring new territory, this one seems to be tending the home fires—an unapologetically traditional, cushy stability shoe that sits high off the ground. But...

Mizuno Ascend 2 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

Mizuno Ascend 2 - Trail Running Shoes: Reviews

SMOOTH AND STABLEProne to twisted ankles? The sole below the Ascend's fore-foot fans out slightly, which made testers feel secure on trail and road alike. Additional support comes from a visible,...

New Balance 840 - Trail Runners: Reviews

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

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...

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 15: Road Running Shoes Review

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 15: Road Running Shoes Review

RoadThe DS Trainer was minimalist before minimalist was trendy, and its 15th iteration is still extremely lightweight and has high-speed specs, gentle stability control, an airy upper, and just...

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