Lisa Jhung

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...

Salomon XT Wings 2 GTX: Trail Running Shoes Review

TrailIf you want the rock-solid side-to-side stability of a mountain runner, Gore-Tex for mud stomping, and extra armor for nasty trails, you're going to pay a slight weight penalty. But we still...

Saucony ProGrid Triumph 4 - Running Shoes: Reviews

DELUXE RIDECushy, comfy, and extremely breathable, these shoes are like a Mercedes convertible for your feet. The midsole offers good stability and major cushion that, combined with a seamless...

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...

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

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...

Puma Vectana 2: Road Running Shoes Review

RoadNot so sure about this minimalist running craze? The Vectana hears you. It's a classic stability shoe—beefy midsole, thick heel, and big medial post—with an agile feel and a noticeably...

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...

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