Justin Nyberg

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Trail Running Shoes with True Grit

Minimalist? Check. Maximalist? Double check. Fast and light? Always. Trail-running shoes now come in a wider variety than ever. Here are the best off-road picks for every runner.

New Balance 1260v3 Running Shoes Gear of the Year

It’s been years since we picked a thickly padded road runner as our top shoe. But the 1260v3 demanded the recognition. Yes, it goes overboard on the comfort, with a pillowy tongue and heel collar and...

Alberto Salazar's 10 Golden Running Rules

Alberto Salazar has almost given his life to the sport on multiple occasions—he was once read his last rites after crossing a finish line with a 108-degree fever—and he's lived to share a few pieces...

Salomon XR Shift

The XR shift is best for going from blacktop to singletrack

Saucony Xodus 4

The Xodus 4 is great for Midfooters on steep terrain

Merrell Trail Glove 2

With its eggshell-thin sole, Merrell's Trail Glove is for paleo running enthusiasts only

Brooks Puregrit 2

Midfoot runners who enjoy dry tracks will like the Puregrit 2

New Balance 910V1

Long day in the mountains ahead? Try the 910V1.

The North Face Ultra Guide

Great for running fast on a rainy day, the Ultra Guide can stand up to some punishment

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