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Our trail shoemeliers pick the best off-road running models to pair with each trail surface

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With one eye for function and another for form, Nike refined the Terra Kiger for the trail shoe’s best fit, ride, and grip to date.

The North Face VECTIV Enduris is a well-cushioned ride with plenty of teeth, a surprisingly fast roll, and a wallet-friendly price.

The Inov-8 Trailfly Ultra is the first shoe that uses stronger-than-steel Graphene its midsole foam, and the result is long-lasting cushioning that holds up over the burliest of trails.

Escape the squish: On's redesigned Cloudswift delivers a secure fit, stable platform and responsive underfoot feel.

We ran in 10 super shoes back-to-back and compared their feel and ride so you can narrow your search for the best model that fits your stride and preferences.

The Altra Provision 5 provides creative stability through geometry, proprioception and subtle guidance, while delivering a smooth, neutral, balanced ride.

HOKA's crowd-pleasing, revamped Mach 4 delivers plush uptempo performance.

The Cyclone is a perfect lightweight trainer/racer done the Topo way, with a superb fit and responsive feel.

Asics make a burly trail statement with the Trabuco Max that grips onto and rolls over rough terrain.

There's nothing excessive about this well-appointed trainer, which delivers the snappy Razor ride with a touch of comfort for logging long miles.

These classic go-fast shoes are light, flexible and responsive, engaging your feet and providing a powerful connection to the road — so you can fly.

New Balance maxes out the max cushioning running shoe in a model for those who never ever want to feel the ground.

A merger of two race event giants leaves trail running leaders concerned about rising entry fees, homogenization of racing experiences, and bulldozing of smaller events.

The 57% bio-based Condor 2 from Veja is for you if your impact on the Earth matters more than the performance of your shoe running on earth.

The seven best recovery shoes for runners, with a style and feel for any taste.

An improved, versatile Salomon Sense Ride invites you to bring on everything with confidence and comfort.

We round up 7 of the top new trail shoes available in 2021, showcasing a wide variety of rides to match your favorite trail terrain and running style.

The new Nike Pegasus 38 lives up to the shoe’s legacy as a comfortable daily trainer for any pace, with a new fit like a well-used baseball mitt.

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