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Craft’s CTM Ultra Carbon 2 brings bouncy, high-stack, carbon-plated responsiveness to dirt-road training and racing

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

A guide to help college students navigate the NIL sponsorships and NCAA ruling maze.

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.

This spring’s hot shoe trend is simplicity: designs that deliver smooth rides and clean lines by avoiding complexity and letting their advanced materials show off.

Under Armour removes the outsole on their innovative Flow Velociti Wind that wows testers with its light, quick, and comfortable ride.

The all new Altra Rivera represents modern minimalism at its finest, providing a light, flexible, stable, cushioned and responsive ride.

Puma returns to speed with a new line, topped by the super-foam-cushioned and carbon-fiber-plated Deviate Nitro

This flashy new Noosa also delivers a fun, fast ride. It's not just for triathletes anymore.

The 12th version of Saucony's popular Kinvara is an athletically connected, natural-feeling trainer with a snappy ride and an outstanding (and flashy) upper.

The first super shoe for the trail, The North Face's VECTIV promises to channel energy toward propulsion, particularly on downhills.

New Balance didn’t compromise in giving the 1080v11 plush trimmings, ample cushioning and luxurious foot hold in a shoe sure to become an easy-day favorite.

The updated Nimbus Lite 2 brings even more sustained springiness for your legs, eyes and the earth.

This ideal 100k shoe, HOKA's Carbon X 2 shines at all speeds for any stride, making it a super shoe for more than super runners.

La Sportiva's waterproofed Jackal is winter ready, mountain rugged and wide foot friendly.

The rebirth of the original rocker is an attractive, smooth-rolling — but heavy — easy-day shoe.

We've selected the best road and trail shoes for the year from major brands.

Blast off with the Rocket X, HOKA’s high-end carbon racer for speedy runners.

This update to Altra's burly-soled trail shoe smooths some rough edges, making it livelier, lighter and more flexible.

Topo's new Ultraventure Pro is a rugged, protective long-run or thru hiking shoe that takes on any terrain with panache and won’t soon succumb to wear or tear.

We review eight high-tech cold weather endurance jackets to keep you warm and comfortable while running in any conditions.

New Balance offers more underfoot for the trail, in a shoe that balances maximal cushioning with stability and ground feel.

While you won’t run like Mr. Bouncety-Bounce in these cartoon-esque platforms, you will have levity aplenty and an abundance of soft protection.

Pros and cons of different hydration methods for runners during a COVID-struck summer, from handhelds to belts to backpacks.

Dialed-in fit for ease in keeping the rubber side down on technical trails.

Big wheels keep on turning with HOKA’s “hold my beer” trail plow, which now fits better and rolls smoother.

Heading out into the dark can be daunting, but follow these strategies and you’ll soon be comfortable.

8 Tips to make running in the dark safe and enjoyable.

8 new running headlamps reviewed, with options for every preference: from forehead to waist to handheld.

New research sheds light on the variables that determine when a trail or mountain runner should switch from running to walking uphill.

The Wave Horizon 4, Mizuno's plushest trainer, is well appointed for a long run…and creature comfort.

A departure for Asics, the new Gel Nimbus Lite is less filling, tastes great.

Salomon’s new Sense Ride 3 is made for the trail yet smooth and resilient enough for the road.

Light, speedy models that keep you connected to the road and pushing off quickly and powerfully.

These new models balance strong cushioning with stability and responsiveness to enhance your comfort and ride.

Energy return is the rage these days. These five new models create it in different ways with different results for each runner.

Under Armour's newest model realizes the full potential of their high-rebound HOVR foam for a comfortable, smooth and snappy ride—plus helps to improve your stride.

An annual ascent goal produces strength, injury-proof fitness, and a satisfying challenge.

If you suffer from cold digits on the run, these gloves provide serious warmth and protection.

When winter turns every surface into a trail, the grip, stability and robustness of trail shoes shine.

No longer variations of vanilla, today’s running shoe midsoles come in a variety of flavors, combining innovative materials to create curated rides for every runner.

Leavenworth, Washington offers a European getaway for trail runners without crossing the Atlantic.

HOKA's Carbon X is the “Chutzpah Shoe” of ultradistance road running: Aggressive and punchy, an audacious companion for long, stable, cushioned yet efficient efforts.

To sort through this season's trail-runner bounty, mix equal parts rugged design and motivational psychology