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A practical guide for purchasing your next pair of trainers

The season’s haulers emphasize user-friendliness

After a season of testing, these eight came out on top

Seven top performers for pounding the pavement

Haulers big and small that go above and beyond

Light up the trails with these all-terrain performers

Eight foam hogs that know how to boogie

Pavement? Trail? Snow? These workhorses have you covered.

Tear across any trail, whatever your style

Beasts of burden that shoulder the load for you

Get low, ride high, and stomp everything in between

In the age of big foam, the ghost of minimalism lingers— making for versatile kicks

Some like to boogie. Others like to cruise.

The season’s best trainers keep you moving through nasty weather

Our three favorite trail runners

The three best runners for winter weather

Tough and nimble, these off-road kicks are ready to fly

Road-running shoes are turning up the foam again

Trustworthy kicks for when the going gets rough.

From road to trail and back again.

The new design paradigm: fat and fatter

From bare-bones featherweights to long-haul beasts, there’s a bag out there for you.

On turf or tarmac, these are our favorite women's trainers of the season

These six jackets will help you log miles—safely—by trail or road

Faster, more comfortable kicks for all conditions

The Ultralight Trail Running Essentials of 2015

The Best Women's Running Shoes of 2015

2015 Gear of the Year Winner

2015 Gear of the Year Winner

The result of years of chaos—go minimalist! go fat! don't change a thing!—in the running market? Everybody wins.

The best thing going in this year's crop of shoes? Diversity.

Put some bounce in your step with the season's best road running shoes.

Spring's best off-road shoes strike a balance between speed and comfort

The best shoe for speed work, and efficient runners with minimalist leanings.

From superfat to ultrathin, these are the best new sun-season road runners.

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 spongy mesh in the upper. Yet it’s still efficient, so it was a welcome partner on long hauls.

Essential wisdom from the American running coach and legend

The Xodus 4 is great for Midfooters on steep terrain

An extremely fast, secure, nimble, and stable shoe.

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