Our Top Trail Running Shoes For Summer
Hitting the trails can be a nice change of pace (and scenery!) from the hard road and pounding pavement. Even if the trail is not your preferred running surface it can be a great way to give both your body and mind a break.
Whether it's a path through your local park, the country backroads or a forest adventure, trail running is a great way to mix up your training and discover new routes.
Running on a softer surface helps reduce stress on your body from the impact and having the right shoes will ensure that you have all the comfort, traction and support you need when you hit the trails. Shop our trail running collection below or visit our trail running page!
The North Face Vectiv Enduris:
One of the newest shoes in our lineup, The Vectiv Enduris combines exceptional traction, optimal cushioning and an innovative rocker midsole for great comfort, fit and ride. The Enduris uses a 3D TPU midsole plate for added stability and forward propulsion. Shop The North Face Vective Enduris.
The CloudUltra is a new model from On that has maximum cushioning designed to get you through long trail runs. The Mission grip outsole provides the traction you need on mixed terrain making it a versatile shoe for runs with mixed road and trail surfaces. The lacing system also uses a flip release to give your feet more space when your feet start to swell. Shop On-Running Cloudultra.
Altra Lone Peak 5:
The Lone Peak 5 is currently our only zero drop trail shoe offering. Altra is know for its foot shaped toe box that many have come to love. The foot shaped toe box allows your feet and toes to spread out naturally providing natural stability. The Lone Peak’s MaxTrac outsole will also have you ready to conquer any trail surface. Shop Altra Lone Peak 5.
Saucony Peregrine 11:
The Peregrine 11 has been a popular model from Saucony for a long time being a lightweight yet plush shoe that is known for its superior grip using PWRTRAC rubber lugs. The Peregrine is great for traction in deep mud with its more aggressive and deep lugs. Shop Saucony Peregrine 11.
Brooks Cascadia 15:
The Brooks Cascadia 15 is one of the higher drop shoes at 8mm heel to toe difference. The Cascadia uses its Ballistic Rock Shield rock plate and pivotal post system in the midsole for extra stability on the trails. Shop Brooks Cascadia 15.
Hoka Speedgoat 4:
The Hoka Speedgoat 4 is a high performing maximally cushioned trail shoe great for long distances or just to help absorb impact during any trail run. One of Hoka’s most popular trail shoes the Speedgoat uses a Vibram Megagrip outsole with 5mm lugs for amazing grip, particularly on wet slick surfaces. Shop Hoka Speedgoat 4.