Testers gobbled up this snug-fitting kick, giving props to its high-mileage outer sole, which neutralizes sharp rocks while maintaining a light, responsive feel. It's designed for both road and trail, but we found it more adept on organic surfaces than paved sections. Once you've figured out its quirks, the Quicklace system provides a perfect fit. Weight: 9.2 ounces. [$120; salomonrunning.com]