When you ditch the asphalt in favor of sloping, craggy trails, you’ve got to upgrade your kicks. Trail running shoes offer the durability and support traditional soft running shoes can’t, helping to safeguard against ankle rolls and bruised toes.
We tested the newest breed of trail shoes, which combine comfy midsoles with burly builds to make running wild easier. Here are our favorites for off-roading this fall 2018.
Before you hit the trails, check out these motivating tips from some of the world’s fittest endurance athletes.