Brooks Divide 1

Brooks Divide Review

In the "color us surprised" department, Brooks has added a new trail shoe the lineup with the Divide. This entry-level trail shoe takes its cues from the other staple Brooks trail models like the Cascadia and Caldera but is designed for those who might not need all the frills or are just getting into trail running and want to test the waters with a shoe designed for the trails. The ...

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New Balance Hierro V5 1

New Balance Hierro v5 Review

How amazing does this shoe look seriously? New Balance is taking some big risks lately with aesthetics and the Hierro v5 is no exception. Before you even get into the specs, you can’t help but marvel at the styling of the shoe and as a trail shoe its pretty killer. As you take a look at the specs, you see an amazing use of Fresh Foam and Megagrip to round ...

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Brooks Caldera 4 2

Brooks Caldera 4 Review

Brooks has been cranking out some really solid trail shoes lately. The updates to the Cascadia lineup this year were so solid, the new low-cost Divide is hitting the market, and now we get the Caldera 4 update. Boasting more cushion than the others and a bit wider stance, this update appears to continue the trend... the question now is how do you choose just one. Quick Details, Specs, and Availability ...

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Hoka One One Speedgoat 4 1

Hoka One One Speedgoat 4 Review

The Hoka One One Speedgoat 3 was a rampant favorite around here and not only did it dethrone the Challenger ATR at distance, but even for speed folks would choose it over the Torrent. The real question was... how would Hoka improve upon this with the launch of the Speedgoat 4. Clearly the answer is to not mess too much with a good thing because very little has changed and ...

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TRE2019 Featured

The Running Event 2019 Show Wrap-Up

The Running Event brings together almost every major brand under one roof to show off the upcoming year’s lineup to both retailers and press alike. We had the opportunity to attend and it was awesome to see what some folks have in store for the running community this coming year. We will breakdown each brand in a moment, but it’s important to look at the pervasive trends before diving deeper. TRENDS Male ...

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Altra Lone Peak 45 1

Altra Lone Peak 4.5 Review

Introducing the Altra Lone Peak 4.5 and you can file this one under the category of if something ain’t broke then don’t mess with it... well too much. For the most, this flagship Altra trail shoe has only received minimal updates to the platform, but the shoe is such a huge fan favorite it makes total sense. The 4.0 was fairly solid, but even we wanted some updates and thankfully ...

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Skechers GOrun Speed TRL Hyper 1

Skechers GOrun Speed TRL Hyper Review

Did someone ask Skechers for a super-light speedy trail shoe that sports some killer looks and we missed the memo? Nevertheless, they have delivered on something fairly remarkable at first glance. We took it out on the trails to see if it could deliver on all the promises we were seeing and put it to the test. Quick Details, Specs, and Availability Ultralight trail shoe designed for speed Uses much of ...

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Brooks Cascadia 14 Mens 2

Brooks Cascadia 14 Review

When thinking of flagship trail runners and the Pacific Northwest, no shoe model should jump into your mind faster than the Brooks Cascadia. The shoe pays homage to its Washington roots referencing the Cascade mountain range and from its yearly collaborations with REI to the incredible nature-oriented colorways they come out with, the question for us as always is... can they do better next year? Honestly, while the 13 was ...

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Topo Athletic MTN Racer 3

Topo Athletic MTN Racer Review

Topo Athletic has gone all in this last year in terms of refining and broadening their line to ensure they have representation across multiple aspects of road and trail running. Never is this truer than with the release of the latest in their trail arsenal, the MTN Racer. This is their latest and most dynamic trail runner and while it features a number of elements that their other trail show, ...

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