The Rundown

The Rundown is a recurring column that features in-depth shoe reviews to help you make the best decision when purchasing new kicks. All reviews are based on a minimum of 100 miles being run by the wear tester.

The Rundown: On-Running Cloudventure Peak

Doug Hay / November 20, 2018

On-Running's Cloudventure Peaks provide all the traction and comfort you’d expect from a quality trail running shoe, but only in dry conditions.

The Rundown: Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4

Elizabeth Carey / November 2, 2018

This trail running shoe from Nike is an all-purpose workhorse with decent cushion, protection, and traction that delivers a smooth ride on a range of surfaces.

The Rundown: Inov-8 MudClaw G 260

Adam Chase / October 19, 2018

Inov-8’s MudClaw G 260 is a lightweight, flexible-yet-firm trooper that will get you through the ugliest of trail conditions.

The Rundown: Salomon Sonic RA

M.T. Elliott / October 5, 2018

The Sonic RA is a snug-fitting trainer with a stiff and selectively-cushioned sole which creates a stable and responsive ride.

The Rundown: Asics GT 1000-7

Christine DiGangi / September 20, 2018

With fall marathons coming up, the GT 1000-7 is an excellent choice for peak mileage weeks or a race itself.

The Rundown: Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35

Doug Hay / August 20, 2018

The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35's don’t just look cool, they’re a well-balanced daily trainer that runners will love for any workout.

The Rundown: Saucony Ride ISO

M.T. Elliott / August 3, 2018

The Saucony Ride ISO is a form-fitting, cushioned training shoe with plenty of spring underfoot.