Has a lot of midsole cushioning and delivers a responsive ride. The generously padded midsole protects users from impact. Attractive design makes the shoe fun to wear.
Narrow fit won't suit all runners. Has an overall stiff feel.
Features an attractive price tag and a design that feels fast. Flexible upper provides an excellent fit that's great for odd foot shapes or those with foot ailments such as bunions.
Poor choice for tall or heavy runners who need more cushioning for impact protection.
Super comfortable fit in a lightweight package with plenty of traction underfoot to easily navigate the trails. The shoe is flexible for added agility off-road and has a quick-drying upper.
There's no rock plate for added protection.
Midsole provides generous cushioning that won't compress and lose its energy-return properties. Design is fairly wide and shoe feels stable. There's plenty of midfoot arch support as well.
Upper isn't as supportive as some wanted it to be.
A low-to-the-ground construction offers trails runners stability and ground-feel. The Vibram sole delivers outstanding traction in a durable package. Upper stretches for a comfortable fit.
Multiple users cited sizing issues, with many needing to size up.
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