, but the heel fit was universally popular. Weight (M): 285g Weight (W): 241g Full Review: Nike has added a sockliner that moulds to the foot; thin leather overlays on the upper to better wrap the shoe around the foot; and more cushioning in the midfoot
with antimicrobial material to ensure comfort and breathability, while the gusseted tongue adequately keeps out any sand or grit. The Lace Lock system allows for easy adjustment, while the Trailspring in the midsole keeps the foot cushioned and stable, and the high
Weight (M): 320g Weight (W): www.newbalance.co.ukg Full Review: Durability is a key requirement of trail shoes, and the New Balance 800 doesn't disappoint. This shoe is so light on the foot it feels like a racing shoe, and yet it holds its own
stiffer feeling on foot-flex.
Pros: Cons: Weight (M): 181gg Weight (W): 156gg Contact: saucony.eu Full Review: This is Saucony’s lightest shoe, but that doesn’t mean it’s without structure. They’ve used a light plastic film on the upper to provide overlays that lock the foot
to encourage the runner to land on the heel and roll through smoothly to forefoot. There’s also surprisingly chunky midfoot support considering the stripped-down appearance of the shoe, and the outsole flex grooves do a good job of pushing the foot up
Pros: Cons: Weight (M): 120gg Weight (W): 120gg Contact: asics.co.uk Full Review: In line with its almost gravity-defying weight, Asics specifies that this shoe is intended for low-mileage. Indeed, they feel almost weightless on foot, although
In short:Fairly light, high-mileage neutral shoe with midfoot stability shank Kevin Glenister 2: COMFORTABLE AND LIGHT. Strengths: Good level of cushioning suits my heavy footed running. Tried Nimbus but threw them away and bought these, never
for narrow-footed runners who like their shoes fitted snugly.
the foot's centre of pressure for a smoother transition.We say Despite the weight reduction, the Kinsei is still a heavy shoe. It also has one of the firmest heels, according to our tests. The innovative heel design results in a unique landing experience
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