If you’re running muddy or obstacle races then you’ll need a pair of trail running shoes, which offer more grip and reduce the chances of slipping. Sportsshoes.co.uk currently have an awesome sale on so we thought we’d go through and pick out the bargains.
New Balance MT573 (D) Trail Running Shoes – £29.99 (RRP £49.99)
Made for those with a neutral gait, New Balance make great value shoes that also look great. This trail is superbly priced and features N-FUSE technology which offers superior cushioning. The ‘Ndurance’ outsole provides great stability whilst out on those particulary muddy runs.
Best for – those on a budget
Saucony Xodus 2.0 Trail Running Shoes – £44.99 (RRP £84.99)
Saucony make great running shoes and these are no different. The Xodus offers lots of snazzy features, many different colour options, great traction on foot and for both men or women.
Saucony ProGrid Peregrine Trail Running Shoes – £44.99 (RRP £74.99)
A minimalist new trail shoe designed to be lightweight and offter barefoot running if that’s your thing. They offer too many features that we can mention here but notably, XT-900 carbon rubber outsole material, Memory Foam Heel Pods and Heel ProGrid LITE.
Salomon Speedcross – £71.99 (RRP £89.99)
A top end trail shoe that looks so slick you might not want to get them muddy! The Salomon Speedcross is particularly light and suited for trail racing on the muddiest of tracks with its strong studded soles. Also has ‘quicklace’ which provides stability and comfort.
Adidas Swoop 2 Trail Running Shoes – £29.99 (RRP £59.99)
A popular trail shoe at half price which is suited to the serious off road racer offering superb grip and is quick drying.
ASICS Gel-Trail Sensor 5 Running Shoes – £69.99 (RRP £105.00)
Another popular shoe with a great reduction on it. A top end trail shoe will good strength on the heel and secure lacing system.