A good pair of trail running shoes will be the single most important investment that you can make if you are planning to head off-road. Those new to the sport might find the whole process of buying the right shoe quite overwhelming as the internet is awash with trail running shoe reviews. A shoe is a very personal thing – different shoes suit different feet. The Inov-8 X Talon for example, is quite a narrow trail running shoe so will not suit a wide foot, in this case a shoe like the Salomon Wings might be a better fit for you.
To give you a steer in the right direction we have rounded up five of the best trail running shoes on the market, most of which offer men’s and women’s specific versions of the same running shoe.
1) Salomon Speedcross