Merrell Trail Glove 6: Natural stride in every step

The Trail Glove is a famous minimalist shoe from Merrell and the 6th iteration features an enhanced fit and increased abrasion-resistance. Its design mimics the shape of the foot for a more natural stride. The minimal cushioning allows you to connect with the trail, miles after miles.

Best for: 

  • everyday training or 5K/10K races 
  • moderate to quick-paced runs
  • light-trail surfaces

Trail Glove 6 vs Trail Glove 5: What's new?

  • Bloom midsole - Replacing the thin EVA foam from the previous version is the new performance midsole that is made of 10% algae biomass. It continues to offer lightweight cushioning that also feels soft and responsive.
  • Enhanced lacing - The lacing system has been modified for improved fit and foot lockdown.


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