99 best trail competition running shoes

Based on reviews from 519 experts and 21,018 users. Learn how our rankings work. Updated Jan 2020.

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  1. Any color
    Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Lime Punch
    Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Blue
    Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Lichen
    Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Blue
    Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex - Grey
    $110 $38 Save 65%
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    Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Blue
    Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Pink
    Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Emerald
    Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Blue Sport
    Merrell Trail Glove 4 - Black
    $100 $68 Save 32%
  3. Any color
    Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 - Red/White/White
    $180 $75 Save 58%
  4. Any color
    Altra Superior 4.0 - Gray Lime
    Altra Superior 4.0 - Black
    Altra Superior 4.0 - Blue / Gray
    Altra Superior 4.0 - Neon Blue
    Altra Superior 4.0 - Gray Red
    $110 $102 Save 7%
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    $115 $60 Save 48%
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    $100 $50 Save 50%
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    $130 $60 Save 54%
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    $135 $80 Save 41%
  9. Any color
    $110 $38 Save 65%
  10. Any color
    $100 $68 Save 32%
  11. Any color
    $140 $79 Save 44%
  12. Any color
    $180 $117 Save 35%
  13. Any color
    $180 $117 Save 35%
  14. Any color
    $130 $49 Save 62%
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    $115 $69 Save 40%
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    $120 $41 Save 66%
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    $135 $64 Save 53%
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    $125 $88 Save 30%
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    $110 $49 Save 55%
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    $140 $63 Save 55%
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    $125 $75 Save 40%
  22. Any color
    $85 $60 Save 29%
  23. $160 $84 Save 48%
  24. Any color
    $130 $54 Save 58%
  25. Any color
    $90 $70 Save 22%

15 best trail competition running shoes

  1. Inov-8 Trail Talon 235
  2. Merrell Agility Synthesis Flex
  3. Inov-8 X-Talon 230
  4. Merrell Trail Glove 4
  5. Inov-8 X-Talon 200
  6. Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG
  7. Vibram FiveFingers V-Trail
  8. Altra Superior 4.0
  9. Altra King MT 1.5
  10. Merrell Vapor Glove 4 3D
  11. Inov-8 X-Talon 212
  12. New Balance Summit Unknown
  13. Merrell Bare Access XTR
  14. Merrell Trail Glove 5
  15. Merrell Trail Glove 5 3D
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