Our verdict


The ASICS 2000 9 Trail is the off-road version of the acclaimed 2000 9 stability shoe. It carries over all of its beloved features in a a more durable package with a more aggressive outsole. That makes it a cushioned trail shoe with arch support.


  • Excellent support
  • No break-in
  • Versatile
  • Comfortable straight from the box
  • Good amount of impact protection
  • Smooth road to off-road transitions


  • Not for technical trails

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail: acclaimed stability shoe for the trails

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Upper

Part of the popular GT 2000 line form ASICS, the 2000 9 Trail offers support for trail runners with flat feet and moderate overpronation.

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Tongue

As an edition of a road shoe, it’s not exactly a rugged cross-over. Think of it as a more hard-wearing 2000 9 with more pronounced lugs.

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Insole

What is it for?

  • Pace: slow-to-moderate
  • Distance: up to a marathon
  • Terrain: road, moderate trails (not too soft/muddy or technical)

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Midsole

Other trail shoes to consider

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Outsole

Or explore other popular brands with stability shoes for the trails.

ASICS GT 2000 9 Trail Heel