Who should buy the Merrell Trail Glove 3

The Merrel Trail Glove 3 is a great option for:

  • Fans of minimalist running shoes.
  • Runners who like to wear a running shoe that has a sneaker-like design - a great look for daily use.

Merrell Trail Glove 3 logo

Updates to the Trail Glove 3

  • 15% lighter compared to the previous version.
  • Enhanced off-road grip, making it ideal for running on varied surfaces.
  • Redesigned upper of the shoe to be more breathable and comfortable feel.

Merrell Trail Glove 3 upper part

Impressive grip

The outsole unit uses the Vibram Outsole TC1 that delivers impressive grip on various surfaces. It also gives added flexibility for an enhanced running experience.

Merrell Trail Glove 3 grip

Together with this performance rubber sole is the trail protect plate that offers enough amount of foot protection against sharp stones and rough surfaces.

Trail Glove 3’s Durable underfoot cushioning

The shoe uses the 4 mm CMEVA that delivers durable underfoot cushioning. It is lightweight in nature yet it offers maximum shock absorption for a more responsive ride.

Merrell Trail Glove 3 cushioning

Reliable heel support

The upper uses the breathable air mesh that is also durable. It keeps the foot well-ventilated, especially on long runs. The upper of the shoe is as breathable as the Merrell Trail Glove 5.

It works perfectly well with the shoe’s non-removable footbed that is anti-microbial in nature and has the capacity to keep the foot odorless.

Merrell Trail Glove 3 reliable heel support

The shoe has TPU Rear Foot Sling that offers reliable heel support. Together with the Merrell Omni-Fit lacing system, this shoe offers a secure and glove-like fit.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Trail
Weight: Men 198g / Women 167g
Drop: 0mm
Arch support: Neutral
Update: Merrell Trail Glove 6
Forefoot height: 11mm
Heel height: 11mm

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