Our verdict

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The Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail is an ideal pair for runners who are looking for a good blend of flexibility and cushioning. Filled up with technical features that deliver a highly durable and shock-absorbing running experience, the Charged Bandit Trail will truly allow you to conquer the trails.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Highly durable
  • No need for break-in
  • Super grippy
  • Agreeable

Cons

  • Tight
  • Toe cap's uncertain durability

Who should buy the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail

You will love the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail if you want a highly durable shoe that provides efficient performance while running on long-distance or marathons

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Improve ground tractions with the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail outsole

The Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail utilizes a high-abrasion rubber outsole that delivers enhanced durability and improved ground traction on different terrains.

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail lugs

Anatomically placed flex grooves, which can also be found in the Merrell Trail Glove 5, offer flexibility in key areas.

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Increased energy returns in the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail midsole

The dual-layer Charged Cushioning® midsole of the Charged Bandit Trail increases the energy return of the shoe by boosting its shock absorption qualities. This midsole technology is firmer below the heel and softer below the forefoot, giving a maximized combination of support and comfort. 

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Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail back midsole

A high rebound ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) sockliner provides a comfortable and responsive ride. This EVA sockliner is also cushioned, delivering more comfort.

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Eliminate foot fatigue with the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail upper

An engineered two-toned mesh upper construction permits the lightweight feel of the Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail. This upper material enhances the ventilation inside the shoe which prevents and eliminates foot fatigue. This also imparts flexibility to the shoe which promotes unrestricted foot movement and is also supplied to other running shoes

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail up top

TPU films, which are strategically placed in key areas of the shoe, provide structural support, durability, and protection. 

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail overlays

The Charged Bandit Trail employs a traditional lace-up closure system that works closely with the synthetic materials of the shoe, providing a snug fit and security. 

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The shoe is furnished with a padded tongue and collar that boost comfort. The shoe also features a soft fabric lining that adds comfort. 

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail collar

Molded Comfort Collar locks are found in the heel of the shoe, offering a soft and plush feel when running. 

Under Armour Charged Bandit Trail heel back

Aiding visibility during low-light runs is the reflective details embellished on the upper.

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