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Trail Running Shoes

Escape the City

Trail running is an escape from the city, the road, and the gym. You’ll renew your sense of freedom and your connection with fresh air and the natural world—and before long you’ll run stronger than ever.

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Road Running Shoes

Float Over the Road

Dash across the road, sidewalk, and back roads of your city or town. Road running is a fun, easy way to get into running no matter where you live. You only need a little bit of gear and clothing to free yourself from the treadmill at the gym.

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How to Choose a Running Shoe

How to Choose
a Running Shoe

Running is one of the most primal human urges. To get out on the road or into the wild feeds our need for movement and makes us stronger. This video will guide you to the perfect running shoe for your body and the type of running you prefer.

Running Clothes

Made For Moving Fast

The right running clothes keep you cool in hot weather, warm in cold weather, and allow you to move freely no matter what the season. Top to bottom, these performance pieces work together to keep you comfortable, visible on the road, and protected from the elements.

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Hydration & Nutrition

Fuel For Your Run

Hydration and nutrition are the keys to maintaining your energy level and health whether you run a few miles or marathon distances. From vests and bottles to gels and bars, there’s something for everyone. Get some fuel for your fire.

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Accessories

The Little Things Count

Often, the smallest pieces of gear have the biggest impact on your comfort. The right socks, running watch, visor or sunglasses can elevate your willingness to run and your comfort when you hit the road or trail.

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How to Choose a Running Watch

How to Choose
a Running Watch

From early morning road runs to epic mountain endurance tests, the right running watch will provide the data you need to track, measure, and ultimately improve your performance.

Trail Running Shoes

Men's

Salomon Speedcross 3 GTX

Salomon
Speedcross 3 GTX

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Salomon

Speedcross 3 GTX

Waterproof protection and a backcountry.com-exclusive colorway.

Hoka One One Rapa Nui 2

Hoka One One
Rapa Nui 2

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Hoka One One

Rapa Nui 2

50% more cushion makes your long-distance runs longer.

New Balance MT1010v2 Minimus

New Balance
MT1010v2 Minimus

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New Balance

MT1010v2 Minimus

Run-friendly protective forefoot shank, socks optional.

La Sportiva Wildcat 2.0 GTX

La Sportiva
Wildcat 2.0 GTX

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La Sportiva

Wildcat 2.0 GTX

Gore-Tex and plenty of cushioning for all-weather protection.

Altra Superior 1.5

Altra
Superior 1.5

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Altra

Superior 1.5

Zero drop and the rock protection of StoneGuard.

New Balance 007

New Balance
007

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New Balance

007

Climbing-inspired upper with huge ventilation panels.

Asics GT-2000 2 G-TX

Asics
GT-2000 2 G-TX

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Asics

GT-2000 2 G-TX

A mud and muck specialist.

Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra

Salomon
S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra

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Salomon

S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra

Fit for serious warm-weather performance.

Women's

Salomon XR Mission

Salomon
XR Mission

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Salomon

XR Mission

Extra support, a natural feel, and a fun look.

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor

La Sportiva
Ultra Raptor

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La Sportiva

Ultra Raptor

Traction and support for serious mileage.

Hoka Kailua

Hoka One One
Kailua

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Hoka One One

Kailua

Nearly 50% more cushioning than a standard running shoe.

New Balance Minimus 1690v1

New Balance
Minimus 1690v1

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New Balance

Minimus 1690v1

Tough enough for the road but made for the trail.

New Balance Zero v2

New Balance
Zero v2

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New Balance

Zero v2

Aggressive lug pattern with sticky rubber.

Inov 8 F-Lite 182

Inov 8
F-Lite 182

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Inov 8

F-Lite 182

Barefoot running without the ER visits.

Asics GT-2000 2

Asics
GT-2000 2

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Asics

GT-2000 2

Beat the rough stuff with mesh and gel.

Saucony PowerGrid Kinvara TR2

Saucony
PowerGrid Kinvara TR2

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Saucony

PowerGrid Kinvara TR2

Minimal drop and an energy-return heel insert.

How to Choose
a Trail Running Shoe

Trail running is an escape from the treadmill and the city. The crunch of the dirt beneath your feet and the fresh air pumping through your lungs is rejuvenating. This is your guide to finding the perfect trail running shoe.

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Road Running Shoes

Men's

Asics GEL-Kayano 20

Asics
GEL-Kayano 20

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Asics

GEL-Kayano 20

20 years and counting.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Mizuno
Wave Inspire 10

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Mizuno

Wave Inspire 10

Lightweight, cushioned for comfort, and stable.

Saucony PowerGrid Guide 7

Saucony
PowerGrid Guide 7

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Saucony

PowerGrid Guide 7

Inspired innovation earns it a top spot.

INOV 8 Inov 8 F-Lite 192

INOV 8
Inov 8 F-Lite 192

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INOV 8

Inov 8 F-Lite 192

Zero drop and near-zero weight.

Hoka One One Bondi 3

Hoka One One
Bondi 3

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Hoka One One

Bondi 3

Two and a half times the midsole of traditional running shoes.

New Balance NBX 980

New Balance
NBX 980

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New Balance

NBX 980

An impossibly plush elemental running shoe.

Mizuno Wave Sayonara

Mizuno
Wave Sayonara

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Mizuno

Wave Sayonara

You'll wonder where the weight went.

Merrell Bare Access 3

Merrell
Bare Access 3

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Merrell

Bare Access 3

As close to barefoot as good sense would allow.

Women's

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Mizuno
Wave Rider 17

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Mizuno

Wave Rider 17

Mizuno's best-seller just got better.

Hoka Stinson Tarmac

Hoka One One
Stinson Tarmac

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Hoka One One

Stinson Tarmac

Thick, rockered sole with a bucket-style heel pocket.

Merrell Bare Access Arc 3

Merrell
Bare Access Arc 3

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Merrell

Bare Access Arc 3

Minimalist construction with plenty of cushioning.

Asics Gel-Noosa Tri 9

Asics
Gel-Noosa Tri 9

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Asics

Gel-Noosa Tri 9

Seamless construction, gel inserts, and plenty of drop.

Salomon X-Scream

Salomon
X-Scream

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Salomon

X-Scream

X-rated for extreme comfort and versatility.

New Balance NBX 1260v3

New Balance
NBX 1260v3

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New Balance

NBX 1260v3

Award-winning softness and flexibility.

Asics Gel-Kayano 20

Asics
Gel-Kayano 20

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Asics

Gel-Kayano 20

2 decades of success and still running strong.

Saucony PowerGrid Guide 7

Saucony
PowerGrid Guide 7

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Saucony

PowerGrid Guide 7

Inspired innovation turns a stand-by into a stand-out.

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Running Clothes

Men's

Sonic Vizi Jacket

Saucony
Sonic Vizi Jacket

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Saucony

Sonic Vizi Jacket

Having trouble being seen? Your troubles are over.

Trail DST Jacket

Dynafit
Trail DST Jacket

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Dynafit

Trail DST Jacket

A body-mapped top for speed and comfort.

CoolRunner Shirt

Mountain Hardwear
CoolRunner Shirt

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Mountain Hardwear

CoolRunner Shirt

Wick Q. EVAP technology with ventilated mesh panels.

Lite-Show Favorite Singlet

Asics
Lite-Show Favorite Singlet

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Asics

Lite-Show Favorite Singlet

Ultra-reflective and breathable with ventilated mesh panels.

S-Lab Exo Twinskin Short

Salomon
S-Lab Exo Twinskin Short

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Salomon

S-Lab Exo Twinskin Short

Reduce fatigue and recover faster.

CoolRunner 2-in-1 Short

Mountain Hardwear
CoolRunner 2-in-1 Short

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Mountain Hardwear

CoolRunner 2-in-1 Short

An eilte-level running short that keeps you cool from start to finish.

Interval 2-1 Short

Saucony
Interval 2-1 Short

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Saucony

Interval 2-1 Short

A stretch shell with a built-in compression short.

GTD Tight

The North Face
GTD Tight

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The North Face

GTD Tight

Muscle support without the accompanying swelter.

Women's

Dryrunner Jacket

Mountain Hardwear
Dryrunner Jacket

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Mountain Hardwear

Dryrunner Jacket

Don't let nasty weather slow you down.

Emma Racerback Tank Top

Asics
Emma Racerback Tank Top

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Asics

Emma Racerback Tank Top

Air mesh inserts and an integrated bra.

PR Pure Fitted T-Shirt

Puma
PR Pure Fitted T-Shirt

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Puma

PR Pure Fitted T-Shirt

It's sporty and comfortable without trying too hard.

Packable Fade Vest

Saucony
Packable Fade Vest

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Saucony

Packable Fade Vest

Lightweight hooded vest with a vented back.

Pacer 2-in-1 Short

Mountain Hardwear
Pacer 2-in-1 Short

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Mountain Hardwear

Pacer 2-in-1 Short

The classic running short look with a built-in tight.

React DST Skirt

Dynafit
React DST Skirt

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Dynafit

React DST Skirt

Lightweight versatility with a boxer-length Airmesh liner.

PR Progr Graphic 3/4 Tight

Puma
PR Progr Graphic 3/4 Tight

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Puma

PR Progr Graphic 3/4 Tight

Articulated knees, flatlock seams, and strategic mesh panels.

Pro Tights

CW-X
Pro Tights

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CW-X

Pro Tights

Muscle support with incredible moisture management.

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Hydration & Nutrition

Hydration Vests & Packs

UltrAspire Spry Race Vest

UltrAspire
Spry Race Vest

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UltrAspire

Spry Race Vest

A minimalist vest for training and racing.

Nathan HPS #020 Hydration Vest

Nathan
HPS #020 Hydration Vest

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Nathan

HPS #020 Hydration Vest

Lightweight is the name of the game.

Salomon Skin Pro 3 Hydration Backpack

Salomon
Skin Pro 3 Hydration Backpack

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Salomon

Skin Pro 3 Hydration Backpack

The stretch-fit pack that feels like a part of you.

Bottles

Nathan Quickdraw Plus Water Bottle

Nathan
Quickdraw Plus Water Bottle

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Nathan

Quickdraw Plus Water Bottle

The adjustable mesh strap does all the work.

Ultimate Direction Handy 10 Running Bottle

Ultimate Direction
Handy 10 Running Bottle

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Ultimate Direction

Handy 10 Running Bottle

Convenient hydration with room for a few extras

UltrAspire Isometric Pocket Water Bottle

UltrAspire
Isometric Pocket Water Bottle

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UltrAspire

Isometric Pocket Water Bottle

An angled bottle and room for a goo or two.

Hydration Belts

Salomon XR Sensibelt Lumbar Pack

Salomon
XR Sensibelt Lumbar Pack

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Salomon

XR Sensibelt Lumbar Pack

2 bottles and room for a snack and a shell.

Nathan Speed 2 Hydration Belt

Nathan
Speed 2 Hydration Belt

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Nathan

Speed 2 Hydration Belt

Go the distance without stopping for water.

Ultimate Direction Meow Hydration Belt

Ultimate Direction
Meow Hydration Belt

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Ultimate Direction

Meow Hydration Belt

A comfortable quart of run-stretching hydration.

Camelbak Delaney Hydration Pack

Camelbak
Delaney Hydration Pack

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Camelbak

Delaney Hydration Pack

Fatigue-free carry and easy-access.

Nutrition

Nuun Electrolytes Tablets Tube 8-Pack

Nuun
Electrolyte Tablets Tube 8-Pack

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Nuun

Electrolyte Tablets Tube 8-Pack

The intelligent way to stay hydrated and electrolyte balanced.

Honey Stinger Energy Gel 24-Pack

Honey Stinger
Energy Gel - 24 Pack

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Honey Stinger

Energy Gel - 24 Pack

The simple sugars pack a wallop.

GU Energy Gel 24-Pack

GU
Energy Gel - 24 Pack

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GU

Energy Gel - 24 Pack

Convenient energy before, during, and after your workout.

Clifbar Clif Shot Recovery Drink

Clifbar
Clif Shot Recovery Drink

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Clifbar

Clif Shot Recovery Drink

Fast recovery for long-term performance.

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Accessories

Sunglasses

Smith Approach Sunglasses

Smith
Approach Sunglasses

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Smith

Approach Sunglasses

A lens tint for every light condition.

Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ Polarized Sunglasses

Oakley Flak Jacket
XLJ Polarized Sunglasses

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Oakley Flak Jacket

XLJ Polarized Sunglasses

Quick-change lens, slightly larger for added protection.

Kaenon Hard Kore Sunglasses - Polarized

Kaenon Hard Kore
Sunglasses - Polarized

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Kaenon Hard Kore

Sunglasses - Polarized

Glass clarity with polycarbonate durability.

Smith Pivlock Overdrive Sunglasses

Smith Pivlock
Overdrive Sunglasses

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Smith Pivlock

Overdrive Sunglasses

Quick-changing Pivlock technology with 3 lenses included.

Running Headwear

Salomon XA Cap

Salomon
XA Cap

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Salomon

XA Cap

Bring your own shade.

Buff UV Headband Buff

Buff
UV Headband Buff

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Buff

UV Headband Buff

Your ears will thank you.

Nathan DomeLight Beanie

Nathan
DomeLight Beanie

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Nathan

DomeLight Beanie

Sleek, low-profile, and worthy of racing.

Arc'teryx Accelero Hat

Arc'teryx
Accelero Hat

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Arc'teryx

Accelero Hat

Cool, comfortable shade for your eyes and head.

Watches & Heart Rate Monitors

Suunto Ambit2 R Heart Rate Monitor

Suunto
Ambit2 R Heart Rate Monitor

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Suunto

Ambit2 R Heart Rate Monitor

Get the time, GPS location, and your heart rate.

TomTom Runner GPS Watch

TomTom
Runner GPS Watch

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TomTom

Runner GPS Watch

Stay on pace and on course with GPS.

Garmin Forerunner 210 HRM

Garmin
Forerunner 210 HRM

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Garmin

Forerunner 210 HRM

The fully qualified 1.8 ounce fitness trainer.

Running Socks & Compression

CEP Pro + Night Run Compression Socks - Men's

CEP Pro + Night Run
Compression Socks - Men's

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CEP Pro + Night Run

Compression Socks - Men's

Graduated compression, odor management, and high visibility.

injinji Run Midweight Coolmax Mini-Crew Toe Sock

injinji Run Midweight
Coolmax Mini-Crew Toe Sock

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injinji Run Midweight

Coolmax Mini-Crew Toe Sock

Lightly padded CoolMax with toe sleeves for your toes.

Feetures! Elite Ultra Light No Show Tab Sock

Feetures! Elite Ultra Light
No Show Tab Sock

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Feetures! Elite Ultra Light

No Show Tab Sock

Ultralight construction for the closest fit possible.

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