Take a look at the Runners Need team's picks of the best trail running shoes for 2020.
HOKA ONE ONE SPEEDGOAT 4
The Hoka One One Speedgoat 4 is the super fast trail running sensation built to thrive whatever the terrain. Grippy uphill, secure downhill and with improved breathability, support and fit, the most challenging trails will seem like a run in the park.
ALTRA LONE PEAK 4.5
Altra running shoes are all about keeping the process as natural as possible and the Lone Peak 4.5 is no different. It's a trail running classic with increased flexibility and a stronger midsole pairing with the protective Gaitertrap to take your training to the next level.
INOV-8 TRAILFLY G 270
Described as the world's toughest running shoe, the Inov-8 TrailFly G 270 is built to thrive on the toughest and longest trails in the world. With a graphene-enhanced grip an upper made from materials including Kevlar, harsh conditions are no obstacle; add to that the 0mm drop that promotes the most natural technique with the biggest range of ankle motion, this shoe does more.
SAUCONY PEREGRINE 10
The Saucony Peregrine 10 is the versatile trail running shoe that will help you fly both uphill and down with 5mm lugs on a grippy PWRTRAC outsole, the cushioned PWRRUN+ topsole and a 4mm offset.
ON CLOUDVENTURE PEAK
The Cloudventure Peak is proof that On can do anything. It's a super light trail runner that brings speed, comfort and control wherever it goes with state of the art tech throughout that ensures the perfect combination of strong, stable and soft.