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By: Nicholas Panggear-review-shoe-of-the-month

Full details of the majority of the running and casual/dress shoes that the NRC have wear tested can be found at the Wear Tested (WT) database of Minimalist Running Shoes (MRS) web site. Latest shoe reviews from WT:

Full reviews posted on the NRC can be found under News in our New Shoe Reviews section here.

Road & Trail Shoes

Adidas ClimaCool Ride
Adidas Boost
Brooks Pure Connect
Inov-8 Bare X Lite 150
Inov-8 Road-X 233
Inov-8 Road X-treme 118
Inov-8 Road X-treme 138
Inov-8 F-lite 232
Inov-8 X-Talon 190
Merrell Tough Glove
Merrell True Glove
Montrail Bajada Outdry
New Balance Minimus Zero Road
Puma FAAS 100 TR
Puma TFX Sprint 3
Puma Toori Run C
Salomon Sense Ultra
Saucony Kinvara 2
Saucony Mirage
Saucony Endorphin MD3
SKORA BASE
SMAAT LoLander
SMAAT MidLander
SMAAT SplitLander
Softstar RunAMoc
UnderArmour Speed Form
Vibram Five Fingers KSO
Vibram Five Fingers Speed
ZEMgear 360
ZEMgear CINCH

Casual & Walking Shoes

GoLite Flood Lite
GoLite Slide Lite
GoLite Sol Lite
GoLite Stream Lite
New Balance Minimus 20v3 Cross Trainer
STEM Natural Origins
STEM Survival Origins
Vasque Rift

Fitness Devices

Apparel & Accessories

The 2014 Shoes

Preview of these shoes can be found here:
The Running Event 2013 #TRE13 Day 1
The Running Event 2013 #TRE13 Day 2
The Running Event 2013 #TRE13 Day 3

Altra Instinct 2
Altra Torin 1.5 *
Asics GEL-Hyper Speed 6
Asics GEL-Lyte33 3
B2R Gavilan
B2R Raja
B2R Trail Endurance
B2R Trail Performance
Brooks PureCadence 3
Brooks PureConnect 3
Brooks PureFlow 3
Brooks Transcend *
ECCO BIOM EVO Racer Pro
ECCO BIOM EVO Trainer Pro
Hoka Conquest *
La Sportiva Bushido
Merrell AllOut Fuse
Merrell AllOut Rush
Merrell Bare Access 3
Merrell Road Glove 3
Mizuno Wave EVO Cursoris 2
Mizuno Wave EVO Levitas 2
Montrail Fluid Flex II
New Balance 110 v2
New Balance 99 Outdoor
New Balance Fresh Foam 980 Trail *
New Balance Minimus Zero Road v2
Newton Distance S 3
Newton Motion 3
Patagonia ROVER
Puma FAAS 300 v3
Puma FAAS 500 TR
Puma FAAS 500 v3
Puma FAAS 700 v2
Puma Mobium Elite v2 Clear
Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra
Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra SG
Salomon X-Scream
Saucony Kinvara 5
Saucony Kinvara 5 Trail
Saucony Mirage 4
Saucony Peregrine 4
Saucony Viratta 2
Scarpa TRU
Skechers GObionic 2
Skechers GObionic Fuel
Skechers GOmeb 2
Skechers GOrun Ride 3
SKORA FIT
The North Face Ultra Smooth
The North Face Ultra Trail
Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo
Under Armour SpeedForm XC
Under Armour SpeedForm XC Mid
Vasque ShapeShifter Ultra *
Vibram Five Fingers Bikila EVO
Vibram Five Fingers KSO EVO
Vibram Five Fingers SeeYa LS Night
Vibram Five Fingers Spyridon MR
VIVOBAREFOOT EVO Pure
Xero Shoes Sensori Cloud
ZEMgear 360 XT
ZEMgear 365
ZEMgear Terra
ZEMgear U-Cross

* = maximalist or maximum-cushioned shoe