Top 9 Obstacle Course Running Shoes – Men’s Trail Running Shoes

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1. VJ

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Men's 13, VJ MAXx Shoes, Trail Running Shoes Women and Mens, Made for Rocky and Technical Mountain Trails and Obstacle Course Races

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VJ #ad - Protection: strengthened rubber toe-cap and full length Rock Plate in the sole protects you from sharp rocks and sticks. Made for going long: vj maxx is a well cushioned, light-weight trail shoe especially designed for the longer distances. The best grip on the planet: Outsole is VJ's famous 100% Butyl-rubber. A little breathing room: the upper is made of breathable sandwich mesh and reinforced with strong Kevlar fibers and built on a larger than medium last with just a little more space in the toe box. The specs: 6mm drop - 8. 8 oz us M 8. 5 - 4mm cleats in the outsole.
BrandVJ #ad
ManufacturerVJ #ad
Height4.72 Inches
Width12.4 Inches
Part NumberMAXx 13M FBA

2. VJ

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VJ Irock Shoes, Trail Running Shoes Women and Mens, Sandwich Mesh and Kevlar Fibers, Made for Rocky and Technical Mountain Trails and Obstacle Course Races, Men's 10.5

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VJ #ad - A strengthened rubber toe-cap protects your toes. The specs - 6mm drop - 8. 8 oz us M 8. 5 - 7mm cleats on the outsole. Locked in - new fitlock and anti-slip laces so you can go the extra mile without worry that your laces have loosened or come undone.

Co-designed by jon albon, Sky, World Champion Sky Runner and OCR athlete. Maximum comfort - cushioning units in the front and heel, for optimal sizing and comfort, we recommend going up a 1/2 size. Best grip on the planet - outsole made of butyl rubber - for VJ's legendary grip. Upper is made from a custom blend of Kevlar and polyester designed to be tough and durable. Built for it - designed for obstacle course and trail running - made for rocky and technical terrain of OCR, Trail, and Mountain Running.
BrandVJ #ad
ManufacturerVJ #ad
Height4.72 Inches
Length7.87 Inches
Width12.4 Inches
Part NumberIrock 10.5M FBA
ModelIROCK 3 - 9,5UK

3. Inov-8

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Ultra -Durable & Breathable Perfect for Obstacle Course Races, Inov-8 Mens Mudclaw G 260 V2 Trail Running Shoes, 11.5, Black/Green

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Inov-8 #ad - Graphene grip - our ultra-thin graphene-enhanced outsole offer exceptional grip across all terrains and conditions. Increased protection - a flexible rock plate not only provides underfoot protection from obstacles but also flexes with the foots natural gait to aid agility on the trails.

Highly breathable - a super durable, breathable upper allows water to drain from the shoe easily, keeping your feet comfortable and lightweight when running in any conditions. 4mm drop – a minimal 4mm drop between the heel and forefoot allow for superior range of motion in your ankle giving you’re a more natural, comfortable gait cycle.

Whilst a gusseted tongue prevents debris from entering the shoe. Added confidence – fearsome 8mm studs with our graphene-enhanced grip technology gives you the traction and confidence to tackle even the muddiest cross country terrains. Graphene-enhancement also improves the durability of the sole, getting you more miles out of your shoes.
BrandInov-8 #ad
ManufacturerINOV-8 #ad
Height0.39 Inches
Length0.39 Inches
Width0.39 Inches
Part Number000944-BKGN-P-01
ModelNO2QGG01BG

4. VJ

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Made for Rocky and Technical Mountain Trails and Obstacle Course Races, Mens 11 Red, VJ XTRM OCR Shoes, Trail Running Shoes Women and Mens with a Full Length Rock Plate

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VJ #ad - Xtrm is built with cushioning units in the front and heel for maximum comfort while the full length rock plate protects your feet from sharp rocks and sticks. A strengthened rubber toe-cap protects your toes.

Co-designed by jon albon, trail, Sky, World Champion Sky Runner and OCR athlete. Specs: 4mm drop - 8. 8 oz us m 8. 5 - 6mm cleats on the outsole. A medium last guarantees a secure ride with a toe box that not too narrow and not too wide. Outsole made of butyl rubber - for vj's legendary grip. Designed for obstacle course and trail running - made for rocky and technical terrain of OCR, and Mountain Running.

New fitlock secures your foot into the shoe for precise control. Maximum comfort - cushioning units in the front and heel, for optimal sizing and comfort, we recommend going up a 1/2 size. Upper is made from a custom blend of Kevlar and polyester designed to be tough and durable.
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ManufacturerVJ #ad
Part NumberXTRM
ModelXTRM

5. Inov-8

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Black/Silver 7.5 Women/6 Men, Inov-8 Mudclaw 275, Spartan Races and Mud Running, Trail Running OCR Shoes, for Obstacle, Soft Ground

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Inov-8 #ad - Highly breathable - the highly breathable, non water absorbing upper materials keep the shoe light in wet conditions, with added overlays for durability. Flexible design - the flexible outsole technology molds around any obstacle ensuring the foot has the flexibility and freedom to move naturally on the trails, allowing you to run confidently as the trail surfaces and weather conditions change.

Whilst a gusseted tongue prevents debris from entering the shoe. Increased protection - a flexible rock plate not only provides underfoot protection from obstacles but also flexes with the foots natural gait to aid agility on the trails.

Size note - the shoes come up a 1 on our fit scale 1 narrow - 5 wide. Unrivalled grip - the aggressive outsole features 8mm cleats, each with water dispersal channels which prevent aquaplaning to deliver unparallel claw like grip, no matter how thick the mud is.
BrandInov-8 #ad
ManufacturerINOV-8 #ad
Height0.39 Inches
Length0.39 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width0.39 Inches
Part Number000774-BKSL-P-01
ModelNO1MIG02

6. Inov-8

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Grey/Teal 7.5 W US, Inov-8 Womens X-Talon 230, Lightweight OCR Trail Running Shoes, for Spartan, Obstacle Races and Mud Run

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Inov-8 #ad - Added protection - a flexible rock plate sits between the outsole and midsole of the shoe, providing enhanced underfoot protection against rocks and other obstacles.

Size note - the shoes come up a 1 on our fit scale 1 narrow - 5 wide. Lightweight - the flexible upper materials, protective rand and gusseted tongue are all non water absorbing, meaning the shoe remains at its light weight best. Narrow fit - a grade 1 precision fit holds the foot securely without being super narrow, whilst allowing some room for toe splay. Sticky grip - the industry leading outsole rubber compound is softer and stickier than previous outsoles. Combined with the classic 8mm lugs, the shoe delivers better traction than its predecessor over both wet and dry underfoot conditions.
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ManufacturerINOV-26 #ad
Height0.39 Inches
Length0.39 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width0.39 Inches
Part Number000711-GYTL-P-01
ModelNO3LIG02

7. Salomon

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Black/Everglade./Sulphur Spring, Salomon Men's Speedcross 4 Trail Running Shoes, 10 M US

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Salomon #ad - Contragrip rubber sole; midsole height : 30mm/20mm 10mm drop;WEIGHT: 310g. Aggressive grip : obvious and penetrating traction on soft ground, minimalistic and strong lace for one pull tightening. Agressive grip : Obvious and penetrating traction on soft ground. Easy on, easy off. Eva midsole provides lighweight cushioning and stability. Precise foothold : Close to foot and comfortable feel.
BrandSalomon #ad
ManufacturerSalomon #ad
Height0.39 Inches
Length0.39 Inches
Weight0.66 Pounds
Width0.39 Inches
Part NumberL39239800-A1U8-10 M US
ModelL39239800

8. Inov-8

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Graphene Grip, Blue/Black, OCR Shoes, Inov-8 Mens X-Talon G 210, Trail Running, 13

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Inov-8 #ad - No compromise. Aggressive cleats - aggressive 8mm studs claw through soft terrain and hold firm on harder ground, so you can run with confidence over the most extreme terrain.

Light and fast - designed with lightweight, non-water absorbing materials and a 3mm drop, the shoe is designed for running fast over all distances and gradients. Size note - the shoes come up a 2 on our fit scale 1 narrow - 5 wide. The worlds toughest grip. Graphene grip - revolutionary graphene enhanced rubber outsole delivers insane sticky grip and increased durability, all in once rubber. Breathable upper - any sweat or water inside the shoe can escape via the flexible, breathable upper materials, ensuring a lightweight, super comfortable feel.
BrandInov-8 #ad
ManufacturerINOV-8 #ad
Weight1.17 Pounds
Part Number000912-BLBK-P-01
Model000912-BLBK-P-01

9. Inov-8

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Green/Black 5 M US, Inov-8 Mudclaw G 260, Graphene Grip, Spartan Race and Mud Run, OCR, Trail Running Shoes

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Inov-8 #ad - Durable lightweight upper - the super tough breathable mesh upper materials give high levels of durability to a shoe weighing in at just 260g.

Size note - the shoes come up a 1 on our fit scale 1 narrow - 5 wide. Natural form - the 4mm drop promotes a better natural running form for the athlete with a medium range of motion in the ankle joint, reducing tension on the achilles and calf. Graphene outsole - using revolutionary graphene enhanced rubber and fearsome 8mm studs to deliver the worlds toughest grip over soft and wet ground. Extra propulsion - the industry leading midsole technology works to absorb, store and then release energy to propel you through the gait cycle.
BrandInov-8 #ad
ManufacturerINOV-8 #ad
Height0.39 Inches
Length0.39 Inches
Width0.39 Inches
Part Number000834-GNBK-P-01
ModelNO1NIG03GB