i love my Brooks for trail running; vegan and the best dang trail shoes i've ever owned. perfect stability and grip for jumping logs, straddling ditches, running creek beds, granite, gravel, you name it... these puppies can take it. i ran in my last pair for 4 years!!
strap on some Yaktrax Run ($40, yaktrax.com) over your shoes to magically turn your ordinary sneaks into high-tech trail runners. The simple, lightweight design made of grippy metal coils and carbide spikes will go miles in helping you stay on pace and on your feet.
Pace Glove (Trail/Yoga/Cross Fit): Best Trail Running Shoe: Shape Magazine, 2011 Shoe Guide Designed specifically for women, less is definitely more when exploring with our Vibram®-soled Pace Glove natural adventure shoe. All the protection your feet need from rocks and roots, and an ultra-lightweight upper with a synthetic leather foot sling for stability fits like a glove.