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The Range Explained: ASICS Trail 2024

We explore the ASICS 2024 Trail running range in more detail to allow you to navigate to the correct shoe for your off road adventures.

We have structured this article in price order from highest to lowest:

The Range in brief
SHOEPRICEDESCRIPTION
ASICS FUJISPEED™ 2RRP £159.99Featuring a full-length carbon plate, this performance shoe is designed for maximum speed.
ASICS TRABUCO™ MAX 3RRP £159.99Max-cushioning, comfort and protection for ultra-distance trails.
ASICS GEL-TRABUCO™ 12RRP £139.99A versatile all round trail shoe, suitable for all off road distances.
ASICS GEL-SONOMA 7RRP £89.99A great value all rounder suited to those easy trail runs.

The Range in detail

ASICS FUJISPEED™ 2

FOR MAXIMUM SPEED

Inspired by the MAGIC SPEED road racing shoe the FUJISPEED™ 2 offers soft cushioning combined with a carbon plate. Suited to trail racing over short/medium distances, versatile 5mm lug.

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WeightMen’s 243g / Women’s 212g
Drop5mm
Stack heightMen’s 24mm/19mm, Women’s 23mm/18mm
WidthAvailable in standard width only.
FeaturesA full-length carbon plate helps redirect your energy forward for maximum speed, FF BLAST PLUS midsole foam provides lightweight, premium cushioning for added comfort and a unique lightweight upper increases durability and allows even faster movement.

ASICS TRABUCO™ MAX 3

FOR MAX CUSHIONING AND PROTECTION

Building off the ever popular TRABUCO™, the MAX, as the name suggests, offers increased levels of cushioning creating a shoe suited to ultra long distance off road training and racing. Featuring a versatile AsicsGrip 4.5mm lug depth.

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WeightMen’s 298g / Women’s 265g
Drop5mm
Stack height
WidthAvailable in standard width only.
FeaturesAn FF BLAST PLUS foam midsole provides lightweight, premium cushioning for added comfort, a high midsole design provides more cushioning and added comfort to reduce impact and a technical Technical mesh upper to help improve breathability and comfort.

ASICS GEL-TRABUCO™ 12

FOR ALL ROUND VERSATILITY

With a lower stack than the MAX 3, the TRABUCO™ 12 offers a more versatile all round trail shoe still suited for upto ultra distance off road. A 4mm lug provides good grip levels on a majority of terrain.

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WeightMen’s 314g / Women’s 285g
Drop8mm
Stack heightMen’s 22mm/14mm, Women’s 21mm/13mm
WidthAvailable in standard width only.
Other optionsAlso available with a GORE-TEX upper RRP £149.99
FeaturesAn FF BLAST foam midsole provides lightweight, premium cushioning for added comfort, a flexible rock plate helps shield feet from rocks and rugged terrain and an adaptive guidance system helps create a more stable running experience on varying terrain.

ASICS GEL-SONOMA 7

FOR GRAVEL AND LIGHT TRAILS

Great value all rounder suited to those easy trail runs and for anyone not requiring a super technical shoe. With 3mm lug depth it's easily capable of handling those runs involving short road sections.

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WeightMen’s 298g / Women’s 252g
Drop8mm
Stack heightMen’s 20mm/12mm, Women’s 20mm/12mm
WidthAvailable in standard width only.
Other optionsAlso available with GORE-TEX upper RRP £104.99
FeaturesAMPLIFOAM cushioning helps create a soft and flexible feeling underfoot, Rearfoot GEL technology improves impact absorption and creates a softer feeling at footstrike and a breathable engineered mesh upper.

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