The now even lighter Brooks Cascadia 13 trail running shoes will have you taking the road less traveled with speed and comfort. Thanks to a rock shield and SUV-like stability, runners will feel control and security on technical and even treacherous trails. 3D Rubber Print Mud Guard helps protect runners feet from rocks and other debris along the trail. A rugged outsole promotes more secure footing on a variety of surfaces. Upper: Conformable Saddle Construction is designed to adapt to the shape of the instep to provide a customized fit. Hydrophobic Foam Package doesnt absorb water, keeping the shoe lighter when wet. Mesh upper manages moisture to keep feet cool and dry. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Synthetic overlays provide lightweight support. Midsole: BioMoGo DNA midsole cushioning dynamically adapts to every step and stride. Full-length Segmented Crash Pad accommodates any foot landing and delivers smooth heel-to-toe transitions. Universal Sprung Platform provides an accommodating fit with a substantial amount of toe spring. Removable insole. Outsole: Improve Pivot Post system creates a stabilizing suspension system, including a 5th pivot near the 1st metatarsal for improved flex and toe-off. Ballistic Rock Shield protects against potential surface hazards. Rugged outsole provides great traction on wet surfaces and tricky ter rain. HPR Green is more environmentally-friendly and provides premium wet/dry traction and excellent skid resistance.