Under Armour Horizon RTT Trail Shoes Final Review

“Disclaimer: I received a free pair of Under Armour Horizon RTT Trail Shoes to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!”

I’ve been doing a ton of trail running over the last year for a few reasons.  First, it’s definitely easier on my knees after my heel striking on concrete!  Secondly, being in the woods and trails around me is a perfect way to unwind and take in the beauty of nature.  Having a quality pair of trail shoes is a must of you run as much as I have been doing.  I have at least 4 name brands of trail shoes and all have their specific qualities and usage.  The Under Armour Horizon RTT trail shoes fit just right as I went a half size up on them after having my last few trail shoes become a little too tight after some hard use.  Going up a size was the right decision and wearing the right socks with them only ensured a non slip feel.

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Most of my trail runs were done on limestone or dirt tracks and they did the job.  I had great traction on the dirt and even in the creeks that I crossed.  I never had any heel slip or felt like the shoe was coming off.  The aggressive tread on the shoe was great for the dirt, logs, or roots that I came across.  As for mud, the deep tread tended to build up and make it slick but so did all of my other trail shoes.  Smacking them up against a tree or stump got rid of that!

I’ve worn them for the greater part of a month and put well over 100 miles on them in both easy and technical trails.  They are holding up great with little wear on the tread and a few scratches on the toe box.  I never got any blisters in the heal where I usually do with other shoes.  I love the color and look of the shoe and can see myself getting another pair in the future when these ones are worn out.
AGUW8921.jpgGreat flexibility in the sole

GEDK7374.jpgAggressive tread on all terrains

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Comparison to a few other trail shoes

Check out the reviews from some of my fellow BibRave Pros:

Mel, Tedrick, Lindsey, Jessica, Fallon, Casey, Vanessa, Angie, Randy, Jen, Vanessa, Amy, Heather,

 

6 Comments on “Under Armour Horizon RTT Trail Shoes Final Review

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  4. Nice review Frank! I didn’t opt-in on this one as I was recovering from an injury and trail running would be very limited…looks like these work pretty well though. Nice summary, cheers!

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