Running Shoes That Will Get You Through the Last Weeks of Winter

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Running Shoes That Will Get You Through the Last Weeks of Winter

Snow, sleet and slush will hold you back no more. These performance sneakers and accessories are designed to brave the elements so you can feel confident and strong during your next winter run. And while the picks will provide extra traction on the slippery, wet terrain, always use your best judgment—some days are just made for the treadmill.

Sloppy Streets


With a welded waterproof upper, a synthetic toecap and a sole made with extra grip, these multi-sport shoes can handle wet trail. Plus, the lugged bottom will keep you feeling connected to the ground.

Columbia Conspiracy Razor Outdry, $110,

Snow Days

salomon running shoe

The material around your toes is built to shield your foot from the elements, but is still breathable and quick-drying in case you get sweaty. The aggressive tread allows you to run confidently even through the muddiest, messiest conditions.

Speedcross 3 CS, $145,

Light Flurries

the north face winter running shoes

Hit the ground running (whether on the roads or trails) in these sneaks with a slightly lower profile—the Vibram outsole provides the traction you need.

Ultra Cardiac, $110,

Rainy, Cold Afternoon

Helly Hansen winter running shoes

There’s enough rubber on the outsole to keep you from slipping on any slick trail terrain, but it won’t weigh you down. And, the waterproof membrane keeps feet dry.

Kenosha HT, $120,

Winterize Your Fave Kicks

kahtoola spikes

We know how it is: You have your running shoes, and no other brand or model will ever replace them. But unfortunately they may not be suitable for winter weather. Remain loyal to your favorite pair with these slip-on spikes that go around the sole of your shoes to add traction and grip.

NANOspikes, $50,


All shoe photos courtesy of SELF.

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