Recently, Teva reached out to me to see if I wanted to review a pair of their new trail shoes. As I mentioned in my last post, I’m running a trail half in a couple months, and wanted to get a pair of trail shoes anyway, so it was great timing. I wore a pair of TevaSphere Trail Shoes during my run when I got lost in the woods for an hour …

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Nice and clean at the start. They have nice wide, stable soles. 

And, um, they were so comfortable that when I got lost in the woods, my feet were my last thought. How’s that? (Probably not what they had in mind.)

I didn’t intend to, but I tested the shoes in a variety of conditions:

  • On the gravel path
  • On the footpaths with jutting roots and rocks
  • Jumping or stepping over fallen trees
  • Walking across fallen trees
  • Trekking through mud
  • Trekking through standing water (from ankle- to knee-deep)
  • Trekking through water with a muddy bottom
  • Trekking through water with submerged branches

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Still clean as I ventured off the trail

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Held up well when navigating the elements

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After the first time I trekked through some standing water, although it was only ankle-deep

So, the shoes held up pretty well, however they are not water-resistant. I would have preferred not to have to put them through such a rough first run, but they seem to be built for rugged conditions.

If you’d like to try for yourself, visit www.teva.com/tevasphere to learn more. You can use code TSBLOG-GSNC-BHTC-IQHM-9MPO to save 15% through July 31.

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