Xero Shoes Fan Embraces Running after Cancer Diagnosis

Part of why we created Xero Shoes was because we wanted to make shoes that change people’s lives. And for our Xero Hero and affiliate, Randy Kriell, our shoes were part of his transformation story. Randy’s story was featured in his local hometown paper, Dayton Daily News: Cancer diagnosis leads man to embrace running in […]

Chris McDougall Wears Xero Shoes on Good Day New York

So many of us were inspired by Christopher McDougall‘s book, “Born to Run.” In fact, it sparked the barefoot, natural running movement. We’ve always been a big fan of Chris’, and it turns out, he’s a big fan of ours, sharing several social media posts about wearing Xero Shoes. We’re working with Chris and Eric […]

Forbes Vetted - Naboso

Forbes Chooses Xero Shoes’ Naboso Trail as Best Hiking Sandals

Forbes Vetted names Xero Shoes’ Naboso Trail as one of the “Best Minimalist Hiking Sandals”! In a roundup of  The 12 Best Hiking Sandals For Fairweather Treks, our Naboso Trail tops the list as the lightest sandal out there, at only 5.4 ounces each. “…This model not only offers a super thin, highly flexible outsole, […]

What Shoes Did WIRED Pick for Beach Running? Xero Shoes

Two times in one month, two Xero Shoes are featured in WIRED!  They ask, Want to Run on the Beach? Start With the Right Shoes. Experts recommend you’re better off NOT running barefoot in the sand, and that’s a good thing because our barefoot-inspired shoes give you the protection you need while still allowing your […]

WIRED: Z-Trail EV Best Barefoot Trail Running Shoe

WIRED’s list of “Our 6 Best Trail Running Shoes” includes Xero Shoes’ Z-Trail EV as the best barefoot trail running sandal. Editor Scott Gilbertson swears by these in many other WIRED reviews.   The Z-Trail EVsandal stands out from other similar sandals because it’s 70% lighter. The sandal’s triple-layer sole, which includes a foam layer, offers […]

What Trail Shoe did Runner’s World Recommend from Xero Shoes?

Xero Shoes’ Mesa Trail was featured in Runner’s World’s Tester Notes column in the March print issue. RW Shoe Tester Don Kuntzman wrote about the Xero Shoes Mesa Trail running shoes after testing them out on a marathon. A small excerpt: “These are a good bridge for runners who want more grip on trails but […]

Xero Shoes’ Hiking Boots featured in Field & Stream

Xero Shoes’ DayLite Hiker Fusion is listed as one of the Best Hiking Shoes of 2022, according to outdoor magazine Field & Stream. If you like the comfort and streamlined fit of trail running shoes, our lightweight hiking boots are among the lightest on the market, weighing in less than 1.5 pounds total for the […]