We recommend ordering your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro or UK Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5
7 40 6
7.5 40.5 6.5
8 41 7
8.5 41.5 7.5
9 42 8
9.5 42.5 8.5
10 43 9
10.5 43.5 9.5
11 44 10
11.5 44.5 10.5
12 45 11
12.5 45.5 11.5
13 46 12
14 47 13
15 48 14

Women's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes
5 35.5 3.5
5.5 36 4
6 36.5 4.5
6.5 37 5
7 37.5 5.5
7.5 38 6
8 38.5 6.5
8.5 39 7
9 39.5 7.5
9.5 40 8
10 40.5 8.5
10.5 41 9
11 41.5 9.5
11.5 42 10
12 42.5 10.5
Any questions? Contact the Customer Happiness Team, call us at 303 447 3100, or send us an email. We’re here to help.

Born to Run Shoes – Women

$119.99$129.99

We recommend your usual size.
For a limited time - get a copy of Born to Run 2 for ONLY $20 when purchased along with your shoes!
1 × Born to Run 2 Book - The Ultimate Training Guide

Limited Quantities Available.

Original price was: $30.00 Current price is: $20.00
  • 5,000 mile sole warrantySole warranty
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Product Description

“I never found a shoe company I could believe in until I put these on my feet. I’m so happy to partner with Xero Shoes, and I’m 100% confident in recommending them to anybody.”
– Christopher McDougall, co-author, Born to Run 2.

Christopher McDougall

“The Mesa Trail II gives the fit and feel I want with the protection I need for the mountains. The Zelen is my all-purpose shoe for every day and my go-to for road running.”
Eric Orton, co-author, Born to Run 2.

The Trail and Road Shoes Natural Running Experts Love

Christopher McDougall and Eric Orton, co-authors of the best-selling Born to Run 2, have teamed up with Xero Shoes to create exclusive versions of their favorite naturally inspired running shoes.

The Mesa Trail II and Zelen’s lightweight, foot-friendly designs have already helped tens of thousands of people experience the joy of barefoot-style running.

They’re also an eye-catching, minimalist must-have for everything you do.

Wearing the Born to Run trail and road shoes says you’re part of a community that’s serious about running faster and further with ease – and keeping your feet healthy and happy doing it.

Pair The Ultimate Running Shoes With the Ultimate Running Plan

When you buy the Born To Run Mesa Trail II or Born to Run Zelen, you can get a copy of the best-selling book Born To Run 2: The Ultimate Training Guide for just $20, discounted from $30 MSRP.

In this follow-up to Christopher McDougall’s iconic Born to Run, co-authors McDougall and Orton dive even deeper into how to be a happier, healthier runner – and human being.

Here’s what you’ll discover in Born to Run 2:

Born to Run Mesa trail II

  • Best for trails
  • Color: BTR Red with Born to Run logos
  • Breathable mesh upper with moisture-wicking lining
  • Welded sidewalls, durable toe cap
  • Adjustable in-step and mid-foot straps tension straps for secure fit
  • Vegan-friendly
  • Removable 3mm sock-liner (for more/less barefoot feel)
  • Rugged 3.5 mm lugs for on-trail traction
  • 3.5 mm TrailFoam™ layer
  • Light weight: 6.4 oz. (181 g) W7

Born to Run Zelen

  • Best for roads, tracks, and pavement
  • Color: BTR blue with Born to Run logos
  • A road running shoe made with recycled upper materials
  • Breathable knit upper with silky-smooth sock liner
  • Adjustable in-step and mid-foot straps tension straps for secure fit
  • Vegan-friendly
  • Removable 3mm sock-liner (for more/less barefoot feel)
  • 5.0 mm FeelTrue™ sole with tire-inspired tread
  • Light weight: 6.5 oz. (184 g) W7

WE MAKE TRAIL AND ROAD RUNNING SHOES SO
COMFORTABLE, YOU'LL FORGET THEY'RE EVEN ON.

If your feet don’t feel as good at the end of the day as they did in the beginning, you haven’t tried the Born to Run Mesa Trail II and Born to Run Zelen.

Life-changing comfort and superior performance come from letting your feet do what’s natural – bend, move, flex and feel.

All Xero Shoes feature a wider, foot-shaped toe box that lets your toes spread and relax, a non-elevated “zero drop” heel for proper posture, low-to-the-ground design for perfect balance and agility, and a flexible sole that gives you “just right” protection so you can bend, move, flex, and Live Life Feet First!

We recommend ordering your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro or UK Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5
7 40 6
7.5 40.5 6.5
8 41 7
8.5 41.5 7.5
9 42 8
9.5 42.5 8.5
10 43 9
10.5 43.5 9.5
11 44 10
11.5 44.5 10.5
12 45 11
12.5 45.5 11.5
13 46 12
14 47 13
15 48 14

Women’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes
5 35.5 3.5
5.5 36 4
6 36.5 4.5
6.5 37 5
7 37.5 5.5
7.5 38 6
8 38.5 6.5
8.5 39 7
9 39.5 7.5
9.5 40 8
10 40.5 8.5
10.5 41 9
11 41.5 9.5
11.5 42 10
12 42.5 10.5
Any questions? Contact the Customer Happiness Team, call us at 303 447 3100, or send us an email. We’re here to help.

We do! We’ve sold Xero Shoes to people in more than 85 countries around the world.
We use the US Postal service to send our shipments. The cost to ship will depend on the weight of the package and the delivery speed you select; several options will be provided at checkout.

All domestic shipments come with tracking. Limited tracking is available for some first class international shipments depending on the country, and full tracking is available with all Priority Express and Express International shipments.

Though almost all of our international orders arrive without incident, we strongly advise you to select Priority Express International or Express International if you live in a country with a less reliable postal service, including (but not limited to) India, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Indonesia. We cannot guarantee delivery of packages shipped using First Class International.

International delivery can take anywhere from 3 days to 8 weeks depending on how long your order spends in customs at the border.

Please note that some countries do require the payment of import duties for international shipments above a certain value. We advise you to know the import regulations of your country and understand that you will be responsible for payment of any duties and fees imposed by your government at the border.

All packages will be marked as merchandise; as a commercial shipper, we are not able to mark a package as a gift (if you’re giving Xero Shoes as a gift, that’s not the same as us sending a gift).
Also, check our Stores page. There may be a Xero Shoes dealer closer to you.

After you purchase a gift certificate, you’ll be able to enter an email address for the recipient.

You could email it to yourself and forward it at a later time if you like.

You can also take the Gift Certificate code and send it to the recipient.

Please go to Xero Shoes Return Policy page to learn about our 45-day return policy.

Caring for your Xero Shoes

To clean your Xero Shoes, hand wash with warm water, mild soap and allow them to air dry. We do not recommend putting them in the washing machine or dryer.

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JS
02/27/2024
Jane S.
GB GB

Another great shoe delivered speedily to the UK

I love my new Mesa Trail II 'Born to Run' shoes. I christened them on a muddy, puddly parkrun course, and they came up great again with a good hose down. Thanks for the speedy delivery.

02/28/2024

Xero Shoes

You're very welcome! We're thrilled to hear that you're enjoying your new Mesa Trail II 'Born to Run' shoes and that they held up well during your muddy parkrun adventure. It's great to know that they cleaned up nicely, demonstrating their durability and ease of maintenance. Thank you for choosing Xero Shoes, and if you ever need assistance or have any questions in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. Here's to many more enjoyable runs and adventures with your Mesa Trail II shoes!

BG
01/19/2024
Brianne G.
US US

Great Shoes

I purchased these for my 9 yr old son. He loves them and says they are very comfortable.

LL
12/29/2023
Lisa L.
US US

Love My Shoes

These are my new favorite shoes. I will only walk/run/workout in these shoes. I’m looking forward to getting a pair for every day.

KM
12/14/2023
Karen M.
US US

Amazingly Comfortable

The Born to Run shoes feel and look great!! I normally wear a size 8.5,but I purchased a 9 (it gives me more room especially when wearing socks). Great price when they go on sale. This is my 7th or 8th pair of Xero shoes and I are my go to shoes.

TA
12/12/2023
Terry A.
US US

Did not fit..

Way too narrow in the ball of the foot. Within 15 minutes of trying them on my feet ached. Maybe I missed it, but if not, you need to work folks with wide feet that the extra width in the toe area does mean that they will fit people with wide feet.