Salomon speedcross 4 women's trail running shoes take on the trail safe in the knowledge that you will have extreme cushioning, grip & comfort with the salomon speedcross 4 women's trail running shoes lightweight upper the lightweight material that covers the top of the shoe helps to maintain the overall low weight of the shoe. In addition to this, it is highly breathable, which allows a steady airflow in & out of the shoe. This works to keep the feet feeling fresh & cool whilst working hard on the trail. Towards the front, there is a thicker piece of material covering the toes. This offers protection from potential bumps & stubbings of the forefoot. Easy to lace & find the right fit, the laces run all the way up the foot & can be secured & fastened with ease. The tongue & ankle collar are padded, meaning that it will prevent rubbing causing discomfort. Support is offered to the heel, with strong sides making sure that it is held in a stable & upright position. Eva midsole the shoe has supreme cushioning, largely down to the eva midsole. Shock absorbing, bumps & knocks underfoot are quickly engulfed before they reach the foot. This makes running on uneven trails feel no different to smooth paths, giving you the confidence to tackle any ground. As well as absorbing the bumps, the midsole transfers the energy into rebound, giving you assistance in every step. Within the shoe, the soft moulded sock liner in time shapes to any foot that regularly uses it, increasing comfort & familiarity. Using solomon's sensifit, the foot is kept stable & securely held into position.