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Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe

Women's adidas adiZERO XT 2

Item #ADI1581
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Women's adidas® adiZero® XT 2 :: The women's adidas® adiZERO® XT 2 is sure to be the lightest trail shoe in your quiver. Get ready for an exciting new upper that delivers race-ready performance, super sticky traction from an updated outsole, and a surprising amount of cushioning and protection for the weight: a mere 8.7 ounces! Winner of the 2009 Runner's World Editor's Choice Award, so you know it's good!

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Air mesh upper: Provides maximum ventilation
  • Nonslip lining: Comfort and performance
  • Molded respoEVA sockliner: For anatomical fit and great step-in comfort
  • adiPRENE® midsole: Maintains forefoot propulsion and efficiency
  • adiPRENE® insert: Comfort and shock absorption
  • adiWEAR® outsole: Durability for high wear areas
  • TRAXION™ outsole: Maximum grip in all directions
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Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (11)
  • Good traction (10)
  • Comfortable (8)
  • Rugged (6)
  • Cushions impact (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail running (12)
    • Mixed terrain (10)
    • All weather conditions (7)
    • Wet weather (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        67% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        83% 

        (10 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (9), High arch (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (10)

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I was really impressed by ...

    By Lexi

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

    I was really impressed by the light weight of this shoe. It feels much more breathable than other trail shoes, and what great traction!

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I love this shoe. It's a ...

    By Karen

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

    I love this shoe. It's a great winter shoe because it gives you stability and traction on the icy crud yet still feels quick and light when you transition to dry road. I'm buying a second pair.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Amazing shoe on my 3rd pair.

    By many Ultras!

    from BC Canada

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Touch more cushioning

    Best Uses

    • All Weather Conditions
    • Mixed Terrain
    • Trail Running

    Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

    I'm a 100 mile a week girl and I love these shoes. No blisters no problems right out of the box

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Absolutely love them!

    By Bonnie

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Weather Conditions
      • Mixed Terrain
      • Road Running
      • Trail Running

      Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

      I absolutely love these shoes. I even wear them for road running now because they fit so well and my feet feel great in them.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      speedy

      By Ellen the runner

      from Rhode Island

      Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

      Such a wonderful trail shoe; very light and fast-feeling, with great traction. A wee bit stiff for pavement, but just perfect on trails.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love these Shoes

      By Crystal the runner/volleyball player

      from Ashland, OR

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mixed Terrain
        • Trail Running

        Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

        I absolutly love these shoes. They are amazing. I bought them just for the trails but they are so comfortable that I am not running on the road with them too. Absolutly the best shoes I've ever bought.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels too wide
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great shoe

        By Carol

        from Idaho

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Arch Support
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mixed Terrain
          • Trail Running

          Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

          Great, comfortable shoe.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • High Arch

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great shoes for trailrunning

          By Esther

          from Leiden, the Netherlands

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Trail Running

            Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

            These shoes are really comfortable in all terrains, but especially in sand and mud. For me no other shoes than these!
            Esther (the Netherlands)

            • Sizing:
            • Feels half size too big
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love this shoe.

            By Crystal the runner/volleyball player

            from Ashland, OR

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Good Traction
            • Lightweight
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mixed Terrain
              • Trail Running

              Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

              I brought the men's version of this shoe for my friend and he raved about them. Then I got them for myself and feel the same. These shoe are the lightest shoes I've ever owned. Great traction. I absolutly love them. I can say nothing bad about them. I'm sad that they are not making them anymore.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels half size too small
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellent LIghtweight Trail Shoe

              By bb

              from West/Pacific Northwest

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Good Arch Support
              • Good Traction
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trail Running

                Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                I used this shoe on a recent 50-mile trail race. My feet didn't have any issues - not one blister or other shoe-related problem. Of course, after 50 miles they were getting kind of sore on the bottom - which went away a few hours afterwards.

                I'd recommend this to anyone running trails - best suited for maintained trails that aren't super rocky (no rock shield in forefoot). Good traction on the steep downhills too.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • High Arch

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Rugged and nimble

                By Mud chick

                from Seattle

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight
                • Rugged

                Cons

                • Uncomfortable

                Best Uses

                • All Weather Conditions
                • Mixed Terrain
                • Trail Running
                • Wet Weather

                Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                I ordered these shoes after several excellent experiences with Adidas trail running shoes. At first, the shoe seemed perfect: nimble, lightweight, monster traction, breathable and well-cushioned, but I had to return the shoe. After about an hour, I developed a bruise on my right big toe knuckle, right where the forefoot bends. The toe box seemed too low. Sending them back felt like a loss, as the shoe otherwise was nearly perfect. I run rugged, muddy and slippery trails with plenty of wood debris (slimy) and never felt like I was losing traction. The shoe also did well on dirt and gravel roads.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels half size too small
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • High Arch

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Another great Adidas trail shoe!

                By wnhowe74

                from Colorado Springs, CO

                About Me Gym Rat

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Durable
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight
                • Rugged

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Weather Conditions
                  • Mixed Terrain
                  • Trail Running
                  • Wet Weather
                  • With Orthotics/Inserts

                  Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                  Adidas never fails to please with their trail shoes. Great styling, comfort, durability, and ruggedness that you come to expect from them. Grippier lugs for better traction and a cool and convenient little pouch on each of the shoes for key storage (or whatever else you can fit)! The only precaution is that this shoe (unlike my other adidas trail shoes) runs a little bit big. I know the site says to order a half size up...don't do it. Order your normal size even if all your other adidas shoes are a half size up. I ALWAYS wear a 9 in their trail shoes and I ordered a 9 in these. Too much roominess in the toe box area. Had to return them for my true 8 1/2 size. When I spoke to customer service about my return, the rep even said that these shoes do run bigger than their other shoes and that I should have ordered my true size...despite what their comments for these shoes say about ordering a half size up. Other than that the shoes are fabulous for hitting the trails with confidence!!!

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too big
                  • Width:
                  • Feels too wide
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  My SuperShoes!

                  By Foo

                  from Phoenix, AZ

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight
                  • Traction

                  Cons

                  • Slippery inside

                  Best Uses

                  • All Weather Conditions
                  • Mixed Terrain
                  • Trail Running
                  • Walking

                  Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                  Hiked 6 miles right out of the box, loved the light weight, traction and stability. I live in a hot climate and the breathability was awesome!

                  But my foot slid around inside a bit too much. Might need to tighten the laces?

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                   
                  5.0

                  Fantastic Trail Runner!

                  By Taisie

                  from Boise, ID

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight
                  • Rugged

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Weather Conditions
                    • Mixed Terrain
                    • Trail Running
                    • Wet Weather

                    Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                    After using two others trail running shoes for the last six years I was convinced by the hype for this shoe to give it a try. I am so glad I did, and wish I'd learned about it sooner. It is ridiculously light, cut low to the ground for great feedback, and the traction sole is easily the best I've used (or seen) for the types of trails I run on all year but especially in the winter: snow, ice, mixed mud, hard-pack, grassy areas. The cushioning is sufficient but minimal; I don't use these on the road.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love these shoes

                    By Kim the Runner

                    from Solon, Ohio

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable
                    • Good Arch Support
                    • Good Traction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All Weather Conditions
                      • Mixed Terrain
                      • Road Running
                      • Trail Running
                      • Walking

                      Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                      This is the second pair of these shoes I have bought. This pair in an electric blue are beautiful and lighter than the original. This particular pair were for my 13 year-old daughter to wear for all terrain running and gym class and practically any activity. She had "borrowed" my first pair and loved them.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch

                      (0 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Are they having an ugly ...

                      By Elizabeth

                      from Undisclosed

                      Comments about Womens adidas adiZERO XT 2 Trail Running Shoe:

                      Are they having an ugly shoe contest today. My goodness!

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                      1.    Karen rated this product 5 stars
                      Tue, January 05,2010:
                      I love this shoe. It's a great winter shoe because it gives you stability and traction on the icy crud yet still feels quick and light when you transition to dry road. I'm buying a second pair.
                      2.    Elizabeth rated this product 1 star
                      Fri, December 18,2009:
                      Are they having an ugly shoe contest today. My goodness!
                      3.    Lexi rated this product 5 stars
                      Wed, November 18,2009:
                      I was really impressed by the light weight of this shoe. It feels much more breathable than other trail shoes, and what great traction!

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