Run or race with the great trail feel and protection of Pearl Izumi's EM Trail N1 shoes. Part of Pearl's impressive Project E:Motion line, these lightweight neutral flats boast minimal Dynamic Offset midsoles that transition quickly to drive you smoothly and efficiently forward. Forefoot Energy Foam provides cushioning, while bonded toe caps and forefoot rock plates shield you from rough surfaces. The comfy, breathable tongues feature perforated foam that doesn't absorb water. Along with a women's-specific fit, you get durable, multi-directional, carbon-rubber outsoles to grip the trail, and Pearl's renowned Seamless Uppers that comfortably hug your feet for support on the most technical of terrain.