La Sportiva C-Lite 2.0 Trail Running Shoes (For Men) in Black
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La Sportiva C-Lite 2.0 Trail Running Shoes (For Men)

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Information about La Sportiva C-Lite 2.0 Trail Running Shoes (For Men)
Closeouts. Fit for training and racing hardcore endurance competitions, La Sportiva's C-Lite 2.0 trail running shoes take no prisoners with their lightweight, but rugged build. FriXion® AT outsole with a V-Groove lug system gives unrelenting grip where others slip.
  • Debris- and water-resistant AirMesh upper with minimal seams
  • Uretech lightweight, flexible upper coating resists abrasions
  • Wire-brushed rubber toe guard
  • Protective liquid rubber side panels
  • Concealed lacing system
  • Heel tab for easy on-off
  • Lightweight MEMlex compression-molded midsole for firm cushioning
  • TPU heel stabilizer
  • V-Groove lug system designed for traction on wet and muddy terrain
  • Impact Brake System (I.B.S.) on outsole features opposing lugs to increase braking power and reduce impact
  • FriXion® AT soft, resilient and lightweight sticky-rubber outsole designed for road and trail
  • Made in China
  • Runs small, order 1/2 size larger
  • Visit our Running Shoe Guide
Specs about La Sportiva C-Lite 2.0 Trail Running Shoes (For Men)
  • Trail Running
  • Non-Waterproof
  • Upper: Mesh with synthetic overlays
  • Lining: Mesh
  • Removable insole
  • Midsole: EVA
  • Outsole: FriXion® rubber
  • Shank: Composite
  • Weight (pair): 1 lb. 6 oz.
  • Made in China
  • Runs small, order 1/2 size larger
  • Visit our Running Shoe Guide

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Verified Buyer Reviewed by Mtn Runner from Fort Collins, CO on Sunday, December 09, 2012
This is my second pair of these shoes. I only took these out of the box to insure fit, which was exactly as expected. They went back into the box, and into my closet, awaiting the day when the first pair wears out! I have had the first pair for about a year. I run about 20 miles a week generally... Read More
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  • Reviewed by Climbingbum from Pennsylvania on Monday, December 08, 2014
    Although I absolutely love the fit and function of these shoes, they didn't hold up for very long. I purchased them around mid June and then proceeded to put a few hundred miles on them. I've used them for trail runs, hiking and even backpacking because they were the only shoe I would trust on haggard terrain for massive distances. They were mainly used on 6-8 mile trail runs. Although I even used these on a day trip to Mount Whitney (26 miles round-trip) and never once had an issue or complaint with my feet. Sadly they've seen their best days already and need to be replaced. See the pic's for the wear. If these were cheaper I would buy several more replacement pairs and just burn through them but sadly I might need to find a longer lasting shoe.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by J.Riley from Flagstaff AZ on Wednesday, December 03, 2014
    I purchsed this 1 size up from my "regular" shoe size. So as 9 (42) i purchsed a 43 and am very happy with the fit. Have done several 3-5 mile runs on trails with sandstone and dirt roads. Nice light weight runner and very grippy on the rocks and no slipping. Definately fits a narrow foot very well with minimal tightening of laces. Very happy with product so i ordered another pair.
  • Reviewed by ColoradoTeleSkier from Colorado on Friday, November 28, 2014
    I bought a pair of these for a more aggressive tread and stouter shoe than my normal trail shoes (Brooks Cascadia 7, then Cascade 8's). These shoes were far more comfortable that I was expecting, have amazing traction, and hold up extremely well to the rocky trails of the Colorado Rockies. I normally wear a 45 in a trail shoe or boot so I ordered a 45.5. It was slightly too short, so I ordered a 46 and it fit perfectly. I've ran a few trail races in them on some pretty rugged trails, and have about 100 miles on them so far. They've quickly become my favorite trail shoe. La Sportiva definitely knows how to make a great trail running shoe!
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by snelson from Carbondale, CO on Friday, November 07, 2014
    La Sportivas are usually too narrow for me ( I have a Medium Wide foot), but this shoe is totally fine. A little stretchy on the sides to allow for width, fairly light, great grippy traction, heel is really locked in, moderate cushion, a slightly lower ramp angle compared to a traditional shoe, and a bit of stability in the heel for some pronation control.

    The uppers finally split right at the junction of the grey toebox piece and the side of the foot, but that took a year or so to happen. Other than that they lasted quite a while.

    I did have to size up 1/2 size than my normal size to get a great fit. Great shoe, sad to see it go.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by runmt from Montana on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    I can't wait to run some peaks in these shoes. Like the lace covers to keep out scree and feel like the tread will provide good braking on steep descents. I had to return for 1/2 size up from what I wear in Brooks and Saucony. As durable as they seem, they do not feel heavy or clumsy like some shoes I have had. Great price and product from STP.

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    • Answer I am not familiar with the Wild Cat shoe, but you mention you have "a wide toe bed." The La Sportiva is fairly narrow, and I say this, as a woman wearing this shoe and my feet are medium (towards narrow).
      Answered on 10/22/2014 1:01:41 PM by Salem from Oregon
    • Answer I have no idea. The last is different, I know that. I believe the Wild Cat 2.0 and the Ultra Raptor are built around the same last, but I think the C-Lite 2.0 uses a completely different last.

      As for width: I wear a Standard (D) width and found this to be in line with that. You might be able to size up a half-size and see if that gives you the lateral space your toes need.
      Answered on 10/22/2014 1:13:21 PM by Hardman from Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Answer I love both the wildcats and these C-lite 2.0 I find them to be very similar in fit. Because of the soft-shell like "cover" they are a bit more to get on but not bad. Once on they are extremely comfortable and I love LaSportiva products. Only ice boots I would own as well.
      Hope this helps
      Answered on 10/22/2014 2:50:32 PM by tom s. from NH
    • Answer I am not familiar with the Wild Cat. However, I can say this... I bought the C-Lite 2.0 to replace the Crossleather (which I really liked). One of the differences is that the C-Lite 2.0 has a more spacious toe box, which does't work as well for me but might do the trick for you!?
      Answered on 10/22/2014 3:03:20 PM by Forest Gump from Montana
    • Answer I have these shoes and I am a medium width. That being said, I think they feel a little too roomy at the toes for my taste. I like my runners to be a little snug or "clingy." I feel like they hold my heel nicely and have decent cushioning. Because of the toe room, I use them for daily wear/light hiking.

      Hope this helps!
      Answered on 10/22/2014 10:16:35 PM by Sugarfoot from Indiana
    • Answer This is the first La Sportiva shoe I have worn. I tried getting a shoe with a wide toe box as I have a neuroma. The neuroma was not affected by this shoe.
      Answered on 10/22/2014 11:10:10 PM by Pam from Anchorage, AK from Alaska
    • Answer I haven't used the Wild cat so cannot compare it with C-lite 2.0; one thing i can confirm though is the shoe has a narrow fit for toe bed.

      My feet have regular toe bed and a standard US 8 fits me great.
      I ordered half size larger as recommended but still it was too tight at the toe bed ; i had to remove the insole to make it a bit comfortable. ( Not in a position to return it back being so far)

      Also putting them on and getting them off is a task of patience.

      Hope this helps.


      Answered on 10/29/2014 4:56:50 AM by Sandeep B from Mumbai ( India)
    • Answer This would be a good choice. The injection-molded, dual-density EVA midsoles provide ample cushion on high mileage days and help maintain a light, stable platform.
      Answered on 12/11/2012 12:00:00 AM by Prod Spec Kevin from Sierra Trading Post
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