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Merrell Barefoot Road Glove Dash 2 Reviews

37 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

92%Rated 5 stars

8%Rated 4 stars

0%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

89% "Felt true to size"

100% "Felt true to width"

62% "Moderate arch support"

Additional 17 Barefoot Road Glove Dash 2 Merrell Reviews

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October 28, 2013

Anonymous

 

Awesome shoe! I was a bit hesitant at first because I could feel the arch support rubbing my foot but decided to give them a try. Started with a 5 mile hike and found them to be the most comfortable shoe I have ever worn! I am sold on this barefoot style of shoe forever!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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September 28, 2013

Heather D

from Rough and Ready, CA

The video says there is cushioning, there is not. Thank god. I've been running in Nike Free for the last five years, and these adorable, comfortable shoes gave my high arched true siez 8 (8.5 in Nike) plenty of toe box space and a foot cramp the first time out because the last thing I wanted to do was to stop running. I had a pb the first run in these shoes. The brightness of the colors (I have the pink and yellow) egg me on, the lightness makes me feel like I'm about to take flight, and yeah, I overdid it. So I was 2 days out of commission for a knot in my foot so deep and hard it made me see stars. Follow the instructions in the Merrell app and take your transition to barefoot running slow, people! Seriously. Build those new muscles gradually. But do it in these adorable, high performance shoes!

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike, Saucony, Asics, Keen

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 12, 2013

Diana s

from morton,wa

I love my new shoes, they are so comfortable and I get compliments every time I wear them. The fit is great, I have a lot of problems with my feet and back. I also love Zappos. I have ordered 3 pairs of shoes, different brands, and enjoyed the entire experience. So nice to find an honest on-line company. Thanks, Zappos.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 9, 2013

Neva L

from Trussville, Alabama

I am not a fan of athletic shoes. While wearing them, my knee and back will hurt and after taking them off, I will get cramps in my feet and ankles. I read up on what to wear to prevent these things and many reports said go as close to barefooted as you can. I go barefooted at home and in the yard and my knee doesn't hurt and I don't have cramps. These shoes are as close to barefooted as you can get and not feel the terrain that you are walking on. I bought these shoes to wear to Alaska on vacation and they were wonderful. We hiked and walked a lot more than I am use to and my feet and legs never hurt or cramped. My knee hurt a little bit but that was just from over doing. I did not get the first blister. My right foot has been broken and is not formed quite right and I was worried about the fit on my right foot but my toes and ball of my foot had the perfect fit. So was the left foot. As long as they make this shoe, it is all that I will buy but they will probably discontinue it and I will have to look again for the perfect shoe and from now on I will look to Merrell. I LOVE THIS SHOE!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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September 2, 2013

Luey

from Illinois

I love this shoe! Comfy, cute and lightweight. I have worn them without socks and my feet stay dry and relatively cool, with no uncomfortable rubbing anywhere. Normally take a wide but these have a generous toe box and plenty of "give" to the sides so the medium worked just fine. I'll be ordering this shoe in other colors ASAP.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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September 1, 2013

Anonymous

from Atlanta, GA

I switched to a barefoot shoe for exercise by accident a couple of years ago when I started having trouble getting any running shoe to fit without giving me some sort of pain or fit issue. I ordered the Lithe because my sister had it and then realized what it was. After getting used to it, though, my feet actually feel better in all my shoes. Weird but true. I was disappointed when I couldn't get the Lithe anymore, but now I like this one even better. There's a bit more arch support, and I like how they're designed for walking on hard surfaces since I walk outside on concrete sidewalks. I usually wear 8.5 in athletic shoes, and the 8.5 in this shoe is a perfect fit. My foot is narrow, but these stay on my heel without having to lace them too tight. I recommend it, but don't neglect to follow the break in period instructions from Merrell if you're new to this style of shoe.

Brands I'd also recommend: Reef, Palladium

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 16, 2013

Bridget B

from Indianapolis, IN

I love this shoe. It makes me smile; it's fun and comfortable. It's very lightweight, but has decent arch support. Although I usually wear a half size larger in a sneaker, this is true to size.

Brands I'd also recommend: Asics

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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August 6, 2013

Leila K

 

I love these shoes. They are so light and comfortable. I bought them to replace some really cushy running shoes. I had this idea that more cushion and support is better - it's not. These are more comfortable and not to mention cuter. I usually wear an 8 1/2 which is what I ordered and they fit great. With athletic shoes, I sometimes have a comfort issue with normal width if the shoe isn't flexible enough (I have wider feet). The normal width worked fine since the upper fabric is so light and flexible.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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July 29, 2013

Anonymous

from Kentucky

I love this shoe for its walking comfort. I know it is a running shoe but for me it is one I go to when I know I will be on my feet all day long, shopping,in and out of the car, on the go. Not enough cushion for running as I can feel the surface I am walking on. Lifting at the gym these are awesome shoes too. Always get compliments and questions when I wear them too.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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July 11, 2013

Anonymous

from Corpus Christi, Tx

I absolutely love my new shoes. So comfortable and LIGHT. Just make sure you buy a 1/2 size up of your true size, or they will be tied on your big toe, even when the rest of your foot will feel very comfortable. After wearing them for a few hours you will understand what I mean. I had to gave my 8.5 size to my daughter (8.5 is my size) and buy 9, the feel a bit big but comfortable on your big toe.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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July 10, 2013

Deedi

from houston, tx

LOVE THESE! after reading the reviews about 'barefooting', I was not sure what to expect. I put these on and have never looked back! they fit great!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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June 16, 2013

Anonymous

from Las Vegas, NV

I have a couple pairs of Merrells and these so far are my favorites. They have a very light weight and are flexible but my feet still feel well protected. They are great for working out and casual wear. I get compliments on the color and style whenever I wear them.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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June 12, 2013

Anonymous

from California

An excellent shoe for those entering the barefoot style. There is still some padding, but not nearly as much as the Altra, which has too much for proper proprioception. These are hyper-lightweight, look great, and so far have been very durable. My wife wears them everywhere, and wishes someone would make a work shoe just like this.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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June 8, 2013

Nancy W

 

This has to be the most comfortable shoe I have ever worn. From the moment I put the shoes on, I loved them. Although designed for running, I am not a runner. As a teacher, I am on my feet all day. These shoes are cute and extremely comfortable.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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June 7, 2013

Anonymous

from Lakewood, Ohio

These are awesome shoes! They are lightweight, plenty of toe room, stylish, and comfortable. The foot bed gives your calves a little room to stretch, feels to me a little like a barefoot walk on the beach. My new faves!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Excellent arch support

 

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June 6, 2013

Anonymous

from california

These shoes are amazing! They're so lightweight and feel so natural straight out of the box, like a second skin. They look great, too. I got several complements on them the 1st time I wore them. I usually wear a 7 1/2 in Merrell and they fit perfect. I just wish they came in more colors.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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June 6, 2013

Laura M

from Portland, OR

A cute version of a minimalist sport shoe. I use these for around town. Compared to some hard-core minimalist shoes these have a modest amount of support.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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No arch support

 

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May 19, 2013

Marlene

from Australia

Just love my new Merrells. Order half size down as I usually wear an 11.5 but the 11 is a perfect fit. Compared to other brands with similar styling I find these have a great arch support. I always buy my Merrells at Zappos when I visit from Australia. Zappos customer service gets 5 stars from me.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 18, 2013

Anonymous

from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

These are great, and actually pretty cool looking. Wanted a minimalist shoe to help me walk with a back problem I am dealing with, but wanted a cute pair, and these are perfect! Maybe run a tad narrow, but wearing thin socks works fine. Highly recommend!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 3, 2013

Cornelia B

from Atlanta Ga

I love this shoe! Everybody loves this shoe! I get lots of compliments when I wear them. I wear insoles and they fit right in the shoe. They are so colorful and cheerful that it is just a pleasure to wear them. I am not using these for exercise but as a sneaker to wear around home and running errands. Makes your whole day lively and fun! There is plenty of toe room and I find them so comfortable as I do all Merrells.

Brands I'd also recommend: I find Merrell the best.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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April 30, 2013

Anonymous

from NY, NY

I've only worn them a couple of times,but really love them. I use them for walking, so can't say how they work for running. They feel very close to being barefoot, which I doesn't work for everyone, but I like a lot. They run a bit large so I ordered a half size smaller than I usually wear.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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April 21, 2013

Anonymous

from New Jersey

I bought these to use as fashion sneakers, not running shoes. They are very cute on and the few times I have worn them, women have come up to me to tell me they love them and ask the brand. They are exceptionally comfortable to boot!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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April 4, 2013

Cynthia425

from Seattle WA

These are very stylish shoes and made my size 10 feet like small. I ordered pink and grey but the pink is more of a red color. I toyed with keeping them but I do not wear red, even on my feet, so they must go back. They are very comfortable but I do not think they will offer the support that I am looking for right now. I purchased Nike running shoes which will work better for me. They are very cute shoes.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nike.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

Poor Support

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Felt true to width

 

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August 14, 2013

Tracy W

from Madison, WI

I love the look of this shoe. Sizing is a bit tricky (for me) with barefoot shoes, so I ordered an 11 (my usual size) and a 10.5. The 11 was way too big and the 10.5 was just a touch too small. The arch support was a bit awkward too. Alas, I had to return both pairs.

Brands I'd also recommend: Vivobarefoot

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

Runs Small

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Excellent arch support

 

Poor Support

Great Support

Felt true to width

 

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July 25, 2013

Anonymous

 

Love the shoes! No complaints there, they fit well and work great for running. My only complaint is the color here on the website. I ordered the Blue/Green and they were much darker in the picture so that is my only complaint. I just returned them and ordered a different color! Don't let that deter you, these are great shoes! Just waned to make it known!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt true to size

 

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