For runners who like the road as much as the trail. These shoes have flex and feel of a minimalist shoes with added cushioning for impact absorption. The Fluid Flex's upper hugs your heel and mid-foot, opening up to a wider toe box for a superior fit. The durable EVA midsole's ergonomic grooves encourage the shoe to flex with the natural movement of your foot, rather than forcing your foot to move with the shoe. The soles rubber lugs in high abrasion areas, providing excellent traction.
- Upper made from breathable synthetic mesh.
- 4mm heel drop with midsole heights of 11mm in the forefoot and 15mm in the heel.
- Lightweight compression-molded Fluid Foam midsole improves absorption, flexibility, and cushioning for a more responsive ride.
- Gryponite micro lugged outsole for precise traction on trails or pavement, wet or dry.
|Ideal for||Trail running|
Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize pronation or supination, where the foot tends to roll inward or outward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.
The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.
|15 - 11mm|
The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.
Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.