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ASICS GT-2170 Trail

  • Published Sep. 5, 2012
  • Updated Dec. 4, 2013 at 4:09 PM UTC
Photo: Scott Draper/Competitor
  • Shoe Type: Trail
  • Gender: female
  • Shoe Weight: 10.3 oz (Size 8.0)
  • Heel Toe Drop: 10 mm
  • MSRP: $110.00
  • Website: http://www.asicsamerica.com
  • Additional Information: This shoe mimics the fit of the GT-2170 road shoe: a locked-down heel, snug at the midfoot and rather compact in the forefoot. Although there are plush interior features, it feels firm. That’s largely because it has a traditional medial post construction—a firm wedge of foam inserted under the arch to stiffen the otherwise soft and resilient midsole foam—and a hard plastic support bridge to stabilize runners who tend to overpronate. It also has a traditionally built-up dual-density heel (and a 10mm heel-toe drop), which contributes to the heavy weight of the shoe.
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