Adidas adiStar Control 5

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Adidas adiStar Control 5
The ride is responsive and very stable, but softer than the previous version.

Our Review

The 3D Formotion unit in the heel has been improved to give better multi-directional shock absorption and control. It's built on adidas' new wider last and features a softer sockliner for a softer feel. As with the Supernova Cushion 7, the new last and plush sockliner have made the Control a ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

7 user reviews of Adidas adiStar Control 5 See all

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Clearly a well made shoe - however not for those seeking a bouncy or soft ride Continue reading...
My first FLM shoe, bought on the recommendation of Profeet Clapham and I've done 450 miles without complaint. Continue reading...
as always a fine top end shoe from adidas Continue reading...
these are the best running trainers ive had to date,after running in asics, nimbus for a few years,(which were wrong for me any way) i was worried about changing,but im glad i did,even for a stability trainer i Continue reading...
Excellent shoe for us flat footed folk. Continue reading...


I've had several pairs of nike trainers before but none of them controlled my over pronation better. They are also the most comfortable trainer i've had and have handled long runs with ease and no ill affects to my feet. They also have decent flexibility so can be used in faster races.

Posted: 26/08/2008 at 23:30

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