Asics Gel-DS Trainer 12

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Asics Gel-DS Trainer 12
An ideal racing shoe for stability-shoe wearers, or an everyday trainer for super-efficient runners.

Our Review

DS Trainer fans hate it if Asics mess with the DS Trainer formula too much. Luckily, they shouldn’t have too much cause for complaint with version 12. Okay, if you adored the fit of the previous version, you might not be so enamoured of the new racing last – snugger ...  Continue reading

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13 user reviews of Asics Gel-DS Trainer 12 See all

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OK for a first pair of performance trainers; time will tell. Continue reading...
only really good for shorter runs, up to 10k i would say Continue reading...
Worth getting for speed sessions Continue reading...
Good average shoe for all types of smooth to canal path type terrains. Continue reading...


This is not the most interesting of questions but does anyone know where I can get a pair of Asics Gel Orient size 9.5 from (I've looked everywhere!) they are a trail shoe. I'm currently in Iraq at the moment so preferably somewhere online! If not can you reccomend a lightweight trail shoe for a mild overpronator. Thank You!

Posted: 18/03/2007 at 17:35

Posted: 18/03/2007 at 19:51

Startfitness only have big sizes left, and Pete Bland only has smaller sizes or 11.5.... its a bit of a mission really... friends accuse me there's nothing I cant find so I'll keep an eye out...

Posted: 18/03/2007 at 22:59


or you can get some from Australia ... LOL

Posted: 18/03/2007 at 23:09

Thanks guys - Namaste you have done what I've tried to do for months! I'll order a pair from Austarlia - the extra shipping costs is ok. If you go onto the website and look at delivery info, do you understand what they mean by US and UK sizes? I understand US size is a whole size larger but what size do they want me order? Is it me just being daft or is it not explained clearly.

Posted: 19/03/2007 at 05:50

Mick, I would email them...

Posted: 19/03/2007 at 06:24


Footwear size guides/conversion for all brands at Startfitness. Good luck Mick!

Posted: 19/03/2007 at 12:59

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