New moulded sockliner and inner; small protruding pistons on the outsole, which absorb shock then bounce back out to aid push-off; carbon rubber on key outsole zones for durability.
Good support features make this an option for neutral runners to moderate overpronators.
Lightweight motion control shoe without a medial post
Part of a range of stripped-down shoes designed to promote a more natural running style.
I've just taken up off road (trail) running after doing road runs for three or four years. My problem is that even with proper trail shoes I feel very insecure, particularly on downhills or where it is very muddy and not level. I am 62 and feel
we did notice that it was warmer. But unlike the winter version of Nike's Air Pegasus, the 1080 H20 doesn't have an off-road outsole - it's just the same as the road version.Try it on if you liked Asics Gel 1070 (£65); Nike Air Span Triax (£65
and no of runs per week and mileage are pretty similar in training. Run locations vary. Depending where coastal path is perhaps more hill training.Not a CTS ultra by any chance? Thanks jeremy Yes, I was thinking about doing my long runs off-road and all the other
appreciated. Cheers, Phil I've been training & doing XC in a pair of Asics Eagle Trail H2O shoes and they seem pretty good :) I guess an on/off road trainer which would have a slightly more agressive grip than a normal roadster would be good... or XC
Up mountains, through mud slicks and across rivers – trail running requires a shoe that’s fit for purpose. So we put eight of the best through their paces on the muddiest, rockiest, wettest, hardest ground we could find. TESTING CRITERIA Fit
Expect a smoother heel-to-midfoot transition and more durable outsole from this lighter update.
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