Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    $200
  • Weight
    Men: 7.8oz
    Women: 7.8oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 10mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Heel height
    Men: 27mm
    Women: 27mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 17mm
    Women: 17mm
  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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85 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

  • 85 / 100 | Seth Fowler

    For 200 bucks, if you don't absolutely love this shoe, I might save my money for a pair of Ultraboost

  • First look / Unboxing | Shop Zappos

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Updates to Adidas Adizero Prime LTD

  • The Adidas Adizero Prime LTD is a running shoe that’s designed for the neutral pronator. It has a minimalist look that caters to those who desire an uncluttered shoe-façade. Athletes who want to participate in lengthy running events such as the Marathon may appreciate the lightweight and flexible build of this product.
  • A full-length boost™ unit is used for the midsole unit of the Adizero Prime LTD. This compound is responsible for mitigating the impact generated by the footfalls and bringing a sense of bounciness to the liftoff. Continental™ rubber is responsible for doling out traction over the asphalt.

Adidas Adizero Prime LTD size and fit

Standard measurements were used in the making of the Adidas Adizero Prime LTD, though it is worth noting that most of those who have tested this shoe claimed that it was half-a-size to a full size smaller than the usual fare.

When it comes to width, the available option is D – Medium. This shoe is a unisex option that utilizes the foot-dimensions of men. The Microfit fit configuration involves a snug heel and midfoot that ends in a slightly more accommodating forefoot. Stretchy fabrics help in achieving such a distinction.

Outsole

The outsole unit of the Adidas Adizero Prime LTD utilizes rubber from Continental™. This compound is able to hold onto the surfaces with ease, allowing control over movement such as braking, swerving and turning. Mildly protuberant nodes aim to improve traction.

The heel part uses ADIWEAR®, a proprietary rubber that handles abrasion protection and long-term defense against the debilitating effects of continued use.

Midsole

The midsole utilizes the boost™ technology, a full-length cushioning unit made of thousands of compacted thermoplastic polyurethane pods. The job of this product is to cushioning the footfalls and energize the toe off.

The Torsion System is composed of an exposed thermoplastic piece that’s placed in the midfoot section. Its task is to act as a foundation for the tendons and muscles of the underfoot, saving them from strain during the run. This feature is also present in the shoe's original version, the Adidas Adizero Prime.

Upper

Primeknit is a cloth-like upper unit that evokes the feeling of merely wearing a sock. Such a configuration allows the runner to experience a secure yet flexible and breathable coverage. The Adidas Ultra Boost 19 is another running shoe that makes use of the Primeknit upper.

A traditional tongue unit is not present in this product. Instead, a one-piece opening with a garter-like collar welcomes the foot and gives a locked-in wrap.

Flat laces go through stitch-reinforced eyelets, permitting easy adjustment of the tightness or looseness of the upper.


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