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
    $65
  • Weight
    Women: 9oz
  • Width
    Men: Standard
    Women: Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Adidas Energy Cloud V

  • Adidas introduces the Energy Cloud V, a running shoe that aims to deliver a super plush ride, as each component is designed for maximum comfort and superior breathability. This shoe is highly recommended for running workouts, either in the gym or on the roads.
  • The technologies present in each part of the shoe’s construction prove that the Energy Cloud V makes comfort its top priority. With the Air Mesh material in the upper, ventilation and air circulation are guaranteed.
  • The midsole is made of Cloudfoam, which supplies the foot with cushioning without scrimping on support. It sits on an adiWEAR™ outsole that is flexible enough to allow the foot log long distances.

Adidas Energy Cloud V size and fit

The Adidas Energy Cloud V has a standard running shoe length, and it is available in a wide variety of sizes. The forefoot and midfoot areas have a modest construction, offering a comfortable fit for runners with a narrow to moderate foot volume. The width profiles come in D – Medium for men and B – Medium for women.

Outsole

Using adiWEAR™ technology, the outsole of the Adidas Energy Cloud V delivers a combination of traction and flexibility. This is the same outsole technology used in the popular Adidas Duramo 9.  It uses a non-marking rubber, which gives the shoe durability and high-resistance to abrasion.

Midsole

The Adidas Energy Cloud V employs Cloudfoam cushioning in its midsole. The Cloudfoam is a unique ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam developed by Adidas itself. It is constructed with a heel pad in the midsole that promotes a unique experience in underfoot cushioning.

The Cloudfoam aims to provide superb instep comfort that eliminates the need for shoe inserts or other foot accessories. It readily offers internal support in areas where it is most needed – the heel and the arch.

Upper

The Air Mesh material used in the upper brings a breathable running experience, as the countless holes in its layout ensure air circulation around the foot. The article has a seamless construction to keep the foot comfortable and to prevent skin irritation.

A synthetic cage is present across the midfoot and heel areas to allow a locked-down feel. Aside from that, the midfoot cage provides a supportive framework for the shoe.

The heel area has a molded cap that enables a stable ride. It also protects the hindfoot from injuries.

The tongue and collar areas are both padded to give additional comfort for the wearer. They also work in preventing bruises, as well as keeping debris from entering the shoe.


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