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WeightMen: 10.4ozWomen: 9.1oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
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 heightMen: 21mmWomen: 21mm
Forefoot heightMen: 13mmWomen: 13mm
WidthMen: Normal, X-WideWomen: Narrow, Normal, Wide
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92 / 100 based on 4 expert reviews
Pure Boost Go—Budget Ultra BoostMore photos
Pureboost Go is the new model in the Boost midsole lineup with very attractive price and premium materials.
- Boost midsole
- Knit upper
- Stretch web outsole
- Weight: 295gm (9UK OR 10US)
- Offset/Drop: 8mm
- Arch Type: Normal
- Closure: Lace-up
- Width: Normal
- Cushion Level: Moderate
- Best Use: Road Running
- Fit: True to Size
This shoe features a no-sew knit upper, which is very soft and without overlays.
The upper adapts the foot really well. It is not stretchy like Primeknit, but I found it more comfortable as it wrapped the foot nicely and provided excellent support.
There is no padding in the tongue and heel has very less padding, which will not cause any issue unless one is used to heavy padding in these areas.
The heel has a heel plate, which prevents the heel from slipping. There was no slipping while taking sharp turns.
The upper is very breathable that when I did 8 miles in 46°C (116. 6°F), it kept my foot dry. Overall, the upper provided great fit and support.
Pure Boost Go features Boost midsole. The forefoot is wide to provide stability on uneven surfaces. It also keeps the foot stable while taking sharp turns.
One can easily use these shoes for track workout or tempo runs and slow-paced long runs as its midsoles are very soft and responsive. These provided a pretty smooth ride.
The outsole features stretch web rubber outsole. This is the standard among all Boost models, but this time, it is ADIWEAR rubber, not Continental.
The stretch web outsole provides a fair amount of flexibility without forcing the runner to alter running gait. This outsole did its job well on wet roads and wet grass.
I have run 50 miles in them, and the outsole shows no sign of wear and tear.
The shoe has enough support for neutral runners. At the heel, a heel plate is provided, and strategic stitching is done at the heel and forefoot.
This shoe provides a perfect mixture of softness and responsiveness. Thus, the ride is very smooth.
The shoe is fairly flexible as the outsole uses stretch web outsole, which gives more flexibility to the shoe.
The shoe has nice traction on road and grass. As these shoes are made for road running, taking them on trail will be a bad idea.
Pure Boost Go is a very responsive shoe for fast runs as they won't slow you down. They will provide the same nimble and smooth ride like new pair even after using them for miles.
Pure Boost Go seems fairly durable after using them for 50 miles.
The upper has no sign of wearing down, outsole shows no wear and tear, and the Boost midsole will hold up to 500 miles easily.
Fit and comfort
The Pure Boost Go fits true to size. A person with wider feet will not face any problem in these as these have a roomy toe box. It also has a knit upper, which will adapt to the feet.
The comfort level is excellent on these shoes compared to those models, which are 30-40% more expensive.
These shoes are fire even in a casual look. If one does not want to run in these and just want to use it for casual use or athleisure purpose, these will look great.
Originally, Pure Boost Go comes in three colours only. However, Adidas has launched many colourways earlier this year.
Price for this pair is $120. Now, these are available on sale and can be found well below $120. If anyone thinks Ultra Boost is heavy in their pockets, they can go for Pure Boost Go.
- Very responsive midsole
- Plush cushioning
- Enough support for neutral runners
- Fairly priced
- No reflective material
- Not enough padding in heel
Pure Boost Go is a superb shoe made of high-quality materials, yet it is fairly priced. Anyone looking for a good-looking, solid, daily trainer or cheaper alternative to Ultra Boost should go for Pure Boost Go without thinking twice.
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Personally for me this is going to be my go-to-out of the other models out there. I think that this one just looks more stylish and has the best midsole out of the rest.
Now the cool thing about this shoe is that it's made for running and for you know for working out and stuffs like that so not only can you wear this as a lifestyle shoe but also you can wear these and rock these as your gym shoes.
The fabric isn’t just breathable, it expands and contracts so effortlessly, it’s like someone slipped a rubber glove over my foot; that’s how much freedom of movement I enjoyed wearing the PureBOOST Go.
- The Adidas Pure Boost Go is a daily running shoe that’s made for neutral pronators who want to have a comfortable running experience in a stylish package. It features the Boost technology, a midsole unit that offers responsive liftoffs and cushioned landings.
- The upper unit of this road companion utilizes the ARAMIS data mapping system to provide a wrap that is secure yet unrestrictive. This section is made up of a knitted textile with stitch-reinforcements and a thin heel print.
The Adidas Pure Boost Go is larger than the usual measurements, so runners are encouraged to get a pair that is half-a-size smaller to achieve a pleasant in-shoe experience. When it comes to width, the options are D – Medium for men and B – Medium for women.
A rubber compound is used for the outsole unit of the Pure Boost Go. This material is shaped in a grid or a web. Its purpose is to protect the midsole from abrasion and to provide traction over the surfaces. Traction nodes heighten the grip.
Boost is a cushioning technology that is made from thousands of thermoplastic polyurethane pellets that have been amalgamated. The same midsole technology is found in the shoe's popular counterpart, the Adidas Pure Boost. The job of this full-length unit is to mitigate the impact forces during the landing phase then energize the foot for the toe-off.
A knitted fabric is used for the upper unit of the Adidas Pure Boost Go. This material is lightweight and flexible. It is also breathable as it has many breathing pores that accommodate airflow into the foot-chamber. The ARAMIS data mapping technology outlines all the traits of this textile, giving runners the opportunity to experience a form-fitting coverage.
Stitch-reinforcements act as overlays. The midfoot, collar and heel have these extra sutures, helping the lacing system when it comes to securing the foot in place.
A thin lattice is printed onto the back of the façade. This seemingly graphical addition is meant to help in holding the heel in place and preventing accidental shoe removals.