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  • 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.

  • 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
    $110
  • Weight
    Men: 12.1oz
    Women: 10.3oz
  • 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: 29mm
    Women: 29mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 19mm
    Women: 19mm
  • Width
    Men: Standard
    Women: Standard
  • Release date
    Sep 2016
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Updates to Adidas Response 3

  • The Adidas has made several interesting updates to the latest iteration of the running shoe. The StretchWEB rubber extends across the length of the outsole and delivers an enhanced ground feel with maximum protection. Also, the material provides the flexibility needed for smooth transitioning between the toe-off and the landing phase.
  • The Boost midsole works in synergy with the Torsion System to significantly improve the experience of cushioning and responsiveness.
  • The design of the Mesh in the upper has been made more open to allow for proper ventilation inside the shoe and ensure instant drying and cooling of the foot.

Adidas Response 3 size and fit

The Adidas Response 3 is a road running shoe for neutral runners. It has the standard length for both genders and the standard medium width of D and B for men and women, respectively. The shoe has a roomy toe-box, which allows for the comfortable splaying of toes while running.

Outsole

Same as with the well known Adidas Pure Boost, the StretchWEB Outsole is used across the full-length of the Adidas Response 3 and it is known for its high traction and durability. It is also very flexible which makes possible the easy and smooth transitioning through the gait cycle.

Midsole

In the midsole, the shoe utilizes the lightweight Boost layer made up of Thermoplastic Polyurethane pellets. The TPU pellets deliver high energy return and a soft underfoot feel, so that the individual may stay motivated throughout the running session.

The Torsion System, which basically consists of a thermoplastic unit, allows the front portion of the foot to move independently of its rear portion for maximum efficiency and better performance on the ground.

The Adidas Response 3 offers the Polyurethane Sockliner for additional comfort underfoot.  

Upper

The Open Mesh structure allows for a good amount of air circulation inside the Response 3. Consequently, the runner’s foot remains dry and cool throughout the running session.

The stretchy material of the upper wraps itself snugly around the foot, thereby assuming its natural shape and making possible the natural gait for the wearer. The sock-like fit feels soft against the skin; also it prevents uncomfortable chafing inside the shoe.

The Lace-up closure helps in achieving a snug fit for more efficiency. The laces effectively maintain the shoe’s customized fit throughout the runs.

The padded collar locks down the foot in place. It also adds a bit more cushioning for the foot.


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