Who should buy the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit

You will love the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit if:

  • You want a neutral running shoe that can also be worn all day without causing any leg or foot pains
  • You want a lightweight shoe that provides efficient performance on the go

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit logo

Enhanced flexibility on the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit outsole

The FootPod outsole is integrated into the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit. When compared to the traditional rubber, the FootPod is essential in following the natural shape and construction of the human foot. 

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit outsole1

This updated material offers a more responsive ride and improved flexibility throughout the gait cycle. It provides added traction as well.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit mid to heel

Environment-friendly midsole of the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit

An A-Bound midsole compound is utilized in the shoe. It is described as an environmentally friendly and recycled material that aims to provide underfoot protection.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit heel midsole

Added flexibility is encouraged by the Inner Flex flex grooves system. The goal of which is to cut weight to improve speed and increase the performance of the platform.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit innerflex

Durable cushioning is offered by the Dual Layer EVA midsole foam. This material is a two-layered EVA foam that provides a more flexible underfoot experience. Added comfort against the possible effects of prolonged and continued use of the shoe is also offered by the foam.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit heel back

The Natural Ride System or NRS design is used in the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit. This design includes metatarsal-specific shapes, zero millimeter heel-to-toe drop and a more natural and foot-shaped last. This component of the shoe aims to allow natural foot movement. It also assists in the use of proper foot mechanics.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit zero drop

The removable 6mm Contour Footbed is integrated into the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit. It is significant in providing additional underfoot cushioning for a more comfortable ride.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit inner

Healthier inner foot environment with the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit upper

Utilized in the shoe is the Engineered Mesh. Its primary function is to offer a more breathable upper. This material keeps the foot dry and fresh during the running activity. As a result, a healthier and cooler foot environment is encouraged.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit mesh

The Strobel Last is used in the Altra Torin 3.5 Knit. It is stitched to the upper area with the full-length fabric to ensure a more comfortable underfoot feel.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit strobel

The utilization of the Synthetic-nubuck heel, adds to the durability and stylish design of the platform.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit heel back mid upper

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit back view upper

Allowing the toes to spread out comfortably and naturally is the work of the foot-shaped toe box. The big toe is maintained in a straight position for more comfortable, speedy and stable ride.

Altra Torin 3.5 Knit footshape

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 9.1oz / Women 7.6oz
Drop: 0mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 28mm
Heel height: 28mm
Collection: Altra Torin

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Author
Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.