Who should buy the Altra Vanish-R

  • Ideal training partner for neutral road runners who want to take their running sessions to the next level.
  • For competitive long distance runners who need a lightweight and comfortable road running shoe for their next competition.

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Reliable traction and durability

The Blown Rubber is integrated into the Altra Vanish-R. This material aims to offer lightweight traction on a wide variety of paved surfaces. 

Altra Vanish-R reliable traction

The updated coverage results to added flexibility and enhanced durability. As a result, a more responsive ride is sure to be delivered.

Vanish-R provides lightweight cushioning

With the utilization of the thin EVA midsole foam, a more durable and lightweight cushioning are encouraged. This is essential in delivering a comfortable running experience to the user.

Altra Vanish-R midsole

The TPU Propel Plate is used in the Altra Vanish-R. This component of the shoe offers firmness to the platform for a bouncier foot transition.

Delivers a boost in speed

The Inner Flex grooves provide added flexibility while reducing the overall weight of the shoe. Because of the shoe's decreased weight, increased and improved performance and speed are sure to be experienced by the runner.

Altra Vanish-R natural shape and curvature

The Natural Foot Design is utilized in the Altra Vanish-R provide maximum comfort. Its primary focus is to follow the natural shape and curvature of the human foot.

Altra Vanish-R is a breathable shoe

The Quick Dry Air Mesh is integrated into the footwear. It is centered on eradicating and wicking water away from the foot. The mesh works well and effectively without compromising the lightness and breathability of the upper area.

Altra Vanish-R brethable shoe

As a result, a fresher and cooler foot environment is acquired by the individual who is using it. With the use of the Ultra Wide Toe Box, added comfort is experienced by the wearer. The purpose of which is to allow the toes to splay out naturally and comfortably.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: 3.9oz
Drop: 0mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 14mm
Heel height: 14mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation

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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.