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Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Use: Jogging
Weight: Men: 13.3oz | Women: 10.8oz
Heel to toe drop: Men: 10mm | Women: 10mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Strike Pattern: Heel strike
Distance: Daily running | Long distance | Marathon
Heel height: Men: 28mm | Women: 28mm
Forefoot height: Men: 18mm | Women: 18mm
Brand: Asics
Type: Heavy | Big guy
Width: Men: Normal, Wide | Women: Normal, Wide
Price: $110
Colorways: Blue, Purple
Size
Small True to size Large
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  • The Asics Gel Forte features the brand’s Personal Heel Fit (P.H.F.) wherein an increased amount of memory foam is strategically placed in the heel and on the sides of the collar to improve durability and give added comfort and cushioning.
  • It also features the heel clutching system that delivers an improved support and creates an enhanced heel fitting environment for a more comfortable fit and enjoyable ride.

The Asics Gel Forte running shoe is true to its size. It has a snug fit on the heel and midfoot area while the forefoot is a bit wider, giving more rooms for the toes to move comfortably. This shoe fits well to those with normal foot measurements and those with slightly wider foot. The Gel Forte is available in different widths – standard, wide and extra wide.


The outer sole uses the ASICS High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) that gives maximum durability on high wear areas. It is the same outsole technology found in the popular Asics Gel Cumulus 20.  The DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot gives added durability and cushioning when necessary.


The shoe uses the brand’s Rearfoot and Forefoot gel cushioning that attenuates shock on impact and delivers a more responsive ride. It works perfectly with the Solyte midsole that provides a lightweight and soft underfoot cushioning.

The Dynamic DuoMax and the Impact Guidance System controls the movement of the foot and reduces overpronation, delivering a smoother heel-to-toe transition.


The Asics Gel Forte has an open mesh upper that delivers maximum comfort and breathable coverage. It matches well to the Personal Heel Fit system that offers foam lining in the heel collar for a more customized fit.

The shoe has a heel clutching system that wraps the heel comfortably for a secure fit. The discrete eyelets are engineered to disperse lace tension and give added comfort and secure fit.

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