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Update: Asics Gel Foundation 13
Terrain: Road
Arch support: Motion control
Use: Jogging
Weight: Men: 12.2oz | Women: 10.2oz
Heel to toe drop: Men: 10mm | Women: 10mm
Pronation: Severe overpronation
Arch type: Low arch
Strike Pattern: Heel strike
Foot Condition: Flat feet
Distance: Daily running | Long distance | Marathon
Heel height: Men: 22mm | Women: 21mm
Forefoot height: Men: 12mm | Women: 11mm
Brand: Asics
Type: Heavy | Big guy
Width: Men: Normal, Wide, X-Wide | Women: Normal, Wide
Price: $120
Colorways: Green, Grey, Silver, Blue
Size
Small True to size Large
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  • The Asics Gel Foundation 12 comes with an enhanced midsole. It delivers an improved support and stability the features while reducing the weight. The updated midsole also enhances gait efficiency while delivering midfoot structural integrity.
  • The 12 version of the Gel Foundation also has a new upper. It is constructed to deliver maximum comfort and breathability. It accommodated orthotics and has a new sockliner, keeping the foot cool and dry while giving additional cushioning.

The Gel Foundation 12 is very similar to the past version regarding sizing and fit. It is of medium build from the heel to the forefoot, comfortably accommodating runners with average widths. Available widths are the standard D for the men’s and B for the women’s.

Just like the popular Asics GT 2000 7, the Gel Foundation 12 uses the ASICS High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the shoe’s heel which delivers exceptional durability. It works perfectly with the brand’s DuraSponge Outsole that does not only give enhanced forefoot durability but also gives added cushioning. The shoe also uses the DuoMax Support System to reduce overpronation. It increases support and stability without adding weight to the shoe. The Guidance Trusstic System and the Guidance Line midsole technology delivers gait efficiency.  

The shoe has a full-length SpEVA midsole that has efficient bounce back attributes and energy return. It is paired with the rearfoot and forefoot gel cushioning that delivers improved shock absorption for a more responsive ride.  This midsole technology is also present in the shoe's updated version, the Gel Foundation 13.

The Asics Gel Foundation 12 features a seamless upper that gives a breathable and comfortable environment for the foot. It is designed to keep the foot free from irritation and blisters. It also uses a ComforDry Sockliner that is anti-bacterial in nature, keeping foot odorless and moisture-free.

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