DiscontinuedUpdate: Asics Gel Quantum 180 4
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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WeightMen: 11.4ozWomen: 9.4oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mmWomen: 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 heightMen: 22mmWomen: 21mm
Forefoot heightMen: 12mmWomen: 11mm
WidthMen: StandardWomen: Standard
Updates to Asics Gel Quantum 180
- The Asics Gel Quantum 180 features the 180 degrees gel cushioning that delivers high performance and reliable cushioning. It attenuates shock during impact and delivers a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
- This shoe has a new designed seamless upper that delivers a comfortable, glove-like fit. It keeps the foot well-ventilated all throughout the run. It also reduces the possibilities of irritation and blistering.
Asics Gel Quantum 180 size and fit
The Gel Quantum 180 and its most recent version the Gel Quantum 180 3 is available in standard running shoe length. It has a medium measurement from the heel to the midfoot and the forefoot areas. It is available in standard width for both men’s and women’s version.
Just like the popular Asics Gel Cumulus 20, the outsole of the shoe uses the Asics High Abrasion rubber that delivers impressive sole durability. The outsole has deep tread that gives reasonable traction for road to light trail running.
This shoe uses the 180 degree rearfoot and forefoot gel cushioning that delivers reliable impact absorption and energy-rebound. The gel cushioning of Asics offers smooth foot transition all throughout the gait cycle.
In the shoe’s midsole is also the brand’s Solyte midsole material. This lightweight midsole is the innovation of the standard EVA foam and SpEVA that delivers enhanced cushioning and added durability.
The Asics Gel Quantum 180 features an engineered upper mesh that delivers maximum breathability and comfort. The seamless upper construction reduces the possibilities of blisters and irritation caused by stitches and seams. The ComforDry X-40 sockliner delivers an excellent moisture wicking capacity for added breathability.