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  • Terrain


    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    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.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
  • Weight
    Men: 11.2oz
    Women: 9.3oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 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 height
    Men: 22mm
    Women: 21mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 12mm
    Women: 11mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
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  • The Asics Gel Surveyor 3 features the Impact Guidance system or IGS and the FluidRide cushioning for a bouncy feel without adding weight. The DuoMax for support is also added to enhance the efficiency of the Trusstic System and the entire Gel Cushioning system. The midsole is enhanced for a smoother, softer, more comfortable, and lighter feel with support and stability provided for mild to moderate overpronators.
  • Another feature of this shoe is the Gender Specific Cushioning, which allows both men and women to enjoy the ride depending on their individual needs.

The Surveyor 3 offers a comfortable fit to runners with standard foot measurements. The stretchable upper material provides a snug fit feel and a great glove like fit. The roomy toe box and forefoot area, and the wide mid-foot and snug heel area allow the foot to move freely and comfortably.

The outsole of the Asics Gel Surveyor 3 has the AHAR or Asics High Abrasion Rubber with the DuraSponge rubber outsole material. This is used to improve the wear-resistance and the durability with its responsive treads for the roads.

The outsole is also designed with the Guidance Line Flex grooves and the Trusstic System, providing the guidance and the support for overpronation.

The midsole of this shoe are constructed with the Rearfoot and Forefoot Gel cushioning system combined with the FluidRide Technology for added bounce at a lighter weight, SpEVA midsole and the Dynamic DuoMax technology. As a result, the midsole are softer, more cushiony, durable, and flexible with adequate amount of support, stability, and protection against shock and impact. The Asics GT 1000 7 is another Asics running shoe that utilizes the tech combination of SpEVA foam and DuoMax in the midsole.

The upper of this shoe is designed with breathable upper mesh added with the ComforDry Technology, which is a soft sock liner that provides the cushioning and anti-odor properties. It keeps the foot cool and dry in a soft environment.