DiscontinuedUpdate: Asics Gel Surveyor 5
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: 11.2ozWomen: 9.3oz
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: normalWomen: normal
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Updates to Asics Gel Surveyor 3
- 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.
Asics Gel Surveyor 3 size and fit
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.