Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

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

    Trail

    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.

    Competition

    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
    $130
  • Weight
    Men: 11.1oz
    Women: 9oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 6mm
    Women: 6mm

    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: 31mm
    Women: 31mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 25mm
    Women: 25mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal, Wide
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • The Merrell Agility Peak Flex 3, a vegan-friendly running shoe, features several updates from the upper to the outer sole. The upgrades are meant to help runners survive the trail no matter the distance.
  • The upper of the shoe features a Jacquard mesh that is durable and breathable at the same time. It provides the foot a comfortable and well-ventilated coverage, which is very essential when running on warm conditions.
  • Along with the new mesh upper is the TPU overlays the provides foot security while enhancing structural durability.
  • The outsole also features the Vibram Megagrip material that is also used in other Merrell running shoes. It aims to provide durability and grip. It is configured to withstand soft and hard trail surfaces.

When it comes to sizing, the Agility Peak Flex 3 runs true to size. It has a medium fit in the forefoot, heel, and midfoot areas. It can comfortably accommodate foot with medium measurements. It is available in standard D-Medium and B-Medium for men’s and women’s versions. Wide-footed runners should consider going one size up to get the right fit.

In the outsole of the Merrell Agility Peak Flex 3 is the notable Vibram Megagrip, which is also used in other trail running shoes. This rubber compound is a well-known material in the running world because of the durability and traction it gives. This Vibram Megagrip is strategically placed from the heel to the forefoot.

The outsole of this shoe is also configured with flex grooves, which are designed to provide flexibility without sacrificing cushioning and durability.

The 3rd version of the Agility Peak Flex also features a very responsive cushioning. It uses a compression molded EVA that also delivers high-energy return and long-lasting underfoot comfort.

For midsole flexibility, the shoe uses the FLEXconnect technology. It is a midsole technology which is composed of flex grooves that are designed to deliver flexibility and speedy ride on uneven terrain.

The TraiProtect rock plate is also placed between the midsole and outsole. It aims to provide durable underfoot protection from sharp rocks and other trail debris.

For added cushioning and increased responsiveness, the shoe also uses a removable PU insole.

The shoe has the M Select Fresh anti-microbial agents to provide the foot an odor-free wrap. It also reduced the presence of microbes, making the shoe clean and fresh.

In the upper of the Merrell Agility Peak Flex 3 is the new Jacquard mesh upper that provides the foot a comfortable, glove-like fit. It also delivers a lightweight and durable foot coverage. Along with the breathable upper is the mesh lining that also provides the foot a smooth in-shoe feel.

The Hyperlock TPU film heel counter offers comfortable heel security while the TPU overlays provide enhanced fit and added structural integrity.

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