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  • 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
    $129
  • Weight
    Men: 9.9oz
    Women: 8.2oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 3mm
    Women: 3mm

    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: 28mm
    Women: 28mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 25mm
    Women: 25mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Oct 2016
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  • 84 / 100 | Men's Running | Level 3 expert

    Achieving a combination of ample underfoot protection and race-ready responsiveness, the BOCO AT II is a titan of a trail shoe.

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  • The major update on the Newton BoCo AT II features a new and lightweight upper coverage. It comes with an enclosed, water-repellent upper that provides breathability and durability. It keeps foot dry while running on wet conditions.
  • There is an increase in the overall weight of the shoe compared to its predecessor because of the presence of the water-repellent coating and other enhancements in the upper built.

The fit of the BoCo AT II is designed for runners with average foot measurements. The heel and midfoot provides a snug fit while the forefoot has generous room for the toes to splay. Newton is not offering this shoe in men’s sizes. Men runners should buy +1.5 sizes up the women's corresponding sizes.


The BoCo AT II still utilizes the multi-directional lugs that deliver maximum grip even on uneven terrain. The 4-Lug Action/Reaction technology strategically placed in the forefoot area is designed for a responsive and resilient ride. This feature could also be found in the Newton Gravity 8, one of the brand's most popular running shoes. The high-density rubber in the sole unit gives durability to the shoe’s high-abrasion areas.


The midsole of the shoe uses a single-density EVA midsole that is soft enough to provide reliable cushioning and comfortable underfoot protection. For an enhanced ground feel, Newton utilizes the biomechanical metatarsal sensor plate that offers a continuous sensory feedback.


The Newton BoCo II has a water-repellent upper that gives both breathability and protection. It has a fast drying property and it keeps small debris out while running. This works perfectly with the shoe’s durable rubber toe bumper that is designed to protect the toes from rock impact and other trail hazards. Aside from the closed-mesh upper, the shoe also has a gusseted tongue that keeps debris and dirt out.

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