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  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $155
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 8.1oz
    Women: 6.1oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 2mm
    Women: 2mm

    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
    Heel height
    Men: 24mm
    Women: 24mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 22mm
    Women: 22mm
  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
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Summary

We spent 9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

4 reasons to buy

  • Many runners applauded the light weight construction of the Distance V.
  • According to some reviews, the shoe is very comfortable and supportive especially on long runs.
  • It comes with an improved seamless upper construction for enhanced ventilation and conformity.
  • This shoe is super fast, as highlighted in most reviews.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Newton Distance V is expensive.
  • Some do not like the colors of the 5th update of the Newton Distance.

Bottom line

The Newton Distance V is a lightweight neutral running shoe that offers a combination of comfort, breathability, support and flexibility. The new ice lugs and full flex zone accommodates the splay of the foot. This shoe is ideal for race days and daily training.

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Expert Reviews

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74 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

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Updates to Newton Distance V

  • The Newton Distance V comes with an updated upper. The new improvements in the upper give better ventilation and comfort. It also made enhancements to accommodate foot splay during the propulsion stage of the running cycle.

Newton Distance V size and fit

The 5th version of the Newton Distance has a half size larger than the standard running shoe size. Just like its predecessor, it accommodates and gives comfortable fit to runners with narrow or medium foot shapes. The heel is a bit narrow but the midfoot and the forefoot are of standards measurements.


Outsole

The outsole unit of the shoe features the durable High Density EVA that does not only give a long-lasting outsole performance but also delivers an impressive high-rebound attributes that improves performance.

In order to give a reliable outsole that last for long, the brand uses the super high-abrasion rubber compound that is really designed for shoe’s longevity. It is an impressive rubber element that withstands the damaging properties of the road.


Midsole

The Distance V utilizes the brand’s Action/Reaction Technology from the heel to the forefoot area. It absorbs the ground impact for a smoother landing and releases the energy for a more powerful toe-offs.

The midsole unit of the shoe features the durable High-Rebound EVA that does not only give a long-lasting performance but also delivers an impressive high-rebound attributes that improves performance.

It also uses the Biomechanical metatarsal sensor plate that increases ground surface communication for an efficient stride with added stability.


Upper

A lightweight and breathable mesh that keeps the foot well-ventilated and comfortable composed the upper unit of the Newton Distance V. It also has overlays anatomically placed in the upper to deliver a secure fit. A heel lace lock system was also utilized to give a snug heel lock down fit.

The new full flex zone found in the upper accommodates foot splay at the propulsion stage of the running cycle.