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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
    $140
  • Weight
    Men: 9.1oz
    Women: 7.6oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 5mm
    Women: 5mm

    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: 29mm
    Women: 29mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 24mm
    Women: 24mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • The fourth iteration of the Newton Fate brings an elevated athletic experience to a wide range of users – from those who are fans of daily running to those who have just entered the world of running. This version features an updated Newtonium cushioning that offers a whole new level of responsiveness and comfort.
  • The Newton Fate 4 uses an open-weave mesh upper and no-sew overlays for a breathable coverage that allows optimal foot support. It also has stretch panels that enable a comfortable in-shoe feel, as it accommodates the foot with the perfect contour.
  • A tandem of Newtonium foam and durable rubber outsole makes up the sole unit of the Newton Fate 4. They utilize the brand’s Action/Reaction™ Technology that gives an enhanced level of responsiveness, cushioning, and durability.

The Fate 4 from Newton is a daily-running shoe that is built following the standard running shoe length.  The forefoot area is generously spaced to permit a comfortable toe-off for runners, regardless of their foot volume. The Newton Fate 4 is available in men’s width profile of D – Medium and women’s width profile of B – Medium.

Like its predecessor, the Newton Fate 4’s outsole is mainly composed of the brand’s proprietary super high-abrasion rubber compound (s.h.a.r.c). This outsole material is placed on the shoe’s high-wear areas for protection against damages, and, more importantly, it also delivers traction efficiently.

The outsole’s lug system is the P.O.P (Point of Power) 2, one of three designations used by Newton to provide several types of rides. The P.O.P 2 comes in the form of beveled lugs that allow for a smooth ride, as it works hand in hand with the midsole’s Action/Reaction™ technology.

The heel and forefoot areas are made even more capable thanks to the Action/Reaction™ technology. This feature works as a mechanism that is activated by the lugs. As active movement is happening, the lugs create a reaction that is similar to a trampoline, as it gives a quick bounce-back, making for smoother and more energized gait cycle. For a different experience of this technology, runners may also try the Newton Gravity 8.

The Newton Fate 4 features a double-layer midsole that delivers a balanced ride with a dynamic, snappy transition.

Directly underfoot is the Newtonium foam, a full-length cushion that enables a responsive stride and effective shock absorption during the foot strike. Meanwhile, beneath the Newtonium foam is a level of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam, which supplies the midsole with a durable quality while also making it plush, therefore providing comfort and springiness.

In the forefoot is a biomechanical metatarsal sensor plate, a unit that enhances ground feel and offers sensory feedback. As a result, the foot moves naturally, and it achieves surface control.

The Newton Fate 4 has a low drop to promote a level platform, encouraging a natural running position and improving overall stride.

The shoe also has an ETC sock liner, which has antimicrobial properties that help keep moisture and odor at bay, thus promoting a healthy foot environment.

The open-weave mesh upper of the Newton Fate 4 is a quick-drying material, thanks to its pores that permit optimum airflow. The open pores of the mesh prevent the foot from heating up and sweating.

Instead of stitching, the overlays of the upper are fused into the mesh, giving the wearer a more customized fit without being too restrictive or uncomfortable. They also help in locking the foot down in its place.

A set of stretchable panels is installed in the forefoot of the upper. These work as metatarsal protective units, stretching accordingly to cover the forefoot and avoid skin irritation.

The shoe uses Strobel lasting, with the upper attached to a full-length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.

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