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  • Use
    All-day wear, Travel

    All-day wear

    Shoes that maintain underfoot support for extended periods of wear. Great for long walks, shopping, running errands, and casual wear. See walking shoes for all-day wear

    Travel

    Lightweight all-around shoes that can be taken anywhere from a long plane ride to a city sightseeing tour. See walking shoes for traveling

    Work

    These shoes tend to be more supportive to withstand long hours on the feet. Some of them are marked as slip-resistant. They typically come in plain color schemes. See *casual walking shoes*

  • Arch support

    Neutral

    For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral walking shoes

    Stability

    For people with moderate overpronation (inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes

    Motion controll

    For people with severe overpronation. See motion control walking shoes

  • Closure
    Lace-up
  • Price
    $60
  • Weight
    Women: 9oz
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  • The Ryka Dash 3 is the revamped version of its predecessor. The new iteration retains the low-cut profile but puts a new twist to its upper with a tightly knit mesh for ventilation and leather overlays for support. They are accentuated with a trendy gradient screen print for a refreshing burst of color.
  • The current iteration still employs the Precise-Return footbed for added comfort and cushioning. However, it has been anatomically molded to fit the contours of the foot.
  • Both versions utilize rubber throughout the bottom of the shoe. But the new rendition has upgraded the outsole by rounding out the edges for a smoother ride.

Ryka is famous for producing footwear that caters to the contours of a woman’s foot. Thus, the Ryka Dash 3 only comes in women’s sizes. It is offered in two width options, B - Medium and D - Wide. Since the trainer tends to run smaller and narrower than usual, buyers may want to go a half-size up to get an accurate fit.

The Ryka Dash 3 makes use of rubber in the full length of the bottom. It is a durable material that provides traction on different types of surfaces. It also displays flexibility to accommodate the foot’s natural flexion. The outsole has rounded edges to facilitate a more fluid ride.

The Molded ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) figures prominently in the sole unit of the Ryka Dash 3. This compound is engineered to be resistant to stress cracks, UV damage, water, and low temperature. It aims to deliver cushioning and energy transfer.

The Anatomical Precise-Return footbed is placed above it for additional underfoot cushioning. It is molded to conform to the curves of the foot for extra comfort.

This Ryka walking shoe is designed to keep the foot ventilated with the breathable mesh upper. It has a round-toe shape to offer ample room for the splaying and swelling of the toes that naturally occur throughout the day.

Leather overlays are sewn over the key places to provide support. They also prevent the high-wear areas from getting ripped. They are adorned with a vibrant gradient screen pattern for a pop of color.

It uses a lace-up closure for a secure and adjustable foot lockdown. It works together with the padded tongue to keep the fit snug and comfortable.

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