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
    $150
  • Weight
    Men: 10.3oz
    Women: 8.9oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    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: 27mm
    Women: 27mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 19mm
    Women: 19mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal, Wide
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Aug 2018
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  • The Salomon Ultra Pro is crafted to be a trail running shoe. It was intended for those who have neutral foot motion. It features the 3D Stretch Air Mesh upper that offers proper ventilation throughout the runs.
  • The TPU Energy Save forefoot insert is utilized in the shoe. It aims to give additional stability and shock absorption.
  • Exceptional cushioning is delivered by the Dual-density compressed EVA midsole. This material aims to provide additional durability to the platform as well.
  • Integrated into the footwear is the non-marking Contagrip with 5mm lugs outsole. The primary focus of this material is to deliver exceptional grip and durability on a wide variety of surfaces.

The Salomon Ultra Pro’s shoe length is true to size. It ensures to offer a snugger fit. The footwear holds a grip, making the foot feel safer especially when running. It has a spacious toe box that makes the toes feel more relaxed. Other parts of the shoes are customized to be sock-like, making it comfortable to wear. The available widths are D – Medium for the men’s version and B – Medium for the women’s version.

The outsole of the Salomon Ultra Pro features the Premium Wet Traction Contagrip. It has 5 mm lugs that are adequately deep for loose dirt or off the trail running.

The rubber compound is integrated into the shoe. The material holds onto rocks even when the surface is wet. It is described to be durable that can last up to 80+ miles on mostly rough and rocky terrains.

The Dual Density EVA midsole is featured in the Salomon Ultra Pro. The material is well- cushioned and durable. As a result, a more comfortable and efficient ride will be experienced by the user.

Additional support is offered by the Ortholite footbed. This material is essential in providing anatomical underfoot comfort. As a result, the runner will have a more enjoyable ride without thinking of possible pain and discomfort, especially on long-distance runs.

Integrated into the Salomon Ultra Pro is the TPU Energy Save forefoot insert. The primary focus of this material is to provide additional shock absorption and stability to the foot.

The Salomon Ultra Pro is designed to have a 3D Stretch Air Mesh upper. It is considered a work of art because it makes the foot feel comfortable and supportive. This well-ventilated upper material is essential in keeping the foot cool and fresh while tackling the trails.

Along with the 3D Stretch Mesh upper, the external overlays are integrated into the shoe. These overlays provide a snugger fit without exerting excessive pressure.

The Salomon Ultra Pro’s toe bumper works well with the welded overlays. This component of the shoe further offers additional protection and support.

Just like in the popular Salomon Sense Ride 2, lying on the upper area of this shoe is the Seamless SENSIFIT. This technology wraps the foot for a more secure and comfortable fit. The SENSIFIT features the floating wings. The purpose of which is to make it easier to adjust the forefoot and midfoot support as the foot needs to change and move throughout a long event.

To give better performance in running, the QUICKLACE system is utilized. With the addition of exceptional fit over short and long-distance runs on tough trails, it makes running easier with easy adjustments, giving security to the position of the foot.

The thin tongue and padded collar are utilized in the Salomon Ultra Pro. This component of the footwear provides additional comfort.

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