Who should buy the Alphabounce CK

The Alphabounce CK offers a futuristic design while retaining sport-proven performance. This running shoe is ideal for you if:

  • You are a neutral pronator/supinator who prefers a versatile running shoe for various activities
  • You want a long-distance running shoe that encourages heel striking

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Updates to the Adidas Alphabounce CK

  • The Adidas Alphabounce CK is a road running shoe that is intended for neutral runners. It uses the seamless FORGEDMESH upper which aims to deliver a more personalized fit.
  • It also provides proper air ventilation in the foot-chamber. The midsole utilizes the Bounce material that provides a more flexible cushioning throughout the run.
  • Utilized in the shoe is the grippy rubber outsole. This component aims to deliver added traction on a wide variety of paved surfaces.

Adidas Alphabounce CK sockliner

Optimal traction on pavements

The grippy rubber outsole is used in the Adidas Alphabounce CK. This durable material provides added traction on paved surfaces.

Adidas Alphabounce CK outsole

Responsive and springy rides  

Utilized in the shoe is the Bounce technology. This material is more responsive and springy when compared to standard midsole foams commonly used in some running shoes. The platform stretches when pressure is applied, then spring back into its original structure when pressure is removed. The Bounce midsole material is also found in the very first shoe release of the Alphabounce series.

Adidas Alphabounce CK bounce

Natural movements with FORGEDMESH

The seamless FORGEDMESH technology is integrated into the upper section of the Adidas Alphabounce CK. This material ensures the foot to undergo its range of motion naturally. Without any feeling of restriction, it accommodates and expands to the shape of the foot, making it feel more snug and secure.

Adidas Alphabounce CK upper

The comfortable textile lining makes it possible to wear the shoe without using a pair of socks. This material is composed of smooth textiles which aid in eliminating possible irritation in the skin. It provides added comfort as well.

Adidas Alphabounce CK collar

A snugger fit is offered by the sock-like construction of the Adidas Alphabounce CK. With this component, possible shoe removal is decreased.

Adidas Alphabounce CK sock like

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 349g / Women 292g
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Base model: Adidas Alphabounce
Forefoot height: 12mm
Heel height: 22mm

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Author
Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.