Who should buy the Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 

The Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 is the perfect choice for: 

  • those who want a pair of lightweight sneakers
  • those looking for an affordable shoe
  • those who like to experience a plush sensation for their walks around town
  • undemanding activities like light exercises, doing errands, and a full-day shift

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Who should NOT buy it

If you want a supportive shoe, the Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 is not it. 

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 rear

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 vs. 2.0: What's new? 

  • It's made in a wide width to accommodate broad feet users.  
  • Shoelaces that wrap the midfoot are more for aesthetics only.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 midfoot

It doesn't break the bank

The Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 only costs $65. According to enthusiasts, this slip-on sneaker is "wallet-friendly."

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 collar

None of that dragging sensation

It barely has any bulk, sneakerheads say they never feel it weighing them down. 

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 grip

The Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 can take the heat

Buyers particularly like its mesh cover as it promotes airflow.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 mesh upper

Easy on and off

Those who use this for their daily activities love the ease of wearing it.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 lockdown

Feels like walking on clouds

According to multiple testers, the Adidas Lite Racer Adapt is very "spongy," and "marshmallowy soft;" it almost feels "cloud-like." 

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 cloudfoam midsole

They say they don't mind wearing it the whole day. 

Maximizing comfort, minimizing weight

Adidas adopted sustainability using zero-plastic Primegreen fabric in making a variation of this shoe.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 forefoot

One of its eco-friendly iterations, available for men and women, is designed with a camo pattern on the heel. 

On top of this, it's stretchy and soft; it's easy on the foot. 

The Lite Racer Adapt 3.0's laces are nothing short of awful

According to users, its decorative laces tend to snap due to tension during long hours of walking.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 lacing

Not enough space

Though the top of the shoe feels wide and roomy, it comes with a slim footbed.

Adidas Lite Racer Adapt 3.0 toe box

Similar-looking cheap sneakers

  • Swift Run is another minimalist running sneaker that’s a bit pricier than the Lite Racer Adapt 3.0, knit-made, and comes with laces.
  • X_PLR is a poor man’s NMD that offers breathability too.
  • Tubular Shadow offers more support coming from the Torsion system in the midfoot. The added feature makes its price a little higher than the Lite Racer Adapt 3.

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Adidas Lite Racer, Adidas Cloudfoam, Adidas NEO
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Mesh, Synthetic, OrthoLite / Fabric
Season: Summer

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