Who should buy the Adidas Supernova ST

Adidas Supernova ST is the shoe for you if:

  • You want a stability running shoe for mild to severe overpronation.
  • You want a stylish, lightweight shoe to use as all-day wear, for walking or jogging.

Adidas Supernova ST logo

STRETCHWEB designed outsole of Supernova ST

The Supernova ST uses the STRETCHWEB design in the outsole to ensure flexibility. It has a webbed pattern that runs the entire length of the external sole unit. Spaces and grooves assist in keeping the platform flexible. Slightly elevated nubs enhance traction.

Adidas Supernova ST webbed outsole 

The rubber compound that’s used for the outsole unit of the Adidas Supernova ST is manufactured by Continental™. Its purpose is to protect the rest of the sole unit from the abrasive nature of the asphalt. It also delivers traction, which is essential for all movements on the surfaces.

Adidas Supernova ST outsole zoom

Responsive rides with Adidas Boost midsole

Boost is the main cushioning material used for the mid-sole unit of the Adidas Supernova ST. Made from compacted TPU pellets, it efficiently provides a responsive and comfortable ride.

Adidas Supernova ST side 2

The medial side of the platform has dual-density boost™, which helps in correcting overpronation. The responsive nature of the material still ensures energy-return and a springy step.

Adidas Supernova ST part 3

Between the front and rear sections of the mid-sole is the TORSION® SYSTEM. It supports the arch of the foot and keeps it stable throughout the running session.

Adidas Supernova ST Torison system

A traditional sock liner is placed right above the main mid-sole unit. It adds a bit more cushioning to the underfoot.

Adidas Supernova ST mid part 2

Cool and dry running with Addidas Supernova ST

Engineered Mesh is the main fabric used for the Adidas Supernova ST. It’s a flexible material that naturally follows the shape and movement of the foot. Its open construction allows air to seamlessly enter the shoe and keep the foot cool and dry.

Adidas Supernova ST top

The Adidas Logo overlays are added to provide a snug and secure wrap. They connect directly to the lacing system, thus making it easier for runners to adjust the fit accordingly.

Adidas Supernova ST overlays

The FITCOUNTER is a molded heel counter that’s visible externally. Its job is to hold the rear of the foot in place and prevent it from wobbling inside the shoe. It also prevents accidental foot removals.

Adidas Supernova ST rear

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 315g / Women 255g
Drop: 8mm
Arch support: Stability
Base model: Adidas Supernova
Forefoot height: 21mm
Heel height: 29mm

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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.