The Charged Pursuit 2 is a product that offers comfortable performance to those who are just getting into the vibe of running. The silhouette is uncluttered yet appealing, and the overall silhouette can be attributed to modern-day sneakers. Under Armour’s Charged Cushioning® takes over from the Micro G® midsole of the prior Pursuit model, a switch that aims to accentuate energized steps and improved impact attenuation.

Size and fit

Runners can use their usual choices of size when deciding to purchase the Under Armour Charged Pursuit 2 because the brand has used the standard measurements during its creation. However, if people tested this product prior to purchase or if they studied reviews, then the perception of comfort and security while wearing the shoe itself could improve.


The outsole unit of the Under Armour Charged Pursuit 2 is made of rubber. This layer has the job of protecting the midsole from the damaging nature of continued use and surface exposure. The grid-like stripes and sipes resemble the traction-enhancing facades of car tires.

Flexibility is given by forefoot flex grooves. The forefoot lift is the part of the step that benefits the most from these elements because it involves the bending of the toe joints.


The midsole unit of the Under Armour Charged Pursuit 2 is made of Charged Cushioning®, a foam piece that runs the whole length of the product. The purpose of this compression-molded feature is to provide constant support to the foot. It has a responsive nature to energize each step. It has also been touted as a sturdy accoutrement that doesn’t sag or lose structure quickly.

A sockliner is placed right on top of the primary cushioning unit. This add-on offers extra support for the underfoot to enjoy. It has extra padding in the rear to further improve the buttressing of the heel.


The upper unit of the Under Armour Charged Pursuit 2 uses engineered mesh, a seamless material that is meant to resemble cloth. The smooth nature of this technology evokes the feeling of wearing a sock. It has a stretchy and breathable nature to allow the wearer to move freely and enjoy a cool and dry ride. Engineered mesh is popular nowadays, and it is used by many modern iterations of revered series such as the Hoka One One Clifton.

The heel part has a stitched-on counter that helps the rest of the upper when it comes to securing the foot and keeping it in place. Accidental shoe removals are also averted by this add-on.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 10.8oz / Women 8oz
Drop: 8mm
Collection: Under Armour Charged Cushioning, Under Armour Charged
Use: Walking, All-day wear / Jogging / Treadmill
Material: Mesh upper
Features: Breathable / Cushioned / Comfortable

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