Verdict from +100 user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Some of the delighted customers highlighted the lightweight construction of the Under Armour Micro G Assert 7.
  • A lot of testers said that the shoe is very breathable.
  • The shoe is flexible, said some wearers.
  • According to some runners, the midsole of the Micro G Assert 7 is capable of delivering long-lasting cushioning.
  • Several reviewers mentioned that the Assert 7 is very durable.
  • Many people admired the street-ready and good-looking design of the shoe.
  • The shoe is very affordable, said some users.
  • A few users commented that the shoe is also good for casual walking and gym workout.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Many wearers observed a tight fit in the heel and forefoot sections.
  • The underfoot platform wasn’t as responsive as the previous iteration’s midsole, based on more than a handful of reviews.

Bottom line

Many runners were impressed with the performance of the Under Armour Micro G Assert 7. They highlighted the lightweight and street-ready design of the shoe, as well as its affordable price tag. However, several people had complaints about the construction, especially in comparison to its predecessor. Concerns were also raised about its apparently unresponsive underfoot experience.

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Good to know

  • The Micro G Assert 7 features minor updates and continues to deliver the necessary performance on the road. The shoe has a modified upper design for breathability and comfortable wrap. The lacing has also been modified for improved fit and midfoot lock down.
  • This affordable shoe uses the same technologies and materials in the outsole and midsole to make sure that the same level of responsiveness and traction is delivered in every step.

The Under Armour Micro G Assert 7 runs half-a-size smaller; to get the right fit, one must get a bigger size. The heel and forefoot have a medium fit, and the toe box is spacious enough for toe splay. The men’s version is available in standard D – Medium width and the women’s is available in standard B – Medium.

This Under Armour shoe for running has a solid rubber outsole which is designed for durability. The rubber material protects high-abrasion areas while delivering added cushioning and flexibility. It also offers a good amount of traction for various road and paved surfaces.

In the midsole is the one-piece Micro G foam which extends from the heel to the forefoot. The foam offers responsiveness and comfortable underfoot protection.

Along with Micro G midsole foam is the EVA sock liner which also provides comfortable in-shoe feel. Aside from the enhanced underfoot protection, it also augments overall fit without adding too much weight.

The Under Armour Micro G Assert 7 uses a mesh upper for breathability and comfort. The mesh is stretchable enough to wrap the foot snugly, allowing it to move freely all throughout the run without the constricting fit. It also has a soft interior lining for a smooth in-shoe feel.

In the upper are the leather overlays that are very durable and lightweight. It offers better midfoot lockdown and structural integrity.

The shoe has an improved lace-up closure for an adjustable and secure fit. It also has padded tongue and collar for added support and comfort.


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