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Terrain

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Arch support

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who need arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

Price
$70
Weight
Men: 8.7oz
Women: 7.3oz
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • It has lightweight and breathable mesh upper for comfort and support.
  • Micro G Assert V has an ultra flexible midsole.
  • Most runners are impressed with the Under Armour Micro G Assert V increased traction and durability.
  • The Micro G Assert V features durable leather overlays for stability.
  • The Micro G Assert V is very affordable.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners felt that the sizes are quite smaller than the standard size.
  • Few runners are unimpressed with the shoes overall durability.

Bottom line

Micro G Assert is the right shoe for regular training. With its well-ventilated upper as well as its cushioning system, you will definitely feel comfortable. The shoe acquires positive feedbacks from runners.


Rankings


Ratings

4.5 / 5 based on 155 ratings

5 star
70%
4 star
20%
3 star
5%
2 star
2%
1 star
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Updates to Under Armour Micro G Assert V

  • The Under Armour Micro G Assert V comes with a set of new features that include the lightweight upper made from supportive foam placed in between the 2 layers of soft mesh materials. There are also some added overlays of leather materials for stability and a nice lace closure for better and comfortable fit.
  • The cushioning system is also enhanced by combining the Micro G technology with the full-length 4D Foam sock liners. Because of these two soft and comfortable cushioning, the shoe offer an excellent cushioning system designed specifically for neutral runners and a decent, comfortable fit.
  • The outsole comes with the solid rubber for increased traction, and for added durability, there are rubbers strategically placed on high wear areas.

Under Armour Micro G Assert V size and fit

The Micro G Assert V is designed with standard length to fit a wide range of runners on medium size. The size and fit of this shoe is enhanced by the full-length 4D Foam insole that conforms to the shape of the foot.


Outsole

The outsole of this shoe is constructed using the usual rubber materials, but they are designed and placed strategically to provide added traction, durability, protection against abrasion, and for full ground contact.


Midsole

The midsole of this shoe feature the innovation of the Micro G cushioning, which is designed to offer the softness and comfort at such a lightweight feel. The Micro G cushioning system is the thin and lightweight foam cushioning that provides the responsiveness without giving pressure on the foot.

The midsole are enhanced with the die-cut and full-length 4D Foam sock liners, which is the foam that naturally conforms to the shape and form of the foot while keeping the midsole thin and low. The result is an overwhelming experience of comfort while striding more efficiently and powerfully.


Upper

The upper features a set of impressive designs. The 2 layers of breathable mesh have light and supportive foam in between. As a result, the upper feels not just cool and soft, but supportive and durable as well.

There is also leather overlay added into the upper, which is designed for added durability, stability, and mid-foot lock.

The 4D Foam sock liners also enhanced the inner area as it allows the foam to adapt to the shape of the foot. The lace closure is also improved for better security and for great fit.