Cool news for runners in Brentwood, West LA and Santa Monica

New in Footwear: Saucony’s Kinvara 5

Saucony's Kinvara 5, from FrontRunners Los Angeles

FrontRunners is proud to bring Los Angeles runners the Saucony Kinvara 5: The industry’s leading minimal shoe, featuring a new, innovative upper technology for an exceptional fit …more about the new Kinvara 3…

New in Activewear: Nike Dri-FIT

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The men's Nike Dri-FIT Knit Short-Sleeve and Nike Distance Shorts provides a lightweight feel for your summer runs. …more Nike Dri-FIT…

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Asics Gel – Nimbus® 15

April 30, 2012 at 11:54 pm |

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ASICS Gel-15 from FrontRunners

Find maximum comfort in the Asics Gel Nimbus 15. This neutral shoe is loaded with features to give you a smooth, well-cushioning ride that will have your feet singing. Stretch mesh in the upper accommodates most foot types and keeps feet cool in hot weather. The Gel-Nimbus 15 is a maximum feature, moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.

CUSHIONING

  • Rearfoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.
  • Forefoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.

MIDSOLE

  • Solyte is an ultra light, top-of-the-line midsole that delivers durable and responsive cushioning.
  • Space Trusstic System utilizes a gender-specific, thermal plastic midfoot unit for natural foot movement and increased torsional rigidity.
  • Guidance Line is a vertical flex groove in the forefoot for improved gait efficiency.
  • Impact Guidance System (IGS) design creates a smooth and balanced heel-to-toe transition.

UPPER

  • Biomorphic Fit Upper is a stretch material located in the forefoot that moves with the foot to reduce irritation.
  • Open mesh in the upper keeps feet cool.
  • Discrete Eyelets are independently placed to disperse lace tension and enhance comfort.
  • Personal Heel Fit (PHF) uses a two layer memory foam lining in the heel collar to provide a individualized fit.
  • ComforDry Sockliner is made with anti-bacterial material to reduce odor and moisture and provide additional cushioning.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to Solyte 45 Foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.

OUTSOLE

  • Asics High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
  • DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.

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