The GLIDERIDE™ 2 EARTH DAY shoe is scientifically proven to save energy over the long run. By reducing energy through the phases of the gait cycle from footstrike to toe-off, this running shoe can help you cover greater distances. This season, we wanted to leave the energy-saving properties intact while creating a smoother ride with a better fitting upper. Designed for runners who want to feel fresher for longer durations, this shoe is also a functional choice for recovery runs.
Improving the fit of the upper, this design features an engineered mesh that provides excellent airflow while adjusting to the natural shape of the foot's motion. Paired with a 3D print, this application also creates targeted support without extra stitching or added weight. The shoe's upper is also made with recycled materials, while the sockliner is produced with a solution dyeing process that reduces carbon emissions and water usage.
GUIDESOLE™ technology consists of a curved sole that improves running efficiency by decreasing the load placed on the lower limbs. FLYTEFOAM™ technology cushioning is placed on the top layer of the midsole for a soft landing, while the bottom layer of FLYTEFOAM™ Propel technology generates a more responsive bounceback.
Sandwiched between these two layers in the forefoot is a plate that helps keep the integrity of the midsole. Encouraging an easy forward roll, this motion propels the foot forward to create smoother and more efficient transitions between strides. Additionally, the AHARPLUS™ outsole improves durability and extends the shoe's lifespan.
Engineered mesh upper improves breathability
3D print on the upper improves support
GUIDESOLE™ technology helps conserve energy
FLYTEFOAM™ technology cushioning
FLYTEFOAM™ Propel technology cushioning increases impact absorption and responsiveness
AHARPLUS™ outsole improves durability
Upper contains recycled textile that comes from pre-owned garments or leftover apparel scraps
Sockliner is produced with a solution dyeing process that reduces water usage by 33% and carbon emissions by approx. 45%
At least 20% of the primary material of the shoe's upper is made with recycled materials to reduce waste and carbon emissions
Heel Drop: 5 mm
Weight: 285 g/10.1 oz
We are a non-traditional Run + Yoga Specialty Store
Located in the heart of Toronto's East End, we take a curated approach to running and yoga retail. We focus on specialty footwear, apparel and accessories, but with style and intention.
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