- Type: Structured
- Manufacturer's Category: Structured Cushioning
- Pronation Control: Mild
- Weight: 9.4 oz
- Height: 30/21 mm (Heel/Toe)
- Drop: 9 mm
- Features: Trussic System® / spEVA® Midsole Material / DuoMax® Support System / GEL® Cushioning
The GEL-1170 continues to offer the outstanding comfort and ride as well as exceptional value characteristic of the GEL-1000 series. This update will features an upper and materials that provide remarkable fit and feel for the broad spectrum of runners from entry level to higher mileage alike.
Weight: 9.4 oz.
Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe
SpEVA Midsole Material
Improves bounce-back characteristics and decreases midsole breakdown
Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning System
Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gate cycle
DuoMax Support System
Dual density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability, positioned sport specifically
A blown AHAR rubber compound for enhanced cushioning and durability in the forefoot
An acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. It's placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability
Designated shoes have the use of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) seal of acceptance
No breaking in needed
Reviewer: C Brennan
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