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Zero Drop Advantage

FootShape™ Toe Box

Lets toes relax and spread out naturally for more speed and stability.

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Zero Drop™ Advantage

Encourages low-impact landing with a bent knee and soft foot strike.

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Runners World Half & Festival

Go Light, Go Fast, Go Max

Go run with the Paradigm—the world's first max-cushioned Zero Drop™ road shoe with a FootShape™ toe box.

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Zero Limits Video

Say Goodbye to Limits

Check out our new "Zero Limits" nationally televised commercial and experience the running innovation and freedom that everyone is talking about.

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Altra is Boston Strong

Accessorize Your Run

Our compression socks feature sweat-wicking fabric, cushioned footbeds and wide toe boxes to keep your feet happy.

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Why Altra


We weren't started in some corporate office brainstorm session, but in the back room of a Wasatch Mountain running store. Our founders, elite athletes and running store managers, wanted a shoe that let you run the way you were born to. What began as experimental shoe alterations has transformed into the only shoe company to provide a cushioned Zero Drop platform and FootShape™ toe box.

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