Instinct 2.0


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The award-winning workhorse of our road-running line has been upgraded with more responsiveness and flexibility. While keeping the weight of the shoe the same, a touch of cushioning was added to keep feet even happier on long runs. This lightweight, flexible cushioning layer is weight balanced from heel to forefoot to encourage proper low-impact running technique. The foot-shaped toe box allows your foot to relax and spread out naturally and keeps the big toe straight for added stability. The result is a better, healthier run through mile one or 100.

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  • Ideal Uses: Road Running, Cross Training
  • Designed to Reduce: Improper Running Form, Overstriding, Knee Pain, Lower Back Pain, Forefoot Pain, Shin Splints, Bunions, Neuromas
  • Platform: NRS™ Natural Ride System: Fully Cushioned Zero Drop™ Platform with Foot-Shaped Toe Box
  • Last: SD5–M
  • Weight: 9.5. oz.
  • Stack Height: 25 mm
  • Midsole: Dual Layer EVA/A-Bound™ Blend
  • Outsole: FootPod™ Outsole
  • Insole: 5 mm Contour Footbed
  • Upper: Quick-Dry Air Mesh

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Customer Reviews for the Instinct 2.0

These look like they're going to be great!
By GuyfromUtah on Mar 13, 2014
Average Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
I've been running training distances for almost forty years. 3-5 miles a run, four times a week. 5 and 10k's now and then. Most of those years wearing traditional running shoes. A year or so ago I intentionally started migrating over to a zero drop shoe by running in shoes that had a 4mm drop. They... (Read more)
Great shoe, but it is different
By NoVA Runner on Mar 10, 2014
Average Rating: 4.5 / 5.0
This is a very, very comfortable shoe. Perfect for easy miles. The upper is great. Really like the tongue design. Highly reflective. Fit is good. If you are used to Altras, then this will feel great. Heel retention is very good. The biggest difference is the midsole. More stack height than... (Read more)
Great Shoe
By JGG on Apr 12, 2014
Average Rating: 3.5 / 5.0
The new instinct is a winner. The fit is improved and the midsole although higher off the ground provides just the right amount of cushioning for longer pavement runs. I also like the fact that the heel counter is more secure and supportive which helps on longer runs when my form starts to suffer. M... (Read more)
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