The Pearl Izumi EM Road H3 is a standard, daily running, support shoe designed for a moderate to severe overpronated foot motion.



Treat your run to an efficient and stable ride with the Pearl Izumi EM Road H3. The cushioned midsole offers support and absorbs impact while propelling you forward for a nimble feel. Wrap it up with a seamless upper that delivers a flexible, socklike fit.

Model Number:

Weight: 10.4 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (30mm), Forefoot (19mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight


  • 1:1 Energy Foam in the forefoot cushions the foot on impact and returns energy back to the runner for a resilient ride.
  • 1:1 Energy Foam heel crash pad cushions the foot on impact and returns energy back to the runner for a resilient ride.
  • 1:1 Shock Absorption Foam in the heel diffuses the impact of ground contact through landing for protection.
  • E:Motion is a EVA foam that offers a ideal balance of cushioning and support.
  • Dynamic Offset is a new midsole shape that works with the foot as you travel through the gait cycle, delivering a smooth responsive ride.
  • High Density Post slows the rate of pronation to provide support.


  • Blown Rubber Forefoot offers lightweight and flexible traction.
  • Flow Line follows the patten of the gait cycle.


  • Seamless Upper improves next-to-foot comfort, offering a supple, sock-like fit that moves with the foot.
  • Transfer Dry breathable mesh keeps the foot cool and dry.
  • Ortholite Sockliner provides amazing step-in comfort and long-lasting cushioning.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-Toe Offset (mm): What's This?

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road-Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

Customer Reviews

Comments: Light, comfortable, and supportive. However, the two straps along the sides connecting to the laces dig into the sides of your feet as they are located just behind your big toe.
From: Anonymous. February 9th 2015