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The Pearl Izumi EM Tri N2 is a racing and performance uptempo running shoe designed for a neutral foot motion, ideal for the long-course triathlete.



Designed around the needs of the long course triathlete, the Pearl Izumi EM Tri N2 is a lightweight road racer built for distance. Featuring resilient cushioning, this shoe offers a smooth ride with underfoot protection to handle the long miles on pavement. A seamless upper provides slipper-like comfort even when worn without socks, and an open mesh allows for excellent drainage and breathability. Equipped with a quick-lace system, this shoe ensures easy entry for a quick transition on race day.

Model Number:

Weight: 9.1 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (27mm), Forefoot (16mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium 

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium-low
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 3D Spacer Mesh provides increased breathability and drainage capabilities to keep the foot cool and dry.
  • Quick Lacing Systemallows for quick and easy entry.
  • 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: The mesh on the shoes will not hold up. Very disappointed in the durability of the shoes. Will not hold up if you run everyday. I run a average of 20 miles a week.
From: Anonymous. October 7th 2014