The ASICS Gel Hyper Speed 6 is a racing flat designed for distance road races from 5K up to the marathon.


Important Shipping Note: U.S. sales only.


Toe the line in the ASICS Gel Hyper Speed 6. Tested and chosen by world class athletes, this nimble racing shoe is ready to help you achieve your competitive goals with a low-profile, responsive ride and a lightweight, seamless upper. The Hyper Speed 6 is an ideal choice for road races from 5k to the marathon.

Model Number:

Weight: 4.9 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: 21mm (Heel), 15mm (Forefoot)

Available Widths: B=Medium

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toebox Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Curved



  • Rearfoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone-based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.
  • SpEVA is a full length midsole material for increased energy return.
  • Magic Sole uses a vented midsole to minimize weight and increase breathability.
  • F.A.S.T. Drop consists of a low heel-to-toe differential for reduced weight and improved running economy.


  • Asics High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
  • DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.


  • Open mesh on the upper provides breathable coverage.
  • Seamless Upper Construction allows for irritation-free sockless wear.
  • Perforated Sockliner provides breathability and adds underfoot comfort.
  • Slip Lasting involves wrapping and stitching the upper in a bootie-like shape before attaching the upper to the midsole which helps promote flexibility and decreases weight.

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: These shoes are very light weight. I read the reviews and ordered both a size 7.5, which is what I normally wear in a running shoe and an 8 because of the reviews stating that the shoe ran small. I found that the 7.5 was a much better fit for me. The 8 was just too big. It did feel a little narrow, but it took one time running in them for me to fall in love with them. I've been a faithful wearer of the Asics 33-FA, but when I ran in these shoes I haven't looked back. They are wonderful and they look vibrant and fabulous!
From: Jackie. LA, USA. January 20th 2016

Comments: These shoes are even cuter in person! They are light weight & cushiony. The shoe definitely fits narrow. I read the reviews about the shoe running small so I did the shoe comparison fit (Using the Brooks G12) it was recommended that I buy the same size. I in the end decided to go a half size up & I'm glad I did. I almost think a fill size up would've been better. I'll probably need thinner socks because they are a little snug but not uncomfortable. I definitely recommend getting a larger size!
From: Anonymous. September 23rd 2015

Comments: I agree with the other reviewer. The shoe runs smaller than other running shoes. I have the same problem. I my shoes for regular shoes is 8, I use 8.5 for running shoes which has always worked for with many other brands, so I ordered a size 8.5 here. It fits, but toe is in the very front and I know that this will start feeling uncomfortable after a few miles and cause black toe nails and other sexy runner things. What is like the light weight. That's exactly the reason why I ordered this shoe because I am someone who still believes in minimalist shoes. The weight is perfect, plus I feel the shoe can provide that is needed for running. The design is also very pretty.
From: Silvia, TX, USA. August 27th 2015

Comments: This model runs very small. I have used many Asics running shoes. I wear 7 for fashion shoes but wear 7.5 for running shoes. I have never had an issue with Asics size 7.5 in any models, however, this model gave me blisters on my toes and I am losing nails... But shoes are very light and minimalist model. If you are looking for minimal support but light weight to conquer the short distance race, this model would be good, but make sure you would go for a full size up!!
From: Anonymous. June 13th 2015