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The Adidas adiSTAR Ride 3 is one super plush, high mileage shoe that will have your feet sighing in comfort. Memory foam in the heel results in a superb fit and smooth feel, while extra heel cushioning offers excellent shock absorption and a soft, pillowy ride. A great option for larger stature runners, The Ride 3 will carry you through each and every mile.

Model Number:

Weight: 11.8 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (31mm), Forefoot (19mm)

How It Fits (based on width D) Width D=Medium

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Narrow to medium
  • Mid-foot: Low to medium volume
  • Forefoot: Narrow to medium width
  • Toe-Box height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: Medium height

Product Lifecycle

  • Release date: January 2011
  • Model discontinued: Unknown
  • Heritage: adiSTAR Ride 2, adiSTAR Ride, adiSTAR Cushion


The adiStar Ride 3 is a maximum feature, moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage. It is built with a semi-curved shape.


  • adiPRENE+ is a resilient EVA-based foam made to cushion the forefoot on impact.
  • adiPRENE is a resilient EVA-based foam made to cushion the heel on impact.
  • CMEVA consists of compression-molded EVA foam for durable cushioning.
  • Formotion decoupled heel system adapts and moves with each individual's running style for a smooth heel-to-toe transition. 
  • Torsion System uses a wishbone shaped thermoplastic unit in the midfoot that allows the forefoot and rearfoot to move independently for increased stability.
  • ClimaCool lining throughout the upper is an open mesh that provides lightweight, breathable coverage.
  • Geofit with memory foam in the heel collar enhances comfort and improves fit.
  • Perforated Tongue offers lightweight comfort and improved ventilation.
  • Ortholite Sockliner is an antimicrobial insole designed to reduce odor and provide additional cushion.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length AdiLite 45 Foam, for a lightweight, soft underfoot feel.
  • AdiWear is a non-marking carbon rubber in the heel for durable, improved traction.
  • Blown Rubber is lightweight and offers grip for increased traction.

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: I got these as a gift (late xmas) and wow! Much less weight than last years and a more sprightly ride.  The upper fits much better too. Smooth, stable and more comfy. Well done adidas!
From: Moov Foreward, Vancouver, BC