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Slip it on and start running. The Blade-Light Race from K-Swiss offers neutral or supinating runners an easy-on shoe with a stretch bootie construction, which accommodates foot expansion for longer runs. The ride is responsive and a Velcro mid-foot strap helps secure the midfoot. With plenty of impact protection, the Blade-Light Race is a great option for longer races and tempo runs. It also has drainage ports to allow excess fluid to escape on those hot days where you are dumping water on your head.

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Weight: 8.9 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (26mm), Forefoot (17mm)

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

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium to full volume 
  • Forefoot: Medium width
  • Toe-Box height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium to low height

Product Lifecycle

  • Release date: July 2010
  • Model discontinued: Unknown

INTRODUCTION

K-Swiss' Blade-Light Race is a minimum feature, moderate neutral shoe designed speedwork, racing and daily training. It is built with a semi-curved shape.

CUSHIONING

  • GuideGlide is a full length composite foam layered in between the midsole and the upper for underfoot cushioning.
MIDSOLE
  • K-EVA is a full length blend of EVA engineered to enhance cushioning and durability of the midsole.
  • Blade-Light is full length K-EVA shaped in "blades" that are aligned to the angle of impact and is designed for a flexible ride.
UPPER
  • Open Mesh covers the entire upper and allows moisture and heat to escape from within the shoe.
  • Seamless Upper allows for sockless comfort.
  • Flow Cool is located at the heel and toe and are perforations in the synthetic material designed for moisture management.
  • Velcro Strap is utilized at the midfoot for quick, adjustable closure.
  • Drainage holes are located along the center of the midsole and are intended for water drainage.
  • K-EVA Sockliner is engineered for additional cushioning.
  • Superfoam Last is a full length strobel last composed of Superfoam for increased cushioning.
OUTSOLE
  • Aosta II is utilized at the heel and is a high density rubber designed for outsole longevity.
  • Blade-Light is full length K-EVA shaped in "blades" that are aligned to the angle of impact and is designed for a flexible ride.

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