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The Kinvara takes hybrid to new levels. With a heel-to-forefoot ratio that resembles a racing flat, the Kinvara promotes midfoot and forefoot striking associated with faster paced running. The low-profile midsole height is comparable to most lightweight trainers, while the cushioning feel is soft in the heel yet responsive in midfoot and toe-off. The result is a neutral shoe, that is great for daily training, tempo runs and long races.
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Weight: 7.7 oz (size 9)
Stack Height: Heel (21mm), Forefoot (17mm)
How it Fits (based on width D) Width D=Medium
- Sizing: Standard running shoe length
- Heel: Narrow to medium
- Mid-foot: Medium volume
- Forefoot: Medium
- Toe-Box height: Low
- Arch Structure: Medium height
- Release date: September 2010 (new color), model release date May 2010
- Model discontinued: April 2011
- Model update: May 2011, Kinvara 2
The Kinvara is a moderate feature, minimum neutral shoe designed for speedwork, racing and daily training. It is built with a semi-curved shape.
- Heel ProGrid Lite is a foam grid like piece that sits under the heel and is designed to absorb heel strike energy.
- EVA+ is a full length composite foam designed for lightweight durability.
- Open Mesh covers the entire upper and is a breathable lightweight fabric.
- Synthetic Overlays are located at the the midfoot and wrap the upper to the foot for a snug fit.
- EVA Sockliner offers additional cushioning directly under foot.
- XT-900 is located throughout the outsole and is a carbon rubber material that increases traction without sacrificing durability.
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