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The DS Racer 9 continues its tradition as a supportive and responsive racing flat. It has a modest amount of support to correct overpronation, and still retains the light, race-day feel that runners love. The DS Racer 9 now has a soft, close fitting upper that wraps comfortably around the foot, making it ideal for longer races and marathons.
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Weight: 6.9 oz (size 8)
Stack Height: Heel (24mm), Forefoot (14mm)
Available Widths: B=Medium
How It Fits (based on width B)
- Sizing: fits small, purchase 1/2 size larger than standard running shoe size
- Heel: Medium to narrow
- Mid-foot: Low to medium volume
- Forefoot: Medium
- Toe-Box Height: Low
- Arch Structure: Medium
- Shoe Shape: Curved
The Gel-DS Racer 9 is a minimum feature, minimum support shoe designed for speedwork and racing.
- Rearfoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone-based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.
- Solyte is an ultra light, top-of-the-line midsole that delivers durable and responsive cushioning.
- Magic Sole uses a vented midsole to minimize weight and increase breathability.
- DuoMax Support System uses a dual-density material in the midfoot to reduce over pronation.
- Racing Trusstic System utilizes a lightweight thermal plastic midfoot unit for lightweight, torsional rigidity.
- Open mesh on the upper provides breathable coverage.
- Standard sockliner provides additional underfoot cushioning.
- California Slip Lasting involves stitching the upper along the perimeter of a synthetic material which is then attached to the midsole.
- Asics High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
- DuraSponge in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.
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