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Lace up the Merrell Bare Access Arc 2 to bring a natural experience to your road running. A minimalist option for those who pound pavement, this lightweight shoe features a 0mm to promote forefoot striking, and firm cushioning protects your metatarsals from the hard asphalt without sacrificing ground feel. A Vibram outsole provides long-lasting durability, making this shoe suitable for everyday use.
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Weight: 5.3 oz (size 8)
Stack Height: Heel (14mm), Forefoot (13mm); non-removable insole
Available Widths: B=Medium
How It Fits (based on width B)
- Sizing: Fits large; purchase 1/2 size smaller than standard running shoe size
- Heel: Medium to wide
- Midfoot: High volume
- Forefoot: Medium to wide
- Toe-Box Height: High
- Arch Structure: Medium
- Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight
The Bare Access Arc 2 is a minimal feature, minimal neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.
- To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.
- 8mm M Bound midsole is a durable material that protects feet from impact forces.
- Synthetic Leather/Air Mesh upper offers durable, yet breathable coverage.
- Lycra lining is made with a neoprene fabric treated with anti-microbial Aegis for a healthy and plush foot environment.
- Non-Removable EVA Footbed uses Aegis, an anti-microbial material, for a healthy foot environment.
- Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.
- Bare Access Outsole consists of a rubber compound inset with durable Vibram pods for superior traction and a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
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