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For those who want to run closer to the ground, the Merrell Bare Access Arc offers minimal cushioning and a firm ride.

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The Merrell Bare Access Arc wants to bring you back to nature. This road-worthy shoe is super light and has a 2mm heel to toe drop to encourage a more natural forward footstrike. With a firm underfoot feel, the Bare Access protects you from the ground while keeping you connected with it, for a close to barefoot feel on the road.

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Weight: 4.9 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (14mm), Forefoot (12mm)

Available Widths: B=Medium

How it fits (based on width B) 

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: High volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to wide
  • Toe-Box Height: High
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight

 

INTRODUCTION

The Bare Access Arc is a minimal feature, minimal neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.

CUSHIONING 

  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.

MIDSOLE

  • 8mm M Bound midsole is a durable material that protects feet from impact forces.

UPPER

  • 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.

OUTSOLE

  • Bare Access Outsole consists of a rubber compound inset with durable Vibram pods for superior traction and a smooth heel-to-toe transition.

Comments: I love these shoes! light weight, flexible, nice and wide toe box and great for my Chi running! I am training for a 1/2 marathon and these are my choice for the race!
From: Linda, Brevard, NC, USA

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm): What's This?

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+