Rapid-fire rebound and a vibration-free, cushioned ride. Sonic 5 Balance is lightweight and balanced for a broad range of runners, featuring Optivibe technology to keep vibrations low and energy return high for smooth, more comfortable transitions. A soft and enveloping mesh upper and pillowy tongue and collar construction hug and support your feet for miles.
Optivibe™ cushioning helps limit vibrations with the aim of decreasing muscle fatigue, while continuing to deliver a responsive ride.
Delivers that bouncy, springy feeling each time you push off the ground.
The Geometric Decoupling axis is centered to deliver a balanced, effortless forward transition from contact to propulsion.
Geometric Decoupling™: Geometric Decoupling™ works with the foot to provide guidance for an effortless and efficient heel-to-toe transition.
Optivibe™: A combination of foams, one to dampen, one to propel. This was developed to reduce vibration upon foot strike aimed to decrease muscle fatigue without affecting the overall ride
SensiFit™: SensiFit™ cradles the foot from the midsole to the lacing system, providing a secure, snug, and virtually customized fit all around the foot.
Road Contagrip®: Our Road Contagrip® combines flat, wide lugs for grip on flat, hard surfaces, with a compound that balances durability and adhesion. Ideal for road running.
Engineered Mesh: Engineered mesh is a structure that varies the weave to offer more support and durability or flexibility and breathability, according to the specific needs of the shoe.
Molded EVA sockliner: A molded sockliner that improves comfort by mimicking the foot's natural shape.
Inlay sole: Textile /Synthetic
Lining: TEXTILE 100%POLYESTER
Upper: Textile / Synthetic MCL
Drop: 8 in mm
Heel stack height: 28 mm
Forefoot stack height: 20 mm
Weight: 236 g
Lacing system: Regular laces