Altra Superior 5

Review Score
81%
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Overview

The Superior is a neutral trail running shoe family from Altra.

The Superior 5 is a zero drop model. It's the newest model from the family, uses breathable construction, orthotic friendly and removable insole design, and went on sale in 2021. Its support type is designated as neutral, meaning that it's designed for runners with neutral pronation.

With an average review score of 81%, it's rated just above the median rating of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the cheapest 30% of running shoes today.

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249 g
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W: 181 g
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Altra Superior 5: what the experts say (3 reviews)

Altra Superior 5 characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1896)
TerrainTrail (+501)
BrandAltra (+56)
Support TypeNeutral (+1484)
Pronation TypeNeutral pronation (+1463)
Strike TypeFore/Midfoot strike (+1046)
Arch TypeHigh arch (+1411)
Shoe TypeBreathable (+323)Low drop (+270)Zero drop (+93)
FitWide toe box (+316)
FeaturesAltra (+7)Breathable (+960)Orthotic friendly (+257)Removable insole (+237)Rock plate (+116)
MaterialsMesh (+844)
ColorwaysBlack, Black / Grey, Blue / Orange, Deep Teal, Dusty Olive, Navy Blue, Olive / Black, Orange / Black, Red / Black / Brown, Red / Grey
Specificationsvs Average
Model
5
Released
Jun 2021
Measurements
Weight
249 g
Heel to toe drop
Heel
21 mm
Forefoot
21 mm

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