La Sportiva Akasha

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Overview

The Akasha is a neutral maximalist trail running shoe family from La Sportiva. This is the original product in the family.

It went on sale in 2016. Its support type is designated as neutral, meaning that it's designed for runners with neutral pronation. The latest model in the family is the La Sportiva Akasha II.

Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the cheapest 10% of running shoes today.

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Weight
Weight
M: 329 g
W: 278 g
M: 241 g
W: 190 g
M: 181 g
W: 142 g
215 g
M: 204 g
W: 170 g
M: 221 g
W: 176 g
Forefoot
Forefoot
19 mm
17 mm
5 mm
16 mm
M: 18 mm
W: 16 mm
8 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
6 mm
4 mm
3 mm
Heel
Heel
M: 26 mm
W: 25 mm
17 mm
5 mm
20 mm
M: 21 mm
W: 19 mm
8 mm
Terrain
Terrain
Trail
TrailTrailTrailMudTrailTrail
Brand
Brand
La Sportiva
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Shoe Type
Shoe Type
LightweightLow dropZero dropBarefootLightweightLow dropMinimalistZero dropLightweightLow dropLightweightLow dropLightweightLow dropZero drop
Techs
Techs
Vibram
Vibram
Waterproofings
Waterproofings
Water repellent
Environmental Characteristics
Environmental Characteristics
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La Sportiva Akasha characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1961)
TerrainTrail (+519)
BrandLa Sportiva (+27)
Support TypeNeutral (+1540)
Pronation TypeNeutral pronation (+1553)
Strike TypeFore/Midfoot strike (+1151)Heel strike (+1234)
Arch TypeHigh arch (+1500)
Events10k (+713)Half marathon (+713)Marathon (+713)Ultra marathon (+136)
Environmental CharacteristicsVegan Ⓥ (+248)
ColorwaysBlack / Grey / Turquoise, Black / Yellow, Blue, Blue / Grey, Blue / Purple, Grey, Grey / Yellow, Red / Blue, Turquoise / Blue, Yellow
Specificationsvs Average
Released
Jul 2016
Measurements
Weight
M: 329 g
W: 278 g
Heel to toe drop
6 mm
Heel
M: 26 mm
W: 25 mm
Forefoot
19 mm

Evolution of the La Sportiva Akasha product family

  • Apr 2022
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    Latest model
  • Jul 2016
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