Completely redesigned from the ground up, Karhu Fast 5 running shoes now feature the new full-length fulcrum midsole that comfortably cradles and guides the foot through your entire gait cycle. These neutral shoes have a plush step-in feel that you will immediately respond to once you lace them up. Wear these for training and fitness.Upper: Padded heel counter provides a plush step-in feel. Continuous skeletal welded heel provides a comfortable supportive heel lock. Synthetic suede M-logo integrated into the lacing system offers structured support. Open air mesh with side quarter reinforcements delivers the perfect mix of breathability and support throughout the midfoot.Midsole: Directly-placed, compression-molded full-length fulcrum comfortably cradles and guides the foot through the gait cycle. Precision engineered compression molded EVA midsole provides a cushioned ride. Textured synthetic lining wicks moisture and provides ventilation.Outsole: Blown rubber forefoot and compression molded rubber heel.