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Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe

Men's Altra Instinct 3.5

Item #06018
MSRP:$114.95
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Men's ALTRA® INSTINCT 3.5 :: You're sure to love the new updates on the first ever cushioned, zero-drop shoe, the Men's Altra® Instinct 3.5. You'll get that same lightweight, flexible design and innovative technology that put Altra on the map, while enjoying a new look, a softer upper and a more responsive ride. You'll still get plenty of space to spread out your feet in a relaxed, more natural way with the FootShape™ toe box, while getting even more energy return to put a spring in every step, compliments of the Instinct 3.5's A-Bound™ compound.

Features & Benefits:

  • FootShape™ toe box: Allows your foot to relax and spread out naturally
  • Zero Drop™ Platform: Allows you to maintain a natural foot position throughout your run
  • A-Bound energy return compound puts a spring into each step: Offers great energy return
  • Innerflex™ grid-like flex grooves in the midsole: Allows your foot to flex where it needs to for more speed and better performance
  • FootPod outsole technology maps the bones and tendons of your foot: Allows for natural flexibility and more responsiveness
  • Quick-Dry Air Mesh: Provides comfort and breathability to keep your feet dry
  • 1000008150
  • DROP: 0 mm
  • WEIGHT: 8.1 ounces
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Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Cons

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Best Uses

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    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)
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5.0

Great shoe

By Daniel

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

This was my first pair of altras and it definitely won't be the last. I'm a huge fan of the zero drop style and love the larger toe box which I had never had in a shoe before. The shoe is pretty light and gives a very good "ground feel" while still giving a bit of cushion. I will definitely be looking at altras when I go back for a replacement pair in a few months.

 
3.0

Nice. Might get again

By Michael

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

Really 3.5 (but no 1/2 stars). Good movement for the toes but a steep angle from little toe to big. Cushioning leave something to be desired too. (Will try the custom insoles to see if that helps.) Not a bad shoe for the price and wiggle room for the toes on a long run.

 
5.0

Great Shoe!

By Ali

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

2nd Altra purchase. I've been out for a couple of runs and loving it.

 
5.0

Great shoe

By Stephen

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

Enjoy the firmer feel in the sole. Excellent cushioning.

 
5.0

Good shoes for road running.

By Lynn

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

Wide toe box, no drop, good fit, just the right cushioning. I use these shoes for track and road running and they work quite well.

 
5.0

Great fit and ventilation.

By Donald

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

Great fit and plenty of ventilation. Best Altra shoe I've had yet...and I've have a bunch.

 
2.0

Problem with heal design

By Jimbo

from Hoboken

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Breathable

Cons

  • Uncomfortable
  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

    Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

    I've worn Altra's since they came out, but this is first time I tried Instinct. Loved the feel
    and low ride like other Altra's, but after about 50-60 miles the inside heel cushion was worn out
    and gave me major heal blisters. Tried wearing with band aids, heal cup, nothing helped. Had to
    return.
    Thought I'd try the Provision, but after 60-70 miles same thing with this one. These two models are
    not meant for me. Have worn the Torin and Altra One 2.0 and 2.5 with no problems. Too bad as I really liked the feel of Instinct and Provision. Have never had this heal problem with other brands.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Thank you RR sports for taking my return on the Instincts.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I love these!

    By Matthew

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

    My first pair of Altra's as I was looking for a zero drop shoe with a bit more cushion. The Altra's are great and o have been increasing my distances with sustained comfort. The toe box is very comfortable and the sole is light but provides the right amount of cushion. I really love these shoes! Highly recommend!

     
    5.0

    I would buy it again.

    By Joseph

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

    So far so good. Feels light and comfortable.

     
    4.0

    Comfortable

    By daniel j

    from Santa Clarita

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

      I run in Altra LP on the trail and love them so I decided to try these as my road shoe. Very comfortable with decent cushioning. They do run a little warm as others have mentioned but no too bad, I sometimes run in 90+ temps and it hasn't really bothered me.
      I have noticed on a couple of my long runs (~20 miles) that I've had blister on the top of my pinky toe, the are a bit low on the forefoot but plenty wide.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Low Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Better than the last version

      By Rick

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

      Better than the last version.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Jeff L.

      from Colorado

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

        I have been in Altras for awhile and really like this version of the Instinct - it is certainly an upgrade from the original in terms of feel and design.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best. Shoes. Ever.

        By RJ

        from Costa Mesa, CA

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Miles Of Comfort
        • Perfect Fit Wide Toe Box
        • Very Lightweight
        • Zero Drop

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Mens Altra Instinct 3.5 Running Shoe:

            I've been a NB runner since my Marine Corps days. For the last several years, I've run in NB Minimus with one foray into Brooks Pure Cadence. All excellent shoes. I was searching for a new pair for a Baker to Vegas race and tried a few options, the latest NB Minimus, Hoka One One and a few others, but was disappointed. Blisters, hot spots, squished toes, etc. After explaining all these issues with the RoadRunner guy, he suggested I give the Altra Instinct 3.5 a try. I wore them on a 6-mile run on pavement/hard pack dirt and gravel and knew I'd finally found my shoe. Perfect fit right out of the box. Absolutely no issues. Perfect amount of cushion without sacrificing that natural, barefoot feel. Zero drop for a natural running style. The wide toe box allows my toes to spread and flex freely. I think Altra has hit the sweet spot with this shoe. Perfect!

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            • No

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