Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe

Women's Altra Olympus

Item #ALT109
MSRP:$129.95
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Women's ALTRA® OLYMPUS :: Say "Goodbye" to tired, aching feet and "Hello" to a stronger stride and happier joints with the maximum cushioned Women's Altra® Olympus running shoe. Ideal for trail and road running, as well as ultra-marathons and fast-packing, the Olympus is specifically designed to reduce foot pain, bruising and fatigue while enhancing your safest, most natural strides. You'll enjoy less impact running in this shoe's Fully-Cushioned Zero Drop™ Platform and Dual Layer EVA-Bound™ cushioning in the midsole, while feeling totally connected to your natural foot motion thanks to the NRS™ Natural Ride System. Plus, you're sure to keep your footing no matter what tricky terrain you're traveling with the Olympus' Trail Specific Sticky Rubber with EVA. 9.9 Ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL+ [?]
If you have a high arch, are a high-mileage runner, or want the maximum amount of cushioning, Neutral+ is your shoe style. Enjoy a smooth ride with enhanced cushioning and reduced impact with improved shock absorption. If pronation is not a problem then choose Neutral+ shoes. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • Fully-Cushioned Zero Drop Platform: Designed to reduce knee pain, forefoot pain, impact and fatigue
  • Foot-Shaped Toe Box: Allows your toes to splay naturally
  • Quick-Dry Trail Mesh upper: Provides comfort and allows the upper to dry quickly
  • Trail Specific Sticky Rubber outsole: Offers traction for the trail
Product ALT109 Review

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Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Width:
        • Feels too narrow

           

          Feels true to width

           

          100% 

          (3 reviews)

          Feels too wide

           
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4)

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      2.0

      Long wait...still too small

      By AH

      from Dallas TX

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe:

            After waiting months for the 10's to arrive, they are still too short! The cushioning is great with a roomy toe box, but I just can't see sizing up to a 10.5 from my usual 9.0/9.5 in most RRS shoes.

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

            relieved forefoot pain

            By Happy runner

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe:

                I had a metatarsal stress fracture. This shoe has worked wonders for eliminating forefoot tenderness and stress. I tried a couple of other kinds of shoes but still had problems. The combination of zero drop, max cushioning and foot shape worked magic for me. I love this shoe.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                2.0

                Boy, these run small!

                By AH

                from Dallas TX

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Good Arch Support

                Cons

                • Run Short

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe:

                  These seem to have great cushioning, and are cute in clunky way. But they are VERY short. I usually wear a 9 or 9.5, but I'm going to have to try a 10 instead.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels full size too small
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • High Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Very cushioned

                  By Alenna

                  from Columbia, MD

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Mixed Terrain
                    • Road Running
                    • Trail Running

                    Comments about Womens Altra Olympus Trail Running Shoe:

                    I've been looking for shoes to replace my old Cumulus 13s (which Asics ruined in "upgrades") and these are excellent. Very cushioned and natural feeling (neutral) shoes. They are supposed to be trail shoes but I find I'm wearing them on the road just as much the trail. They have a wide foot-shaped toe box, which looks sort of odd at first, but now I like them. The toes are also arched up a little, which rocks you forward when you walk and run. The only problem is the sizing is off - I had to get them in a half-size larger than other running shoes (full size larger than street shoes).

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

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