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Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Landreth 5

Item #ASC1351
MSRP:$99.99
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Women's ASICS® GEL-LANDRETH™ 5 :: For the discerning distance-runner, the women's ASICS® GEL-Landreth™ 5 is a performance running shoe featuring gender-specific design, a softer, upgraded sockliner, and a new upper with fewer overlays for irritation-free comfort. 9.8 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. 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.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Impact Guidance System (I.G.S.): Linked componentry that enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • Solyte™ midsole material: Lighter than ASICS® standard EVA and SpEVA with improved cushioning and durability
  • Space Trusstic System: Creates a pocket between the Trusstic System device and the midsole allowing for greater midsole deformation and more efficient foot function
  • ComfortDry Sockliner: Provides optimal cushioning performance in a cooler, drier, healthier environment
  • GEL® Cushioning Systems: Disperses shock at impact and during toe-off
  • AHAR (Asics High Abrasion Resistant rubber) heel plug: Durable outsole in high abrasion areas
  • P.H.F. (Personal Heel Fit): Memory foam lined heel collar molds to athlete's heel for a personalized fit
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Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe
 
3.7

(based on 23 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (4)
  • Comfortable (4)
  • Arch support (3)
  • Cushions impact (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      75% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best i've ever bought

By harbormen20

from South Shore, MA

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Pronation Control

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Pavement

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

During my high school running career, I have used a number of shoes which have hurt my feet and given me injuries, even if they worked well during workouts. I am so glad that a visiting expert on running shoes told me to get a shoe like the Landreth, which supported my feet just enough but were also good for training. I would recommend these to anyone who has a rather low arch and would like to stay injury free in breathable shoes.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • Average Arch

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Horrible mess of a shoe. ...

By janet duback

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

Horrible mess of a shoe. Stiff. No cushioning. Felt like boats on a my feet. Clunky too.

 
5.0

love Landreths

By running women,wife, mommy,ect.

from Wylie, Texas

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Fast
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Walking

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

    I love the landreths started running in them after my first half. I needed something with a little more room in the toe box. they are not as cushioned as some shoes but are light and fast and a good trainer. I have ran a full in them and 5 halfs. I do buy them a half size bigger.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too small
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
     
    5.0

    great marathon shoe

    By Amy runner and triathlete

    from nyc

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight
    • Roomy toe box

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • With Orthotics/Inserts

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

      These shoes were recommended to me by a shoe salesman near finish line of boston marathon. I wore for the boston marathon and felt great no blisters, great lightweight cusioning, roomy toe box for forefoot runners.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
       
      4.0

      Love this shoe!

      By JD

      from Cincinnati

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        This is a great shoe. I have been running in the landreth for years since the first model came out. For any long distance runner with a neutral foot I would recommend this shoe. It has about a 500 mile life. The netting on the outside of the shoe breaks down before the sole or the last. Its flexible and light and feels great on the road.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • High Arch
         
        5.0

        The best since Landreth ...

        By Sue

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        The best since Landreth II !

         
        2.0

        I have worn Landreth for ...

        By Shannon

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I have worn Landreth for almost 5 years now, and I've never had problems with them until now. They have been the most comfortable running shoes that I've ever worn. I bought the 5's online, and I haven't been very pleased. They are stiff and hard on my feet, even with the over-the-counter orthotics that I use. If my 4's didn't have so many miles on them, I'd switch back to them.

         
        5.0

        This is a awesome ...

        By Sam

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        This is a awesome lightweight tranning shoe.

         
        3.0

        I used to wear the ...

        By annie

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I used to wear the landreth 4s and was happy with those so I bought the 5s. At first they felt good,but after a couple weeks, I could feel the pavement after my second mile.

         
        4.0

        Loved these and felt they ...

        By Victoria

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        Loved these and felt they held up nicely under significant mileage. Great value on sale. I'm repurchasing the same pair. I used them with the Superfeet insoles.

         
        5.0

        I love these shoes so ...

        By Heather

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I love these shoes so much that I bought 2 pairs to alternate days with them. I trained and ran a 1/2 marathon in them with no problems. Now, I'm back to buy 2 more pairs. They've held up very well under significant mileage.

         
        5.0

        Great shoe! It's my first ...

        By Cindy

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        Great shoe! It's my first pair of Asics and so far I love them. They've held up to some considerable mileage so the quality is top-notch. Will definitely purchase another Asics shoe in the future.

         
        4.0

        I've been wearing ...

        By Becky

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I've been wearing Landreth for almost two years. The plum color didn't get a lot of points w/me and it did feel bulkier than the previous version. I tried NB during that time and got a severe case of Plantar Fasciitis and purchased the plum color and I'm almost healed. This is a very good shoe.

         
        2.0

        I loved the Landreth 3 + ...

        By Facci

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I loved the Landreth 3 + 4 but am very dissapointed in the Landreth 5. The cushioning and sole seemed to wear out instantly (<60 miles). I've returned to wearing my *old* Landreth 4's that I was going to retire when I bought this pair of 5's!

         
        5.0

        Just changed from the ...

        By JoAnn

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        Just changed from the 2140 over to this shoe and I love it. Really liked the 2130 but the change to 2140 was not good. The Landreth 5 makes 10 miles seem like nothing. Might need more cushioning for 15 and up miles.

         
        2.0

        Very stiff in the heel ...

        By Maureen

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        Very stiff in the heel area. The heel cup rubbed my heel and made it very sore. A stiff shoe. I am going back to my standby the mizuno wave riders.

         
        4.0

        I think the 4 was the ...

        By Mel

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I think the 4 was the best version of this shoe. That said, the 5 is very good, and a much better shoe for my feet and frame than most other shoes. Lightweight, flexible, but enough cushioning for longer runs. I hope the Landreth is a shoe that ASICS keeps in it's line-up for a long time.

         
        5.0

        I loved the Landreth 3, ...

        By Jean

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I loved the Landreth 3, but was very disappointed with the 4. I am very happy with the 5. Good fit and comfortable.

         
        3.0

        I have to disagree with ...

        By Candy

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I have to disagree with Jean. I loved the Landreth 4, but my heels are slipping in the 5, and it feels a little clunkier. Not a good update in my opinion.

         
        4.0

        I am borderline ...

        By NM

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I am borderline neutral/stability, so finding the right shoe can be complicated. My first running shoe was a landreth and after going through Planter Fasciitis with other Asics shoes I have returned to them. They feel bulkier, but they have allowed me to resume 35+ mile weeks.

         
        3.0

        I did not like the 4 at ...

        By Annette

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I did not like the 4 at all. In fact, I got plantar fasciitis after wearing the 4. I switched shoes and it went away. I have been wearing the 5 for about a month and so far so good.

         
        3.0

        I loved my Landreth 4. I ...

        By Q.W.

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I loved my Landreth 4. I am kind of disappointed with the Landreth 5. I ordered the same size 5 1/2 and I thought the Landreth 5 was about 1/2 inch bigger. Now I have to go and exchange it for the 5. Hopefully that would fix the problem. Wish they still have the Landreth 4.

         
        2.0

        I have run in Landreths ...

        By Carmen

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Landreth 5 Running Shoe:

        I have run in Landreths for many years and absolutely loved them. I was sad when the 5 model came out but still faithfully bought them. However, after several weeks (40-50 miles/week) I developed severe shin splints-a teammate of mine had a similar problem with this model. The landreths were great until model 5. I've switched to cumulus 11 with average results, I'd love to see the old Landreths reinstated.

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