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Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe

Men's adidas supernova Sequence 5

Item #ADI1656
MSRP:$114.95
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Men's ADIDAS® SUPERNOVA® SEQUENCE 5 :: Enjoy a better fit and overall feel from this updated Stability favorite. The Men's adidas® supernova® Sequence 5 is lighter and more comfy overall making it a great every-day choice. Get a smoother ride through every step while still enjoying the excellent support you love. This update looks good and feels great from the second you step in. 11.5 ounces

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Features & Benefits:

  • Increased forefoot width: Improved last for better fit through the forefoot for both men and women without compromising volume
  • New adiprene+ forefoot unit and heel cushion: Provides impact dissipation throughout entire gait cycle
  • New welded microsuede upper: Softer fit and feel in forefoot flex area
  • New gender-specific zonemotion outsole: Delivers more forefoot flexibility and provides optimal grip in all conditions while maintaining superior transition
  • New gender-specific promoderator+: Provides support and pronation control
  • New geofit collar: Softer step-in feel around the ankle and achilles region
  • Larger Continental rubber outsole: Provides 21% more traction in dry conditions and 23% more traction in wet conditions
  • New dual torsion system: Aids in smooth transition from midfoot stance to forefoot "push-off" phase
  • 360° reflectivity: Maximize visibility when running
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Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe
 
3.5

(based on 14 reviews)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Arch support (9)
  • Pronation control (7)
  • Breathable (6)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Cushions impact (4)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (12)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      67% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      85% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (9), Low arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Casual/ recreational (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Reviewed by 14 customers

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1.0

Horrible Blisters!

By Mario

from San José, Costa Rica

About Me Avid Athlete

Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

I wanted to try Adidas, and bought these Sequence V on a sale. After a couple of 8 km runs, and a longer 15 km run. Ended with bleeding blisters on both of my archs. Those were bad, took a couple of months to heal. Also feels loose on the back. Never again Adidas, I m running back to my comfy Brooks Adrenalines.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

adidas supernova sequence 5.

By Rapha

from Gainesville, Fl

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

Great shoes.

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

Great shoe!

By mpatilla

from Jasper, AL

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

Too bad Adidas discontinued this version. It's a great shoe. Why change?

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

love it for a military person that runs

By leo

from fayetteville NC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

    work out more than 3 to 4 times a week for running n gym workout. light breathable comfortable one of the best shoes the selling person recommend me to buy one side bigger but at the end it was a great decision

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

    Love them

    By He that had sore feet

    from Vicksburg, ms

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Great with Jeans
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

      Awesome

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Many negative changes to a fine shoe

      By R

      from Virginia

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Wider At The Toe Box

      Cons

      • Poor Arch Support
      • Poor Cushioning
      • Poor Lacing System
      • Poor Stability
      • Uncomfortable

      Best Uses

      • Walking

      Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

      I like the wider toe area and the airy lighter fabric for hotter weather. This shoe feels nothing like the other Sequence models. The rear and especially the mid foot striking zones are very hollow. Also, my foot is not supported well by the side of shoe and the new lacing system. I feel I need a more stable shoe to protect my knees when running distances over 2 miles.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Delivery was excellent as usual.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Low Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Out of Left Field, the Supernova Shines.

      By PNW Trail Runner

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Good Arch Support
      • Pronation Control
      • Roomy toe box

      Cons

      • Loose Heel

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

      I was surprised by this shoe because I never ran in adidas before. I've used Asics, Saucony, Nike, and Brooks, but never considered this brand. I chose this shoe after comparing with the above-mentioned brands because the toebox fit me perfectly and the arch support was the best for a mild overpronator like myself.

      Like other reviewers, I found the heel to be a bit loose. This was easily corrected with a quick re-lace which helped to cinch in the heel. I would recommend these shoes for folks who find other brands to be too narrow.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Great shoes, lighter , more suppportive

      By supernovaRunner

      from Sanjose, CA

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

      • Uncomfortable

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

      Great shoes,
      light but very supportive, soft cushion, stable landing ,
      Adidas arch support stalbity guide is Great,(light but very supportive! )

      Soft but strong , stable

      But heel fit is some loose..

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

      Great replacement for the gt-2170

      By Dustin in Slc

      from Salt lake city, ut

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

        The changes to the gt-2170 caused some mid foot pain. I ran on the series for ten years. Looking for a new shoe, I tried the Adidas on a long shot. It paid off. I compared it to the new gt-2000. These definitely worked better for me.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Low Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        2.0

        too loose

        By superDuperrunner

        from sanjose, CA

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Good Arch Support
        • Pronation Control

        Cons

        • Uncomfortable

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

        Too loose heel fit ,

        Arch support is great, cushion & stability is very good!!

        But

        Fit is too loose, Feel long length than previous version,

        Can't control my transition because of too loose heel fit

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        BE AWARE THE SHOE HAS CHANGED

        By tallrunner79

        from syracuse, ny

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Breathable

        Cons

        • Loose Heal

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

        I have ran in the supernova sequence 4 and had great results. I ran through 2 pairs. Now they come out with the sequence 5 and the heel is extremely loose. Tried to tie them a couple different ways and still didn't feel good. Just not sure why they were changed... hate that. FYI I'm 6'4" and 200lbs in case that helps.

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

        Worth A Try

        By Membersbounce

        from Roanoke VA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

          First pair of Adidas that I have owned. Surprisingly light for a stability shoe. The toe box is wide, but it is very comfortable and does not feel loose. I was wary, especially after the other reviews, but I have been pleasantly surprised and glad that I gave them a try.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Low Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          It's okay

          By JAM

          from FL

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

          • Good Arch Support

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

            I've had many versions of the Sequence and I'm not happy with this one. Loved all the others. This one is now made for really heavy people I believe. The toe box is way bigger and the ankle area doesn't surround the ankle nicely.
            I'm 165lbs 5'9" and this shoe isn't a good fit anymore.

            • Width:
            • Feels too wide
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            2.0

            Adidas messed this one up....

            By grandhavenbill

            from Grand Haven, MI

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens adidas supernova Sequence 5 Running Shoe:

                I was a huge fan of the Supernova Sequence 3 and bought several pair when they reached the end of their lifecycle. Skipped the 4 altogether based on negative feedback from others. My last pair of 3's finally died and I need a fresh pair for my fall marathon and decided to give these a try......they didn't work. Toe box is noticeably wider than the 3's and the laces don't go down as far toward the toe so ability to tweak the fit is reduced, my foot slides all over the place. Although lighter than the 3's, the 5's also have less forefoot cushioning, a drawback in my opinion. On the positive side, I do like the changes they made in the heel structure.

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

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