The Altra Paradigm 3.0 is a zero drop, maximally cushioned, dynamic trainer. The GuideRail feature provides support when you need it, while letting your foot function normally if the extra support is unnecessary. The Paradigm 3.0 provides excellent protection on the roads, delivering an extremely soft experience, while also offering an inherently stable design. A wide toe box paired with a bunion window provides ample room for toe splay. The mesh upper with TPU overlays allows for increased breathability and comfort while enhancing durability.
A-Bound is a recycled, environmentally friendly midsole compound for resilient underfoot protection.
Two-Layer EVA midsole foam for durable cushioning.
Natural Ride System (NRS) design includes a more natural, foot-shaped last, zero millimeter heel to toe drop, and metatarsal-specific shapes in the outsole to assist in proper foot mechanics and allow for more natural foot movement.
Natural Foot Design follows the natural shape of the foot for ultimate comfort.
FootPod Outsole follows the natural construction of the human foot for maximum flexibility and a responsive ride.
Quick Dry Air Mesh wicks water away from your foot while remaining light and breathable.
Asymmetrical Lacing Design follows the shape of the foot for improved fit and feel.
Bunion Window utilizes an open toe box construction to minimize friction on outside of forefoot.
Contour Footbeds are 5mm-thick removable insoles designed for runners needing more traditional support and a molded arch.
Reflective Overlay wraps around the upper for increased visibility in low light conditions.
Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.