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I did 3 runs with the Ultra boost so far. The first was a 12k in which I set a new personal best without even trying to run fast. The second was a 12k I ran at a pace of 5 minutes per k ( 8 minutes mile) and my heart reate was way lower than normal at that speed. Today i did a 26k run and the pace was good. The shoe fits well. After having run only 50k with these shoes, I find that the wear is excessive. Some of the nobs are already completely gone. Compared with the other boost shoes I've had the wear is excessive. That's the only issue I have with this shoe. If Adidas can fix the wear issue, they have a real winner here. For the price they cost, this will turn out to be an expensive shoe, because i don't see myself getting the same mileage out of these shoes.
I have done three runs in these shoes a five mile, seven mile then on Saturday nineteen miles - Shoes are really nicely cushioned. I went down by half a size from original adidas boost. I bought two pairs 10.5 and 11 and took them on and off so better than buying from a running shop to dither but these are better to be close fitting. Bit heavier and less speedy than previous models. I had a sore toe before the run due to a black nail but ran for 3 hours and it was fine. The uppers are great. Lovely cushioning great for my sore Achilles and no problems after 19 mile long run so fantastic for a marathon. But .... the outsole is worn after just 30 miles - the pimples are down to nothing - is the rubber too soft - I'm concerned they wont last 100 miles. I have attached photo which shows some of the slightly worn pimples and some have worn to be flat - is this a major flaw if so adidas will get a lot of returns
A couple of things to mention, I love the Energy Boost, I love the Adios Boost. One of the things I love about Energy Boost is that first 200 meters when you set off and it feels like you are just floating compared to other shoes. When I saw the release of the Ultra Boost and the opportunity to place a pre-release order I knew I would buy them. Have run a couple of times in them now, 7mi and 8mi. Today was a 6'49" steady run. First thing was early pace surprised me, started up a big hill and Ultra Boosts made sub 7 uphill feel relatively easy. Boosts seem to suit my stride as in them it really flows and feels very smooth, U Boosts are no different in this respect. Have also found them better than Energy Boost at minimising soreness after the run. E Boosts were good in this respect but U Boost seems even better. The shoe feels totally neutral, even more so than the E Boost. Today was a light mist and ground slightly greasy, but grip of new Boosts was never really in question. As is mentioned in the PR materials, the upper is really special. It literally does fit like a glove. In E Boost I went a 1/2 size up to UK11, but in U Boost 10.5 fits me perfectly. Due mainly to the stretch of the Primeknit. I think the 1/2 size up would have been too big for me. In Adios Boost I also take 10.5, so if you have Adios Boost the same size in U Boost is fine. I guess looks are a personal preference, but my last E Boosts were Black with red inner, so for me the initial release of U Boost in Black with the blue heel cup would be my first choice in any case. They do look really nice! To summarise, I am really happy with the shoe so far, it feels fast, protects my legs even better than E Boost, fits like a glove, grips really well and looks better than the other 19 or so shoes in my collection!
First, this shoe is amazing. Im an ex-collegiate T&F athlete with a neutral gate and forefoot-midfoot runner. I'm approx 200lbs, and need a cushioned ride. I've been looking forever for a shoe with enough fore-mid foot cushioning for the heavier, neutral runner and I feel as though everything is focused on Heel cushioning these days but this is amazing for the mid-forefoot striker! Extremely cushioned and soft yet responsive, feels great on the foot, needed two days to break the shoe in, and no injuries since I've had them. You don't want to take these babies off, believe the hype. I almost missed out on a great shoe.
Quality shoe, lightweight and... The ultimate in cushioning... Boost is the BOMB!!!!
Pure Boost 2.0's? It is pure perfection. I have bought and worn many many shoes. I have owned the Nike Roshe's and worn them out. I wanted a new casual but comfortable shoe to wear on an everyday basis. Light and comfortable are understatements for this Adidas shoe. You barely notice you are wearing a shoe and as soon as you take a step, it feels as if there is a cloud under your foot. For a littler more money, I would definitely buy the Pure Boost 2.0's over the Roshe's. Due to Adidas trying to reduce the weight as much as possible, there is not much lateral stability. I wouldn't recommed running in these. (These should be in the Casual section) The Boost Cushioning is phenomenal. The upper is breathable and lightweight. Definitely order these. (I received mine in about 2/3 business days even with the basic free shipping, great service)
The Pure Boost is the most comfortable pair of shoes i've ever worn. The boost feels incredible and upper just feels like i'm wearing a pair of slippers. Without the torsion system the boost is incredibly flexible and this helps a lot in making the shoe as comfortable as it is. The only thing that i would change is to add a couple more lace holes.
i really enjoy the boost technology !!! these are good for me because they almost have a 0 drop and since I am a mid-foot strike runner , my natural stride feels really comfortable and with the boost this shoe feels really good, this model is great for my style. I wish the toe box would be bit wider, but the shoe body mesh is incredible and it is super comfortable on the foot and toes. I really like how the shoe hugs around the heel and bottom part of the ankle and the body of the shoe hugs well around the foot, so no slipping . I wonder how they'll fair at track practice, maybe that will be another review.
ok, well i picked up a brand new pair of shoes for $160, first impressions were good, the look of them is amazing, i got the black ones because they look CRAZY!! they're the best shoes i have bought and without a doubt i would recommend them to a friend! they're comfortable like walking on pillows, although I would not recommend them for running, maybe grass and road running but no crazy stuff. the support is there, the comfort is there and the look is there. BUY THEM!! BOOST IS AMAZING!!!!!
Adidas missed a great opportunity with this shoe. Remember its $180. Woven upper and fit are great. Sockliner is cheap , poor quality for a $180 shoe. Midsole profile and road feel are flat. The added eva in other boost styles greatly improves the feel of the boost compound. Outsole wear is maybe the worst of any quality shoe Ive run in, visible abrasion and wear after one 5 mile run. Im not sure why they chose not to use the superior Continental rubber compound used in other models. Bottom line, Adidas cut corners , over priced an inferior product.
I've been a big fan of the boost line since it arrived on the market, and the Ultra Boost are no exception. At first when I tried them on I thought they were too small, but once you start running in them they contour to your foot. It does take some getting used too, but the break in time is very quick. They do run true to size. I did not have to order a larger size like I had too with the original Boost or Boost 2.0. I did find the Ultra Boost less clunky feeling. I'm a heel striker and the transition from heel strike through the gait cycle to toe off was super smooth. The fit is really nice. It is snug but allows more flex than the original Boost or Boost 2.0. I noticed a great improvement in the traction. The Boost return on these are incredible !!! As I became tired on a long run, the return energy really helped a lot and I found my self not having to struggle as much as I became more tired as my run went on. There is a definite improvement in the cushioning ! It is a softer ride like the Supernova Boost 7 and Response Boost, but it's not squishy or too firm. Seems like they nailed it just right !!! Are these the best running shoe ever ? That's up for you to decide, what I can say is that the Ultra Boost is going to be very difficult for the competition to beat ! I read in some other reviews that the heel was not comfortable... I did not encounter any discomfort at all. I will be using these for my regular trainers and for an up coming 3K run. The materials have a nice sturdy feel to them. I only have a few nit pick negatives.. The laces are thin in width. I wish they were wider like the Supernova Boost 7, how ever it did not hinder performance at all. Next is the steep price. It would have been nice if there was a more friendly price tag on the Ultra Boost or maybe include a free Boost T-shirt or carry bag.
I pre ordered these shoes and when they arrived I wasn't disappointed! Perfect fit , true to size and the most comfy trainers I've ever bought! Really light on your feet and they mould to your foot really quickly! If your a keen runner or even just someone who likes good quality trainers for any exercise then these are the trainers for you! Can't recommend enough! I Only ever buy adidas and that won't be changing any time soon!
When I bought the Pure Boost a year or so ago I was pretty disappointed. I wanted to like them, but they were just so narrow. Also. they were comfortable, but not very stable. I was rolling my ankles all day. Decided to give the Ultra Boost a shot hoping that ADIDAS would improve the shoe and they did! The widened the shoe so it is not so narrow, the Ultra Boost is much more stable then previous models. Also, with the addition of Prime Knit not only does it look better, but it's much more breathable. Only downfall is that the Boost material is impossible to clean. Once you get it dirty there is no cleaning it. Great shoe though....Buying another pair now!
Received in the mail today after ordering from the adidas website. Just finished my first run, 4.5 miles. The shoes fit my foot better than the E Boost and I think I'll be a fan of the "tongeless" U Boost. Definitely a sock-like fit. During the run, my toes got really numb, I'm attributing part of that to the fact that they are fresh out of the box and I need to break them in a bit throughout the course of several runs. So, I'll have to report back after a week or so. After 4.5 miles, there is noticeable wear on the rubber-knobbed outer sole. Definitely a poor design. So, I agree with other reviews that the shoe is comfortable but if the sole wears out after a month or so, the price tag is way to steep...in my opinion.
I've always had cheap shoes, which i usually buy at my local shoe store. I won't name any brand, but the price is always between 30$ and 50$ for a pair of shoes. The pure boost 2.0 at 150$ CAD, was a bit expensive for me, but i decided to make a "crazy" buy and try them. After receiving the shoes, and putting them on for the first time. My first reaction was speechless. Coming from cheap shoes to these, it's like going from a minute steak to a filet mignon. They are so comfy, it's literally like walking with pillows under your feet. I'm not a runner, so i can't say if they are great for running around, but just for a pair of casual shoes, they are perfect. Long story short, they are very comfy, true to size. Best shoes i ever had so far. I guess it's really true when they say, you get what you pay for.