ASICS Tartheredge Men's Running Shoes White/ASICS Blue : The totally new ASICS Tartheredge(TM) is made for runners who want a racing shoe with premium performance technologies they can rely on when stepping to the start line. Dont let the slim profile fool you, the Tartheredge(TM) features Flytefoam(TM) Propel midsole material that provides a soft and responsive feel. With the Rearfoot GEL(TM) cushioning at the heel, there truly is more than meets the eye with these racing flats. For Runners Who... For the competitive runner who is efficient and wants an advanced racing flat. What's New? This brand new shoe is a new addition to the ASICS racing lineup. Technical Elements Upper: Features an engineered jacquard mesh upper from multi-directional mesh that is knit in a way to provide added support in some areas while in others there is more space between the yarn to help reduce weight and enhance the shoes breathability. A soft stretch suede is both durable and soft for a classic, heritage look. Midsole: FlyteFoamA(R) Propel Technology is a lightweight midsole foam that is soft and bouncy. A lightweight rearfoot support structure helps to lock the heel in place. Rearfoot Gel(TM) Cushioning system under the heel reduces shock during the run. Outsole: A Duosole(TM) outsole features a flexible mesh sheet with plastic lugs bonded to it to reduce weight and increase traction and durability. Full ground contact design helps produce smooth transitions no matter where the foot makes contact with the ground. Propulsion Trusstic(TM) technology made from T.P.U. is featured at the midfoot and forefoot promoting a lively popping forward sensation during transitions.