These shoes have a rich heritage of catering to the diverse needs of the fast-running community, with the Adios launching in 2008 and the Boston series going strong since 1982. Notably, the Adios 1 witnessed Haile Gebrselassie shattering the Marathon World Record in 2008. Demonstrating adidas’ commitment to pushing innovation boundaries, the Boston 12 underwent rigorous testing in Kenya with elite athletes like Peres Jepchirchir, Abel Kipchumba, and Angela Tanui, ensuring they meet the high expectations of the ambitious running community.
Adizero Boston 12 – Your Training Partner for Race Day Success
Designed to offer the race-day experience during fast training runs, the Adizero Boston 12 is a lightweight, cushioned training shoe that incorporates cutting-edge technology to enhance your performance. Let’s take a closer look at its key features:
Engineered Mesh: With its breathable fit, the engineered mesh enables runners to tackle their tempo training runs with utmost comfort. The shoe’s key zones provide targeted support, ensuring midfoot lockdown and forefoot flexibility.
ENERGY RODS 2.0: Experience the stiffness and high-performance midsole of the ENERGY RODS 2.0, infused with glass fibers. This holistic system facilitates a seamless transition from heel to toe, offering the performance of a race-day shoe during high-speed training runs.
LIGHTSTRIKE PRO + LIGHTSTRIKE 2.0: The Adizero Boston 12 boasts a layered midsole construction comprising adidas’ high-performance foam, LIGHTSTRIKE PRO, and the new LIGHTSTRIKE 2.0. This combination provides a cushioned and dynamic ride, while the Continental™ outsole ensures superior grip even in challenging conditions.
Environmentally Conscious: As part of adidas’ commitment to sustainability, the BOSTON 12 incorporates at least 50% recycled materials in its upper, making it a step towards the brand’s mission to End Plastic Waste.
Adizero Adios 8 – Your Racing Allrounder
When it’s time to compete and aim for your personal best, the Adizero Adios 8 is purpose-built to deliver. It is a racing shoe that combines a lightweight design, a low profile, and a responsive midsole to provide a direct and snappy feeling during races and speed workouts. Let’s explore its standout features:
Lightweight Mesh Upper: The all-new stripped-back upper construction makes the Adios 8 the lightest Adios model ever. The micro-fit pattern ensures a secure lockdown, keeping runners in control during high-speed races.
ENERGYTORSION ROD 2.0: Embedded in the midsole, the updated ENERGYTORSION ROD 2.0 now features a third rod that extends from the midfoot to the forefoot. This innovation enhances toe-off, providing a snappy response for an explosive performance.
LIGHTSTRIKE PRO + LIGHTSTRIKE 2.0: The Adizero Adios 8 boasts an enhanced low-stack midsole construction. The forefoot features adidas’ LIGHTSTRIKE PRO foam, while the heel and midfoot areas incorporate the new LIGHTSTRIKE 2.0, ensuring a cushioned landing and an energizing spring effect. The Continental™ rubber outsole guarantees exceptional grip on any road racing surface.
Environmentally Conscious: Like its counterpart, the Adios 8 is crafted with at least 50% recycled materials in its upper, contributing to adidas’ ongoing efforts to combat plastic waste.