La Sportiva Akasha is a mountain and trail running shoe with outstanding shock absorption, traction, and support. It performs amazingly during long runs, making it perfect for long distance trails, trail marathons and also during long training sessions. The shoes are designed to perform and make you perform the best during endurance competitions.
The Cushion Platform technology provides a footbed that absorbs shocks and provides comfort with the wide internal volume, the Dynamic ProTechTion technology provides enough protection and structure by adapting to the shape of the foot without constrictions. The dual mix FriXion XT outsole technology provides grip and traction when you need it the most, and, incorporating into that, the TrailRocker technology, the shoes will enhance the smoothness of the ride while you run, regardless the terrain. The soft, breathable and snug fitting upper make sure to provide the perfect overall fit. With the Sportiva Akasha you definitely get the best protection, comfort, and shock protection. Those characteristics put these shoe in the top shoes to wear for ultra-running competitions.
The lugs are large and aggressive, bringing you enough traction over any kind of loose surface terrain, but also great while running over flat surfaces. The reverse direction lugs will assist you with breaking on downhills. The outsoles incorporate extra durable areas in the high-impact areas, extending the life of the shoe and providing you with protection from the terrain for longer and tougher conditions.
The tread from the outsole is made from the FriXion XF rubber compound, one that excels on angled rocks and rocks with a film of wet or dry sand on them bringing extra protection from the road.
The heel cup of the shoe keeps the foot secure in the shoe, avoiding any hot areas due to friction. The tongue of the shoe is well padded as well. The combination of the upper, the midsole and the outsole make the Sportiva Akasha very comfortable, protective and supportive shoes. The soft Slip-on uppers fit great and the super breathability with slipper sock construction helps to avoid compression points and provide the maximum comfort.
You will feel protected, clean, supported, light and fast while doing enduring training and runs. The excellent comfortability of the La Sportiva Akasha makes it one of the top choices for ultra runners. You can also get a pair of these shoes for training and trail running, great performance while feeling extra comfortable.
The La Sportiva Akasha is a wide shoe intended for long distance training and races. The shoe offers up support with the FriXion XT outsole technology, the injected EVA foam, and the Ortholite insole. The supportive features made the La Sportiva Akasha an excellent option for endurance racing.
•Rubber toe cap
•FriXion XT outsole
•Injected EVA midsole