When you hike to the top of a mountain you wear hiking boots. But what if you want to run up that mountain? Adidas has what you need. With the cushioning and energy return of the best running shoes, plus the grip and protection of a hiking boot, the Terrex Agravic Tech Pro is some pretty sweet alchemy.
The first thing to catch your eye is the profile. The sock-like build seizes on the sneaker-sock trend — but this time it’s not just for comfort. Inside the knit upper hide the super thin laces of the BOA Fit system. Adidas has already used the system in golf and tennis shoes but by including it in their trail running shoes, a cold-weather mountain runner can micro adjust the fit without taking off the gloves. No laces to tie, just a dial to twist.
As for the sole, the EVA frame gives you stability while the Boost midsole loads and returns energy as you run. An outsole with deep rubber lugs and a protection plate provide grip on uneven terrain and keep rock bruises at bay.
The combo of innovations was enough to earn the Terrex Agravic Tech Pro gold at the yearly ISPO sporting goods industry awards. And those innovations will no doubt be enough to propel you to the top of a mountain — just as fast as you can run.
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