Asics GEL-DS Racer 9 -
In preparation for your marathon you've been following a distance-specific training plan; don't forget your race day gear needs, too, and outfit your feet with the Asics Men's GEL-DS Racer 9 Running Shoe. It's as light as you'd expect a racer to be, but also offers substantial support so you don't feel like you're slapping the concrete every step of those 26 miles.
- Solyte midsole material is ultralight and extra durable
- Midsole is made of dual-density foam that provides support and stabilizes your footstrike on uneven terrain
- Breathable mesh upper is reinforced for a secure, supportive fit
Support and Cushioning:
- GEL rearfoot cushioning pod absorbs shock when your foot hits the ground so you get the smoothest transition from heel to toe
- Sole and midsole are vented to minimize weight, maximize breathability, and offer moisture drainage
- Blown rubber DuroSponge outsole is reinforced with high-abrasion rubber in critical areas
- Trussic system reduces weight of the shoe while maintaining structural integrity for stability
Become legendary, when you slip into the featherlight performance of the GEL-DS Racer™ 9 from ASICS®.
Update to the GEL-DS Racer 8 (no longer available).
A lightweight neutral racing shoe.
Highly breathable mesh upper.
Lightweight synthetic overlays provide structural support.
Lightly padded tongue and collar for added comfort and performance.
Foam insole supplies light underfoot plush.
Rearfoot Gel® cushioning system attenuates impacting shock and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
Solyte® midsole is lighter than standard EVA and SpEVA® designed by ASICS. Its responsive nature delivers a supremely cushioned ride and makes it highly durable.
Dual-density DuoMax® midsole is specifically positioned for running to enhance support and stability.
Trusstic System® reduces overall weight of the sole unit, while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
Drainage ports on the outsole expels excess moisture.
DuraSponge® forefoot outsole material is comprised of a blown AHAR® rubber for superior cushioning and long-lasting wear.
AHAR® (ASICS High Abrasion Rubber) is known for its supreme durability and is strategically placed throughout high-wear areas of the outsole.
The ASICS GEL-DS Racer 9 shoe delivers extra support in a racing shoe. This men's trainer combines support and comfort in a racing platform with a responsive road feel. The secure-fitting upper and dual-density midsole of the ASICS GEL-DS Racer 9 shoe are ideal for longer racing distances and marathons.
Their most storied racing shoe, the Asics men's GEL-DS Racer 9 Running Shoe comes loaded with features including a new lightweight breathable upper, moisture drainage system and its famously stable ride.
The ASICS® GEL-DS Racer® 9 is perfect for the runner looking for extra support in a racing flat for 5k runs to marathons. Mesh upper offers breathability. Solyte® midsole features enhanced cushioning and durability. Trusstic System® reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity on the shoe. Rearfoot GEL® Cushioning System attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance. DuoMax® Support System is positioned to enhance support and stability. Removable insole. Wt. 7.7 oz. This product can be shipped to US addresses ONLY.