The Paradigm 5 is a next-level support shoe that takes everything to the max: max cushion, max performance, and of course, max support. It’s lighter, it’s faster, and it’s loaded with innovative features like the powerfully plush Altra EGO™ midsole, the medial, there-when-you-need-it GuideRail™, and the super-supportive StabiliPods™. Level up your road running with the Paradigm 5.
Our signature FootShape™ comfort gives your feet more space to sit naturally and is designed to address biological differences in men's and women's feet.
Our Balanced Cushioning™ platform positions your heel and forefoot at an equal distance from the ground, encouraging better alignment, better form, and a low impact landing.
Our original Altra EGO™ foam is designed to provide added energy return and a responsive, yet soft, comfortable feel.
The GuideRail™ acts like a supportive highway guide rail that encourages natural foot placement by provides guidance, but only when it’s needed.
Acts as a stabilizing tripod by enhancing the three natural stability zones in your foot to help prevent excessive foot collapse or pronation.