Altra introduces the Via Olympus 2

Altra has unveiled the Via Olympus 2, the latest addition to its road running collection.

Designed for the modern runner seeking a harmonious blend of plush cushioning and exceptional performance, the Via Olympus 2 promises an unparalleled easy road-running experience in the iconic Altra FootShapeTM fit.

The standout feature of the Via Olympus 2 is the updated midsole compound, meticulously engineered to offer a remarkably softer underfoot feel, from the Altra EGO MAX™ midsole foam. This innovative midsole design provides a maximum cushioned experience with a 33mm stack height, ensuring a comfortable feel without compromising on high-performance, so you can go harder.

Altra has integrated a plush Ortholite X55 footbed, elevating the step-in feel to new heights of comfort. The Ortholite X55 footbed is designed to enhance the overall sensation of cushioning, at the heel of the trainer. It is complemented with a refined molded heel collar which provides an even more secure fit that comfortably wraps your foot.

Further technology is embodied in the Rocker Shape Geometry, which encourages propulsion and a more efficient toe-off. The Rocker Shape Geometry resembles the natural contour of your foot, allowing for a smoother and more dynamic transition from heel strike to toe-off.

Fit, colours, and weights

Altra’s iconic FootShapeTM fit.
Room for your toes and zero drop create Altra’s Natural Fit, allowing your toes to spread out and your foot to sit naturally in the shoe.

The Via Olympus 2 is available in a variety of 4 exciting colours for both men and women, ensuring you can find something to suit your style.

– Women’s Weight: 9.6 oz / 272 g
– Men’s Weight:  11.4 oz / 323 g

Availability and Pricing

The Altra Via Olympus 2 will be available for purchase online at starting 2nd November, and at select retailers. The shoe retails for €170 / £145.

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