Altra Paradigm 5 Women's Blue/Coral Take it to the max in the Altra Paradigm 5! As the company's most-cushioned shoe, the Paradigm 5 provides plush comfort and dynamic support for runners who need it. Every step on the Altra Ego™ midsole provides a soft and responsive ride. Medial GuideRail™ technology adds support for overpronation to keep your stride aligned. When fatigue sets in, you can count on the Altra Paradigm 5 to guide your tired feet through long distances. What's New? Engineered mesh upper replaces knit from previous version for more support and breathability. Rounded heel offers smoother landings with each step. Who's it for? Road runners looking for a max-cushioned stability shoe to carry them through long distance training and high mileage workouts. Runners looking for a more natural ride from Altra's low drop platform and FootShape toe box. Shoe Technology Upper: Engineered mesh upper increases breathability and support. Footshape toe box allows your feet to splay naturally inside the shoe, promoting a more balanced ride. Midsole: Altra Ego™ midsole provides a soft and responsive ride. Medial guide rails add support for overpronation. Zero Drop™ platform places the heel and forefoot at the same distance from the ground to encourage a natural form and low-impact landings. Outsole: Stabilipods™ improves stability on three points of the foot to keep you supported.