Altra Paradigm 4.5

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Altra Paradigm 4.5: The Highlights

The Paradigm is a road running shoe family by Altra.

The Paradigm 4.5 is a zero drop model. It came out in 2019. Its support type is designated as stability, meaning that it's designed for runners with overpronation. The latest model in the family is the Altra Paradigm 6.0.

Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the most expensive 10% of running shoes today.

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Released
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Weight
Weight
M: 318 g
W: 261 g
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W: 224 g
M: 278 g
W: 244 g
M: 264 g
W: 215 g
M: 281 g
W: 221 g
Forefoot
Forefoot
30 mm
22 mm
30 mm
26 mm
Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
3 mm
8 mm
5 mm
8 mm
Heel
Heel
30 mm
30 mm
35 mm
34 mm
Brand
Brand
Altra
NewtonUnder ArmourBrooksHoka One OneNew Balance
Strike Type
Strike Type
Fore/Midfoot strike
Fore/Midfoot strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strike
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Low dropMaximalistZero drop
Low drop
MaximalistMaximalistMaximalist
Breathable
Breathable
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Techs
Techs
New Balance Fresh Foam
Environmental Characteristics
Environmental Characteristics
Vegan Ⓥ
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Altra Paradigm 4.5 characteristics and specifications

Specificationsvs Average
Model
4.5
Released
Jun 2019
Measurements
Weight
M: 318 g
W: 261 g
Heel to toe drop
Heel
30 mm
Forefoot
30 mm

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