Energize your running with the ASICS Novablast 4. This versatile running shoe delivers a lightweight, bouncy, and cushioned feel to all your runs.
A new lightweight FF BLAST PLUS ECO midsole combines with trampoline-inspired outsole geometry in the forefoot to give you softness on impact while springing you forward into your next stride. That lightweight theme extends to the upper where a wing-shaped tongue and breathable engineered woven upper provide excellent lockdown and a supportive fit. This is the sort of running shoe that makes you excited to lace it up and hit the roads.
WHY PACERS CARRIES THESE SHOES:
For runners that like to keep it simple, the ASICS Novablast 4 is a neutral, versatile daily trainer that works well across a wide range of distances and paces.
Whether your day calls for a long run, tempo run, or easy recovery mileage, the Novablast 4 is the running shoe for the job.
It has plenty of ASICS’ FF BLAST PLUS ECO foam for soft landings when your legs need some pampering, but the foam and outsole are responsive enough to feel comfortable at faster paces too. If you don’t want three different shoes in your closet just to get through a week of training, the Novablast 4 is the shoe you seek.
The ASICS Novablast 4 features a new midsole foam and outsole geometry that combine for a light, soft, and energetic feeling on the foot.
Updated with ASICS’ light and responsive FF BLAST PLUS ECO foam, the Novablast 4 gives you soft landings and a fast-feeling toe-off.
A new trampoline-inspired outsole geometry adds even more to that responsive and energetic feel.
The new wing tongue construction is light and minimal to add to that airy feeling. Lastly, an engineered woven upper is stretchy and breathable to give a supportive fit that still feels light.
WHO THESE SHOES ARE FOR:
- Runners of all abilities looking for a daily trainer for easy and longer runs
- Runners looking for a versatile shoe that can handle both workouts and higher mileage.
WHAT’S IN THESE SHOES:
FF BLAST PLUS ECO – Lightweight and responsive foam made with 20% recycled, bio-based content.
Tongue wing construction – stretchy, gusseted tongue improves fit and reduces sliding.
Trampoline geometry – New outsole layout provides a more responsive ride.
Engineered woven upper – offers more stretch, ventilation, and durability.
- AHAR outsole – rubber outsole for durability and traction.
HOW THEY FIT:
- SIZE: True to size
HEEL: Locked in (structured and padded heel collar provides a locked in fit)
MIDFOOT: Moderate (gusseted tongue provides additional support)
- FOREFOOT: Moderate (most runners will have plenty of wiggle room)
HOW THEY COMPARE TO OTHER SHOES:
CUSHION: The ASICS Novablast 4 has a moderate level of energetic and responsive cushion. For a more cushioned running shoe, we recommend the ASICS GEL-Nimbus 25.
PRONATION: The ASICS Novablast 4 is a neutral shoe without any stability features for overpronation. For a more stable running shoe, we recommend the ASICS GT-2000 12.
SPEED: The ASICS Novablast 4 is lightweight with a responsive foam that works well for faster training runs. For an even faster race-day shoe, we recommend the ASICS Metaspeed Sky+.
- OTHER BRANDS: Shoes from other brands similar to the ASICS Novablast 4 are the Saucony Endorphin Speed 3, Hoka Mach 5, and Altra Altrafwd Experience.
Weight: Women’s 7.9 oz.| Men’s 9.2 oz.
- Offset: Women’s 8 mm | Men’s 8 mm