Altra Men’s Instinct 1.5 Zero Drop Footwear – Blue/Charcoal

The original Zero Drop™, Altra’s awarding-winning minimalist running shoes are back. Altra Instinct 1.5 barefoot-inspired sneaker is in an innovative foot-shaped design. The hot and new look of this men’s athletic shoes helps runners maintain proper running technique and reduce joint impact while freeing their toes to help alleviate foot pain.

Instinct 1.5 with the revolutionary Zero Drop™ platform offers a quick-drying air mesh upper with a Dri-Lex collar lining and full-length, streamlined seaming construction lining to wick moisture and reduce chafing. Now your toes have more room to work properly. The platform allows a more natural, efficient foot strike that helps reduce joint impact, shin splints and forefoot pain.

Stack height: 22 mm
WEIGHT: 8.9 ounces

  • Mesh
  • Rubber sole
  • Mesh upper
  • Blown upper outsole
  • Dual-layer, EVA cushioned midsole


  • Zero Drop™ Platform
  • Weight: 8.9 oz
  • Midsole: 12mm; Dual Layer EVA with A-Bound Top Layer
  • Outsole: 4.5 mm FootPod Outsole
  • Cushioning: 12mm; Dual Layer EVA with A-Bound Top Layer
  • Total Stack Height: 22mm
  • 2 included insoles: 5mm Sculpted and 3mm Strengthen
  • Upper: Quick Dry Air Mesh
  • Liner: Full Length Seamless inner lining with Premium Drilex Collar Lining
  • Asymmetric Lacing
  • Other Features: Zero Drop? with Full Cushioning Innovative, Foot-Shaped Design
  • Male specific fit

An upgrade from the original award-winning shoe, The Instinct™ is the first shoe to truly marry the form-improving benefits of a minimalist shoe with the comfort, cushioning and support of a traditional running shoe.

Instinct™ 1.5 | Altra Zero Drop Footwear

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