Kids' Altra® Instinct Jr 1.5-K :: Many foot problems start in childhood from shoes with pointed toe boxes and elevated heels that deform and weaken the feet. That's why the Instinct Jr. 1.5™ allows a child's foot to remain in a healthy, natural position throughout development. The FootShape™ toe box lets his/her little toes roam free for greater comfort and happy adventuring. The CheckerPod™ outsole features a unique, durable pattern for greater traction, stability and flexibility across every surface, playground or pavement. The fully cushioned Zero Drop™ platform promotes healthy muscle development and foot strengthening and includes our A-Bound™ energy return compound to put a spring in each step! Give your little one a future of happy, healthy running with the new Instinct Jr. 1.5.