Enjoy a smoother and softer ride with the Asics Gel-Cumulus 23. With cumulus clouds as the continued inspiration, this neutral shoes upper and midsole are designed to adapt to the anatomy and motion of the runner. A softer feel wraps the foot as the engineered mesh upper adds strategic support and breathability. In addition, the upper also works closely with the midsole's movement to create a smoother stride from foot strike to toe-off. The addition of3D SPACE CONSTRUCTION™ improves cushioning and flexibility in the top layer of the midsole. These pillar formations are tuned differently in the men's and women's models to address each gender's biomechanical data. By helping runners appropriately compress the foam during the landing phase of their stride, this shoe promotes a smoother ride and improves shock absorption. Lastly, a softer GEL® technology unit is positioned under the heel to improve cushioning while the FLYTEFOAM® midsole material helps create a smoother and more supportive ride.