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  • Nylon mesh uppers with supportive synthetic overlays offer a glovelike fit with great breathability to keep your feet comfortable all day long; slings help stabilize heels
  • Reflective hits increase visibility in low light
  • Moisture-wicking linings offer padded in-shoe comfort; AEGIS Microbe Shield® antimicrobial treatment helps deter odor development
  • 8mm thick EVA midsoles provide cushioning for long-distance runs or new exploration of barefoot footwear; Merrell Bare Access 2 shoes have a 0mm heel-to-ball drop
  • Vibram® nonmarking rubber soles have low-profile lugs with sticky rubber pods for excellent grip and durability


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Best Use Running
Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm) 0
Footwear Height Ankle
Footwear Closure Lace-up
Upper Nylon mesh/thermoplastic overlays
Lining Nylon mesh
Midsole EVA
Outsole Vibram rubber
Average Footwear Weight (Pair) 14 ounces
Gender Men's

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