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Merrell Bare Access Arc 2 Running Shoes - Women's


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  • Synthetic leather and nylon mesh uppers combine a glovelike fit with excellent breathability to keep your feet comfortable all day long; toe bumpers protect toes
  • Heel slings add support and stability; traditional lacing provides a snug, comfortable fit while bellowed tongues help keep debris out
  • Reflective hits increase visibility in low light
  • Nylon mesh linings offer moisture-wicking 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 Arc 2 shoes have a 0mm heel-to-ball drop
  • Vibram® nonmarking rubber soles have sticky rubber pods for excellent grip and durability


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Best Use Running
Footwear height Ankle
Footwear closure Lace-up
Upper Synthetic leather/nylon mesh
Lining Nylon mesh
Midsole EVA
Outsole Vibram rubber
Average Footwear Weight (Pair) 11 ounces
Gender Women's

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