The women's Escalante Racer is the most responsive, light and fast road running shoe by Altra, inspired by the top selling Escalante. The Racer version is not a cushioned plod along rest day shoe, it is specifically designed for those experienced with Zero Drop, wider toe box and firmer cushioning road shoes, for race days and fast training sessions.
The benefits of a responsive running shoe are vast; you'll naturally run with better posture, a quicker cadence on on your midfoot, as there's no forgiving cushioning!
The benefits of a more rounded toe box (FootShape Toe Box) are huge too. Your foot can spread out on impact, naturally help cushion your fall and propel you forward much better than when crammed into a narrow shoe.
Altra say: "The Escalante Racer is our even faster, higher performance version of the Escalante, only available for a limited time. The upper is firmer, highly breathable and has a lighter heel counter for optimum cornering and comfort on the race course. To top it off, the Altra EGO midsole is a touch firmer for a little more energy return and a little less cush. Each limited edition version is inspired by a major city and only available surrounding its respective marathon."
The Fit4Her™ technology means we customise every women's shoe to the unique anatomy of the female foot.
FOOTSHAPE™ TOE BOX
Allows your toes to relax and spread out naturally for more comfort and stability in uphill climbs and downhill descents.
ZERO DROP™ PLATFORM
Places your heel and forefoot the same distance from the ground to encourage proper, low-impact form throughout your trail run.
Grid-like grooves in the midsole allow your foot to flex while being lighter, for more speed and better performance.
An outsole technology that actually maps the bones and tendons of your foot to help it bend and move naturally.
Dual-Nature midsole compound with a responsive, yet soft feel for increased energy return.
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Full Delivery Details
UK (incl. Channel Islands): Free 3-5 Days Royal Mail
Dispatched the same day if placed before midday Mon-Fri, the majority of orders are sent Royal Mail 2nd Class Post, except for bulky or heavier items, which may be with a different service.
UK (incl. Channel Islands): Faster Options
- 1-2 Days Royal Mail First Class (or courier for bulky items) usually next day when ordered before midday but quote is 1-2 days: £2.99
- Next Business Day Interlink Express (excludes Scottish Island, Highlands and weekends) : £5.99 (Ts & Cs below)
The Next Day delivery postage option guarantees next day delivery as long as we have the order before midday Monday to Friday. We cannot dispatch on a Saturday so orders received after 1pm on a Friday would leave in Mondays post bag for delivery on Tuesday. There is also no guaranteed next day delivery on a Saturday so Next Day Delivery orders dispatched on a Friday may not be delivered until Monday. In most cases a 1st Class post order shipped on Friday will be delivered on a Saturday. The delivery must be signed for on receipt. Items shipped using this delivery method are easier to trace if they go missing in the post.
You have a right to cancel your order for any item purchased through our website with or without reason, under the distance selling regulations for refund. If you are unhappy with your purchase items can be returned in an unused resellable condition for replacement or refund within 14 days.
(Items bought as Christmas presents that where purchased online over 30 days before Christmas can be returned for an exchange upto the 21st January)
Our returns address is:
52, Low Friar Street,
Tyne and Wear.
Faulty returns must be sent back for inspection before a refund will be issued. If the product is found to have a defect you will be offered a refund or exchange (if available). Refunds will ONLY be given for damaged goods where no replacement product can be supplied. Damage due to normal wear and tear, misuse, alteration to the product, or negligence is not covered under our returns policy and refund will not be given.
Returned goods must be adequately sealed in original packaging. On returning items the original packaging should also be returned undamaged and as received. This must be wrapped in an extra outer layer. Failure to do so could result in only a partial refund being issued.
SUSPECTED FAULTY SHOES SHOULD BE RETURNED CLEAN AND DRY. Shoes that come back to us in a state unfit for our staff to inspect will be kept at our premises until you can arrange for them to be picked up or until you have paid the postage to return the item to you. Please note this is a health and safety issue we take seriously.
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