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Ultraboost Running Shoes

After 1.2 million foot scans, we updated Ultraboost with a 360° fit improvement. The result? 4% more forefoot energy return, compared to Ultraboost 21 for women. Take charge of your energy and achieve your impossible.
Image of a woman running in the Solarglide 5 shoe
Image of a man running in the Ultraboost 22 shoe

“I feel very comfortable in the shoe, it doesn’t weigh heavy on my foot. I did a 5k run in the Ultraboost 22, and I felt very good, especially on the hill climbs. Great for city runs on pavement and in parks.”

Nadia Mladenova, adidas Runners Sofia

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What is adidas Ultraboost?

Launched in 2015, adidas Ultraboost shoes became the first running shoe to be as popular in streetwear style as in performance running. Their iconic silhouette is made of a Primeknit upper, separated lace cage and heel-to-toe Boost for incredible energy return.

What is the Ultraboost made of?

adidas Ultraboost shoes are made with a Primeknit upper, a separated lace cage and heel-to-toe Boost. Boost is made of eTPU, and Primeknit is digitally knit into one piece, providing lightweight, seamless comfort created with less waste. Read this adidas blog post to learn more about Boost.

When did the Ultraboost come out?

The adidas Ultraboost was first released in 2015. Boost technology was integrated into adidas Running shoes in 2013.

Are Ultraboost good running shoes?

Although they’ve been adopted by the fashion world and can be worn for every day, adidas Ultraboost are running shoes first and foremost. With their sock-like Primeknit upper and energy-returning Boost midsole, Ultraboost gives runners a feeling of responsive cushioning with every stride.

Are adidas Ultraboost neutral?

Ultraboost running shoes offer lightweight, supportive cushioning with a neutral feel.

How long do Ultraboosts last?

The range that Ultraboost shoes last varies based on what they are being used for and for how long. Typically the midsole stays in good condition for around 250 miles. People wear Ultraboost shoes for various reasons which impacts how long they will last. Read more about the Ultraboost fit and feel with the adidas Ultraboost sizing guide.

Is adidas Ultraboost true to size?

Ultraboost shoes generally run true to size. Find your own true size fit using the adidas sizing guide. Then follow the Ultraboost sizing guide to learn more.

Are Ultraboost shoes the same as Yeezy shoes?

adidas Ultraboost shoes are not Yeezy shoes; however some Yeezy shoes include Boost midsoles. Kanye West was also seen wearing the elusive all-white and reflective glow zone Ultraboost packs at his 2015 Billboard Music Awards performance.