Asics Gel DS Trainer 20 running shoes review

A fine shoe, though possibly more of a training shoe than a racer

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
£107
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Asics Gel DS Trainer 20 running shoes review

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Any shoe that reaches its 20th incarnation must be doing something right. Longevity certainly breeds confidence, reflected in the lively orange trim and luminescent yellow laces.

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Yes, this is a shoe that looks fast. It features a midsole post (Propulsion Trussic, in Asics talk), that adds stability, while gel cushioning in the front and rear increases comfort. 

A heel counter on the outside of the shoe adds to the stable feel. All in all, it’s a shoe packed with well-thought-out features that elicits a good ride.

The only issue is the impressive and deep feature line-up, coupled with its 297g weight, makes it feel more of a training shoe than an out-and-out racer.

Verdict: Fine shoe and provides a good ride, though more of a trainer than a racer, 83%

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