Zoot Ali’I 14 triathlon run shoe

A sneak peek at the new Zoot Ali'i 14 race day shoes from the tri pioneers


Emblazoned with ‘Kona’, ‘Queen K’ and other iconic Ironman Hawaii namechecks, the Ali’I 14 race day shoe from Zoot arrive nicely in time for the build-up to this year’s edition of the Ironman World Championships, held on 11 October in Kona.

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The tri-specific features from the Hawaii-haling/San Diego-based don’t end there, with tongue and heel loops and Zoot’s own Boa Closure System ideally making them quick to put on for a fast transition.

Aimed at neutral runners, with slightly more cushioning than the previous model, they weigh in at 227g with a 8mm heel/ toe offset. A seamless sock like upper and internal fit is designed for sockless-running and to eliminate blister contact points.


Upper: UltraFit™ with BareFit™ internal liner creates a sock-likefit, Boa Closure System® for a secure and adjustable fit.

Z-Bound™ insole for added internal comfort and durability.

Midsole: Injected ZVA gives you a smooth and soft ride with a fast feel.

Outsole: ZCR for a durable outsole. Constant ground contact forsupport throughout the stride and a smooth quiet ride.

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The Ali’i 14 will retail for £120. More information is at www.zootsports.com.