Altra Rivera 3

The expected release date for the Altra Riviera 3 is August 27, 2023.

  • The Altra Rivera 3 will be a versatile daily and marathon running shoe that will offer a good stable ride.
  • The outsole will have an improved shape for grip and stability.
  • It will be more lightweight ad breathable with a natural fit and responsive cushioning.
  • The grip will be versatile on a variety of surfaces.
  • You will also be able to use the new model as a training shoe.

Latest Version of the Altra Riviera


Altra Riviera


  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Altra Riviera 3 will be $110.00.
  • The new Ultra Riviera will be a stable running shoe that offers you an affordable price with many updates.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new model will be a fully neutral running shoe with an improved outsole for a more stable grip.
  • It will have light flexibility and balanced, responsive cushioning.
  • The new model will be suitable for a normal and higher arch type.


  • Ideally, this will be a road running shoe.
  • However, because of the improved traction, it will be suitable on most solid wet, or dry surfaces.


  • The Altra Rovera 3 will be a very versatile running shoe.
  • You will be able to use it for jogging, daily running, and marathons.
  • It will also be suitable for training and use on a treadmill.


  • With a few more updates, the new model will be very durable.
  • It will have a much more grippy and durable outsole.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The new model will have a much wider and more roomy toe box.
  • It will be available in normal, wide, and narrow fit options.


  • The men’s model will weigh 238 grams.
  • The women’s model will be 189 grams.
  • Both will be very lightweight.

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a solid 26 mm heel height.
  • The heel will be stable and cushioned.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will likewise be 26 mm.
  • There will be some more flex in the forefoot, however.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The new model will have a zero heel-to-toe drop.
  • It will offer more slid ground contact.

Components of the Altra Riviera 3


  • The Outsole will be an improved design that offers much better grip and traction.
  • It will have a durable rubber outsole.


  • There will be an Altra EGO midsole in the new Altra Rivera 3 that will provide soft and responsive cushioning.
  • The Neutral InnerFlex midsole will offer to cushion and enhanced flexibility.
  • There will also be a much more balanced cushioned platform from heel to toe.


  • The fit will have a FooShape design and a wider toe box so that you can relax your toes.
  • The uppers will be a breathable engineered mesh with a smooth lining.
  • There will be a comfortable Bio Heel that will mimic the natural firmness of the human heel.


Altra Riviera 3

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.