Asics® GT-2000 12

The expected release date for the Asics GT 2000 12 is December 4, 2023.

The Asics GT 2000 12 will have the following updates:

  • The newest GT 2000 12 will improve the stability and cushioning runners need during running.
  • Aside from adding new features, Asics will retain the previous version’s great features that have already proven effective.
  • Better durability improves your performance and allows you to run longer distances than usual.

Previous models of the GT 2000:
The Asics GT 2000 11 release date was on December 1, 2022.
The Asics GT 2000 10 release date was on October 20, 2021.
The Asics GT 2000 9 release date was on October 2, 2020.

Latest Version of the Asics GT 2000


Asics® GT 2000



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for Asics GT 2000 12 will be around $130.
  • This running shoe has a reasonable price compared to other running shoes with more or less the same features and technologies.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The arch support of the Asics GT 2000 is for moderate overpronators.
  • Moderate overpronation means that the heel’s outer part strikes the ground and then, followed by the foot, slightly rolls inward to absorb the shock, which helps support the body.
  • Every person has different needs; that is why you must know your specific needs first, such as the arch and pronation types, before deciding which shoe to pick.


  • The terrain for Asics GT 2000 is used in terrains such as track, road, and gravel.
  • You will surely be able to complete your run in these following terrains because of the shoe’s various features.
  • A carbon rubber material is present in the shoe’s outer sole to provide durability, especially on wet surfaces.
  • But you should remember that this shoe may not be suitable for trail running because trails need stronger features to survive.


  • During normal training, the Asics GT 2000 is perfect to use.
  • As a matter of fact, it will help you improve your performance to become a better runner.
  • This shoe is not that lightweight, so it cannot do speed work.
  • If you want to improve your speed work, you may opt for much lighter running shoes.


  • The Asics GT 2000 12 is High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR).
  • When it comes to the Asics GT 2000, it is durable, but it also does not easily break down.
  • This Stability running shoe has features that increase the durability of this shoe.
  • Other than that, other features are well distributed in the shoe’s different parts.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Asics GT 2000 base fit is for the medium-sized heel, mid-foot, and forefoot feet.
  • These features mean that the shoe has enough space to accommodate medium-sized feet.
  • But it is more advantageous to have a wider forefoot because this offers better comfort, and you can also move your feet around.
  • On the other hand, the sizing is normal, just like most running shoes today. The lighter shoes tend to have smaller sizes.


  • The Asics GT 2000 weighs approximately 312 grams for men and 261 grams for women.
  • This weight is not heavy; it is considered light compared to other Stability running shoes.

Elevation of the Asics® GT-2000 12

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height for men and women in the Asics GT 2000 is 33.7 mm and 32.2 mm.
  • This height is enough to protect your heel against debris, such as rocks or stones on the road.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • It is also important to protect the forefoot during running, just like the heel.
  • The forefoot height of the Asics GT 2000 men’s version measures 24.6 mm, while that of the women’s version measures 24.1 mm.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • In Asics GT 2000, the heel-to-toe drop for men and women is 9.1 mm and 8.1 mm.
  • This drop is relatively higher compared to the drops of other running shoes.

Components of the Asics GT 2000 12


  • The outer sole of the Asics GT 2000 is made of High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) found in the heel.
  • This carbon rubber material provides exceptional durability to the shoe, exactly where it is needed while running.
  • With enough durability, you will not have to worry about your shoes collapsing anytime, which could even stop your running momentum.
  • Aside from the AHAR, the outer sole also has the DuraSponge, placed specifically in the forefoot to provide flexibility and cushioning.
  • This feature is made from an AHAR compound.
  • This is very helpful in providing effective shock absorption during impact.


  • The Asics GT 2000 is made from Solyte, an ultra-light midsole, which is very effective in providing responsive and durable cushioning.
  • Responsive cushioning implies you can rely on it, especially during impact landing.
  • It effectively absorbs the shock; thus, you will fully protect your feet.
  • Also, it has to be durable so that the shock absorption will last long.
  • With the presence of the FluidRide, it provides responsive cushioning, which is also responsible for increasing the shoe’s durability and reducing its weight.
  • This shoe is specifically for people who overpronate.
  • The advantage of the Asics GT 2000 is that it has the Dynamic DuoMax to reduce overpronation.
  • It is done by controlling the foot movement.
  • Through this, you will be able to experience a smoother heel-to-toe transition.
  • Moreover, the Impact Guidance System design offers a smooth heel-to-toe and balanced transition.
  • For additional torsional rigidity, which is the shoe’s resistance to twisting forces, the Guidance Trusstic System’s presence helps a lot.
  • And lastly, the Guidance Line starts from the heel to the forefoot.
  • This vertical flex groove is important for the improvement of gait efficiency.


  • The upper of the Asics GT 2000 is made up of comprised of an open mesh.
  • The open mesh keeps the feet cool and dry for the whole duration of the run.
  • This adds to the comfort that you can feel from this shoe.
  • The Reinforced Vamp also increases the shoe’s durability by adding a seamless mesh overlay.
  • Likewise, the Discrete Eyelets help eliminate lace tension and improve this shoe’s comfort.
  • The upper of this running shoe also has an anti-bacterial material called the ComforDry Sockliner, which reduces the moisture and odor that builds up inside the shoe and adds cushioning.
  • This stability shoe also uses a Personal Heel Fit to provide a customized fit, using two-layer memory foam lining.
  • Of course, it also has the Strobel Last with the upper attached to the SpEVA 55 Foam.
  • This is for improved cushioning and an averagely soft underfoot feel.

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Asics GT 2000 12

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.