Asics Metaride 2

The expected release date for the Asics Metaride 2 is on July 30, 2023.

The Asics Metaride 2 will have the following main updates:

  • The Asics Metaride 2 will be very well cushioned and plush in comfort, with a more snug and sleek fit and stylish design.
  • It will be designed for urban surfaces and roads.
  • The sole rocker design will be ideal for running and reducing pressure on your feet, making it ideal for foot conditions and pain.
  • It will be very well cushioned and perfect for daily running.
  • The shoe will be extremely gentle on your body and your joints.
  • The fit will be snug, though, with a more roomy toe box design in the new model.

Previous model of the Metaride:
The Asics Metaride 1 release date was on March 1, 2019.

Latest Version of the Asics Metaride


Asics Metaride



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Asics Metaride 2 will be $140.
  • The Metaride will be a substantial shoe with many features and quality that will be well worth the price tag.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Asics Metaride 2 will be a neutral pronation shoe with a solid rocker style sole.
  • It will provide plush cushioning and a more flexible design for normal and high-arched individuals.
  • There will be ample cushioning for a forefoot and midfoot strike.


  • The new model will be designed for road use only.
  • It will be ideally suited for hard floor surfaces.


  • The New Metaride will be ideal for long-distance and marathon running.
  • It will be the perfect running and jogging shoe for daily use.


  • The Metaride 2 will be quite durable as its predecessor.
  • There will be some improvements in terms of durability.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be normal with a medium-toe box.
  • There will be narrow and normal width options available only.


  • The weight will generally be around 295 to 280 grams, and we are still waiting on the exact results.
  • It will be a more suitable weight for running.

Elevation of the Asics Metaride 2

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height will be a solid 30mm.
  • It will offer excellent cushioning with a rocker design.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot height will be 30mm.
  • The forefoot will offer light flexibility.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a zero heel-to-toe drop.
  • This will be a maximalist shoe with a rocker style sole and maximum cushioning in the sole and midsole.

Components of the Asics Metaride 2


  • The Outsole will be a durable rubber.
  • The outsole will provide excellent traction with a rocker design.


  • FlyteFoam Lyte technology will be improved for the midsole.
  • It will be the lightest weight midsole that will ensure continuous cushioning with nano fibers.
  • There will be Guidesole technology in the Rocker style sole for softer landings.
  • Rearfoot Gel will provide excellent cushioning for a heel strike.


  • The New Metaride will have Circular Knit uppers that will have a better fit and breathability.
  • There will be a smooth and moisture-wicking interior lining.
  • The heel collar will be padded for your comfort.

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Asics Metaride 2

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.