Asics® Novablast 4

The expected release date for the Asics Novablast 4 is November 14, 2023.

The Asics Novablast 4 will have the following main updates:

  • The New Asics Novablast 4 will have a much more comfortable and less glove-like fit than its predecessor.
  • There will be energizing and responsive cushioning and softer underfoot cushioning.
  • The shape and fit will accommodate a medium to wide forefoot with plenty of toe room.
  • It will still feature reflective elements for night runs.
  • Some new colors and styles may be available in the new model.

Previous model of the Novablast:
The Asics Novablast 3 release date was on September 1, 2022.
The Asics Novablast 2 release date was on June 2, 2021.

Latest Version of the Asics Novablast


Asics Novablast



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Asics Novablast 4 will be $140.
  • You can check for lower prices from different retailers or wholesalers.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Asics Novablast 4 will be a neutral running shoe for neutral pronation and arch types.
  • However, it will be suited to high and normal arch types.
  • The design will be ideal for heel and forefoot or midfoot striking.


  • Ideally, the new Asics Novablast 4 will be a running-less road shoe.
  • However, it will also be suitable for use on gym floors and running on a treadmill.


  • The new Model will be a very versatile running shoe.
  • It will be perfect for speed and long-distance running.
  • You could also use it on the treadmill and for light jogging.


  • The Asics Novablast 4 will be quite durable and of exceptional quality in terms of durability.
  • However, it would be best if you did not use it for outdoor terrains and in very wet conditions.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Fit will be more comfortable and slightly snug.
  • There will be a wider forefoot for ample toe room and a snug heel fit.
  • There will be wider width options available.


  • The Asics Novablast 4 for men will weigh 280 grams.
  • For the ladies, the weight will be around 242 grams

Elevation of the Asics® Novablast 4

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of 30 mm for the men.
  • The heel height for the ladies will be 29 mm.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height for the men will be 22 mm.
  • Then the forefoot height for the ladies will be a lower 21 mm

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be an 8 mm heel-toe drop on the men’s and women’s Asics Novablast 4 model.
  • The heel-toe drop is slightly lower for better ground contact.

Components of the Asics Novablast 4


  • The Outsole will be an AHAR high abrasion-resistant outsole.
  • It will be a durable and high-traction rubber.


  • There will be a Flytefoam midsole for highly responsive cushioning and shock absorbency.
  • There will also be softer underfoot cushioning and an Asics insole.
  • A heel stabilizer will help to support your feet and provide stability.


  • The Uppers will be a double-engineered jacquard mesh with a gusseted tongue.
  • It will have more breathability features.
  • Some new colors and styles may also be available with the Asics Novablast 4.

Asics® Novablast vs. Dynablast


Asics Novablast 4

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.