The ASICS Gel Hyper Tri is a triathlon racing shoe designed for a neutral foot motion.


Breeze through the transition and race with confidence in the ASICS Gel Hyper Tri.  Designed for triathlon racing, this racing shoe comes equipped with gel cushioning in the heel for impact protection and vented midsole for water drainage.  Heel and tongue loops and elastic laces help you speed through the transition, while seamless construction provides a comfortable fit and allows for sockless wear.

Model Number:

Weight: 6.7 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (25mm), Forefoot (19mm)

How It Fits (based on width D) 

  • Sizing: Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


  • Rearfoot Gel cushioning system uses a silicone-based gel for responsive shock absorption on impact.
  • Magic Sole uses a vented midsole to minimize weight and increase breathability.


  • ASICS High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) in the heel is made of carbon rubber for exceptional durability.
  • DuraSponge Outsole in the forefoot is made from a blown AHAR compound, for responsive cushioning and flexibility.


  • Seamless Upper Construction allows for irritation-free sockless wear.
  • Elastic Laces allow runners to slip shoes on quickly and easily for optimal performance.
  • Perforated Sockliner provides breathability and adds underfoot comfort.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

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