The Newton Distance IV is a long distance racing and performance uptempo running shoe designed for a neutral foot motion.


Take your performance to the next level in the Newton Distance IV.  Ideal for midfoot to forefoot strikers, this neutral shoe features 30% additional Action/Reaction technology over the previous version for increased responsiveness in racing or speedwork.  The upper uses a 4-way stretch material in the forefoot for an individualized fit that allows the toes to splay while running.

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Weight: 8.1 oz/229.6g (size 9)

Stack Height: 26mm (Heel), 24mm (Forefoot)

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Mid-foot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved


  • Action/Reaction Technology is utilized in the forefoot. These external lugs compress to absorb shock energy, and then release energy during toe-off.
  • P.O.P. 1 Platform features lugs that recede into air-filled chambers, providing a responsive and fast underfoot feel.
  • High Rebound EVA midsole offers durable underfoot cushioning with excellent energy return.
  • Met-flex grooves in the forefoot allow the foot to flex naturally.


  • SHARC Outsole is a high-abrasion compound designed to provide lasting durability.
  • Carbon Rubber Heel is engineered for high mileage durability.
  • High Density Rubber in the forefoot provides a long lasting outsole.


  • Open Mesh throughout the upper is a breathable, quick-drying material.
  • Flex Zone in the forefoot is a 4-way stretch material that offers a more individualized fit and greater toe splay.
  • Overlays are anatomically placed to provide a secure fit.
  • Slip-Proof Laces stay in place with heel-securing double eyelets.
  • ETC Sockliner is anti-bacterial for underfoot comfort and a healthy foot environment.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.

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

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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