The adidas adizero Takumi Sen 3 is a road racing flat ideal for a variety of distance events, from the mile to the marathon.


If you're in the market for an elite level racing flat, look no further than the adidas adizero Takumi Sen 3.  For any distance between the mile and marathon, this shoe features a forefoot Boost midsole for energized toe off and a lightweight compound in the heel for added cushioning.  Teijin Japanese mesh comprises the upper for light durability, while a sticky rubber outsole provides necessary traction to help you achieve maximum performance.

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Weight:  6.1 oz/175 g (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (22mm), Forefoot (16mm); non-removable insole  

How It Fits (based on width D)

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


  • Boost in the forefoot is a lightweight midsole composed of TPU pellets, delivering a soft and responsive ride.
  • Lightstrike EVA is a lightweight, EVA midsole in the midfoot and heel for light, resilient cushioning.
  • adiLITE is a full-length midsole cradle that provides lightweight cushioning without medial support.
  • Torsion System uses a double-forked thermoplastic unit in the midfoot that allows the forefoot and rearfoot to move independently for increased stability.
  • Sprint Frame is a lightweight but supportive chassis, for a stable and fast ride.


  • Quickstrike uses a pattern of rubber lugs in the forefoot for flexible, lightweight, and durable traction.
  • Continental Rubber offers increased traction in both dry and wet conditions.
  • AdiWear is a non-marking carbon rubber in the heel for durable, improved traction.


  • Teijin Japanese Mesh is made with a thin yet highly durable micro fiber. 
  • Tirennina suede is an environmentally responsible, solvent-free synthetic upper.
  • External Heel Counter wraps the heel for increased security and allows the achilles to move.

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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