Introducing the Escalante™ , this new Altra Ego™ -equipped runner is built with a sleek aesthetic, thanks to the sock-like fit and flexible construction of the engineered knit upper. Built on Altra's PFS performance last with a responsive Altra Ego™ midsole and decoupled heel, the Escalante is designed for a fast ride with energetic rebound and minimal ground contact. Take a run and unleash your alter-Ego™ with the all- new Altra Ego™ experience. FOOTSHAPE™ TOE BOXAltra's FootShape™ Toe Box toe box allows the toes to relax and spread out naturally and the big toe to remain in a straight position for maximum stability and power. Read more…ZERO DROP™ PLATFORMEvery Altra shoe features a Zero Drop™ Platform that places the heel and forefoot the same distance from the ground for natural alignment and a low-impact landing. ALTRA EGO™Dual-Nature midsole compound with a responsive, yet soft feel for increased energy return. FOOTPOD™ TECHNOLOGYAn outsole technology that actually maps the bones and tendons of your foot to help it bend and move naturally.