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Altra Olympus 5

Overall Grades And Reviews

8.8 Overall Grade
4 reviews

The Altra Olympus 5 is a zero-drop neutral shoe designed for trail running.

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Shoe Properties
Shoe Type
Trail
Trail
Trail
Trail
Pronation Control
Neutral
Neutral
Neutral
Weight
11 oz. (men's), 10 oz. (women's)
8.8 oz. (men's), 7.4 oz. (women's)
10.6 oz. (men's), 8.8 oz. (women's)
11.3 oz. (men's), 10 oz. (women's)
Stack Height
36mm.
38mm.
38mm.
28mm.
Forefoot Height
36mm.
33mm.
30mm.
24mm.
Drop Height
5 mm.
8 mm.
4 mm.
Upper material
Engineered Mesh, Premium Tounge, 4-point GaiterTrap, Original Footshape
Matryx Material
Updated reinforced
Shoe Released
Q2 2022
Q2 2023
Q3 2023
Q1 2023
MSRP
$179
$225
$140
LRC Ratings
Out of 10
Overall
8.8
9.1
8.9
8.7
Comfort
8.8
8.7
8.9
8.6
Cushioning
9.1
8.9
8.7
8.5
Durability
8.2
8.6
8.3
8.4
Appearance
8.3
8.7
8.5
8.5
Value
7.8
8.4
7.6
8.4

Reader Reviews

  • goofy look but awesome shoe

    30 miles per week, neutral pronator, medium arches
    Overall
    9.0
    Comfort
    9.0
    Cushioning
    9.0
    Durability
    7.0
    Appearance
    10.0
    Value
    7.0

    Atra Olympus 5 big toe box, looks like a clown shoe at first but nimble and light when running.  Helped me get over a big toe pain and now am a fan of Altras

  • Great trail shoe

    20 miles per week, neutral pronator, medium arches
    Overall
    10.0
    Comfort
    8.0
    Cushioning
    10.0
    Durability
    9.0
    Appearance
    10.0
    Value
    9.0

    Comfortable with great support and cushioning. 

  • Best shoe in a long while but a bit expensive

    30 miles per week, neutral pronator, medium arches
    Overall
    10.0
    Comfort
    10.0
    Cushioning
    10.0
    Durability
    9.0
    Appearance
    10.0
    Value
    7.0

    Olympus 5 zero drop, great cushion, good durability