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The La Sportiva Akasha is a neutral, well cushioned shoe designed for mixed terrain running. It offers both comfort and grip for long miles on trail, fell and mountain.
The La Sportiva Akasha is a neutral, well cushioned shoe designed for mixed terrain running. It offers both comfort and grip for long miles on trail, fell and mountain.
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La Sportiva Mens Akasha Running Shoe - Ocean

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La Sportiva Mens Akasha Running Shoe - Ocean Information

Season : Sale

Brand : La Sportiva Deal

Code : 5064357

The La Sportiva Akasha is a neutral, well cushioned shoe designed for mixed terrain running. It offers both comfort and grip for long miles on trail, fell and mountain.  It features a forgiving, higher volume fit, along with good cushioning and superb grip on both wet and dry surfaces. 

A great choice for mountain ultra's and adventure racing, the uppers are very protective and also highly breathable. The slipper sock construction holds the foot gently, without being restrictive, and offers precision with a higher volume fit.  The fit of the Akasha is also broader than you'd expect from La Sportiva, which means it'll suit a wider range of foot shapes. 

It has a low profile 6mm drop, keeping you stable and planted when negotiating the rough stuff. The Akasha has a little more cushioning than similar trail shoes, which not only protects the feet from repeated pounding on hard trails, but also prevents rocks and gravel from being felt underfoot. 


  • Trail Rocker™ Outsole Technology promotes a rolling heel-to-toe motion for smooth performance on the trail
  • STB™ Technology for amazing support and unencumbered underfoot flex
  • ProTechTion™ HF reinforcements provide lightweight flexible protection
Technical Information
  • WEIGHT: 11.35 oz (330g)
  • LAST: Tempo
  • FIT: Wide
  • UPPER: AirMesh / PU leather / ProTechTion™ reinforcements / Rubber toe cap
  • LINING: AirMesh (heel only)
  • MIDSOLE: Dual-injection shock absorbing MEMlex EVA / Cushion Platform™
  • SOLE: FriXion® XT / Trail Rocker™ with Impact Brake System™
  • DROP: 6mm
  • STACK: Heel - 26mm / Toe - 20mm
  • CUSHIONING: Midsole - 30A
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  • La Sportiva Mens Akasha Running Shoe - Ocean Review by Agnieszka,  On 08/07/2020 13:39:48

    Very good shoes! Well made and comfortable. Well cushioned. However, be careful with the sizing. All my running shoes are 42 (UK 8). I ordered Akasha 42 and they were a bit too small. I have to reorder 43 (UK 9). I’ve never owned shoes size 43 before haha :) Still, looks and feels like a great shoe. Can’t wait to run/ hike in them.
  • La Sportiva Mens Akasha Running Shoe - Ocean Review by Matthew Dicker,  On 28/01/2021 16:46:51

    Great intermediate terrain trail shoes. Quite narrow ,but hold foot securely over uneven ground. Had to go 1/2 size up over LaSportiva Mutant and 1 size up from my road shoes (Brooks and Saucony). Bought for summer in the mountains but work very well on my local towpath in winter.
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