The GEL-VENTURE 8 running shoe is designed for the great outdoors. This versatile shoe is excellent for trail runs, light hiking, or just exploring a new city. This model has been updated with a more accommodating forefoot fit, while reducing the amount of overlays around the forefoot, the new upper of without sacrificing durability. Lastly, the outsole is more durable, with a traction pattern that's been enhanced with re-engineered lugs under the heel. All of these updates make the new GEL-VENTURE 8 shoe a recommended companion for your next adventure.GEL technology to offer a cushioned underfoot Re-engineered lugs in the outsole for better traction on off-road surfaces.