The CONTEND 7 GS (Grade School) shoe evolves the franchise running collection’s design language with a new mesh upper that improves the fit while increasing airflow to keep feet cool. Functional for everyday adventures, this shoe also features a toe stitching and solid rubber outsole to improve durability.
Pronation is part of the natural movement of the human body and refers to the way your foot rolls inward for impact distribution upon landing. Understanding your pronation type can help you find a comfortable running shoe. The CONTEND 7 GS is made for Neutral and Underpronation.
Foot typeHigh arches
Push OffThe pressure is on smaller toes on outside of foot.
How your foot contacts the groundThe outer side of the heel hits the ground at an increased angle with little or no normal pronation, causing a large transmission of shock through the lower leg.
Foot typeNormal size arches
Push OffThere is even distribution from the front of the foot.
How your foot contacts the groundThe foot lands on outside of the heel, then rolls inward (pronates) to absorb shock and support body weight.