ASICS LAUNCHES THE LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMFORTABLE GEL-CUMULUS™ 24 RUNNING SHOE, SPECIALLY DESIGNED WITH EVERYDAY RUNNERS IN MIND
New ASICS FF BLAST™ cushioning technology offers advanced durability and comfort for the wearer
[May 6th 2022 – KOBE, JAPAN] – Today, ASICS is proud to launch the GEL-CUMULUS™ 24, a versatile running shoe that provides upmost comfort for everyday runners covering a wide range of distance.
The latest shoe in the GEL-CUMULUS™ range features FF BLAST™ cushioning, a new ASICS technology which makes the shoe approximately 24 grams lighter1 than its predecessor while creating a softer landing and more energized toe-off in every step. In addition, a new ASICS LITE™ Outsole Rubber is strong and lightweight, helping reduce resistance against abrasions and allowing for a more responsive run.
To increase comfort, the bottom of the shoe features an improved heel fit and foam underfoot, allowing for a smoother feel. This combines with the upper’s engineered jacquard mesh to give the shoe more breathability, keeping the wearer’s foot cooler during runs.
The GEL-CUMULUS™ 24 shoe boasts a modernized design, with the silhouette of both the upper and midsole being updated to give the shoe a brighter and more exciting look.
Tomohiro Nagasue, General Manager, Performance Running Footwear, Product Development at ASICS said: “At ASICS we understand the challenges that runners face every time they run and are committed to providing runners with the highest level of performance and protection, to help uplift their body and mind. The latest GEL-CUMULUS™ 24 shoe provides runners with the comfort, durability, and versatility to run as far as they desire, allowing them to not only get the most out of the shoe but also out of themselves too. This shoe is the perfect choice for someone who is looking to experience the uplifting benefits of movement on the mind."
As part of the recent unveiling of the ASICS State of Mind Index, a landmark global study which indicates a positive link between exercise and mental health, ASICS is inviting the world to take part in the 15:09 Uplift Challenge. Anyone can participate by simply dedicating 15:09 minutes to moving their body and mind throughout the month of June and challenging family or friends to do the same. With its versatility and smoothness, the launch of the GEL-CUMULUS™ 24 shoe is just one of the ways in which ASICS is helping every runner to take part.
The GEL-CUMULUS™ 24 running shoe will be available in men’s and women’s sizes at ASICS retail, online stores and specialty running outlets globally starting May 6th 2022. The GEL-CUMULUSTM 24 will retail for $120.