15 Jan 2020

We take an up close review of the recently released Runner 4D V2 from adidas Consortium.
Runner 4D V2 “Collegiate Navy” from adidas Consortium

Released December 21, 2019 and retailing for $350, the Consortium Runner 4D V2 “Collegiate Navy” arrives in an egg-colored adidas Consortium box. The Runner V2 4D Futurecraft comes off the success of its previous adidas 4D printed model.

The outer case is branded with the hand clasping Consortium logo, while the box itself carries the sentence “THE RESPECT IS MUTUAL” along the top outer edge. Looking at the coded side of the box, we also we a “Consortium” lined pull hole to easily access the sneakers inside.

Runner 4D V2 “Collegiate Navy”

Get into the look…

In detail, the Runner 4D shows off its namesake 4D Futurecraft midsole in a Aero Green and matching Continental rubber outsole. The upper blends layer upon layer of Primeknit, synthetic mesh, 3M detailing and asymmetrical suede lacing unit. Despite being dubbed “Collegiate Navy” the sneaker isn’t Blue, but rather tonal Grey, Black and Mint. . Standing out against the muted upper is the egg-White synthetic tongue. Similarly, White panels can be seen on the lateral sides.

Continuing the theme of asymmetry, lateral side panels, pull tabs and embroidery are all extended further than on the medial side. Going inside the Runner V2, we find Mint Green inserts and Volt Green in similarly asymmetrical wavy lines. However, removing these reveals the Green mesh window in the center of synthetic panels stitched to the liner’s base. Subsequently, we find instructional graphics adidas tech followed to create this incredible Runner V2 4D Futurecraft shoe.

Step 01: Data Collection- Step 02 Creating Stiffness Targets- Step 03 Running Optimization- Step 04 Lattice Tuning- Step 05 Printing.

Undoubtedly, The adidas Consortium Runner V2 4D Futurecraft is the future of performance runners with their 4D lattice printing. Perfect for athletics, the gym or your own personal collection.

adidas Consortium Runner 4D V2 “Collegiate Navy”
Color: Collegiate Navy/Aero Green-Black
Release Date: December 21, 2019
Style Code: EG6510
Retail Price: $350

Sneaker fans, be sure to stay tuned for more sneak peeks, reviews and releases of the hottest kicks. Looking for more adidas 4D Futurecraft articles? Check out our coverage on the Ultraboost Futurecraft 4D dropping this Summer.


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