The Alpine DNA for women is the racing model of the Alpine running shoe. Its strengths play out on fast, technical trails with challenging downhills. With its low weight and a minimal upper construction, the Alpine DNA is your ideal companion in a race against the clock over middle to long distances. Its rounded Alpine Rocker sole design and well-balanced cushioning achieve a dynamic, responsive running sensation. Its drop is an athletic 6 mm.The Adaptive Fit System is an especially good, adaptable lacing construction that secures your foot firmly and comfortably in the shoe so you can fully utilize the power and speed in your legs. With its “Volume Reducer,” the Alpine DNA offers an additional feature for even more responsiveness. Utilizing an extra footbed, you can further lower the shoe’s middle volume to an even snugger and more precise fit. To keep you moving fast on challenging terrain and in poor weather conditions, the Alpine shoe features a grippy Vibram Megagrip outsole that guarantees perfect grip and a secure hold all the time. Its seamless tongue construction ensures superb comfort without pressure points for extra long staying power. Alpine DNA – your friend for setting new best times. *This shoe runs small. For best fit, please size up one half size.