Adidas Takumi Sen 8 Review

Adidas Takumi Sen 8 Review

Adidas Takumi Sen 8
adidas takumi sen 8
£170 (But can be found for less than £100)
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The Adidas Adizero Takumi Sen 8 is a specialist racer best suited to 5 km races and short-distance interval workouts. Version 8 is very different to version 7 because it now has a thicker, Lightstrike Pro midsole and EnergyRods which make it stiffer.

The Takumi Sen 8 is also lighter and has a shorter stack than Adidas Adios Pro 2, and is more designed for 5K and 10K races rather than marathons.

Some super-shoe elements remain though, with the Takumi Sen 8 using Adidas’s bouncy Lightstrike Pro foam and embedding EnergyRods in the forefoot to provide extra propulsion to your toe-off, though these rods are thinner and more flexible than the ones used in the Adios Pro 2.

adidas takumi sen 8 top view

This shoe is very narrow in the midfoot, and as a result can feel pretty unstable.

The lacing on adidas running shoes can also make it difficult to adjust the tension of the laces, making it difficult to get the perfect fit.

What Colours Are Available?

adidas takumi sen 8 side view

Currently the Adidas Takumi Sen 8 is available in 3 different colours

  • Grey Six
  • Legacy Indigo/Turbo/Sky Rush
  • Ftwr White/Real Teal/Flash Orange (see my photo above)

Weight & Drop?

adidas takumi sen 8 weight

The official weight of the Adidas Takumi Sen 8 trainers is 170g but my UK size 9 weighed 201g and has 9mm drop.

Comparisons

Use our comparison guides to compare the Adidas Takumi Sen 8 to other trainers.

Where To Buy

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Questions

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