The Asics Youth Girl's Gel-Contend 5 Running Shoes will give kids an extra spring in their step! Designed for school-aged young athletes, the CONTEND™ GS shoe has cushioning to support young feet and help kids run further. The EVA midsole and molded internal heel counter provide stability, while the athletic mesh in the upper and insole helps air flow in and out. Extra support for the feet comes courtesy of the EVA sockliner. And, however tough your kids are on shoes, the CONTEND™ GS model is built to last with its sturdy molded rubber outsole. A great-looking shoe is important for kids and the CONTEND™ GS model certainly scores sporty style points - as well as providing excellent comfort and support.