The Asics Boy's Gel-Contend 5 PS Running Shoes are designed for everyday wear. With running shoes this comfortable, your kids will look forward to putting them on and getting out running around, pushing themselves to go further. With the highly-cushioned EVA midsole foam and insole and an internal heel counter, your kids' feet will be held stable and supported. This well-fitting, medium-weight shoe will keep feet in their natural line of motion, preventing them from rolling inwards. Breathable athletic mesh manages airflow in and out, keeping feet fresh and cool. And however tough your kids are on shoes, the CONTEND® 5 PS shoe will take whatever punishment is thrown at it - it's highly durable with a rubber sole and traditional stitched construction. With new modern styling, and immediately recognizable ASICS branding this quality shoe is a great investment in your kids' feet.