Like the Adidas Boston, the Adidas Adios is a long-running and highly-regarded line of running shoes that was in need of an update to fit into the modern market, which is full of super-foams, carbon plates and all manner of other tech.

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We’ve been really lucky to get our feet in a pair and here’s our first impressions from a short The Adios 6 is a smaller update than the one Adidas made with the Boston 10, but it does have some Lightstrike Pro foam in the midsole and a higher stack than past versions of the shoe.

How does the new look Adios stack up against the competition in the fast trainer/racer category? Run Tester Nick has been putting the shoe through its paces to find out.