Women's Altra Olympus 5 High Cushion Trail Runner

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We are small independent running shop from Salida, Co. In a town of 6000 people we cater to finding the right fit and function for you. Supporting our shop means supporting local cross country and track teams, trail building and maintenance and the surrounding running community.

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Altra’s highest cushion trail running shoe is ready to tackle the nastiest terrain with a Vibram® Megagrip outsole. The Women's Altra Olympus 5 retains its Original Footshape last giving it forefoot you volume want over any distance. 

NOTE* If you are a true Women's D or wider we do not recommend purchasing this shoe. 

Important Sizing Information

As always we tell customers that this is a higher volume standard width trail runner. People who need more space but are not traditional Women's 2E, 4E, wide and or extra wide width will love the Women's Altra Olympus 5. 


Details For Trail Runners 

Designed with Altra’s Original Footshape last, the Lone Peak 7 and Olympus 5 are Altra’s highest volume trail running shoes. Altra removed stitching in the upper to help prevent hot spots which also increased upper durability. At 33mm of stack this Altra’s highest cushioned trail runner, combined with Compressed EVA midsole you can confidently tackle any easy run, long run and ultra distance. Runners in and around Salida, Co use this shoe to tackle the Colorado Trail, Continental Divide Trail and Salida Mountain Trails with ease. 


Details For Thru-Hikers

Salida, Co home of 7000 Feet Running Company is a trail town located 15 miles from the Continental Divide Trail and Colorado Trail. The Women's Altra Olympus 5 one of our best selling thru-hikers shoes. Hikers love the wide forefoot that allows ample room for 20+ mile days while carrying a 20+ pound pack. Those prone to foot swelling during long days at altitude are big fans of the extra space. The 33mm of stack height provides an all day cushion on those long days when the adventure doesn’t end in Colorado. 



  • Vibram® Megagrip Outsole

Vibram® created this rubber compound to perform in extreme conditions and that’s why Altrac placed it on their Women's Altra Olympus 5. This compound formed into a 4mm lug pattern means that the nastiest wet and slick terrain can be handled with confidence. The tread is spaced in a manner that allows debris to escape as opposed to accumulating on the outsole.  

  • Trailclaw Lugs™

 The 4mm lugs of the Women's Altra Olympus 5 are angled to increase traction when running uphill and downhill. Each lug cuts into the terrain when running downhill while providing a larger surface area on the backside to keep feet stabilized when running up steep ascents.

  • Innerflex™

 Gridlike grooves placed into midsole providing increased responsiveness over any situation the trail can throw at you.  

  •  Compressed Molded EVA Midsole

The CMEVA midsole used in many popular trail running models provides excellent cushioning on impact while remaining highly resilient through long hours on the trails, road and at work


Women's Altra Olympus 5 Specs

Heel to Toe drop 


23mm to 23 mm

295 grams 

Eur 42