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Kalenji AT Easy Athletic Shoes Kids'

Sale price: $20.00 Regular price: $24.99

In order to start running with a more natural feel, this lightweight shoe, which is easy to get on, is great for kids' first steps on an athletics track

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Kalenji AT Easy Athletic Shoes Kids' | Our athlete-designers developed these shoes without laces for kids starting athletics at school or in a club twice a week.

In order to start running with a more natural feel, this lightweight shoe, which is easy to get on, is great for kids' first steps on an athletics track

A photo of the Kalenji AT Easy Athletic Shoes Kids' in use

Heel to toe drop

Reduced impact when running: The zero drop boosts the natural stride.


The shoes are lightweight to promote a more natural stride: 4.6 oz in size 3.5.

Easy to put on

Kids are more independent thanks to the rip-tab, which is easy to open/close.


The EVA foam sole absorbs shocks when running.


The shoe has better retention thanks to the inner strap.


The front and back pads on the sole reduce the risk of slipping.

Non-marking sole

No more marks on gym floors thanks to the non-marking sole!

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Perfect. My son loves them.

Quality, excellent price…

Excellent price quality, we'll see in a few months


We bought it for my son, he loved it

Great shoes for walking in summer

Very soft and very light, very comfortable even for long walks. Easy to take off/put on and adjust thanks to the stringless velcro closure. Cute coloring. Quite breathable, very wearable even in high summer temperatures.

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I buy them every year

I buy them every year for the start of school.

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Super practical

My children are delighted, they are not heavy and are very comfortable.

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Childrens shoes

Super light shoes. There's nothing wrong with the wide velcro.

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Very good value for money

Used for several weeks for indoor basketball practice, they are flexible, light, easy for a child to put on, and grip well on the court.

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They are ok comfortable.

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Very nice

Very good

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Good product

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It has little height on the sides

It has little height on the sides, not providing security for the foot.

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Upper of: 70.0% Polyester, 30.0% Polyurethane ; Outer sole of: 70.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, 30.0% Synthetic Rubber ; Lining and sock of: 100.0% Polyester

What's zero drop?

The drop of a shoe is the difference in sole height between the forefoot and the heel. Scientific studies conducted by our research lab (the SportsLab) have shown that a zero drop allows for a more natural stride, similar to a barefoot running stride. This natural stride allows for better absorption of shock waves when running and strengthens kids' muscles and tendons in the long term.

What about the natural stride?

Athletics Easy is based on 3 criteria for a natural stride as similar as possible to barefoot running:- Zero drop, so that the middle of the foot lands before the heel- Lightweight for a more fluid stride- Flexibility for easier roll-through with the midfootResult: The energy from ground contact is transmitted to the back leg muscles, which absorb the vibrations better.

A design chosen for kids... and based on parents' feedback.

For these shoes, our team focused on the needs of budding athletes and their parents' feedback:- The rubber pads at the front and back of the sole increase its grip- The Velcro strap allows kids to put on and take off their shoes themselves- The inner strap retains kids' feet effectively- Reinforcements in the front, back, and sides of the upper offer kids more support and protection

Our design team is proud to present...

... a beautiful, lightweight, and affordable shoe.Achieving this involved a team of 15 people, a lot of back-and-forth movement, consideration of your opinions, teamwork with SportsLab, lab tests followed by field tests, and the desire to offer an affordable shoe adapted to the natural stride of kids starting sports.The result: ”Great shoes designed with bucketfuls of common sense that are fully suited to athletics.”

Carole, product manager, and maxime, engineer at sportslab, talk about athletics easy and the natural stride

”We based ourselves on the assumption that the body is naturally well-built and has everything it needs for running. The whole story of natural stride begins when a kid takes up sport. That's the reason we came up with these shoes.””The point is not to go against nature and learn how to run again: it's something that happens naturally. And when kids take up athletics, these shoes foster their natural movement and help them develop in the sport.”

Did you know? the fit of kids' and adult shoes are not the same!

Kids' athletics shoes are specifically designed for kids' feet. A kid's foot is proportionally slimmer and less voluminous in the shoe than an adult's. Give growing young athletes space so they don't feel restricted when doing sport. If an adult chooses a shoe designed for kids, his foot movements are restricted, which has a direct impact on the body!

Product testing

Driss, our test engineer, tested these shoes on a group of 7 kids during a session in which they ran, threw, and jumped for 2 hours on a range of surfaces including grass, asphalt, and gym floor. They particularly appreciated the comfort and rubber anti-slip pad, as well as the ease with which they could put on the shoes themselves and the light weight for faster running. This test complements those carried out in the lab and allows us to validate our products.

Storage instructions

For more durability, we recommend leaving the shoes to dry outdoors.



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