Lapatet - Men - Superb Starling (Orange Sole)

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SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Mid-foot landing: 6mm heel to toe drop.
  • Extra cushioning: 24mm high-rebound EVA under the forefoot.
  • Lightweight: Just 8.8oz or 251 grams in a Men's 8.5 or Women's 10.

This collection was inspired by Kenya’s magnificent birds

The Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus) is a gregarious and fearless bird. You will see them all over Kenya. We adopted the characteristic deep blue, and bold dash of coppery orange hues of the Superb Starling’s plumage to make this collection.

For a majority of people, the Endas are true to size.

Unsure of your size? Check out our sizing guide.

Don't know your US size? Check out our conversion chart here.

Better For the world

Social impact

As we celebrate Kenya’s athletic excellence with runners across the globe, we deliver economic empowerment in Kenya. Both in production and by giving back to the community. Learn more.

Climate neutral

We measure our carbon footprint, reduce it, and then offset what we can’t eliminate. Plus all our packaging is reused or reusable. Nothing to the waste bin. 

Vegan Friendly

Lapatets and Itens are made free of animal byproducts or materials and are not tested on animals. Though sometimes they seem eager to check them out.

Customer Reviews

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Timothy Reed
Updated Lapatet

Loving my new ENDAs. Picked up the updated Lapatet (much better heal padding for me - though I sized up from a 42.5 to a 44 as the new shoe (with the built-in tongue) is even more sock-like than the usually sock-like ENDAs.)

I also added some Solmali Ostrich Koobi Fora’s (these still run true-to-size for me at 42.5 and have loved those on my trail runs in rainy Washington DC as well as Nairobi’s Karura Forest!

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Susan Osembo

Lapatet - Men - Secretary Bird (Grey and Pink Sole)

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Silvia Mancuso
Very profesional service

Excellent experience with the company. The size change was very correct.
We have maintained a perfect correspondence with the company. I recommend this purchase.

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Robert Karanja
excellent build quality, light and sturdy

I love my Superb Starling shoe and had the pleasure of traveling halfway across the world to the United States with it recently and it was the most comfortable shoe ever. Almost everyone I met asked me about the shoes. They loved them.

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Nicholas Zinzi
Great trail running/x-country shoe

Excellent shoe for dry or medium-wet trails, but I've used it on thick mud too and - at least when brand new - it faired well. Ankle/heel support is good. The shoe is certainly light and may not be particularly durable for heavier runners (this is stated by the manufacturer), but after a couple months of use I certainly recommend it, at least for distances up to 25 km. Perfect for non-continuous trails as the not-so-pronounced studs are comfortable on tarmac too. It even passed my test on sand and light snow!