I tell my friends as well and when they try them they instantly become fans. It absorbs shock evenly, thus allowing the runner to transition easily towards the toe-off. The is good for runners who are not only looking for a very stable ride but also a very soft ride. All in all, both running shoes offer a good amount of comfort in the forefoot and a good amount of support around the midfoot where overpronators tend to need the most support. Michael, thanks for the question. Low ride they may be, but there was a safe feeling on impact thanks to that width.
That stated, the Hurricane is 9. The width of the shoe remains similar to previous versions. I really liked the ride and loved the seamless, booty fit. In previous models of the , by the 300-mile mark, I have had wear and tear in the upper lining of the shoes. This carbon rubber material was placed in the heel for a durable traction.
Best for runners with flat feet. These shoes are also an awesome choice for heavier runners and for anyone in need of a supportive shoe that can take a pounding. If you have mild to moderate pronation then this shoe is something that you will want to try. Those who enjoyed the previous Hurricane shoes will love this model. I would rate them a little higher if they had the extra support that some other stability shoes have I run in.
I was never able to go incredibly fast in them, but these were life savers on my recovery days and when it was time to start building volume for racing season. Horizontal grooves make the platform more pliable and agreeable to the natural motion of the foot. This pair is shorter and tighter than the 10. Some even thought that its performance was relatively better than the previous ones in the series. I think it out performs the Kayano and the Everun foam in it is the best out there. Both running shoes come with a Support Frame at the back to increase the amount of support behind the heel.
The Hurricane toe box was too small. The absence of hard plastic that is found in many heavy stability shoes allowed for a smoother feel and did not make it sound like tap dancing shoes when I struck down. I hope the next generation returns to the original quality construction. While training for these races I have ran in countless pairs of running shoes and have gained experience with a variety of different shoe brands and styles. The sole in previous versions have been durable and expect this to remain with the latest version.
She's a life long runner with stress fractures and knee pain, that would flair up on long runs. I was also a fan of the over abundance of reflective materials; as I run best when the sun is down. I will go into more details about the sole later in the review. So far this has been my favorite Saucony thus far and one that I will purchase it again in the future. It is apparent when I look at how the shoe wore during testing.
Best for runners with a low arch. Unboxing, I liked the dark color scheme with neon highlights and asymmetrical accents. The saving grace is the design of the sole unit. If you look at the pictures below, you may or may not notice the actual updates that were made to this compared to its predecessor. The new grooves in the sole allow the shoe to be flexible and improves traction on uneven surfaces.
The heel, forefoot and midsole have standard measurements. The High Elasticity Sock Liner offers additional cushioning to the underfoot. Bookmark your favourites and add them to your calendar. I thought it was the socks I was wearing, but this happened with every type that I own. Running shoe lab tests show that the displays and average amount of flexibility. Daily long distance runners step forward! That said, I am completely baffled over this specific shoe. This is really a high performance running shoe, that is capable of eating up the heavy miles, but perfectly adept at taking you round a tempo run with ease.
The Hurricane features a wide and durable landing area — Saucony refers to it as Tri-Flex — on the underside of both the heel and toebox. Engineered mesh comprises the upper, providing lightweight breathability. One thing to note, if you have severe pronation, you may want to look for another stability shoe. . Lastly, it is a durable shoe for road and track running that will easily take the beginner or experienced runner through 300 miles or more.