Facts

Terrain

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Arch support

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

Price
$180
Weight
Men: 7.8oz
Women: 7.8oz
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 7.8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Several wearers said that the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 has an attractive design.
  • Most of those who tried the shoe admired its lightweight construction.
  • Some of the runners were really happy with the comfortable feel of the shoe.
  • A couple of testers admired the quick-lacing system of the shoe that also provides added foot security.
  • Based on some comments, the shoe is impressively durable.
  • The shoe provides durable cushioning necessary for long-distance runs, according to a few commenters.
  • The S-Lab Sense 6 delivers a reliable grip on both dry and wet surfaces, said some satisfied customers.
  • One tester noted the wide forefoot of the shoe, appreciating its capacity to accommodate natural toe-splay.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The shoe is very expensive, said a few purchasers.
  • A few users wished to see more color options for the S-Lab Sense 6.
  • A customer mentioned that the foot bed is too thin for his liking.

Bottom line

The majority of users considered the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 as a light and durable pair of trail running shoe. It provides runners the right amount of cushioning, grip, comfort, and protection needed for a better off-road performance.


Rankings


Ratings

4.7 / 5 based on 52 ratings

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4 star
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Expert Reviews

Experts are runners, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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93 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 95 / 100 by Red Fox Outfitters • Jessie Andreson • Level 1 expert

    I ran over 100 miles in the shoe I've already on a variety of surfaces and I've had no problems with the tightness of them.

  • 90 / 100 by Rory Campbell • Rory Campbell • Level 1 expert

    Overall I really like the shoe. I'd recommend trying it if you can afford it.

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Updates to Salomon S-Lab Sense 6

  • The 6th iteration of the Salomon S-Lab Sense features a quick-drying, breathable mesh that provides the foot with a well-ventilated environment. The single-layer mesh is very Iight and durable enough to withstand the damaging nature of the trail.
  • For a reliable grip while running on varied terrains, the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 features the Premium Wet Traction Contragrip®. This outsole technology provides the non-slip traction needed for technical trail running.
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Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 size and fit

The S-Lab Sense 6 is a unisex trail running shoe that has a standard running shoe length. It is available in men’s sizing. Women who want to purchase the shoe must go one size larger than the equivalent men’s size to get the right fit. The shoe is available in a standard medium width.

Outsole

The outsole of the shoe utilizes the Premium Wet Traction Contragrip® technology. It is specifically designed to deliver non-slip traction on wet and muddy surfaces. It also provides durability to the sole unit of the shoe.

It also features the OS Tendon that mimics the function of the actual foot’s tendon. This provides flexibility and balance for a smoother heel-to-toe transition.

Midsole

The shoe uses a dual-density compressed EVA midsole foam that it engineered for a long-lasting cushioning. This midsole foam remains lightweight while providing better shock absorption and high-energy return.

Strategically inserted in the midsole of the Profeel Film technology. It is a thin TPU film that provides midfoot support while keeping the ground feel the same. It also provides consistency in the midfoot and encourages are more powerful toe-off.

Upper

On the upper of the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 is a single-layer quick drying mesh. This material provides the foot a breathable coverage all throughout the run. The durable nylon layer also provides protection for the upper’s high-wear areas.

The notable Endofit™ technology from Salomon is also present. It is an internal fit sleeve that hugs the foot comfortably for an enhanced feedback and sock-like fit.

Along with the Endofit™ are the Sensifit overlays that have a seamless design. It encompasses the area the midfoot area. The overlays are designed to provide a snug and secure fit.

To keep the toes well-protected while running on the trail, the shoe utilizes a durable rubber toe cap.

Lastly, the lightly padded tongue and collar of the shoe offer an enhanced fit and added foot security, keeping the foot in place while running. The tongue also keeps small debris and stones from getting into the shoe.