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.

  • Use

    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: 7.2oz
    Women: 7.2oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 4mm
    Women: 4mm

    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.

  • Heel height
    Men: 22mm
    Women: 22mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 18mm
    Women: 18mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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98 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews

  • 98 / 100 | Road Trail Run | | Level 5 expert

    lready a great shoe, the 7th version is impossibly light, super responsive and fit is very secure, though simultaneously a bit more generous in the toe box.

  • 97 / 100 | Road Trail Run | | Level 5 expert

    Salomon has achieved something special here. Incredibly light with superb upper hold and comfort with a lively and responsive ride this trail racer represents the state of the art in trail shoe design superbly executed for its purpose.

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  • Most of the features of the Salomon S-Lab Sense 6 SG was retained. The ground feel, as well as the precise fit, remained but the weight was further reduced from 225g to 205g. This reduction was achieved by optimizing the lugs, making the heel counter more minimalistic, and updating the upper with a thinner single mesh layer.

The Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG is a unisex running shoe. Despite this, the main measurement it follows is the men’s sizes in length and width. It comes in D-medium. Female runner should take note of this when ordering their pair. Furthermore, according to the website, the biomechanical fit of the shoe was designed to encourage forefoot striking.

Same as in the popular Salomon Sense Ride 2, the outsole equipped on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG is called Premium Wet Traction Contagrip. This is a rubber material that provides superior grip on different surfaces, including ones that are wet. Without slipping, it delivers reliability to the runner on technical terrain.

The tread is composed of multi-directional, sparsely-placed lugs that are of a different sizes. The tread works together with the Premium Wet Traction Contagrip outsole material to deliver sufficient adhesion even on the most challenging surfaces.

On the midsole is the EnergyCell+ which delivers enough energy return. Runners will be able to feel a spring with every stride. The midsole delivers this benefit without compromising the cushioning and durability it provides.

Salomon’s ProFeel Film chassis is also found on the midsole. The film on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 SG serves as a layer of protection as it supports the foot and improves its transition from one phase of the running cycle to the next. All of these benefits are delivered without losing ground feel.

An integrated sockliner was added to enhance the comfort and feel from within the shoe. Because it has been integrated, this sockliner moves together with the runner, encouraging movement that feels optimal and natural.

The upper is made up of breathable mesh that’s quick drying. Because this material easily allows air to pass through its gaps, runners don’t have to worry about hotspot forming. Also, because it is quick drying, it easily eliminates water, keeping the foot dry through the run.

Also on the upper is Salomon’s Endofit technology. It is a sock-like construction that hugs the foot in precisely the right areas. This feature improves the feel and comfort from within, delivering a fit that feels premium and customized.

The Sensifit technology was added to the upper to enhance the function of the laces. They look like lines that connect to the lacing system, mimicking a shoe cage. It cradles the foot from the midsole to the lacing system, providing an even more secure fit.

The lacing system that’s on the Salomon S-Lab Sense 7 is the Quicklace kind. With one tug or pull, runners can tighten or loosen the laces easily. This makes lacing quicker and more convenient. The laces can, then, be tucked away inside a lace pocket so they won’t be cumbersome while the runner is moving.

Toes bumping into different objects during trail runs is common. To remedy this, Salomon added an extra feature in the form of a rubber toe cap. This cap does the job in protecting the toes and preventing accidental stubbing during runs.

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