• Terrain


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


    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.


    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
  • Weight
    Men: 12.7oz
    Women: 10.7oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 6mm
    Women: 6mm

    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: 29mm
    Women: 29mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 23mm
    Women: 23mm
  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
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We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

6 reasons to buy

  • Some heel strikers took note of the generous cushioning of the Sense Pulse.
  • Open mesh upper features breathability and quick drying trait.
  • Most runners applauded the easy one pull lacing system of the Salomon Sense Pulse.
  • This shoe offers impressive traction while running on varied terrains as mentioned in some reviews.
  • This shoe features Sensifit overlays for a closer and secure fit.
  • Some runners took note of the improved ground feel and comfort that the Salomon SensePulse offers.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The Sense Pulse is a moderately high-priced shoe.
  • Some runners noticed that this shoe is a bit heavy.
  • As noted on some reviews, the anti-debris protection needs improvement.

Bottom line

The Salomon Sense Pulse is a neutral running shoe that offers generous cushioning. It is ideal for heel strikers and performs well on both road and off-road runs.


Updates to Salomon Sense Pulse

  • One of the great features of the Salomon Sense Pulse is its midsole. It comes with the oversized midsole that delivers enough amount of cushioning for heel strikers. It also uses the brand’s Propriotection system that offers a combination of protection and feel.
  • Another thing to look forward with the Sense Pulse is its upper built. It features innovative technology to deliver not just comfort but also an impressive, secure fit, durability and added protection.

Salomon Sense Pulse size and fit

The Sense Pulse is a shoe that has average fit in the heel to the forefoot with enough volume in the toe box. Most runners will find the medium fit very comfortable. It is available in standard running shoe widths and sizes.


The shoe uses the Salomon’s amazing ContaGrip outsole technology that delivers impressive traction on different surfaces. It is designed to deliver enhanced grip even on wet or soft conditions. The carbon rubber that is strategically placed in high abrasion areas gives added durability to the sole unit.


The Sense Pulse uses the full-length injected EVA midsole foam that delivers reasonable amount of underfoot cushioning. This midsole foam efficiently attenuates shock during impact and gives high energy-return for a smooth heel-to-toe transition.


The upper of the Salomon Sense Pulse features the open mesh upper that is breathable and at the same time quick drying, keeping the foot cool and dry. It also features the brand’s SensiFit and EndoFit technologies that wrap the foot comfortably for a close and secure fit. The friction-free lace eyelets allow a quick and efficient one pull lacing.