Facts

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  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $160
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 10.6oz
    Women: 8.7oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    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
    Heel height
    Men: 30mm
    Women: 30mm
  • Forefoot height
    Forefoot height
    Men: 22mm
    Women: 22mm
  • Width
    Width
    Men: normal, wide
    Women: normal, wide
  • Release date
    Release date
    Jan 2016
  • Special editions
    Special editions
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Summary

We spent 6.4 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

6 reasons to buy

  • The ISOFIT technology makes the upper unit more flexible, breathable and responsive to the movements of the foot.
  • The Support Frame locks the heel in place, making sure that slips are prevented.
  • Runners generally appreciated the RUNDRY Collar Lining, which offers moisture wicking and security.
  • The EVERUN and PWRGRID+ makes the mid-sole unit more robust and responsive.
  • Runners welcomed the X-900 carbon rubber material and the Injection Blown Rubber in the outsole for more durable traction and protection.
  • The Hurricane ISO 2 is a very flexible running shoe.

3 reasons not to buy

  • There were complaints saying that the overlay system was too tight and uncomfortable.
  • This running shoe has a high price.
  • Some runners said that the cushioning was a bit firmer and not bouncy enough.

Bottom line

The Hurricane ISO 2 from Saucony is a popular running shoe because of its reliable components and responsive design. From the upper to the sole unit, any runner who needs comfort and moderate stability is well-serviced.

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Expert Reviews

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84 / 100 based on 12 expert reviews

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Updates to Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

  • The Saucony Hurricane ISO 2 comes with an updated outsole unit. It uses technology that allows an increased distribution over a larger surface area. It offers optimal traction and flexibility.
  • The midsole of the Hurricane ISO 2 was also updated. It comes with a durable cushioning for a smoother landing and maximum impact protection.
  • Another notable update of the shoe is the improved ISOFIT upper that offers a comfortable fit and added support at every stride.

Saucony Hurricane ISO 2 size and fit

Just like the original version of the Hurricane ISO, the 2nd version has a standard shoe length. The heel, forefoot and midsole have standard measurements. Those who have tried and found a great fit with the original model will experience the same fit with this version.


Outsole

This shoe uses the Sauony’s XT-900 outsole technology. This carbon rubber material was placed in the heel for a durable traction.

The IBR+ element found in the shoe’s outsole is a lightweight material that is highly flexible. It offers an added cushioning and a much responsive ride.

The new TriFlex technology of the Saucony Hurricane ISO 2 works well with the shoe’s EVERUN technology. It offers a smoother ride and better ground contact.


Midsole

The midsole unit of the Hurricane ISO 2 features the EVERUN Topsole technology that is highly durable and offers and efficient energy-return properties. Through its responsive cushioning, runners can experience an energized running with every stride.

Working hand-in-hand with the EVERUN topsole technology is the EVERUN Landing Zone that is strategically places in the shoe’s heel area. It provides smoother landing and lessens ground impact for a lively and flexible ride.

The PWRGRID+ technology in the shoe’s midsole is 15% more resilient and 20% more cushioned than the regular POWERGRID. Thus, the shoe delivers a plush feel, impact protection and responsive ride.


Upper

The stretchable construction of the shoe is possible though the ISOFIT technology. It adapts to the foot’s natural shape for an ultra-soft and sock-like fit. It also provides added stability support.

The RUNDRY Collar Lining of the shoe offers an impressive moisture wicking properties to keep the foot dry and comfortable.

The upper of the Saucony Hurricane ISO 2 has a support frame that delivers a molded support, locking the heel in place for a more stable and secure fit.