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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 6.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

11 reasons to buy

  • Many appreciated that this is made from organic materials.
  • Most of the reviewers admired the retro style.
  • Available in multiple colorways.
  • Offered at a very affordable price.
  • Most of the reviewers used the word “comfortable” to describe their experience while wearing the Jazz Low Pro Vegan.
  • Some appreciated the 2 sets of laces that came with the box.
  • The colors and the materials are stylish, according to a lot of buyers.
  • Some loved their experience of no breaking in required and fit them perfectly right away.
  • The wide toebox is a plus point for many users.
  • Many testers valued the lightweight feel, from sole to tongue and from toe to heel.
  • Customers who are susceptible to back pain recognized that this pair reduced their foot, leg and back pains.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A number of critics disclosed that the upper is not durable enough. Some experienced that the part above the toes ripped open after a couple of months of usage under normal circumstances.
  • Some complained of no arch support.
  • A handful of reviewers felt that the Vegan version is stiffer compared to its predecessor Jazz Low Pro.

Bottom line

The Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan successfully fused organic lifestyle with fashion and sports. Using materials not derived from animals, some doubted its effectiveness. This shoe is using a canvas and hemp on the upper producing a classic, stylish jogger profile, an excellent traction due to quality rubber outsole, the Jazz Low Pro Vegan has effortlessly blended with organic fashion taste, with no reservations. However, some users realized that the durability that this shoe offers is mediocre compared its predecessor. They found fault in the sturdiness of the hemp and canvas used on the upper thus they did not recommend this for vigorous activities.


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Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan History

The Jazz was introduced in 1981 and was designed by podiatrist Frank Santoprieto. They aimed at creating sneakers that are lightweight and with optimal balance and comfort that was particularly designed for running. The Jazz has lace with padded collar, tongue, and footbed, with nylon or suede upper, removable insole, EVA midsole and durable rubber outsole.

They also incorporated advancement in technology, such as  Maxitrac triangular lug outsole, “Butterfly Balance” design and inserted a Saucony sock. It’s a low-top profile that was named the best quality runner’s sneakers in the 80s.The Jazz design remained unchanged until today and considered the brand’s best-selling sneaker of all time.

Today, Saucony is now offering a variety of shades and key drop variations to cater everybody’s need. In 2002, the Saucony presented the Jazz Low Pro which is a sleeker variety of the classic Jazz silhouette. It has closer to the ground design, but still carries the fresh throwback style of its initiator.  And soon after, they came up with the Vegan version to cater to the Vegan enthusiasts.

Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan Style

The Jazz Low Pro Vegan is a throwback stylish pair that is perfect for casual wear days. When worn on the streets, this pair is chic when paired with jeans or joggers and tees. The retro vibe this shoe affords is perfect fashionable people rooting for the old school feel.

Fit & Sizing

The fit of Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan is typical of a running shoe. It runs true to its size and is available in the medium width for men and women sizes. This is being offered in men’s size 4.5 to 14 US and 5 to 12 US for women’s size.

Notable Features

The Saucony Jazz Low Pro Vegan just proved that sneakers can be Vegan too.  Some sneakers can be materialized using resources that are not derived from animals. Even the glue which keeps the sneakers in one piece is vegan produced by the Saucony itself. The organic and vegan canvas and hemp on the upper helped create a fashionable profile and a comfortable pair.

Additional Info

  • The presence of canvas and hemp upper that is considered slim-fitting.
  • With padded collar and tongue and lace up front.
  • Well cushioned insole and textile lining
  • EVA midsole that is low to the ground that provides support, cushioning and shock absorption.
  • With effective rubber traction outsole technology called the XT-600 ™ triangular-lug.