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
    $160
  • Weight
    Men: 9.7oz
    Women: 8.7oz
  • 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
    Nov 2017
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Summary

We spent 5.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • A lot of runners commented that the shoe was responsive.
  • According to some testers, the product was supportive.
  • Many reviewers agreed that the fit was perfect.
  • Several wearers were impressed with the Saucony Liberty ISO's lightweight structure.
  • A good number of buyers said that the upper construction was excellent.
  • The majority of the users reported that the shoe was not only best for those who overpronate but also for those who have neutral foot motion.
  • Several consumers loved the apparently eye-catching color schemes.
  • It has a durable outsole, noted by many buyers.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners observed that the price was high.
  • Many users commented that it has limited color variations.
  • Many reviewers said that they need to order 1/2 size larger than their usual measurements.

Bottom line

The majority of the runners agreed that the Saucony Liberty ISO was comfortable and supportive. They were impressed with the product's lightweight structure and perfect fit. Although several of them were disappointed with its high price and limited color options, others still recommended the shoe because of its responsiveness and sole durability. Some of them were also happy because of the product's excellent upper construction.

Rankings

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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86 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | Harold's Desk

    The sole includes extra rubber along the interior side of the foot and while very visible the shoes supportive post under the arch provides stability without actually being noticeable underfoot on the run or impeding the flexibility.

  • 89 / 100 | Running Warehouse

    I'm on the trails a lot, but when I hit the roads I do like a shoe with a little bit more support. I find that the Liberty ISO provides that with the full-length EVERUN midsole, and at the same time it still has a little bit of flexibility that I like.

  • 90 / 100 | Solereview

    It's a cushioned and form-fitting trainer with mild support features. Expensive, though.

  • 90 / 100 | The Active Guy

    Saucony delivers with the first full EVERUN stability running shoe. The stability support and ISOFit upper matched with the EVERUN sole make this a solid stability shoe.

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Updates to Saucony Liberty ISO

  • The Saucony Liberty ISO is a road running shoe that is intended for runners who are moderate overpronators. It utilizes the ISOFIT system. The technology's purpose is to provide a sock-like feel.
  • Featured on the outsole is the Tri-Flex Crystal Rubber, the goal of which is for increased durability and adaptability.
  • The midsole utilizes the full-length EVERUN Topsole which aims to provide additional cushioning.

Saucony Liberty ISO size and fit

The Saucony Liberty ISO follows the standard shoe measurements when it comes to sizing. The shoe is best for those who want to take any short and long-distance road running activities. The available widths are B - Medium for the women's version and D - Medium for the men's version.

Outsole

The Tri-Flex Crystal Rubber is integrated into this product. This material's purpose is to help increase the shoe's adaptability, flexibility, and durability.

Midsole

The creators of the Saucony Liberty ISO made the EVERUN Topsole construction, which is meant to deliver an additional layer of cushioning. This material's primary purpose is to improve energy return.

In correcting overpronation, a Medial TPU Guidance Frame is utilized on the inside part of the shoe. This rigid plastic piece helps in preventing and controlling overpronation.

Increased energy return and shock absorption are offered by the full-length EVERUN midsole. This material is essential in achieving a more consistent ride and smoother landings.

Upper

A stretchable mesh called the ISOFIT creates a sock-like and soft feel. The technology is strategically placed to primarily adapt to the runner's foot movements, shape, and size. It allows the foot not to feel restricted.

Lightweight breathability is offered by the Engineered Mesh, which has also been reconstructed to be denser and more supportive. The manufacturers made this component of the shoe to keep the runner's foot cool and dry, especially on summer runs.

The shoe has a Heel Support Frame which is essential in supporting the heel throughout the gait cycle. It helps the runner to move more confidently and securely with every stride.