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.
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WeightMen: 9.2ozWomen: 8.1oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 4mmWomen: 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 heightMen: 22mmWomen: 22mm
Forefoot heightMen: 18mmWomen: 18mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal, Wide
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83 / 100 based on 16 expert reviews
There is something wrong with the upper as I almost came out of my shoe in one of my runs.
For those who love firm, responsive cushioning, I would definitely recommend this.
If Saucony could lighten the shoe up with a more stripped-back, open mesh upper, and snug up the fit a bit in the midfoot, along with potentially decreasing the lug thickness on the outsole, I think the shoe would feel much more nimble and still offer the nice comfortable ride/fit that the Nomad has at a lighter weight.
The Nomad’s ride echoes that of the Kinvara—much more so than the Kinvara TR model Saucony released a few years back.
The Saucony Nomad TR is an incredibly comfortable trail shoe perfect for hard-packed dirt and gravel trails. The fit is superior and the sole is grippy and tacky without being sticky.
Nomad TR successfully fills the gap in Saucony’s RAW collection, and its versatile traction, adaptable fit, and good protection earned it our award for Best Trail Shoe for Winter 2015–16.
- The Saucony Nomad TR features the brand’s PWRTRAC technology that delivers impressive traction. The hexagonal pattern in the outsole keeps runners upright on various terrains.
- The shoe also features the new oblique toe shape that delivers great fit and allows toe splay for a more comfortable running experience.
The sizing of the Nomad TR is of standard measurement. The heel, midfoot and forefoot area of the shoe have standard measurements, giving a great fit to those with regular foot shape and size. This shoe is available in standard widths of D for the men’s and B for the women’s.
The Nomad TR uses the PWRTRAC outsole technology, a tacky rubber that delivers excellent traction. Its hexagonal pattern adapts efficiently to various trail surfaces. It has high-abrasion resistant capacity, adding longevity to the shoe’s outsole. The PWRTRAC outsole material is also used in the Saucony Peregrine 8 running shoe.
The midsole uses the PowerGrid Technology that gives 20% more cushioning compared to the regular midsoles. It also delivers efficient shock absorption and energy-return for a responsive ride.
The shoe has a one-piece upper construction in which the tongue is directly attached to the upper. It delivers a sock-like fit while keeping out debris. It works well with the closed mesh on the upper that prevents debris from entering the shoe without affecting breathability and comfort.
The Saucony Nomad TR uses its FlexFilm Technology that offers unmatched strength and comfort. Together with the internal support strap, the shoe delivers impressively secure and snug fit.