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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: 11.2ozWomen: 9.3oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
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WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
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90 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
Unbelievably lightweight and stable.
It’s still a fairly beefy stability shoe, but deep flex groves and lighter materials allow it to run easier without lessening its support.
In conclusion, great stability shoe, especially for over pronators, I also recommend this shoe for the runner that needs an extra heel or ankle support and protection.
Updates to Saucony Omni 13
- The upper of the Omni 13 was changed. The stitched-on overlays found in the previous version have been replaced by no-sew overlays mostly on the toe box area. This provides added support, comfort and secure fit.
Saucony Omni 13 size and fit
For the sizing of the Omni 13, it follows the standard running shoe length and it has the medium fit. Thus, you just need to pick your actual size for you to be able to get the perfect fit.
To prevent slipping off the ground, especially on wet surfaces, this shoe has the carbon rubber material XT-900 that is specifically located in the heel. This shoe also has a more responsive ride and an enhanced cushioning with the presence of IBR+ in the forefoot area that is made of a lightweight flexible material.
For a cushioned and responsive ride, the Omni 13 features the combination of a Powerfoam material and shock dissipating Grid technology through the Heel to Toe Powergrid. In order to control overpronation, it features the Dual Density SSL EVA. Furthermore, it gives lightweight comfort and durability through the Saucony Super Lite midsole material.
From the heel to the midfoot, the Saucony Omni 13 has the SRC Impact Zone that is made from Super Rebound Compound. This provides a smooth transition from heel to toe and improves the shoe’s shock absorption.
The entire upper of this shoe is covered with an open mesh, which is a breathable lightweight fabric. It provides comfort and avoids unwanted moisture through the HydraMAX Collar Lining that cups the heel. In addition, it also has the Midfoot Arch Strap that ensures comfort and snug fit of the shoe’s upper. For a secure fit, the Saucony Omni 13 features the Arch-Lock that is specifically utilized in the midfoot area.