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
    $80
  • Weight
    Men: 10.3oz
    Women: 8.4oz
  • 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
    Men: 26mm
    Women: 26mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 18mm
    Women: 18mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Jun 2017
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A top rated Road running shoe

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  • This budget-friendly running shoe utilizes IMEVA in its midsole. It is a flexible and durable material that absorbs shock and enhances the cushioning of the shoe.
  • The outsole is made of XT-600carbon rubber, a material known for its flexibility and lightweight. It not only provides extraordinary traction, but also ensures the lasting durability of the shoe.

Standard measurements were used in the making of the Saucony Propel Vista. It accommodates the regular preferences of runners in terms of size. The available width is medium and that applies to both the men and women’s versions.

Saucony uses XT-600 carbon rubber in its outsole, which is a non-abrasive, stretchy and long-lasting material. It provides exceptional grip on the ground and allows a soft landing. This outsole material is also present in the Saucony Cohesion 12 and other running shoes from  Saucony.

There are also the flex grooves that accommodate the natural flexibility of the wearer’s foot.

The midsole of the Saucony Propel Vista is composed of IMEVA foam, an extremely soft, long-lasting and flexible material. It absorbs shock and reduces the pressure points on the feet.

The presence of a sockliner gives additional cushioning and comfort. This insert is a soft and flexible material that can be removed or replaced anytime.

The upper of the shoe utilizes a breathable mesh fabric, which is supported by synthetic overlays to ensure the durability of the top construct, as well as air ventilation for a cool and dry environment.

The lace-up closure on the upper protects the runner's foot. It locks down the foot securely and keeps it in place.

A rubber toe cap is provided to protect the toes from scrapes or injuries when the foot takes off.

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