Saucony Grid Fastwitch 5

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Saucony Grid Fastwitch 5
Some comfort has been lost in this technically good update.

Our Review

What's new? Designed to be a racing/training hybrid, the main change is increased weight and midfoot support. We say Saucony's top-selling racing shoe, this update is technically good: strong midfoot support and improved torsion control were immediately apparent, and transition to toe-off was excellent. But comfort was a problem. Our ...  Continue reading

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6 user reviews of Saucony Grid Fastwitch 5 See all

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I normally run in shoes with more support but wanted a lighter shoe for racing. I got these for £50 on sale. I was wary I'd have to break them in but didn't get a chance. First run was a 5k race and second was Continue reading...
Cracking, as a distance racer I wouldn't buy any others! Continue reading...
So far, I consider these a good buy. The lightness, fit and construction seem to encourage a more natural running movement.
I'll be very happy to use these for races up to half marathon but I'll use heavier, c Continue reading...
another great Saucony shoe Continue reading...
Fit is very subjective as each foot is different, but this tight fitting feel great.
Feel much like a sports car, lightweight, direct but neither crashy nor too bouncy.
The only concern are the laces and tong Continue reading...

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Improved midfoot support
Uncomfortable
  • Price: £72.00
  • Year: from 2011

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