Evaluation We dont usually look at £50 shoes, but this is quite a nice one, and it sits at the same price as Sauconys eternal best-seller, the Jazz 6000. The Domain is a better shoe, too, so it may represent Sauconys attempt to wean runners off the Jazz. It keeps some key things the same: mainly an outsole with deep, triangular lugs that makes it good for both on- and off-road; and reasonable stability for a neutral shoe. (This has a cutaway midfoot and a plastic shank, which makes it smoother than, but just as stable as, the Jazz 6000.) But its still not a shoe for overpronators.
Whats better than the Jazz is a GRID insert in the rearfoot, which creates a sweet spot for better cushioning and foot-strike guidance, and a nicer mesh upper. The only thing thats worse is the thick, foamy insole that Saucony puts in some of its shoes, which reduces stability and should be replaced.
In short If you like Sauconys venerable Jazz 6000, you should think about moving to the GRID Domain. It has a similarly nice feel, good grip and better technology.
Try it on if you liked Saucony GRID Jazz 6000 (£49.99); any other £50 neutral shoe
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