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Best Saucony shoes for Women who land on their midfoot

You'll rarely see an ad for Saucony, which is one of the best selling running shoe brands in the world. But the Boston-based running company, which has been around since 1898, has a well-earned reputation for quality and a very loyal following. From lightweight shoes like the Kinvara to heavily cushioned shoes like the Triumph ISO, Saucony has won numerous awards and today is the number three running shoe brand sold in run specialty stores.

From Chi-Running to natural running, many run coaches have been touting the benefit of midfoot running over the past decade. Midfoot running means landing on the center of your foot--not the front (forefoot) or back (heel). Many advocates say this is the natural way to run, and the way humans would be running if our stride wasn't corrupted by hard pavement and clunky shoes. However, because not all running shoes tailor to midfoot runners, people who land in the middle of their foot have to find the right shoe meant for this type of stride.

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's a great fit, roomy toe box, flexible,with great cushion
  • Comfort
  • Toe box width

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and a bad back.

Saucony Triumph ISO

Saucony Guide 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • light and breathable
  • very comfortable!
  • It lasted throughout my entire track season without feeling worn down

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and achilles pain.

Saucony Guide 9

Saucony Ride 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Just the right amount of cushion
  • The right amount of cushion without being too heavy
  • They are so cushiony and they don't make my toes fall asleep

Saucony Ride 8

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The responsive, flexible midsole.
  • Light, breathable, 4mm drop, with still enough cushion.
  • Lightweight

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Saucony Guide 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The firmness, yet comfort of the shoe.
  • Dunno
  • Fit, arch support

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and shin splints.

Saucony Guide 6

Saucony Zealot ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfortable, right amount of support, and super light
  • lightweight, yet cushioned, good road feel.
  • Super comfortable upper and perfect amount of cushion. It's light weight and low drop.

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with runner's knee/patellar tendinitis and IT band syndrome.

Saucony Zealot ISO

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It feels like it has more cushion than any other motion control shoe I've worn. (But I also wear insoles)
  • The fit
  • It is so cushioned and still supportive

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Saucony Guide 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Mostly comfortable for 15+ mile runs
  • The shoe's durability and longevity
  • It works

Saucony Guide 8

Saucony Ride 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability, weight, and cushion
  • The Everun mid-sole because it provides the perfect amount of cushion.
  • The cushion that it gives. After the shoe is broken in, it feels like slipping on a glove but I don't feel the impact like I do with other shoes.

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis.

Saucony Ride 9

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