Saucony Omni 11 Review

Some of the new and improved features that are highlighted in the Saucony Omni 11 running shoe are:

  • A lower heel. Many customers complained that the heel on the previous shoe model was too clunky.
  • A lower sole. Many felt that the sole was also too clunky and too high off the ground. The new model features a sole that is closer to the ground.
  • A higher lift on the toe. A higher toe lift helps with the stabilizing features of the shoe.
  • An overall snugger fit around the foot of the runner.

Shoe Type

The Saucony Omni 11 is primarily a stabilizing-type of running shoe. It was rated as one of the top brands of stabilizing running shoes for 2011. The shoe's stabilizing features includes an arch that is designed for flat-footed runners. However, the shoe also offers runners plenty of cushioning in the soles of these running shoes. Since it's a solid and stabilizing shoe, those who are heavier or tall would gravitate towards these shoes.


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Pros and Cons of the Saucony Omni 11

The pros of purchasing the Saucony Omni 11 shoe, is that there are many design improvements that have been made to the basic design of the shoe. This is also a great shoe for those who have flat or non-existent arches. If a runner is trying to correct pronation issues, then this is a running shoe that could assist them with this issue.

The cons of this shoe, is that many people still say that the shoe still feels too clunky. If a person has high arches, then this might not be the shoe that they'd gravitate towards. While the shoe does offer enough cushioning mid-sole, this shoe might not be comfortable enough for certain runners. The shoe's price range can go upwards a little higher than some. The shoe on the low end costs around $109 USD, and the shoe costs $120 on the higher end of the price scale.

Recommendations

This is a running shoe for runners who don't mind wearing a shoe that might not appear to be the sleekest, yet offers a stable, comfortable running experience. This is a great shoe for flat-footed runners. This is a shoe that is very suitable for running on the road. This might also be a good shoe for running on trails, due to its stability features.


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