Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe

Men's Saucony Guide 7

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Men's SAUCONY® GUIDE 7 :: Cradle your feet in the perfect blend of stable support and lightweight, responsive performance with the newly upgraded Men's Saucony® Guide 7 running shoe. You'll get smoother transitions and improved stability from this latest edition thanks to the redesigned medial support system, and enjoy a more dynamic, adaptive fit from the improved upper. Plus, you can count on the Saucony® Guide 7 to give you that same lightweight feel of its previous generations because it follows tradition by remaining significantly lighter than other shoes in its class. 10 ounces

Category Type:

STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for miles. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • Flared forefoot design: Provides more support during latter stages of gait cycle
  • Redesigned medial sole unit: Improves support for runners with slight to moderate pronation needs
  • Deeper flex grooves and improved toe-spring: Delivers a more responsive ride
  • PowerGrid replaces ProGrid midsole technology
  • SCW1100
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Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe
 
4.7

(based on 11 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (9)
  • Cushions impact (9)
  • Breathable (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Good traction (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (7)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        82% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (11 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (10)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (11)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

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    5.0

    GREAT SUPPORT SHOE FOR ALL ACTIVITIES

    By Larry

    from PHILADELPHIA PA

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Great with Jeans
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

      i use this shoe for running, biking, walking and the gym. Looks smart with shorts and jeans..

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great ride, cushioning and support.

      By Mike

      from College Point, NY

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Fast
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Great with Jeans
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

        I run about 30 miles a week (Male 5'8" 160 lbs.)and I have been running in the Wave Inspire and A6 GT series for the better part of 10 years. I have been looking for shoes a little closer to the ground and less bulky but not minimalist. The Guide 7 is exactly what I was looking for. The forefoot is wide but not sloppy and the 8 MM drop is lower but not an extreme change from the traditional shoes I am used to wearing. The Guide felt good right out of the box and they feel fast and supportive without being restrictive. These shoes along with the Brooks Ravenna 5's have made me keenly aware that for a long time I've been running in shoes far more supportive than I require. I am a convert to the Guide 7, its truly a great shoe.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels half size too big
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Third pair

        By Mike

        from Savannah, GA

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Pavement

          Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

          I typically run 5-6 days a week varying distances (5-10 miles). Purchase a pair of Glide 6 after sitting down with a local runner and liked that pair. The second pair not so much, so I was hesitant to buy these. Well, I will definitely buy another pair based on the 7s. Very comfortable, lightweight, and so far feel great on my feet (approx 60 miles on this pair).

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Performs as promised

          By Robert

          from Florida

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

            running

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Good Trainer

            By Winks

            from Victorville, CA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cushions Impact

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

            Fine shoe for long training runs.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Great Long Distance Runner

            By BC

            from Omaha, NE

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Narrow / Tight

            Best Uses

            • Endurance Training

            Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

            Training for a marathon in October and building up a base. I'm just over 200 lbs. (size 13) and currently running ~20 miles a week and shoes are holding up well. They were highly recommended by a PT certified by the Postural Restoration Institute, as a good way to help keep me aligned (and alleviate some hip/knee pain). So far, hip pain is down significantly, which is great, and knees are doing well. Switched from Asics Nimbus to these, and noticed the following:
            - Not sure of the specifics, but the Saucony feels much lighter
            - This shoe has a smaller toe and heel box. Never realized how much my feet slid in the Nimbus, but the tighter heel fit helps out quite a bit when running. I thought the smaller toe box might result in blisters, but so far, none to speak of.
            - Has to be one of the ugliest shoes on the market; Saucony, if you're reading this, really would like to see something slightly more stylish; almost as if you're trying too hard to be fashionable (not working).

            • Sizing:
            • Feels half size too small
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Great all around

            By The Goulie Kid

            from Rocklin, CA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Pavement

              Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

              I run on these 3-4 days a week, and they're the best I've had so far. Great transition, lightweight, and they feel outstanding on hills. I've battled blisters and nuromas and these have kept them at bay, at least up to 8 miles.

              I've also run with Kayanos and Mizuno Inspires, and I prefer these.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Really Nice Update

              By Sammy G

              from Carmichael CA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

                I have run in several of the previous Saucony Guide and this is far and away the best! The shoe really fits well and holds my foot better than previous model - can't really explain why - it just feels so natural!!! I really have become a believer in Saucony's lower heel to forefoot ratio. The Guide 7 is on an 8mm offset and it feels awesome! Not as clunky as shoes with higher heels but not at all like some of the minimal shoes I have tried. I love the Guide 7!!!!!!!!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Good Shoe-Improved

                By I Run

                from New Haven CT

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Great with Jeans
                • Lightweight
                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                • Narrow / Tight

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

                Improved from the Guide 6..more cushion well built, stable, heel stays intact. Comfortable. I went with the Wide this time and it worked better than regular width for me. If you think they might be too narrow, just go with the wide. Really excellent shoe for slight overpronator.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Solid Performance!

                By Road1PCNow

                from Waldorf, MD

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Fast

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

                  Gearing up for Marathon this year and am averaging before shin injury about 30 miles a week. Right now I am alternating between the Guide 7 and Hurricane 15. For speed, tempo runs, hands down the Guide 7 which is what I was looking for. I put about 500+ miles on the Guide 6 so I am familiar with them for comfort, and speed. I definetly like the Hurricane's, however there really isn't much falloff with the Guide 7.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Just What I Needed

                  By AJ

                  from Cary, NC

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Good Traction
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens Saucony Guide 7 Running Shoe:

                    I have always run in stability shoes, until recently. I had some peroneal injuries in both feet and neutral shoes really helped alleviate them. Unfortunately, the rest of my legs were always sore. So, now I am switching back and forth between these and the neutral Rides... and my body is finally not angry at me anymore. I love that Saucony is making slightly lower drop shoes, and the cushioning/last/weight is perfect.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    You have to see the Men's Saucony Guide 7 in action! Watch the video, and take advantage of Robbie's expert knowledge as he shows you everything you need to know about the Men's Saucony Guide 7, including how you'll love it's made for your long runs. You'll also enjoy the full length powergrid midsole, which is 15% lighter and 30% more durable than EVA, as well as the dynamic fit upper, 8mm heel to toe offset, and the deep flex groves in the forefoot.

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