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Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe

Women's Saucony Kinvara 5

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Women's SAUCONY® KINVARA 5 :: Kick it up a notch, enjoying comfort and performance that's better than ever in the newly upgraded Women's Saucony® Kinvara 5. Get a smooth, responsive ride that's sure to rock your world with the 5's new ProLock lacing system that'll give you an ultra dynamic fit that adapts to your every step. Ease through transitions silky smooth thanks to this running shoe's new outsole pods, and enjoy an even plusher feel, compliments of the re-designed collar. Plus, you'll count on the Kinvara 5 to stand the test of time because it now features extra durable mesh in the upper. 6.7 ounces

Category Type:

PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. 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:

  • Pro-Lock lacing system added: Provides a locked-in midfoot fit for a better overall fit
  • FLEXFILM locks in the foot without adding weight
  • Re-designed collar construction: Creates plush feel around the foot/ankle
  • iBR+ midfoot outsole pods: Offers a smoother transition
  • Decoupled heel: Allows foot to move more freely
  • SCW1191
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Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (11)
  • Comfortable (10)
  • Breathable (8)
  • Fast (7)
  • Cushions impact (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (8)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        83% 

        (10 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (12 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (8), Casual/ recreational (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent runners

    By MegB

    from Colorado Springs, CO

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

      I had Kinvara 3s and these replaced them. I wear them with SuperFeet. I am very happy.

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

      Good shoe to change to

      By HHI runner

      from HHI, SC

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

        I bought this shoe for my daughter after she began having trouble with a different brand shoe. She wore that type of shoe for 2 years without problems and after her 3rd pair began having some issues with her arches. She has been wearing this shoe for the past month with no problems.

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

        Fifth pair of Kinvaras

        By Running PT

        from Washington state

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Encourages midfoot strike
        • Enough Cushion In Heel
        • Fast
        • Good Arch Support
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

          This is the perfect shoe for me. I have a light frame, a mid to forefoot strike, and my longest run each week is 10 miles; the others are 3-5. I have been running for 35 years and have had only one injury in my life. Not sure how it would work for the biomechanically "challenged" heavier runner.

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

          Feels fast!

          By Kitty

          from Maryland

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Fast
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Poor Cushioning

          Best Uses

            Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

            I love this shoe for speed training. It is light, and felt completely comfortable from the moment I put them on. It has noticeably less cushioning than what I would wear for a run over 10 miles. My feet get really achy anyhow, but for shorter faster runs, the Kinvara is fantastic.

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

            The best update ever!!

            By SergioLA

            from Los Angeles, CA

            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 Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

              I bought these running shoes as a gift for my wife since she has the Kinvara 3 and Kinvara 4 and I thought it would be a nice addition for her collection. She is very happy with this new version of the Kinvara, she told me "these shoes are very confortable, light, they breath nicely and provide great support for short and long runs". I defenitely will buy a pair for me a soon as I need them.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Fantastic.

              By Laura B

              from Lynchburg, VA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Fast
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                These shoes are fantastic. They are light without being completely unsupportive -- they feel cushy yet quick. I had originally intended to use these for shorter runs, but after putting a few miles on them, I definitely intend to run my fall marathon in a pair of these.

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

                The lightest shoe ever!!!!!

                By gx

                from NE Florida

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • Fast
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Poor Cushioning

                Best Uses

                • With Orthotics/Inserts

                Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                The only thing I can say about these is I wish there was more cushioning in them. BUT, I just slip in sport gel inserts and they are -OH MY GOSH!!!

                When I first put them on I honestly thought "my feet feel lighter." Just what I was looking for. I have a pair of the Kinvara 2's and really need to thow them out but they are also so light I didn't want to until I found a replacement pair. These fit that bill perfectly.

                I have OA so I really need the extra cushioning but so many shoes add so much weight with that option. I also have 2 pairs of the Asics Gel-cumulus 15's and love those also and they are my "long run" shoes. Although tomorrow is my long run day and I may just have to wear these :-)))

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

                Great shoe! Surprisingly great on trails

                By Fishnchicks.

                from Oregon

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Endurance Training

                  Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                  I bought these on the recommendation of a soldier turned triathlete . And, he was right, they are great . I have done 6 miles of speed training and 9 miles on mountain trails. They have performed perfectly. I will be wearing them in an upcoming 10 k trail run as well as a half marathon in the next two weeks .

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

                  super comfy

                  By Reeves runner

                  from oconomowoc wisconsin

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                    These shoes were super comfy right out of the box. Have a sock like feeling. No blisters and so light weight its like nothing on your feet, yet enough cushion so you don't feel rocks etc. Love them.

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

                    Great Running Shoe

                    By Runner4

                    from Illinois

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Good Arch Support
                    • Good Traction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                      I have had kinvaras since the third generation and they have been great for me! I have had no issues with support or the structure of the shoe. I have used them for track and cross country.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                       
                      5.0

                      Best ever.

                      By Jen

                      from SW, Michigan

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Fast
                      • Good Traction
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                          These were fabulous (even sockless!) right out of the box. I forget I have them on, they are so comfortable. I have shin issues with some shoes, but have had none with these--about 70 miles on them so far. Love love love.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                           
                          5.0

                          My favorite trainers!

                          By Jen

                          from Maryville, Tennessee

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Womens Saucony Kinvara 5 Running Shoe:

                            Super comfortable and they weigh next to nothing. These are the best Kinvaras yet.

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

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