The Saucony Guide is next up in the line of stability shoes to update this fall. The Guide gets a fantastic update in the upper, midsole, and name.
Saucony is fully embracing their ISOFIT upper by updating the latest version of the Guide to include it. ISOFIT is essentially a sock-like material that has overlays to cradle your foot. This means that the shoe is fit to each individual's foot and greatly reduces the chance of hot spots or stitches rubbing your foot.
The Guide also has a slightly lower-than-average heel-to-toe drop of 8mm, which gives it a bit of a "faster" feeling compared to other shoes in the light stability category. The midsole is still a dual density foam that provides support where you need it if you have a bit of overpronation.
I'd recommend trying on the Guide ISO before buying instead of sticking with the same size. Some people feel that ISOFIT is a bit more snug on your foot, so it's important to make sure you're comfortable in the shoe instead of just getting the same size that you had before. Visit any CRC location to decide which size works best for you.
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Evan Schwartz spends his time running the roads of central Ohio and managing the Short North CRC. When he isn't brainstorming the "next great thing," he is geeking out over all things running shoes.