As a runner who relocated from Boston at the end of 2012, I knew I wouldn’t have enough vacation saved to get back and run Boston 4 months later. I…
The 4th generation of the Kinvara series by Saucony is here. Boasting a redesigned upper mesh and upgraded midsole among other enhancements, does it offer an improved experience over the Kinvara 2 and Kinvara 3?
Good news for runners who enjoyed the Saucony’s Kinvara series: the fourth-generation natural motion icon has arrived; with upgraded design features to exceed the expectations of even the most ardent “Kinvara faithful”.
When a shoe comes with a reputation having won the “best debut” in Runners’ World Magazine back in 2010, expectations of its third iteration would naturally be high. However, the Saucony Kinvara 3 exceeded my expectations and gave me a ride to remember! Having worked out the minor flaws in the first two Kinvaras, Saucony went back to the drawing board and gave us a beauty to behold!
I felt good on all occasions for different runs – easy, tempo, long distance runs with the shoes. They are just slightly heavier than the shoes I normally wear for my races, but they are ideal for the added cushioning for people who need more support.
Since its inception, the Kinvara series has been a game-changer! It has earned multiple stunning awards – testaments to the ground breaking engineering known to all as Saucony. Most notably “Best Debut” in Runner’s World Magazine Summer 2010, placing Saucony ahead of the minimalist shoe pack.
Saucony has recently released its latest Kinvara 2 performance training shoe. At 218 g (US 9), it is equipped with the innovative memory of foam heel pods and Heel ProGrid LITE technology (lightest version of ProGrid that absorbs impact, dissipates shock and sets the foot for a smooth transition).