Some new running shoes – Saucony Ride 5 – and other stuff

I received a new pair of running shoes today from Running Warehouse. I love Running Warehouse. The shoes are the Saucony Ride 5 and they were closeout priced. I love a sale, remember? Running Warehouse runs sales frequently. We get along real well.

Saucony Ride 5, Balega socks, Brooks shirt, Amphipod bottle

The shoes are the first ones I’ve ever bought that are classified as neutral. And as I’ve learned from RunBlogger, neutral or stability may not mean much at all. But I guess they’re supposed to be less stable than the large sized Guides that give me blisters. . . . → Read More: Some new running shoes – Saucony Ride 5 – and other stuff

Saucony Guide 5 and SOLE Softec insoles

I’m trying to get my running back on track by wearing my Saucony Guide 5 shoes with SOLE Softec Response footbeds.

The Saucony Guide 5 is last year’s model of the Guide that I’ve had for about 9 months now, but never really used. The first pair seemed to get some fast treadwear and it was almost at the midsole after 60 miles. Fortunately, Saucony replaced them for free but I never really ran in the replacement pair. They’re a moderate stability shoe and have been pretty comfortable so far. I did have to go a half size up from . . . → Read More: Saucony Guide 5 and SOLE Softec insoles