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Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe

Women's Saucony ProGrid Guide 2

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Women's SAUCONY® ProGrid™ GUIDE 2 :: The updated women's Saucony® ProGrid™ Guide 2 running shoe gives you lightweight, cushioned stability at a lightweight, cushioned price. Enjoy greater flexibility for a smoother ride that nicely supports mild pronation. 9.6 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.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Arch-Lock®: Provides snug midfoot fit
  • Comfortride Sockliner: Helps keep your foot dry
  • Lightweight, Breathable Mesh: Ventilation and breathability
  • HRC Strobel Board: Increases cushioning and comfort
  • Heel ProGrid: Absorbs impact, dissipates shock and provides a seamless transition from heel through forefoot
  • Dual Density Impulse EVA: Increased shock absorption, cushioning and stability
  • SRC Impact Zone: Provides shock absorption and a smooth transition
  • SRC XTRA Forefoot Cushioning: Premier forefoot cushioning system provides smooth toe-off
  • Blown Rubber: Lightweight with added cushion
  • XT-900: A carbon rubber outsole material that offers exceptional traction properties without sacrificing durability
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Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe
 
4.1

(based on 30 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (8)
  • Comfortable (8)
  • Cushions impact (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Good traction (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (5)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        90% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        90% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (3), Enthusiast (3), Gym rat (3)

    Reviewed by 30 customers

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    4.0

    comfortable shoe

    By jenny

    from arkansas

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

        I wear this shoe for road running. It is very comfortable and does not feel heavy on my feet. I do wish there was a little more cushioning and support, but even without that extra, I've been very happy with this shoe.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels too wide
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
         
        4.0

        Fits true to size

        By runs for fun

        from mo

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

              Light, soft and comfortable, but I ordered 1/2 size bigger as suggested, and it is too big. I suggest order your true size.

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

              Saucony never disappoints

              By Mama Nurse

              from Londonderry, NH

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                Another great buy in the Saucony line. This is my third pair. I don't think I'll ever look elsewhere unless this brand goes out of business. For me, the comfort and durablility of the shoe can't get any better. I work out about 6 days a week, running, treadmill, elipitical and weight training. This shoe is perfect on all fronts.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                 
                4.0

                Little stiff, but good shoe

                By Recovering safely

                from Carlsbad, CA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Arch Support

                Cons

                • Little Stiff
                • Wears Out Quickly

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                I've transitioned from the Saucony Ride to the Saucony Guide this year. Needing a little more support, but good cushioning, this shoe provides a comfortable ride although a little stiff. It's help alleviate IT Band pain that I've felt in my hip insertion area. I've had no discomfort or pain in my hips or legs. I've stocked up knowing that usually I wear my Saucony's pretty hard so they wear out quickly. I'm glad that I tried a new pair of shoes to help with my recovery process.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                 
                4.0

                good moderate support

                By cute pace

                from san mateo. ca

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                  Pretty comfortable running shoe. At first I was worried about the stiff feel, but it took about 2-3 runs to break them in and now they feel fine. The mild to moderate support is great. A lot of other stability shoes usually feel to stiff and neutral shoes don't have enough support.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too big
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                   
                  4.0

                  Love this show

                  By Fergie

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Gym Rat

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • With Orthotics/Inserts

                    Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                    I wear orthdotics due to chronic plantar faciatis. I have won Saucony for years and recently was talked into another brand. After one run, the other brand was returned so that I could purchase these. LOVE THIS SHOE

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

                    Stability shoe, but I'm mostly neutral

                    By Mare

                    from North Eastern Mass

                    About Me Gym Rat

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Durable
                    • Fantabulous
                    • Fast
                    • Good Arch Support
                    • Good Traction
                    • Lightweight
                    • Pronation Control

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gym

                      Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                      I was fitted for this shoe when Mizuno wave rider 12 felt "not cusiony enough" I have VERY high arches, wide foot, and pronate so I'm usually in a neutral shoe. I'm surprised to learn that it's considered a stability shoe, but it doesn't get any better than this so I'm not gonna question it.
                      Gotta run! Have fun! :D

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • High Arch
                       
                      4.0

                      Excellent Swap

                      By Michelle

                      from St. Louis, MO

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                        I'm a loyal Brooks fan and was interested in swapping due to the bulkiness of my beloved Brooks. I was pleasantly surprised to the stability I received with this shoe and the lack of bulkiness that accompanied it.

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

                        If the shoe fits........

                        By sjawill

                        from western burbs

                        About Me Gym Rat

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                        • Has some pronation contro
                        • Poor Arch Support

                        Best Uses

                        • Endurance Training

                        Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                        I'm very particular on the shoes I wear for training/races and since I found the Progrid, I'm been very happy. Less stress on my knees and ankles.

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

                        Becoming My Favorite

                        By Runner-Girl-15

                        from Houston, TX

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          This shoe is becoming my favorite. I am very narrow in the heel and ankle. So, I really appreciate the nice cushioning at the achilles. Overall, this is a great lightweight stability shoe.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                           
                          2.0

                          wanted to buy my usually ...

                          By Anonymous

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          wanted to buy my usually New Balances but sales associate convinced me to try these, decided to be spontaeous, bad idea. They hurt my feet, I kept thinking I just had to get use to them, but never did. And I never took advantage of the 60 day guarantee, so now Im stuck with them. Going back to my New Balances

                           
                          3.0

                          Bought these to replace ...

                          By W

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Bought these to replace the guide and was very disappointed to find the tongue was not as cushioned as the prior model. The tops of my feet hurt for the first 4 runs:(

                           
                          5.0

                          Love this shoe, I have 3 ...

                          By Anonymous

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Love this shoe, I have 3 pairs that I alternate. I had a pair of Brooks Trance before these, and they hurt my knees, but I've had no problem with these. I'll be sad to see them discontinued.

                          Running shoes are so personal, one shoe is not going to be right for everyone, but I personally love these.

                           
                          4.0

                          Light and cushiony ride ...

                          By diana

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Light and cushiony ride with these shoes. Comming out of the Adidas Response Cushion 18's (which I am having a hard time finding), I find these shoes to be a little less supportive than I'd like to run in, but the Guides are a beautiful shoe. Not too tight in the toe box, and not too big in the heel. Great price, too!

                           
                          5.0

                          A very comfortable shoe. ...

                          By Elizabeth D.

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          A very comfortable shoe. I bought these to replace my Guides. The Guide 2's so far are just as good. I haven't had any blisters in them, and I figure any running shoe that I don't have to think about after I put them on is a five star shoe!

                           
                          4.0

                          Not bad. Wore them a for ...

                          By cat

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Not bad. Wore them a for a couple of runs--no blisters, no unusual aches and pain. Totally agree with Annonymous about the color, there are other colors than blue shoe companies!I found these at another site in orange, and the color is awesome! Notice that most of the Sauconys at this site are blue, but they are available in other colors if you look around.

                           
                          4.0

                          Why do they always make ...

                          By Anonymous

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Why do they always make women's shoes in baby blue and pink? Shoe is okay. Not great; not bad; they wear out pretty quick but better than average for the 4 months they last.

                           
                          5.0

                          For the past 5 years I ...

                          By Jill S.

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          For the past 5 years I have run in Asics, and I relunctantly switched brands. However, I have been pleasantly surprised. I am currently training for a spring marathon, and I have no complaints about these shoes. I enjoy how light they are. I have had no blisters (which I occasionally experienced in Asics), no arch pain, no knee pain--I am thrilled with the comfort and quality of this $95 shoe. I will buy another pair!

                           
                          5.0

                          Love these shoes. Great ...

                          By d k

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          Love these shoes. Great cushioning, flexible arch support, and works beautifully for me. Seems more like the old Omni 5's than anything else Saucony has made since.

                           
                          2.0

                          These shoes were ok the ...

                          By Jennifer

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          These shoes were ok the first two times I wore them for slower jogs, but once I used them during a speed training session, I knew they would not work for me. They seem to lack support around the midfoot area, and my arches are still paying the price 5 days later.

                           
                          5.0

                          I loved the old Progrid ...

                          By KAthyK

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I loved the old Progrid Guide and was hesitant to change. They are a bit lighter and have more heel support. I like cushion for a knee with arthritis and they are great so far. Will go for my first 20 miler this weekend in them.

                           
                          5.0

                          I bought these to replace ...

                          By Kiwi Runner

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I bought these to replace my Kayanos. After a marathon in June I had bad arch pain and hoped to find a solution to the problem. The Guide was IT! I love them so far. My arch pain is gone as I'm training for another marathon in October. I think Saucony will be my new brand to wear for years to come!

                           
                          4.0

                          The shoe fits great and ...

                          By Lee

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          The shoe fits great and has an incredibly smooth ride. Unfortunately, it doesn't have enough support for my needs. Rats!!

                           
                          1.0

                          This shoe hurts my feet. ...

                          By Elaine Bartelson

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          This shoe hurts my feet. I have never had a problem with Saucony but this shoe is awful. I can't believe how bad my feet hurt. I can't wear them and to top it off I paid $100 for them. NG!

                           
                          5.0

                          my first saucony shoe and ...

                          By Jessie

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          my first saucony shoe and i think they are great.the shape of the shoe really suits my foot and they are nice and cushioned

                           
                          4.0

                          i really like this shoe. ...

                          By Susan

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          i really like this shoe. lots of cushioning and it fits my foot perfectly.i think it could be lighter though

                           
                          5.0

                          I've been out a few times ...

                          By saucony fan

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I've been out a few times in the new Guide's and so far so good. Felt great right out of the box.

                           
                          5.0

                          I love this shoe too! I ...

                          By great update!

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I love this shoe too! I came from the first Guide and this was an easy transition. Can't wait for my next run!

                           
                          4.0

                          I LOVE these shoes! Have ...

                          By Rae

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I LOVE these shoes! Have great transfer from heal to ball of foot. Good stability shoe.

                           
                          1.0

                          I borrowed these from my ...

                          By killed my heel

                          from Undisclosed

                          Comments about Womens Saucony ProGrid Guide 2 Running Shoe:

                          I borrowed these from my mom and did my 4-mile walk in them. I thought I had a rock in my shoe, but when I got home my heel was so torn up, I couldn't believe it. My mom said the tongue cuts into the top of her foot when running. REally disappointing!

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                          1.    W rated this product 3 stars
                          Tue, January 26,2010:
                          Bought these to replace the guide and was very disappointed to find the tongue was not as cushioned as the prior model. The tops of my feet hurt for the first 4 runs:(
                          2.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
                          Tue, January 19,2010:
                          Love this shoe, I have 3 pairs that I alternate. I had a pair of Brooks Trance before these, and they hurt my knees, but I've had no problem with these. I'll be sad to see them discontinued. Running shoes are so personal, one shoe is not going to be right for everyone, but I personally love these.
                          3.    Anonymous rated this product 2 stars
                          Mon, January 18,2010:
                          wanted to buy my usually New Balances but sales associate convinced me to try these, decided to be spontaeous, bad idea. They hurt my feet, I kept thinking I just had to get use to them, but never did. And I never took advantage of the 60 day guarantee, so now Im stuck with them. Going back to my New Balances
                          4.    diana rated this product 4 stars
                          Tue, November 24,2009:
                          Light and cushiony ride with these shoes. Comming out of the Adidas Response Cushion 18's (which I am having a hard time finding), I find these shoes to be a little less supportive than I'd like to run in, but the Guides are a beautiful shoe. Not too tight in the toe box, and not too big in the heel. Great price, too!
                          5.    Elizabeth D. rated this product 5 stars
                          Thu, November 05,2009:
                          A very comfortable shoe. I bought these to replace my Guides. The Guide 2's so far are just as good. I haven't had any blisters in them, and I figure any running shoe that I don't have to think about after I put them on is a five star shoe!
                          6.    Jill S. rated this product 5 stars
                          Mon, October 12,2009:
                          For the past 5 years I have run in Asics, and I relunctantly switched brands. However, I have been pleasantly surprised. I am currently training for a spring marathon, and I have no complaints about these shoes. I enjoy how light they are. I have had no blisters (which I occasionally experienced in Asics), no arch pain, no knee pain--I am thrilled with the comfort and quality of this $95 shoe. I will buy another pair!
                          7.    cat rated this product 4 stars
                          Sun, September 20,2009:
                          Not bad. Wore them a for a couple of runs--no blisters, no unusual aches and pain. Totally agree with Annonymous about the color, there are other colors than blue shoe companies!I found these at another site in orange, and the color is awesome! Notice that most of the Sauconys at this site are blue, but they are available in other colors if you look around.
                          8.    Anonymous rated this product 4 stars
                          Sat, September 19,2009:
                          Why do they always make women's shoes in baby blue and pink? Shoe is okay. Not great; not bad; they wear out pretty quick but better than average for the 4 months they last.
                          9.    Kiwi Runner rated this product 5 stars
                          Thu, August 13,2009:
                          I bought these to replace my Kayanos. After a marathon in June I had bad arch pain and hoped to find a solution to the problem. The Guide was IT! I love them so far. My arch pain is gone as I'm training for another marathon in October. I think Saucony will be my new brand to wear for years to come!
                          10.    Lee rated this product 4 stars
                          Wed, August 05,2009:
                          The shoe fits great and has an incredibly smooth ride. Unfortunately, it doesn't have enough support for my needs. Rats!!
                          11.    KAthyK rated this product 5 stars
                          Tue, June 23,2009:
                          I loved the old Progrid Guide and was hesitant to change. They are a bit lighter and have more heel support. I like cushion for a knee with arthritis and they are great so far. Will go for my first 20 miler this weekend in them.
                          12.    d k rated this product 5 stars
                          Mon, June 01,2009:
                          Love these shoes. Great cushioning, flexible arch support, and works beautifully for me. Seems more like the old Omni 5's than anything else Saucony has made since.
                          13.    Jennifer rated this product 2 stars
                          Fri, May 22,2009:
                          These shoes were ok the first two times I wore them for slower jogs, but once I used them during a speed training session, I knew they would not work for me. They seem to lack support around the midfoot area, and my arches are still paying the price 5 days later.
                          14.    Jessie rated this product 5 stars
                          Mon, March 02,2009:
                          my first saucony shoe and i think they are great.the shape of the shoe really suits my foot and they are nice and cushioned
                          15.    Susan rated this product 4 stars
                          Tue, February 24,2009:
                          i really like this shoe. lots of cushioning and it fits my foot perfectly.i think it could be lighter though
                          16.    saucony fan rated this product 5 stars
                          Wed, February 11,2009:
                          I've been out a few times in the new Guide's and so far so good. Felt great right out of the box.
                          17.    great update! rated this product 5 stars
                          Tue, February 10,2009:
                          I love this shoe too! I came from the first Guide and this was an easy transition. Can't wait for my next run!
                          18.    Rae rated this product 4 stars
                          Tue, February 10,2009:
                          I LOVE these shoes! Have great transfer from heal to ball of foot. Good stability shoe.
                          19.    killed my heel rated this product 1 star
                          Tue, February 10,2009:
                          I borrowed these from my mom and did my 4-mile walk in them. I thought I had a rock in my shoe, but when I got home my heel was so torn up, I couldn't believe it. My mom said the tongue cuts into the top of her foot when running. REally disappointing!
                          20.    Elaine Bartelson rated this product 1 star
                          Mon, February 09,2009:
                          This shoe hurts my feet. I have never had a problem with Saucony but this shoe is awful. I can't believe how bad my feet hurt. I can't wear them and to top it off I paid $100 for them. NG!

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