Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe

Women's Saucony Shadow 6000

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Women's SAUCONY® SHADOW 6000 :: Since 1991, this Classic shoe has been a favorite of high-mileage runners needing added stability. The women's Saucony® Shadow 6000 also gives you great flexibility and cushioning. 10.8 ounces

Category Type:

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If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. 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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Specifications:

  • Toebox Width: Medium
  • Shoe Construction: Slip last
  • Midsole Material: Polyurethane
  • Outsole Material: Carbon rubber
  • Upper Material: Mesh|Synthetic leather

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Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 59 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (25)
  • Cushions impact (21)
  • Durable (13)
  • Arch support (8)
  • Versatile (5)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (5)

Best Uses

  • Road running (7)
  • Running (5)
  • Casual wear (4)
  • Walking (3)
  • Work (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      62% 

      (16 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (26 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Comfort driven (16), Enthusiast (7)

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3.0

Contrary to the ...

By Ned

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

Contrary to the information details given on this site, this shoe is not a product of the USA. Mine said China. That discrepancy irritates me greatly, as place of origin was the deciding factor in my choosing this shoe. Otherwise, I'd give it a higher rating.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Years ago this was my ...

By TJ

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

Years ago this was my favorite shoe. Then I moved on to other shoes but could not find good heel fit. Thought I would try the Saucony Shadow 6000 again, a good fit, but terrible cushioning; awful even for walking.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I started wearing this ...

By SK

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

I started wearing this shoe 10 years ago when I began running seriously. After many miles and marathons, no injuries! I've tried different brands/styles, but always end up coming back. There is something unique about the rise of the heel that makes them perfectly comfortable and easy on the knees. Love the wide toe box, too. I know they're not pretty, and they don't hold up more than 300 miles or so, but I'll keep buying them as long as they're made.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

I have worn Sauconys for ...

By Peg

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

I have worn Sauconys for years. This shoe fits me worse than any I have ever worn. The instep is too big and the heel is loose. I wouldn't buy this style again.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

What a great shoe. I was ...

By Pam

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

What a great shoe. I was prepared to sacrifice some stability for the 6000's famous cushioning but found them stable enough even for long runs. They're a tad lose in the heal but with the right lacing technique you can get around this. I run 35 miles per week/5'1"/115lbs. These are my new favorite.

 
5.0

AWESOME Running Sneaker

By Lynn the runner

from Massachusetts

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

    I have run in this sneaker for over 25 years. Completed four Boston Marathons wearing them. Helped complete the BM in 2001 in 3 hours 23 minutes! I am so SAD that Saucony is no longer making this brand! I am at a loss! I agree with another review: e , Mo.

    I have run in this shoe for over 25 years and love it. It has led me to spend hundreds of dollars on other Saucony brand products. I have recommended it to others and they love it. I have read all 50+ reviews and cannot figure out why in the world such a popular shoe would be discontinued by Saucony. Please rethink this business decision.

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

    men's shadow 6000 review

    By Dan

    from kirksville , Mo.

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

      I have run in this shoe for over 25 years and love it. It has led me to spend hundreds of dollars on other Saucony brand products. I have recommended it to others and they love it. I have read all 50+ reviews and cannot figure out why in the world such a popular shoe would be discontinued by Saucony. Please rethink this business decision.

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

      How can these be gone??

      By Kathie

      from Madison, WI

      Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

      I have had these shoes forever, and we were assured that they were a classic, and would never be taken from us. Oh woe! Are they really gone??

       
      5.0

      BEST SHOE EVER

      By 30+ yr runner

      from Texas

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Comfortable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

        Please, please, please do not discontinue this model. It is the greatest and I will be lost without it.

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

        PLEASE bring back my SHOE!!!

        By KaliforniaKaren

        from Irvine, CA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Walking

          Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

          I have worn this exact shoe for more than 20 years and now it looks like it's OVER, please continue to make these wonderful style. I will be lost without them.

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

          Best Running Shoe

          By Running Gal

          from Seattle, WA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

            Best running shoe I have found for my personal needs. Perfect cushion, fit, stability at a great price. Thank you Saucony for continuing to make these.

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

            Even my 20 yr old admits they're great!

            By Suz

            from Northern Indiana

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Allows natural footplant
            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Fast
            • Fits Wide Foot
            • Good for high Arch
            • Good Traction
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Toe box wears fast
            • Wears Out Quickly
            • Youth think look outdated

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

            Have loved these since first made! Even my 22 year old loves hers for every activity, though she thinks they look dumb and outdated (well, they were born about when she was!) Have never found another shoe even close to this good - that has the fit, or traction for SNOW and RAIN on ALL surfaces. They do wear out really fast - think of them as a racing flat not training shoe. Buy your own shoe - don't let friends choose for you..it's like choosing a book or movie - can never account for taste.

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

            My favorite for many years

            By Sue in Minneapolis

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

              I have run in these shoes for over 20 years. I can take them out of the box and run a race and will have no problems. Fantastic shoe. I recently tried a different model, but once again have come back. Can't beat these shoes, period.

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

              Best shoe ever

              By Cathy

              from New Jersey

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Good Traction

              Cons

              • none

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

              Been running in these for more years than I can count. Best shoe ever, consistent, comfortable.

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

              Saucony 6000

              By prchrskd

              from Fulton, MO

              About Me Conservative

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Work

                Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                Wonderful shoe. The other reviews got me to buy. The shoe itself will get me to buy it again. Jeepers! It is so much more comfortable than higher priced shoes. I do not run. Just wear it to work and casually. Love, Love, Love this shoe. I have flat feet and shoes with too much arch are very uncomfortable to me. I guess this has some arch but it causes no problems. Roomy toebox.

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

                I LOVE these shoes!

                By Lisa - RUNR II

                from Rehoboth Beach, DE

                About Me Comfort Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Durable
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good price value
                • High Quality

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Running

                Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                I have been running for over 20 years and I found these after trying many different brands. I have since only bought these for about 19 years!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels half size too small
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                 
                5.0

                The best for years!

                By Championdiver

                from Cincinnati OH

                About Me Comfort Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • No breakin needed
                • Ready to run
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Wears Out Quickly

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                  I have been wearing these for more years than I can remember. Although I've tried many other brands and styles, I keep coming back to these for casual running, short races and marathons. I have run 10 miles out of the box. I do use orthotics and the shoe accommodates them easily. They do wear out a bit fast losing cushion and fraying a bit at the toe but the price is right!

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

                  great classic!

                  By Loyal Shadow runner

                  from Norwich, Vermont

                  About Me Comfort Driven

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Good Arch Support

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                      I have been running in the Shadow 6000 for about 10 years. I am SO glad they still make it. I find this shoe has the right balance of stability, fit (generous toe box but narrow enough heel to fit well.
                      I do not see any down sides. I always have new pair I am running in currently and have the next pair on reserve in the closet.

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

                      Luv these shoes!

                      By Val

                      from Poway CA

                      About Me Comfort Driven

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                      • Wears Out Quickly

                      Best Uses

                      • Casual Wear
                      • School
                      • Work

                      Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                      I live in these shoes.
                      Wear them for work where I do a lot of walking/running around. Keeps my feet comfortable all day long - even when I walk home from work!
                      Wear them for exercise too- both running and walking. Comfy!!
                      Only shoe I've found that fits my "duck feet"- wide in front and narrow heel. And comfy too!!

                      Better not discontinue them or I'll be barefoot for sure!
                      Did I mention they were comfortable?

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels half size too small
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                       
                      5.0

                      A classic performer

                      By Maureen

                      from Akron, Ohio

                      About Me Comfort Driven

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Endurance running

                        Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                        No break in period needed. I have put a new pair on the day of a marathon with no problems. I always keep a fresh pair in my running shoe cache.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels half size too small
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                         
                        5.0

                        I can always depend on the Shadow 6000

                        By Mosoles

                        from Pickerington, Ohio

                        About Me Comfort Driven

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Dependable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Long Distance Running

                          Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                          I keep coming back to the Shadow 6000 Classic and always have a pair in my running shoe rotation. This is the only model I have ever found in 25 years of running that I could put a new pair on marathon race day and know that I will not have any problems. I have won marathons wearing this shoe! I think this is the best shoe ever made and I hope you continue to carry. It has a classic good look and it does the job.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels half size too small
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                           
                          5.0

                          Fantastic

                          By casual runner

                          from Tampa, FL

                          About Me Comfort Driven

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Durable
                          • Good Arch Support

                          Cons

                          • Stains Easily

                          Best Uses

                          • Running
                          • Travel
                          • Walking

                          Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                          I have been wearing this running shoe for the past 10 years. Every couple of years I decide to try a different pair and always return to this design. Though not the most stylish, they are very comfortable and durable for running. I have high arches and these shoes feel great. I typically run about 15-20 miles/week. I hope they never stop making them!

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels half size too small
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                           
                          5.0

                          Good classic

                          By Dog lover

                          from Jonesville, VA

                          About Me Comfort Driven

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Walking
                            • Work

                            Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                            Comfortiable shoe,good cushion--I enjoy walking and I stand a lot during working hours.

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

                            The Shadow 6000 is still my favorite

                            By Kathy

                            from Stamford, CT

                            About Me Comfort Driven

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                I've worn the Shadow 6000 since it was introduced in 1991. It has taken me through 2 marathons, countless shorter races, and daily 6 mile runs. I occasionally try a newer shoe but always go back.

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                 
                                4.0

                                Consistently a great shoe

                                By JC Scoot

                                from Tampa, FL

                                About Me Style Driven

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Durable

                                Cons

                                • Stains Easily

                                Best Uses

                                • Casual Wear

                                Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                Have been buying this shoe for the past 9 years upon a recommendation of a friend. Other shoes I have tried are no match for this shoe..it's the best.

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                 
                                4.0

                                My choice for more than 15 years

                                By Nancy

                                from Jersey City, NJ

                                About Me Comfort Driven

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Durable
                                • Good Arch Support

                                Cons

                                • Not high fashion or style

                                Best Uses

                                • Running

                                Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                These classics have carried my wide feet through 50,000+ miles, seven marathons, and more than 15 years. What the shoes lack in style they make up for in comfort, cushioning, and fit, e.g., the toe box of Saucony shoes tends to be roomier and better accommodates wide feet -- especially important over long distances.

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

                                Great lateral stability! Super versatile

                                By emmali

                                from Portland, OR

                                About Me Comfort Driven

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Durable
                                • Super stable
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                    These shoes rock! I've been running/hiking/climbing in them for decades. I'm an ankle roller, and these are the ONLY shoes that keep me from rolling my ankles, I've tried other shoes but the lateral stability of these shoes is unmatched. They're also super durable, I use them for road and trail running. I've topped out at 16,000 feet in these shoes, carried a full pack for days on trail and snow, used them as approach shoes on alpine climbs and for adventure races. I just hope Saucony never stops making them!

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

                                    Still my favorite after 17 years!

                                    By redrunner

                                    from lancaster, pa

                                    About Me Comfort Driven

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Arch Support

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Running

                                      Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                      RRS suggested this shoe for cushion & stability when I was pregnant with my now 17 year old son. Have tried others over the years, but find that I the Shadow 6000 provides the best fit, support and comfort for me.

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels half size too small
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels true to width
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      I keep 2 new pair in stock at all times

                                      By Carol-the-fund-raiser-walker

                                      from New Hampshire to Costa Rica

                                      About Me Comfort Driven

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Durable
                                      • Good Arch Support
                                      • Versatile

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Casual Wear
                                        • Travel

                                        Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                        Thank goodness the style and quality hasn't changed in over 15 years of wear by me. My running days are over, but I have done 14 3Day 60 milers for Breast Cancer with these great shoes on my blister free feet. I'm a loyalist!

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width
                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Great ride, short lifespan

                                        By Sharon

                                        from NYC

                                        About Me Comfort Driven

                                        Pros

                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Flexible

                                        Cons

                                        • Wears Out Quickly

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Training

                                        Comments about Womens Saucony Shadow 6000 Classic Running Shoe:

                                        Not the same shoe it was ten years ago (slightly looser/wider fit and I think the cushioning may be a bit less) but still better than anything else I've found. Lovely boucy/soft ride, wide toe box, room for high arches, and very very flexible under the balls of the feet. I've never gotten over 200 miles out of a pair, but I'm not religious about swapping shoes out immediately after running and I'm heavier than many women runners (155). I'll keep buying as long as Saucony keeps selling.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels half size too small
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width

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                                        I started wearing this shoe 10 years ago when I began running seriously. After many miles and marathons, no injuries! I've tried different brands/styles, but always end up coming back. There is something unique about the rise of the heel that makes them perfectly comfortable and easy on the knees. Love the wide toe box, too. I know they're not pretty, and they don't hold up more than 300 miles or so, but I'll keep buying them as long as they're made.
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                                        Fri, May 29,2009:
                                        Years ago this was my favorite shoe. Then I moved on to other shoes but could not find good heel fit. Thought I would try the Saucony Shadow 6000 again, a good fit, but terrible cushioning; awful even for walking.
                                        5.    Jane rated this product 5 stars
                                        Tue, April 28,2009:
                                        I have been wearing these shoes since they came out maybe 20 years and haven't had any running injuries! They are great! I buy several at a time because I'm afraid they will quit making them.
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                                        Mon, April 27,2009:
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                                        7.    Barbara Ann rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sat, April 11,2009:
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                                        9.    mimisantafe rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sun, March 08,2009:
                                        I've been wearing these since the early 1990s. Every time I try another shoe I hate it and come back to these. Toe box is wide enough, heels a little loose but correct lacing fixes that. I'm 5'6", weight has varied from 145 to 175 but these shoes have stood up well no matter what. And as far as the appearance goes - I don't buy my running shoes to be fashionable!
                                        10.    Kara rated this product 1 star
                                        Fri, February 27,2009:
                                        This shoe is the worst pair of running shoes I have ever worn. My friend gave them to me as a gift and I thought I would try them out,I recommend you do NOT BUY THESE. Their appearence is very ugly too.
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                                        I've been running in these shoes for 10 years and always have 2-3 pairs in rotation. Thanks to RRS for making them readily available
                                        12.    Jackie rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sat, February 24,2007:
                                        I love these shoes, including their appearance. I have been wearing them for 6 years. They are lightweight, but provide good cushion and support. I purchase one pair for running and keep another pair for "dressy" wear. I don't find that they wear quickly (three months). Running shoes get sweaty and should be replaced regularly. You can afford to with this fair price.
                                        13.    Suzanne rated this product 5 stars
                                        Thu, November 09,2006:
                                        I'm so excited to find these again! Used to buy in bulk in my younger days when they were first made, because they were discontinued awhile.. They don't hold up to high mileage; they're really more of a racing flat...BUT they are absolutely the BEST shoe ever made for someone who really would rather run barefoot but can't in urban settings, has no pronation problems, needs flex in the foot (current shoes are so rigid!), a wider toe box that doesn't slide - and - the best of all - those little triangles for traction for those of us who run in freezing conditions! I've never minded the color, since mine get mud-colored pretty fast...It doesn't matter it wears out fast, because the price is reasonable for something you use more often than anything else.
                                        14.    onediva2b rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sun, December 18,2005:
                                        I have been running in these shoes since 1991 and never had a problem except for large callous' on my big toes--but I attribute that to wearing men's shoes vs. women's. I have tried several other brands--adidas, NB, asics--and have ended up injured. For whatever reason, these do not aggravate my achilles tendinitis. Yes, they are somewhat outdated in appearance, but I choose comfort and function over asthetics. I average 30-40 mpw and they are kind to my VERY high arches. I am 5'8, 130#, 48 yo female. I have done 5 marathons (my PR being 3:29 a couple of years ago). I do most of my training in these, race in Saucony Azura and buy both in bulk. Please do not stop stocking these shoes!
                                        15.    mathteacher8th rated this product 5 stars
                                        Fri, October 21,2005:
                                        Last year I finished my goal of running a marathon in every state. Every single time, I wore the Shadow 6000 - never even had a blister after 26.2! This has been the only shoe for me for as long as I have been marathoning - 1993! I don't care what color they are as long as I can keep cranking out the miles.
                                        16.    Molly rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, October 10,2005:
                                        The shadow 6000 is the best shoe I have ever worn for my tired, sore feet. I also heard they were being discontinued, but was lucky enough to find them in Road Runner Sports. Thanks for still carrying the shoes.
                                        17.    Kari rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, August 01,2005:
                                        I have been wearing these for almost 15 years, always try others and come back to these, they are the only shoe with a deep toe box, great stability and cusion.
                                        18.    margarita rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, April 04,2005:
                                        Best shoe ever. I wish I hadn't wasted my time looking for a more fancy-looking shoe. They were all a waste of money! This one's the best. I echo the color thing. Too girlie looking.
                                        19.    Jason Goulder rated this product 5 stars
                                        Fri, April 01,2005:
                                        I like these shoes alot. They are more comfortable thatn any other shoe that I have owned. They also are very affordable.
                                        20.    Krista rated this product 4 stars
                                        Fri, February 18,2005:
                                        I too have spent quite a bit of time lately trying to find something comparable to the Shadow 6000, but nothing comes close.
                                        21.    Mike rated this product 5 stars
                                        Thu, February 17,2005:
                                        I HAVE WASTED A LOT OF MONEY TRYING OTHER SHOES - I ALWAYS COME BACK - BUT THEY SHOULD MAKE SOME DIFFERENT COLORS
                                        22.    daveb rated this product 5 stars
                                        Thu, February 17,2005:
                                        Great shoe. Lots of room in the forefoot. The heel's a little wide, but with the proper lacing you can get around that. None of the foot or IT band problems I've had with other shoes. Tried others, keep coming back.
                                        23.    Glenna G. rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sun, December 05,2004:
                                        The perfect shoe for women runners who have a small frame, normal arches and no over or under pronation. Basic and great!
                                        24.    Glenna G. rated this product 1 star
                                        Sun, December 05,2004:
                                        The perfect shoe for women runners who have a small frame, normal arches and no over or under pronation. Basic and great!
                                        25.    Campbell rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, November 22,2004:
                                        I have run in this shoe for over 10 years and have worn out over 10 pairs. I have tried other shoes, but always come back to it because I know it will provide me everything I want - comfort, durability and no problems. 155 lb male, 6 miles every other day.
                                        26.    sue rated this product 4 stars
                                        Mon, October 25,2004:
                                        I have been wearing these shoes for about 8 years - I never had a blister or a foot-related injury and I ran two marathons in the rain with these. I just wish they lasted a bit longer. They seem to wear out too quickly. I am afraid to change shoes since these have worked so well for me.
                                        27.    glen rated this product 1 star
                                        Sun, August 08,2004:
                                        They feel sloppy and have crappy laces.
                                        28.    Mike rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, July 12,2004:
                                        Nothing fancy just good cushioning, good fit and good price. I do 20 miles a week and unlike many other models I've tried, I'm pain free with the Shadow 6000.
                                        29.    Scott rated this product 5 stars
                                        Mon, July 05,2004:
                                        I have worn these shoes since the were introduced. Prio to that time I wore the shadow. Typically run between 35-45 mpw and have only experience problems on two occasions when I tried a different shoe (NB-achillies/Saucony Swerve TI-IT Band). Will continue with this shoe as long as I run or as long as they are manufactured. I would like a long life from shoe, but will buy in bulk rather than switch.
                                        30.    Pam rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sat, July 26,2003:
                                        What a great shoe. I was prepared to sacrifice some stability for the 6000's famous cushioning but found them stable enough even for long runs. They're a tad lose in the heal but with the right lacing technique you can get around this. I run 35 miles per week/5'1"/115lbs. These are my new favorite.
                                        31.    Peg rated this product 1 star
                                        Fri, July 18,2003:
                                        I have worn Sauconys for years. This shoe fits me worse than any I have ever worn. The instep is too big and the heel is loose. I wouldn't buy this style again.
                                        32.    Ned rated this product 3 stars
                                        Sun, June 29,2003:
                                        Contrary to the information details given on this site, this shoe is not a product of the USA. Mine said China. That discrepancy irritates me greatly, as place of origin was the deciding factor in my choosing this shoe. Otherwise, I'd give it a higher rating.
                                        33.    Sarah rated this product 5 stars
                                        Wed, April 16,2003:
                                        Most comfortable shoe I've ever worn. The only thing I would change is the wear, if they lasted six months I would be happy. And I love the color combination, they're so cute!
                                        34.    Mike rated this product 5 stars
                                        Tue, January 07,2003:
                                        I've been wearing these shoes since they first came out, and I've never found a better shoe for me--I've tried switching several times. I run 25 miles per week--6'--190. Change the color! I liked the black trim which came out one year.
                                        35.    Eddie rated this product 4 stars
                                        Tue, December 31,2002:
                                        These shoes are a pleasant surprise. Very comfortable, fabulous fit, and decent stability. Compared to the Omni II and the Shadow 7, I rate the 6000 to be the better shoe. Even after 250 miles, the shoe still feels great.
                                        36.    mary rated this product 5 stars
                                        Sun, December 29,2002:
                                        I love this shoe! I have been wearing it for 10 years and have never had an injury. This is a great shoe for those of us who have a thin heel and a wider foot. I ran Chicago 2002 blister-free, and had no blisters during long training runs.

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