Saucony Hurricane 17

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The Saucony Hurricane 17 Running Shoes have a well cushioned sole that is perfect for anyone’s way of running, whether it’s trail or a sidewalk. These sneakers have a stretchy mesh upper that adapts to your feet and the way you run. The mesh is extremely breathable, and runners say they could feel the air being pushed into the shoe. They also have a springy thick cushioned sole that is told to make you run slightly faster with less effort, and a sock insert that soaks up any sweat you produce for a dry and airy ride.

Pros
  • Durable
  • Stretchy Mesh Upper
  • Lots of support
  • Medial post in midfoot
  • Excellent traction
Cons
  • Not many style choices
  • fits a bit tight and awkwardly if you have wide feet
  • Not the most comfortable shoe overall
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The outsole, which is still made out of IBR+, provides maximum cushioning for a soft and comfortable ride and have recently reduced the weight of the sneaker and increased its comfortability by removing the midfoot shank it previously had. It also had excellent traction and a springy feeling in your step, which helps you run faster with minimal effort.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The flexible mesh upper uses ISOFIT technology which adapts to the shape of your foot and the way your feet move. The sock insert soaks up any sweat you have accumulated while running for a dry ride so that you don’t feel groggy.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole is extremely durable but not so stiff it’s uncomfortable, it’s still soft and airy under your feet. The midsole is made to adapt to your feet and is described as springy and bounces back on your feet. The midsole even adapts to the pressure that’s put down on it by your foot when running to prevent strain, and even adapts to the shape of your foot.
Weight
Weight

Weight

Since the last sneaker, they have reduced the weight of the sneaker by removing the midfoot shank that added a lot of weight. The men’s version of the sneaker is told to be slightly heavier, but it’s not extremely weighty, even though the women’s version is average weight. The sneaker is 11.2 ounces, and the average sneaker is 5 to 10 ounces.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

The mesh on the upper is extremely breathable and is great for hot weather. People who have used this sneaker say that every time their foot hit the ground they could feel the air pushing through the sneaker’s mesh. There is also a sock insert that absorbs the sweat that you produce as you run, to keep your sneakers feeling dry.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

The toe box is designed to be comfortable and large enough for your feet. The mesh is stretchy, breathable, and made to adapt to your feet so it can be comfortable no matter your foot shape. The midsole is cushiony but stiff enough it will last a long time without flaking apart.
Style
Style

Style

There are a few styles to choose from. There are two style options for the women’s shoes. There is a gray, citrus, and Twilight-style, and they also have a coral and purple style. In the men’s Saucony Hurricane 17 running shoes, there are also two style and color options: one with gray, citron, and orange, and one with blue and silver.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The shoe is extremely durable, and the new PowerGrid+ platform provides cushioning on your foot and is extremely durable even though it’s comfortable. There is little to no complaints of the sole flaking apart or the mesh tearing and some runners who have used the shoe say it has lasted years for them without any defect.
Protection
Protection

Protection

Since the sneaker is made out of high-quality materials, it will protect your feet from strain because of the cushiony soles and flexible midsole, and the mesh is breathable to keep your feet from feeling groggy. The sneaker has a higher drop, which is preferred for running but sometimes can give strain to the ankle, but it’s not a complaint since the sneaker adapts to your feet.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

The sole of the sneakers is said to have a springy effect which bounces back on your foot to keep it feeling alive and will make you potentially run faster. The stretchy mesh upper adapts to your foot shape and is extremely breathable with a sock insert that absorbs all of your sweat.
Support
Support

Support

The sneaker has tons of support because of the ISOFIT saddle which will support your feet into the ideal position for running to reduce strain. There is also a support frame at the heel which doesn’t hurt when your foot hits the bottom of the sole; it’s soft and comfortable. The thickness of the sole adapts to your foot to keep your foot in place and adapts to the way you run so it will not be stiff when you run.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

The shoe is good for roads especially but can be used for other types of running like trail running. It’s just mostly ideal for pavement. The lugs towards the front of the sneaker, at the top of the toes, are small and rigid which is perfect for gripping onto the ground below you. The lugs near the back of the heel are bigger and more cushiony, which is great for stability but is also comfortable and airy. The lugs on the inside are slightly thinner but rigid, and the lugs on the outside blend with the others.
Price
Price

Price

The Saucony Hurricane 17 Running Shoes range from 130 to 200 dollars, which is excellent when taken into consideration of the high quality of the materials used to make the shoe and the incredible durability it is well worth it, plus there are some sales on certain websites to get the sneaker for less.
Shock Absorption
Shock Absorption

Shock Absorption

Because the sneaker has such plush cushioning it for sure has incredible shock absorption. There are little to no complaints of strain on the ankle because of the thick rubber soles, and the springy effect said to take place in the sneaker that uses your energy to bounce back at you keeping a pep in your step.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The drop isn’t dramatically high being 8mm but is a perfect height to run correctly so you can run your fastest, but also not so high that you feel any strain on your ankles. The average drop is 10mm, so it is very close to average, but it’s good not to be that high because of potential strain.
Size
Size

Size

The sizes range from 7 to 9 on certain websites, and there aren't too many complaints on size except for one. The toe box can be quite narrow on particular feet, but since the mesh adapts so well to your feet, after a while, they fit fine and just need to be broken in. Other than that everything perfect for size.
Speed
Speed

Speed

Because of the springy effect that takes place in the thick sole and midsole, it helps you run your fastest by pushing energy back into your foot; it does some of the work for you. Because of the heel drop being 8mm, it also holds your foot in a comfortable position that is also ideal for running, which also helps you run faster.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The sneaker has great stability. The support frame at the heel helps hold your heel in place without causing pain in your heel or ankle. The stretchy adaptable mesh is tight to your foot like a sock, adapting to the way you run, and to the shape of your foot for comfortability and stability.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The sneaker is extremely flexible because of how adaptable certain parts of the sneaker are to your foot and the way your feet move when you run. The upper part of the shoe is made out of a stretchy mesh material that adapts to the shape of your foot and the way you move so that it hugs tightly to your foot but also moves swiftly with you. The thick rubber sole does the same thing, adapting to the shape of your foot so that it fits every foot type, and the pressure put down on the sole when your foot hits it, so that when you’re running there’s no strain on your ankle.
Traction
Traction

Traction

The traction on this sneaker is mainly suitable for pavement but is told to be good for other terrains as well. The lugs towards the front of the sneaker, at the top of the toes, are small and rigid which is perfect for gripping onto the ground below you. The lugs near the back of the heel are bigger and more cushiony, which is great for stability but is also comfortable and airy. The lugs on the inside are slightly thinner but rigid, and the lugs on the outside blend with the others.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

● Adaptable stretchy mesh upper

● Midfoot saddle that holds your foot in place

● Thick, springy, flexible sole that prevents strain on your feet

● IBR+ and ISOFIT technology that provide you with support and cushioning

● 8mm heel drop which is ideal for a typical running shoe
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

Although the sneakers price, the quality of the materials used to make the sneaker and the fantastic feedback from runners who have used the Saucony Hurricane 17 Running Shoes think it is definitely worth the price. Runners love how it adapts to your feet, so your foot type doesn’t matter when wearing these sneakers, and some runners even say they have run faster than ever in these sneakers because of the springy and cushiony thick sole.