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Hey ladies. Tired of the rough and tumble world of road running' Saucony created a minimalist-like shoe with cushioning galore to cushion your tired hooves mile after mile after mile. The Women's PowerGrid Cortana 3 Running Shoe takes a super cushy ride and leaves only a 4mm heel-forefoot drop to make mid-foot strikers marvel at how simple a soft ride can be. Once your feet experience the sweet ride of softness in the Cortana, you'll stop looking twice at barely-there footwear. Many minimalist shoes have only a 4mm heel-forefoot drop, but also are close to the ground. With a heel rise of 22mm and toe lift of 18mm, your foot won't succumb to the usual bumps and bruises oft accompanying other low-lift shoes. With this version of the Cortana, Saucony added more ground-contact iBR+ blown rubber for a plush feel, and streamlined the upper with FlexFilm bonded, seamless construction. A lightweight Support Frame heel counter adds a bit of structure, yet at the same time the weight has been reduced to 9. 5 ounces. The full-length PowerGrid foam insole takes the force of your footstep and turns it into bounce-back energy to propel you forward, faster. Super Rebound Compound, SRC, Impact Zone sucks up shock in the heel crashpad area for the off-chance you misstep on your midfoot strike. The sole's medial post ups the ante on support, and a decoupled Crash Pad in the heel allows a more natural stride. The insole comes out and can readily be replaced with custom orthotics. A slimmer toe box and fitted heel cup keeps your foot locked into the Cortana for a confident feel over the roads. A cushier version of the Kinvara, but with more support, the Cortana is an excellent option for traditional runners looking to transition to a more minimalist shoe, as well as a seasoned low-drop running looking to up the weekly mileage and needing more protection.
CLOSEOUTS . Sauconyand#39;s Cortana 3 running shoes feature a 4mm heel-to-toe drop for a minimal feel and a more natural foot strike. The beveled heel and medial post offer an extra touch of cushioning and support. Available Colors: VIZIPRO CORAL/CITRON, WHITE/BRIGHT BLUE/PINK. Sizes: 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5, 11, 12, 11.5.
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