A suitable pair of running shoes is important for runners to avoid being hurt. It’s important to protect yourself, especially the guys who are heavy weight. Today let’s have a closed look at Saucony Triumph iSO 5. IOS 5 has two series at present, that is, Triumph and Hurricane.
From below data, Saucony Triumph iSO 5. IOS 5 should be more suitable for the guys who are heavy weight.
It’s classic Saucony black and white package.
The main colorway of vamp is gray, insole is white and outsole is red.
The red ISO logo on the shoe tongue is conspicuous.
The front side of shoe-pad is green.
The side of vamp is printed with Saucony, and another side is printed with TRIUMPH ISO. We see the thick white insole and salmon outsole from the side part. The insole is printed with EVERUN, which is Saucony black technology has great energy feedback and durable cushion protection.
The Triumph ISO 5 uses Tri-Flex outsole which is red.
The outsole is salmon hollow out. The surface texture of middle and two sides are different. We can see the white EVERUN insole.
The TRI-FLEX outsole and EVERUN insole make the sole to be more wear-resisting. It has great traction performance and skid resistance.
The triangular plate on two sides of shoe heel can protect the heel won’t be easy to move when running and it can prevent being injured.
The shoe tongue design is fixed. It’s not easy to move. It has soft padding. It’s thicker than shoe head.
It’s soft, but the air permeability is not good.
From inside, we can find the integrate EVERUN insole. The official empirical data is, it can offer 83% energy feedback.
The insole is white. The inside workmanship is good.
I like the design of shoe laces holes. Triumph iSO 5 uses ISOFIT dynamic plying-up system.
The vamp of forefoot is jacquard weave mesh fabric. The holes are big, so the air permeability is good.
The shoe tag has marked the item no., place of production, size and material etc.
The unit weight of EUR42 is 313g. It’s not light.
The unit weight of INSPIRE 14 EUR42 is 272g.
For the comfort level, I prefer to Saucony Triumph iSO 5. Although INSPIRE 14 is lighter, but for the actual feeling, INSPIRE 14 is not lighter than Saucony Triumph iSO 5. It may because INSPIRE 14 cover the instep too tight.
Fit: Saucony Triumph iSO 5 can fit the foot very well, it should be due to the shoe tongue with elastic padding and ISOFIT dynamic plying-up system.
Comfort Level: It can adjust the shoelaces for the degree of tightness. The engineering jacquard weave mesh fabric and ventilated resilient shoe-pad have good air permeability. It’s also suitable for daily wearing. As the thickness of forefoot is thinner than shoe heel, so it will push you to go forward.
After long distance testing, I think that Saucony Triumph iSO 5 is more comfortable than INSPIRE 14 in Summer.
Feeling after testing:
- The cushion performance is excellent.
- It has great resilient feedback. I can feel the enduring energy feedback.
- The shoe tongue is filled with elastic padding. It can cover the instep well. But it will decrease the air permeability of instep.
When running, I can feel that the elastic EVERUN insole is actually different with others. But it’s only suitable for jogging.
Overall: Saucony Triumph iSO 5 is a pair of comfortable jogging shoes with excellent cushion.
Advantages: The outsole of TRI-FLEX with EVERUN insole can offer excellent resilience, cushion performance and traction performance.
ISOFIT dynamic plying-up system, fixed shoe tongue and ventilated vamp are very comfortable.
Disadvantages: The price is a little high.