I was excited to try the latest intro from On Running as the Cloudswift had been touted as an 'urban running shoe with ultimate cushioning' - something I had found lacking (for me) in the Cloud and Cloudflow. While I am a midfoot runner, I do appreciate some serious cush under foot. Did they get it right this time? Read on...


Every season I go bargain hunting for running shoes. There is always a good bargain on last year's models. I look for shoes I know and like, and shoes I would like to try. This time, I've picked up a pair of Saucony Xodus ISO 2. Since the Xodus is marketed as a premium trails shoe with max cushion and reinforced upper, I could not wait to run on them.


This is the 3rd generation of what quickly became Brook's the best trail shoe.  Not surprisingly, the new Caldera 3 performed well on the trails.

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