Saucony ProGrid Echelon 2
The Echelon 2 from Saucony is perfect for the neutral runner seeking plenty of cushion and comfort. The Echelon 2 offers a wide platform and a large open mesh knit window on the medial side of the foot for an individualized fit. Like its predecessor, the Echelon 2 is ideal for the runner with low to flat arches with a neutral gait and can easily accommodate orthotics. A runner can count on Heel ProGrid with Response-Tek in the heel to provide ample amount of cushioning, allowing the runner to enjoy the run.
The ProGrid Echelon 2 is a moderate feature, moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and can accommodate orthotics. It is built with a semi-straight shape.
SRC Impact Zone begins at the heel and extends to under the midfoot. SRC stands for Super Rebound Compound and the material is designed to provide shock attenuation to set the foot up for a smooth transition.
Heel ProGrid with Respon-Tek is a foam grid like piece that sits under the heel and is designed to absorb heel strike energy.
HRC Forefoot Cushioning is situated under the metatarsal head region and is an EVA/rubber compound engineered to further dissipate shock. HRC stands for High Rebound Compound.
SSL EVA is Saucony's premium midsole material that is designed to maximize rebound and durability while minimizing weight. SSL stands for Saucony Super Lite.
Midfoot Support Bridge is located at the bottom of the midfoot. This thermal plastic unit is engineered to provide torsional rigidity.
Open Mesh covers the entire upper and is a breathable lightweight fabric.
Arch-Lock is utilized at the medial midfoot and adds additional security to the upper for a snug fit.
Hydrator Collar Lining cups the heel and is designed to provide next-to-skin comfort and maximize wicking.
Comfortride Sockliner is an open cell sockliner that is antimicrobial and breathable.
HRC Strobel Board is full length and is a High Rebound Compound that increases cushioning and step-in comfort.
XT-900 is primarily utilized in the heel and is a carbon rubber material that increases traction without sacrificing durability.
Blown Rubber is located at the lateral side of the forefoot and is a lightweight flexible material that is designed to enhance cushioning and provide a smooth ride.