Saucony Fastwitch 8 | First Look

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Saucony Fastwitch 8 Women’s Sample (subject to change)

Available February 2017  – MSRP $90.00

A lightweight racing flat built for the mild overpronator, the Saucony Fastwitch provides runners with a fast and supportive option on race day. With this eighth version, the shoe offers a nice updated upper for enhanced comfort while maintaining the same tooling as its predecessor.

The Fastwitch 8 utilizes an engineered mesh design for increased breathability and a softer feel. The softer material should help reduce potential for foot irritation while also helping to shed a little weight. The shoe continues to use FLEXFILM overlays which create a seamless web of added support.

Utilizing identical tooling to its predecessor, the Fastwitch 8 will provide the same underfoot feel that runners enjoyed in the 7th version. An SSL EVA midsole creates a springy ride, and a dual density medial post offers added support for overpronators. On the outsole, a PWRTRAC rubber design is used to provide sticky traction ideal for road racing.

Preliminary Tech Specs

Stack height*: 19mm heel, 15mm forefoot, mm heel-toe offset

Weight*: 6.6 oz (men’s size 9), 5.5 oz (women’s size 8)

*Production stack heights and weights may differ from the preliminary data listed here.

Current Model

Men’s Saucony Fastwitch 7 | Women’s Saucony Fastwitch 7 MSRP $90.00

Competing Shoes

Men’s New Balance 1500 v2 | Women’s New Balance 1500 v2 MSRP $110.00

Men’s ASICS DS Racer 11 | Women’s ASICS DS Racer 11 MSRP $110.00


Saucony Fastwitch 8 Men’s Sample (subject to change)

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