The Saucony Xodus 5.0 is a soft ground trail running shoe designed for a neutral foot motion.


Maneuver through the worst of conditions in the Saucony Xodus 5.0. This rugged shoe features an aggressive Vibram outsole for the tricky terrain, while a low profile design keeps your running nimble and efficient. With heel-to-toe POWERGRID foam, this shoe offers plenty of cushioning for the rough trails ahead.

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Weight: 10.3 oz/292.0 g (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (28mm), Forefoot (23mm)

How It Fits(based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to wide
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: High
  • Shoe Shape: Semi - Curved


  • Heel-to-Toe PowerGrid combines shock dissipating Grid technology with Powerfoam material to create a cushioned and responsive ride.
  • SRC Impact Zone made from Super Rebound Compound extends from the heel to the midfoot for improved shock absorption and a smooth heel-to-toe transition.


  • Vibram Outsole is designed with a durable and aggressive pattern for increased traction in all weather conditions.
  • External Bedrock Outsole (EBO) is layered between the outsole and midsole and is designed to protect the foot from rocks.


  • Open Mesh covers the entire upper and is a breathable lightweight fabric.
  • Pro-Lock is an internal support strap that keeps the foot locked down to the shoe.
  • Gussetted Tongue prevents debris from entering the shoe.
  • Lace Garage tucks laces out of the way while running.
  • HydraMAX Collar Lining cups the heel and provides next-to-skin comfort while wicking unwanted moisture.
  • ComfortLite Sockliner is a molded sockliner that contours the heel and arch, reducing pressures in the forefoot.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length HRC Strobel Board, for responsive, enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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