Saucony® Freedom 5

The expected release date for the Saucony Freedom 5 is around – 12 May 2022.

The Saucony Freedom 5 will have the following features & updates:

  • The new Saucony Freedom 5 will still offer the Formfit technology with more flexible and now even more breathable mesh uppers,
  • The PWRRUN+ cushioning system will be kept and enhanced slightly in the new model.
  • Similarly, there will be a cushioned insole and more moisture-wicking interior lining.
  • The outsole will generally remain the same, with more flex grooves added for better flexibility.
  • Other than that you can ex[ect some fresh new colors and designs that will be highly fashionable for the new season.

Previous Models:
The Saucony Freedom 4 was released as expected on April 17, 2021.


Latest Version of the Saucony Freedom

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Saucony Freedom


PricePrice

  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Saucony Freedom 5 will be around $160.00.
  • The price will stay the same as most of the older features will still be kept.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Saucony Freedom 5 will be ideal for persons who are neutral pronators.
  • They will offer excellent cushioning and support for a high arch type and good support for a medium arch type.
  • However, I would not recommend them for very low or flat arches.

TerrainTerrain

  • The Saucony Freedom 5 should not be used for outdoor trails or in very wet conditions.
  • The design will not be waterproof, and it offers only light slip resistance.
  • The ideal terrains for your new Saucony Freedom 5 would be hard flat surfaces, such as concrete, tiles, and tar roads or pavements.

UseUse

  • The new Saucony Freedom 5 will be the perfect all-around wear casual shoe.
  • You can wear it as a fashionable sneaker for leisure wear or around town.
  • It will also be perfect for walking and light jogging.
  • However, I would not recommend this new design for serious running.

DurabilityDurability

  • As far as durability goes, the Saucony Freedom 5 will be quite durable worn in the right setting.
  • This will be a casual all-day wear shoe, so as far as wear and tear go, durability is excellent.
  • However, it will not be a trail shoe and should not be worn in inclement weather.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Saucony Freedom 5 will offer a comfortable medium-sized fit that is generous and relaxed.
  • As it will be a casual wearing shoe, it is the ideal fit for everyday wear.
  • The FormFit Mesh Upper design will be snugger and sock-like. It is fit to adapt to the shape of your feet.
  • This new model will be available in standard shoe sizes only, unfortunately.

WeightWeight

  • You can look at a weight of 222 grams in the ladies model.
  • There will be a weight of 239 grams in the men’s model.
  • These are both medium to lightweights that are ideal in casual shoes.

Elevation of the Saucony Freedom 5

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel will be at a 28mm height.
  • A more solid outsole and a higher platform are ideal for stability and proper cushioning.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be at 24 mm, which is very solid and uniform.
  • There will be a low heel-to-toe drop, making this new model much more stable.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a very low 4mm heel-to-toe drop in the Saucony Freedom 5.
  • The heel-to-toe drop design will be ideal for various purposes, as this will be a casual wearing shoe.
  • This type of heel-to-toe drop is likewise ideal for Overpronation.

Components of the Saucony Freedom 5

OutsoleOutsole

  • As for the outsole in the new Saucony Freedom 5, regular rubber construction will be used.
  • Saucony® will keep the Tri-Flex Crystel rubber technology to increase flexibility and adaptability.
  • The sole platform will be much more durable on a variety of surfaces.

MidsoleMidsole

  • The PWRRUB + midsole will be enhanced to be more lightweight and softer under your feet.
  • The Saucony Freedom 5 will also have a full cushioning midsole along with a soft insole and moisture-wicking interior lining in the new model.

UpperUpper

  • The uppers will still feature the same FORMFIT mesh design that is very stretchable and will easily adapt to the shape of your feet, as well as your movements.
  • The knit of the mesh uppers will be designed in such a way as to promote much better breathability this time.
  • The shoe will still deliver a snug customized fit, which is almost sock-like in structure.
  • There will be more color options available with some new fashionable color schemes in the coming season.

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Saucony Freedom 5




About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.