Saucony Havok XC 4

The expected release date for the Saucony Havok XC 4 is on August 16, 2023.

The Saucony Havok XC 4 will have the following main updates:

  • The Saucony Havok XC 4 will be the perfect Cross Country Spike sprinting shoe that will be able to tackle any terrain and any competition.
  • It will be reasonably priced with the improvements that will be made.
  • The ride will be much more speedy with supportive cushioning.
  • The sole will have improved flexibility and multi-terrain grip.
  • The fit will offer better support, and you will be able to wear the new model without socks.
  • It will also be much more lightweight this time around.

Previous model of the Havok XC:
The Saucony Havok XC 3 release date was on August 17, 2021.

Latest Version of the Saucony Havok XC


Saucony Havok XC



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Saucony Havok XC 4 will be $85.
  • The Saucony Havok XC 4 will be an affordable cross-country running shoe for everyone.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Saucony Havok XC 4 will be a sprinting-specific shoe that will be quite flexible.
  • It will have light cushioning and be more flexible in nature, with pyramid-style spikes for grip.


  • It will be suitable for most terrains.
  • Terrains include grass, mud, and rubber or cross country terrains.


  • Overall the new model will be a Cross Country shoe.
  • It will be ideal for long and short-distance sprinting for speed racing.


  • With improvements, there will also be improved durability.
  • The sole and the uppers will be long-lasting and very durable.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be flexible and sock-like.
  • It will also be much more lightweight n your feet.


  • The weight for men will be 156 grams.
  • The weight for women will be 136 grams.

Elevation of the Saucony Havok XC 4

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height will still be considered.
  • There might be a heel height between 24 and 28 mm.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

24 to 28

  • Similarly, the forefoot height will be considered.
  • As there will be no drop, the forefoot height may be between 24 and 28 mm.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a zero heel-to-toe drop.
  • The flat sole will offer excellent control and ground contact.

Components of the Saucony Havok XC 4


  • The new model will have a TriFlex rubber outsole that will offer exceptional traction on a variety of surfaces.
  • There will be Carbon in the rubber outsole fur flexibility and traction without the need for spikes.


  • For cushioning you will enjoy the SSL EVA midsole that will be much more lightweight and durable.
  • The midsole will have improved rebound and shock absorbency.


  • The uppers will have a stretch bootie construction that hugs your feet with a soft sock-like fit.
  • The Saucony Havok XC 4 will have Flex Film overlays that will be welded onto the uppers for a more secure fit.


Saucony Havok XC 4

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.