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Designed to meet the needs of elite ultramarathoners, the Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra is a lightweight and low-profile trail racing shoe featuring minimal cushioning and a firm ride.

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The Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra is all about trail performance. Designed for the world's best ultramarathoners, this racing shoe features a low-profile design to allow for an uninhibited stride and lightweight cushioning for protection from the trail. A lugged outsole provides unrelenting traction and a seamless upper limits friction on your foot for long-lasting comfort. For the most competitive ultra runner, the S-Lab Sense Ultra is a weapon you can't be without.

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Weight: 7.5 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (19mm), Forefoot (14mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

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

INTRODUCTION

 The S-Lab Sense is a minimum featured, minimum neutral trail shoe designed for daily training or racing.

CUSHIONING

  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.

MIDSOLE

  • Proprioception features a low heel-to-toe offset to promote mid-foot striking.
  • OS Tendon system acts like a real tendon by flexing to provide stretch and balance during the heel-to-toe transition.
  • ProFeel Film is a thin TPU film in the midsole providing midfoot protection without losing road feel.

UPPER

  • Open Mesh throughout the upper is breathable and quick drying.
  • Protective Rubber Toe Cap keeps toes safe from bruising on trails.
  • Endofit a sock like upper that yields unmatched comfort and fit.
  • Tongue Cover keeps shoe free from debris.
  • Seamless Sensifit overlays on the upper wrap the foot for a close, secure fit.
  • Quicklace made from durable Kevlar fibers provides easy shoe entry and exit and a secure fit.
  • Lace Pocket tucks laces out of the way while running.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.

OUTSOLE

  • Contagrip is a uniquely designed outsole of differing densities, providing durable traction over varying terrains.
  • Dynamic traction uses offset lugs to provide unparalleled grip on hard, wet, and loose surfaces.

Comments: These shoes are amazing. Light, nimble, and protective. My runs are longer and my recovery faster. Very versatile, as they excel on both mountain runs and on gravel paths. The sock like fit feels tight upon first try, but it truly is a great fit. Definitely my favorite shoes for the trails.
From: Tom, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Comments: I have put these shoes through everything. Recently wore them during the Leadville Marathon, the shoes didn't offer much protection against the pounding. However, on dirt trails, these things are like driving a sports car. The shoes also drain well. At 200 miles, one of the eyelets broke, called Salomon, as with all Salomon shoes, they carry a 3 year warranty. Makes the price tag feel a bit better.
From: Eric, Nebraska

Comments: Phenomenal!
From: Tom, Atlanta, GA

Comments: This is the best trail shoe I have used. The Ultra offers a nice combination of protection and responsiveness in a nice lightweight package. I always look forward to hitting the trails in these shoes.
From: James, Provo, Utah, USA

Comments: Very comfortable on trails that aren't too gnarly. Great platform to toe off. I'm a forefoot/mid foot striker so the 4mm drop was perfect. You'll feel like a ninja in these shoes. My only complaint is the rock plate still isn't tough enough. I'm pretty tentative when I approach sections of trail with sharp rocks. Landed funny on a rock with my left foot and subluxed my cuboid. Really bummed about it. I'd recommend these shoes but you have to know what you're getting into. If you're heavy footed and like to kamikaze down gnarly trails, stay away. If you're a light-footed gazelle with strong feet then this is the shoe for you.
From: Rodrigo, Dallas, TX

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm): What's This?

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

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