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An entry level shoe with a bit of underfoot protection, the Saucony Kilkenny XC4 is built for 3k to 10k cross country racing.


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The Saucony Kilkenny XC4 is a XC racer that offers enough midsole protection for up to a 10k race. This lightweight racer offers a supple upper for an irritation free environment.

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Weight: 5.5 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (20mm), Forefoot (16mm); non-removable insole

Kid's shoe sizing is based on the men's scale.  For kids sizes subtract 1 and a half sizes from the available size.  Example: Women's 6.0 equals size 4.5 kids. 

Available Widths: B=Medium

How It Fits (based on width B) 

  • Sizing: Fits small; purchase 1/2 size larger than standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to narrow
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium
  • Arch Structure: Medium to low
  • Shoe Shape: Curved


Saucony's Kilkenny XC 4 Flat is designed for cross-country racing in distances ranging from 3k to 10k on a variety of surfaces.


  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.
  • CMEVA is a full length, industry standard foam designed for lightweight durability.
  • Open Mesh covers the entire upper and is a breathable lightweight fabric.
  • Synthetic Overlays are intended to keep the upper snug to the foot.
  • Slip Lasting involves wrapping and stitching the upper in a bootie-like shape before it is glued to the midsole to increase flexibility and decrease weight.
  • XT-600 is located throughout the outsole and is a carbon rubber material that increases traction without sacrificing durability.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

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

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

  • 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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