Runners will enjoy the new lightweight construction of the Saucony Ride 9 GTX running shoes. Stay comfortable and dry with 20% less weight in a waterproof and breathable upper. Conquer rugged terrain and stay protected from the elements. Run stronger and longer. Upper: GORE-Tex waterproof, breathable upper. Silver reflective accents deliver enhanced visibility. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Flat laces reduce irritation.Midsole: EVERUN Topsole construction for energy return and superior cushioning. SRC Impact Zone absorbs impact and extends into the midfoot for improved transition. Removable insole.Outsole: TRI-FLEX Outsole Design provides more contact with the ground and flexibility through toe-off. iBR+ is 33% lighter and more cushioned than standard blown rubber. XT-900 carbon rubber offers exceptional traction and durability.