The Saucony Triumph is the flagship of Saucony’s plush cushioned neutral category. The updated Triumph — version 18 — does not ride, however, like your typical plush cushion neutral. The midsole geometry — particularly the perfectly beveled heel — combined with the bouncy PWRRUN+ midsole foam contributes to a responsive ride more typical of a lighter shoe. This is an all-around workhorse ideal for your longer runs, but it also responds well when you want to speed things up. Reviewers have frequently mentioned that although the shoe weighs heavy, it does not run heavy. This is also a very durable shoe that you will be able to pack the miles on. If you are already a fan of the Saucony Triumph, you will appreciate the update. If you are looking for a plush-cushion neutral that effortlessly handles a variety of paces as you run long, this is the shoe for you.