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Toe the Starting Line in These Cross Country Spikes for 2017

It’s that time of year when the days start to get cooler and shorter, a sure sign that high school cross country is about to kick off. Toe the starting line and strive for your personal best during the 2017 season in these spikes from Saucony, Nike and New Balance.

 

Saucony

Saucony Havok XC

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Available at Old Town, Lincoln Square, Oak Park and Elmhurst

Here’s a cushioned and responsive cross-country spike that will take you from the starting line all the way to the finish chute. The seamless upper design and FLEXFILM overlays provide great fit without the weight while the rugged XT-600 carbon outsole will offer terrific traction on any surface your race takes place on.

Saucony Kilkenny XC 7

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Available at Old Town, Lincoln Square, South Loop, Oak Park, Lincoln Square and Deerfield

The always popular Kilkenny XC spike gets a top to bottom redesign for its seventh version. The forefoot has been widened for a more comfortable fit and the FLEXFILM overlays on the upper offer a structed feel around the foot. The midsole and 4-pin Pebax spike plate offer a softer and comfortable ride and the retooled outsole gives great traction no matter what the conditions may be on race day.

Saucony Carrera XC 3

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Available at Elmhurst

The best XC spike on the market just got a whole lot better for this fall with an engineered mesh upper for an improved and close to the foot fit and feel, a midsole to offer increased cushioning and a redesigned spike plate providing exceptional rigidity.

Nike

Nike Zoom Victory 4 XC Spike

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Available at Old Town, Elmhurst, Oak Park and Deerfield

ONE-TO-ONE FIT. SUPERIOR TRACTION - Nike Air Zoom Victory 4 XC Spike is built to navigate tough courses with a one-to-one fit and superior traction. The first Nike cross country spike of its kind to use water-resistant Hyperfuse construction, it provides a nearly seamless fit in an extremely lightweight execution.

Nike Zoom Forever 5 XC Spike

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Available at Old Town, Elmhurst, Oak Park and Deerfield

SECURE FIT FOR SUPERIOR SPEED - Built to navigate the unexpected terrain of a cross country course, the Nike Zoom Forever 5 XC Spike delivers Flywire technology that integrates with the dynamic arch band to provide superior lockdown and stability.

Nike Zoom Rival XC Spike

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Available at Old Town, Lincoln Square, South Loop, Elmhurst, Oak Park and Deerfield

CONSISTENT FIT FOR RACE DAY PERFORMANCE – The Nike Zoom Rival XC Spike delivers an accommodating fit for an easy transition from your daily training shoes. It has been updated with Flywire cables and a dynamic arch band to provide secure lockdown over uneven terrain.

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New Balance

New Balance XCS900v4

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Available at Old Town, Lincoln Square, South Loop, Elmhurst, Oak Park and Deerfield

The New Balance XCS900v4 stands for speed and you will leave the competition behind with the updated model. The sleek new REVlite midsole and aggressive 6-spike plate creates a fast ride underfoot and offers excellent protection. The rubber outsole provides traction and durability while the construction of the track-inspired offers a snug fit that moves with you – a match made perfect for speed.

New Balance XC700v4

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Available at Old Town, Elmhurst, Oak Park and Deerfield

Gain the edge on the competition with the New Balance XC700v5. A newly designed aggressive 6-spike plate gives unparalleled traction no matter the conditions while the lightweight upper provides a hidden internal support cage for superior fit. With extra exposed EVA for enhanced grip when facing down the elements, the XC700v5 is the cross country running partner you've been looking for. 

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