When you moan like that, you're going to garner a few askance glances. But, really do people expect anything else when you're running in the Salomon Women's X Scream Running Shoe' X rated for extreme versatility and extreme comfort, this crossover shoe will make you scream or whimper with delight. Run on the road, run on hard packed dirt paths, run on gravel travels. The stretch air mesh upper is like your road shoe:lightweight and breathable. Its Sensifit offers a bit of lateralsupport by blending overlays into the Quicklace closure system. With a singlepull, you've tightened the laces and created a cozy cradle for your foot. TheEVA shaped footbed keeps you stepping lightly, and it comes out when you want toslip in a custom insole. The heel stack height of 19mm hits a sweet spotbetween low riders and high heels. With a drop of 9mm, midfoot and heel strikers alike can run without being forced onto tiptoes. When you look at the meat of this crossover shoe sandwich, you'll realize the only thing missing is bacon the X quisite breakfast meat.From your toes to your heel, an injected EVA midsole cushions your footsteps,similar to your road running shoes. A hit of compressed EVA in the medial heelis like an I beam for a bridge it prevents collapse of your form. Lightweight Muscle slingshots you forward by addingan elastic element into your toe off. The Contagrip bottom gives you traction ontricky anything other than the road terrain and fluidity in your footstepswhen tackling asphalt paved obstacles.