The best Saucony running shoes 2021

The best Saucony running shoes 2021

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 By Jesper Petersen



In this review we´ll go through the best running shoes from Saucony. You´ll get a quick list of the different running shoes, so it will be easier to make the right choice when you have to choose your next running shoe. 


Below you´ll see the three categories which the list have been divided into. Click on a headline to jump to the section you want. 

Best Neutral Saucony Running shoes

Best Stable Saucony Running Shoes

- Best Trail Saucony Running Shoes



Best Saucony Running Shoes - Neutral

Here you will find the best running shoes from Saucony for the neutral runner who doesn´t need a lot of extra support and stability.  


Saucony Triumph 18

saucony triumph 18

Saucony Triumph 18 is Sauconys topmodel for the neutral runner. It has a midsole in PWRUN+-material, providing superb shock absorption regardless of the surface. This version is produced somewhat differently than Triumph 17, which e. g. takes part in making it even more soft and bouncy. Therefore Triumph 18 from Saucony is also well suited for pacy runs as well as regular workouts. In total its a great neutral shoe which can be used for various purposes. 

Best suited for: Everyday training and long runs.

Similar to: Asics GEL-Nimbus, New Balance 1080, Under Armour HOVR InfiniteNike Vomero, adidas Solar Boost, Mizuno Wave Sky.



Saucony Ride 14

saucony ride 14

Saucony Ride 14 is a neutral and very versatile running shoe which will do a great job for you on all your runs. It has enough shock absorption and comfort for your longest runs, but it has also enough speed to work well for days when you are going for a pacier runs. Compared to previous models, Saucony Ride 14 is designed with the innovative midsole material PWRRUN instead of PWRFOAM. This takes part in making the shoe lighter and makes the running experience even better. So if you are the type who just wants to own a single pair of running shoes, this will be the obvious choice for you.  

Best suited for: Varied everyday training 

Similar to: Nike Air Zoom Pegasus, Mizuno Wave Rider, Asics GEL-Cumulus.





Saucony Kinvara 12

saucony kinvara 12

Saucony Kinvara 12 is a really pacy running shoe best suited for runs where you up the speed. Its an obvious "shoe nr. 2" which you can use for interval running, pacy runs or competition. But for a lightweight shoe, Kinvara is at the same time very comfortable, so it can easily function as your everyday running shoe if you usually go for short runs - or you are very experienced. The Kinara 12 midsole consists of the new PWRRUN-material as well as a top sole in PWRRUN+, which makes for a more pleasant shock absorption as well as a more efficient take-off and return energy. 

Best suited for: Interval running, pacy runs, competition. 

Similar to: New Balance FuelCell Rebel.



Saucony Endorphin Speed

saucony endorphin speed

Saucony Endorphin Speed is a really popular running shoe for racing, intervals and competitions. Actually it is so much in demand that it is often sold out quickly after being released. This is because Endorphin Speed is light and fast with a terrific midsole which is soft and responsive enough to provide great comfort without compromising on speed. The shoe is produced with Saucony's Speedroll technology which provides an amazing sensation of propulsion on your runs. Saucony Endorphin Speed is designed with FormFit-technology, which offers a special shape to follow the natural curve of your feet. In this way you are guaranteed a better foothold where your feet don´t slide around unnecessarily. 

Best suited for: Interval running, pacy runs, competition. 





Best Saucony Running Shoes – Stability / Pronation

Here you will find the best pronation running shoes from Saucony. They are well suited for the runner, who needs extra support and stability. 


Saucony Hurricane 23

saucony hurricane 23

Saucony Hurricane 23 is a nice, stable running shoe with luxury shock absorption and moderate pronation support. The midsole is thick and soft and consists of PWRRUN+ foam which is 25 % lighter than the Everrun-material used in previous models. However, this hasn´t compromised the comfort which is still superb. Hurricane 23 is wide and spacious at the front so if you prefer plenty of space around your toes, Hurricane 23 is certainly the right shoe for you. The shoe works best with longer runs at a calm pace or as a daily workout shoe for the runner who looks for a pleasant and supportive running shoe with max.

Best suited for: Everyday training, long -and recovery runs. 

Similar to: Asics GEL-Kayano, New Balance Rubix, Under Armour HOVR GuardianMizuno Wave Horizon.



Saucony Guide 14

saucony guide 14

Saucony Guide 14 is a terrific running shoe for the runner who needs a mild to moderate support on the inside of the foot. Its light, comfortable and perfect for daily workouts. The shock absorption is superb -  its soft and cushioned enough to provide comfort on long runs but at the same time it also feels fast when you up the speed on short runs. Guide 14 is designed with a new instep, which ensures a more dynamic fit around your heel. At the same time its produced with a dynamic pronation wedge which protects you against overpronation, so your foot is kept in the right position throughout your run. This shoe is a certain hit for all your runs - regardless if you are starting out or you have plenty of experience. 

Best suited for: Varied daily workouts.

Similar to: Asics GT-2000, New Balance 860, Nike Air Zoom Structure, adidas Solar Glide ST, Mizuno Wave Inspire.





Best Saucony Running  Shoes – Trail

Here you will find the best running shoes from Saucony for trail running. They are well suited for the one who needs a shoe which can offer increased stability and grip, less shock absorption and not least better protection of your feet for workouts in the terrain. 


Saucony Peregrine 11

saucony peregrine 11


Saucony Peregrine 11 is one of the best all-round trail shoes in the current market - and at the same time the most versatile trail shoes from Saucony. This shoe combines a relatively low weight with high comfort and a superb grip. If you are looking for a shoe which performs on - and off the trail as well as on rocks, in mud and on short asphalt stretches, this shoe is perfect for you. Regardless if you are starting out or you are an experienced trail runner, Saucony Peregrine 11 will certainly not let you down. 

Best suited for:  Trail running on different surfaces. 

Similar to: Nike Pegasus Trail.


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