A standout performer of 2020 was definitely the Saucony Endorphin Speed, an ideal training counterpart to the Saucony Endorphin Pro. The Endorphin Speed 2 looks to have upped the bar even further. Still using a full PWRRUN PB midsole and an S-Shaped nylon plate with SPEEDROLL technology to roll you forward with every stride. The biggest change is the upper, an improved fit to help with lockdown and keep you secure in the shoe.
Best Use: The Endorphin Speed 2 is designed to be the training partner for the Endorphin Pro, Used for longer tempo’s or speed sessions, even to race in. The nylon plate is designed to propel you forward with been as aggressive on your lower legs as a carbon version, ideal for smashing sessions in.
Upper: The biggest change to the Endorphin Speed 2 is the upper. Now with an improved fit for a better lockdown so you feel secure even when pushing to the limit. A single-layer engineered mesh keeps the shoe light and breathable. FORMFIT hugs the foot in 3D comfort, while enhanced heel support and anti-slip laces keep you secure.
Midsole: This is where the magic happens. No changes here since the 1st edition. Saucony are still using their Ultralight PWRRUN PB midsole foam that offers you incredible spring and energy return. Sandwiched in the midsole is their signature S-curve nylon plate that makes for a smooth and effortless transition through the foot strike. SPEEDROLL Technology propels you forward effortlessly, so you can run faster, not harder.
Outsole: A smattering of high-wearing rubber on the outsole helps gives you traction while keeping weight to a minimum.
Saucony says “Podium-worthy. On and off the course. Building on an award-winning year, the Endorphin Speed 2 is back with its just-right combo of ultralight PWRRUN PB cushioning and a flexible nylon plate. It shines for both speed work and long miles, workouts and race day. Finally, a shoe that works as hard as you do.”