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Jun 15|Saucony

Saucony® Unveils Updated Endorphin Collection—Introduces the All-New Endorphin Trail

Four styles. One feeling: faster

WALTHAM, MA (June 15, 2021) – Whether trying to increase mileage or set a personal best, both new and seasoned runners alike share one common dream: to run faster, not harder. Global performance running lifestyle brand Saucony today announced that the award-winning Endorphin Collection, with the addition of the all-new Endorphin Trail, is back to make that dream a speedy reality. The latest rendition of the Endorphin Collection, engineered with elite athletes and proven by personal bests, takes the brand’s signature SPEEDROLL™ Technology off-road for the very first time with the Endorphin Trail. With a fine-tuned fit, enhanced heel support and the brand’s ultralight PWRRUN PB™ cushioning, the entire Endorphin Collection delivers a locked-in feeling for a more secure, efficient and effortless performance on the road or trail. All four Endorphin styles, and beginning this fall, the brand’s entire performance line, contain recycled upper materials.

The Endorphin Collection includes the Endorphin Pro 2 with limitless speed; the award-winning Endorphin Speed 2, a do-it-all trainer and racer; the Endorphin Shift 2 with streamlined stability; and the Endorphin Trail, taking speed to a whole new elevation. The Endorphin Collection will be available at select running specialty retailers globally and at saucony.com beginning with the Endorphin Pro 2 on June 1; the Endorphin Speed 2 on June 15; and the Endorphin Shift 2 and Endorphin Trail on July 15.

“These are the shoes that dreams are made of,” said Shawn Hoy, vice president of global product for Saucony. “From the race-ready Pro, to the award-winning Speed, to the feel-good miles of the Shift, we have proven that we can make running faster and even more fun, and now, that includes for trail runners too. We knew we had something special with the Endorphin Collection, but even in early discussions with consumers and retailers, we felt so much demand for a similarly fast and fun experience on the trails. We’re excited to introduce runners to the Endorphin Trail, and whether they choose it for its performance capabilities or distinct look, we love the idea that it might help even more people fall in love with trail running.”

Introducing the Endorphin Trail

From weekend trail blazers to FKT (fastest known times) trail fanatics, trail running continues to experience tremendous growth, according to the International Trail Running Association. The Endorphin Trail lands at a time when runners hitting the dirt are demanding the speedy and dynamic ride that they are accustomed to in their road shoes. The Endorphin Trail delivers, blending the brand’s SPEEDROLL ™ Technology with a thick stack of ultra-responsive, featherweight PWRRUN PB™ cushioning that propels the runner forward effortlessly. Its secure fit, grippy PWRTRAC™ outsole, and versatile ascent/descent-friendly lug configuration are all designed to give the runner ultimate confidence on whatever terrain they meet.

Endorphin Collection – Features & Benefits

Endorphin Pro 2:

  • SPEEDROLL™ Technology propels the runner forward effortlessly, for a faster, not harder run
  • Ultralight PWRRUN PB™ delivers incredible spring and energy return
  • Signature S-curve carbon-fiber plate makes for powerful transitions and provides maximum SPEEDROLL™ effect
  • FORMFIT™ hugs the foot in 3D comfort, while enhanced heel support and anti-slip laces keep the foot secure at any speed
  • A single layer engineered mesh upper keeps the shoe light and breathable
  • Lighter footprint: This style contains recycled materials
  • Heel-to-toe Offset: 8mm (35.5mm heel/27.5mm forefoot)
  • Weight: Men’s 7.5 oz. (213g), Women’s 6.3 oz (179g)

Endorphin Speed 2:

  • SPEEDROLL™ Technology propels the runner forward effortlessly, for a faster, not harder run
  • Full-length, responsive nylon plate delivers an edge for daily speed workouts and race day
  • Ultralight PWRRUN PB™ offers incredible spring and energy return
  • FORMFIT™ hugs the foot in 3D comfort and delivers Saucony’s most personalized fit yet
  • Engineered mono-mesh keeps the upper mesh light and breathable
  • XT-900™ outsole with reinforced high-abrasion zones provides optimal traction and durability
  • Lighter footprint: This style contains recycled materials
  • Heel-to-toe Offset: 8mm (35.5mm heel/27.5mm forefoot)
  • Weight: Men’s 7.9 oz. (225g), Women’s 7.0 oz (200g)

Endorphin Shift 2:

  • SPEEDROLL™ Technology propels the runner forward effortlessly, for a faster, not harder run
  • A generous bed of EVA-based PWRRUN™ cushioning provides a plush yet springy ride
  • New trim heel counter provides a great fit with less weight
  • Lightweight mesh upper and improved lacing system offer enhanced breathability, locked-in fit
  • FORMFIT™ hugs the foot in 3D comfort and delivers Saucony’s most personalized fit yet
  • XT-900™ outsole with reinforced high-abrasion zones provides optimal traction and durability
  • Lighter footprint: This style contains recycled materials
  • Heel-to-toe Offset: 4mm (38mm heel/34mm forefoot)
  • Weight: Men’s 10.4 oz. (296g), Women’s 9.2 oz (253g)

Endorphin Trail:

  • SPEEDROLL™ Technology propels the runner forward effortlessly, for a faster, not harder run
  • A thick bed of ultralight PWRRUN PB™ cushioning delivers incredible spring and energy return
  • A durable net mesh protects the PWRRUN PB™ cushioning from rugged terrain
  • Comfortable, quick-fit trail sleeve protects against dirt and debris
  • FORMFIT™ hugs the foot in 3D comfort for a personalized fit
  • Thin but mighty full-length PWRTRAC™ outsole for traction on rough, uneven surfaces
  • Versatile ascent/descent-friendly lug configuration
  • Trail outsole lug height: 4.5mm lugs
  • Lighter footprint: This style contains recycled materials
  • Heel-to-toe Offset: 4mm (36.5mm heel/32.5mm forefoot)
  • Weight: Men’s 10.4 oz. (295g), Women’s 9.0 oz (255g)

Endorphin Collection Availability

The Endorphin Pro 2 (SRP: $200.00) will be available June 1; the Endorphin Speed 2 (SRP: $160.00) will be available June 15; and the Endorphin Shift 2 (SRP: $140.00) and Endorphin Trail will be available July 15. The Endorphin Collection will be available in men’s sizes 7-13, 14 and 15, and women’s sizes 5-12. To find a Saucony retailer near you, call 800-365-4933 or visit www.saucony.com.

About Saucony: Saucony, a division of Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW), is a leading global running lifestyle brand that fuses performance, innovation and style to create compelling footwear and apparel with its widely recognized brands Saucony and Saucony Originals. Founded in 1898, Saucony exists to empower the human spirit, with every stride, on every run, in every community. The brand’s call to action, Run for Good, is Saucony’s invitation to people everywhere to experience the transformative power of running. Saucony’s award-winning innovations include PWRRUN™ PB, PWRRUN+™, and FORMFIT™. At Saucony, a good day is when we run. A better day is when we inspire others to run. For more information, go to www.saucony.com.

Austin Caron
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