Our verdict


The Saucony Vendetta 2 is a neutral middle-distance track shoe that provides amazing speed and comfort. This versatile shoe has spikes that provide excellent traction while remaining lightweight and breathable. Vendetta 2's responsive design has proved to be one of the most reliable track shoes available in the market. Athletes tackling distances from 400m to 5k racing events love the feel and fit of this racing essential.


  • Very lightweight
  • Sturdy construction
  • Comfortable
  • For longer track races
  • Solid build quality
  • Reasonable price
  • Efficient traction
  • Supportive


  • Tends to create noise
  • Plastic around spikes

Who should buy the Saucony Vendetta 2

The Saucony Vendetta 2 is a versatile track spike best suited for:

  • middle distance rookies
  • veterans working to take their racing to the next level 
  • athletes tackling distances from 400m to 5k racing events

Saucony Vendetta 2 saucony

Enhanced traction and grip 

The Saucony Vendetta 2 is a versatile track spike that is great for middle-distance rookies who are on their way to discover their best event. At the same time, the Vendetta 2 is also ideal for veterans looking for a boost in their racing speed.

Saucony Vendetta 2 enhanced traction and grip

The track spike uses ⅜ inch pyramid spikes that enhance traction and grip on the track. The shoe employs the use of a Pebax six-spike plate that offers lightweight and flexible traction for every racing event.

Vendetta 2 provides responsive, durable cushioning

The Saucony Vendetta 2 is incorporated with a breathable mesh upper. It uses materials that move moisture away from the skin, keeping the wearer running dry and comfortable.

Saucony Vendetta 2 cushioning

It also uses an injection-molded EVA foam in the midsole that provides responsive, durable cushioning. This midsole material provides a cushioned underfoot feel and support.

Delivers best possible propulsion 

A Pebax spike plate with a six-pin configuration provides the best possible propulsion. This is then complemented by a durable rubber outsole material that delivers both outstanding abrasion and traction properties.

Saucony Vendetta 2 spike plate

The Saucony Vendetta 2 is a unisex track shoe that comes in men's medium sizing B and medium-size D for women's. 

Comfortable and supportive fit 

It has a narrow toe box width and a heel width that is medium to narrow. These specifications make the shoe fit snug offering a comfortable and supportive fit. The shoe's lace-up closure also provides a customized fit feeling.

Saucony Vendetta 2 narrow toe box

The shoe's outsole features a six-pin Pebax spike plate, same as that of the one used in the popular Nike Zoom Victory 3. 

Balanced support and smooth performance 

This sturdy spike plate offers exceptional and flexible traction giving the wearer a powerful start to the race. The six-pin spike configuration provides balanced support on the track for that smooth performance.

The rest of the Vendetta 2's outsole is made of long-lasting rubber material that makes the shoe more durable. This is then complemented by carbon rubber in the heel that also offers exceptional durability.

Saucony Vendetta 2 outsole

Protects the runner's feet from injuries 

The Saucony Vendetta 2 has the injected molded EVA foam for its midsole. It provides a durable yet responsive cushioning which offers a comfortable and cushioned feel.

Saucony Vendetta 2 protects foot from injuries

This durable material is also not prone to the usual wear and tear. Thus, it is ideal for protecting the wearer's feet from injuries or excess fatigue after competitions and long training sessions.

Keeps the feet cool and dry 

Vendetta 2's outsole exudes comfort and ventilation with a breathable mesh upper. It allows the wearer's feet to remain cool, dry, and comfortable during the run.

Saucony Vendetta 2 breathable mesh upper

Whether it is a sprint or for longer distances, the breathable mesh upper allows the foot to remain sweat-free and well-ventilated. 

Saucony Vendetta 2 enables optimum performance

It also wraps around the shoe, making it fit perfectly and enabling optimum performance.

Saucony Vendetta 2 wraps around the shoe

The materials in this mesh upper removes moisture away from the skin, keeping you feeling dry and comfortable.