10 Best Saucony Running Shoes For Women in 2022

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10 Best Saucony Running Shoes For Women in 2022

Vibrant? Check. Formidable on the road? Absolutely! We're, of course, talking highly about the best Saucony running shoes for women.

This female-empowering lineup houses our finest choices from this stunning brand. We've tested over a hundred pairs of Saucony running shoes to just bring you our top picks in various categories—from trail runners to race-oriented kicks.

How we test running shoes

Creating amazing lists of top picks, including this Saucony-centric one, is core to RunRepeat's existence. To make our selections as compelling and unbiased as possible, we live by this approach:

  • We purchase women's Saucony running shoes using our own funds. Yes, we don't receive them for free.
  • Our tests happen both indoors (we have our own lab!) and outdoors.
  • We clock in miles and days testing these kicks to determine their areas of expertise.
  • We reflect in our reviews opinions from thousands of experienced runners and athletic experts.

As a result, every reviewed Saucony running shoe for women receives a 0-100 rating. This is what we call a CoreScore—one of the major facets making up our selection process. From there, we get to flesh out our top picks.

Best Saucony running shoes overall for women

Saucony Ride 14
Saucony Ride 14
£83
£88
£93
£112
Top pick

Corescore

90
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 1,384 users
91 / 100 from 15 experts

Pros

  • Durable 
  • Breathable
  • Soft, luxurious feel
  • True to size
  • No break-in
  • Wide feet friendly
  • Do-it-all trainer

Cons

  • A bit stiff underfoot
  • Could be more responsive

Verdict

The Saucony Ride 14 is a daily trainer that impressed us with its utilitarian and consistent ride. It stays nice and stable from short to long-distance runs, giving us that peace of mind to run with confidence from start to finish! It's neither too soft nor too firm and can handle just about any type of run - from daily runs, recovery days, and even tempo paces. 

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Saucony Kinvara 12
Saucony Kinvara 12
£80
£82
£85
£108
Also great

Corescore

89
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 4,699 users
87 / 100 from 22 experts

Pros

  • Perfect fit
  • Wide feet friendly
  • Balanced and reliable ride
  • Fantastic foot lockdown
  • Tongue stays put
  • Great laces
  • Insanely flexible
  • Removable insole
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Not for cold days
  • Non-durable outsole 

Verdict

Having tested Kinvaras of the past, we are happy to report that the Kinvara 12 continues to delight our feet as a lightweight daily trainer. So much so we even forgot we had shoes on! Like all other do-it-all shoes, it's good at everything and great at nothing (not a bad thing). For $110, it's a solid choice for a shoe that performs on slow runs, long-distance efforts, tempo sessions, and everything in between! 

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Best women's Saucony running shoes for race/speedwork

Saucony Endorphin Pro 2
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2
£150
£150
£169
£190
Top pick

Corescore

91
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 244 users
91 / 100 from 22 experts

Pros

  • Roomy fit
  • Lightweight
  • True to size
  • Insanely breathable
  • Fast & efficient
  • Responsive
  • Durable for a race shoe
  • Most comfortable race shoe
  • Price ($200)

Cons

  • Unstable heel
  • Poor midfoot lockdown
  • Learning curve

Verdict

If we can pick a shoe that screams fast, the Endorphin Pro 2 is THE shoe! Made for race day, you can't go wrong with the Endorphin - it's carbon-plated, snappy, rebounding, light, and just everything speed-oriented. It will bolt you forward in your competition, so prepare to take off at lightning speed! If you want to beat or set new PRs, we strongly suggest getting this shoe. 

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Saucony Endorphin Speed 2
Saucony Endorphin Speed 2
£119
£120
£152
£155
Also great

Corescore

91
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 948 users
93 / 100 from 18 experts

Pros

  • Fun, peppy ride
  • Runs like a race shoe
  • Lightweight
  • Plenty breathable
  • Smooth rockered transitions
  • Great lockdown
  • 2 pairs of laces
  • One shoe Race, Tempo, Trainer
  • More flexible than other carbon-plated shoes
  • Reflective detail for night runs
  • Easy to put on (pull tab on the tongue and heel)

Cons

  • Learning curve needed for heel strikers or slower paces
  • Slipper on wet surfaces

Verdict

A speed trainer and a race day shoe? Take both in the Endorphin Speed 2. After pacing it through, this shoe proved itself a star in speed, responsiveness, and durability. It literally sent us flying through the blocks! Even better, it's unlike any speed-oriented shoes we've tested - it doesn't forgo comfort in favor of lightness and agility! 

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Best for trail

Saucony Peregrine 11
Saucony Peregrine 11
£80
£83
£103
£103
Top pick

Corescore

88
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 2,544 users
85 / 100 from 18 experts

Pros

  • Outstanding grip
  • Perfect foot lockdown
  • Great for mud, ice, rocks 
  • Durable as a tank

Cons

  • For narrow feet only
  • Not breathable
  • Heavy

Verdict

A beast in all our trail runs, the Saucony Peregrine 11 was more than confidence-inspiring! It's a tank that mutes out all the harshness of the trails while eating up everything you throw at it! From slick mud, snow, dry, and rocky stream crossings, this shoe just bites hard and deep into the ground. It's also built to run fast, and we got exactly that in the Peregrine! 

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Saucony Xodus 11
Saucony Xodus 11
£138
£140
Also great

Corescore

90
Superb!
4.6 / 5 from 126 users
92 / 100 from 1 experts

Pros

  • Protective outsole
  • Excellent stability
  • Grippy
  • Secure fit
  • Roomy toe box

Cons

  • Collects mud
  • Upper crinkles awkwardly
  • Heavy

Verdict

The Xodus 11 from Saucony is a truly versatile trail shoe. It can adapt to its environment — whether it be on very technical terrain or tamed surfaces, it's a shoe that can do it all. If you're looking to log serious miles on multiple terrains, the Saucony Xodus 11 is a shoe to consider. 

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Best women's Saucony running shoes for flat feet

Saucony Guide 14
Saucony Guide 14
£66
£80
£100
£100
Top pick

Corescore

89
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 2,811 users
85 / 100 from 12 experts

Pros

  • Mild stability
  • Wide toebox
  • Familiar Saucony fit
  • Good grip
  • Perfect midfoot lockdown
  • Really durable

Cons

  • Uninspired ride
  • Heel slipping
  • A bit heavy

Verdict

A stability shoe made for training runs, the Guide 14 from Saucony just gets the job done for us. No frills, no gimmicks, just plain support. While it may be a positive for the shoe, it also renders a negative - it's a dull ride. Whether you're an overpronator or a neutral runner in need of extra arch support, the Saucony Guide is neither obtrusive nor too harsh to not find that sweet spot in your daily running shoe roster. 

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Saucony Hurricane 23
Saucony Hurricane 23
£122
£145
£145
£145
Also great

Corescore

91
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 1,053 users
93 / 100 from 8 experts

Pros

  • Stable but unobtrusive
  • Snug wrap
  • Energetic ride
  • Plush comfort
  • Stable
  • Gusseted tongue
  • Grippy

Cons

  • Clunky
  • Laces don't stay tied

Verdict

The Hurricane 23 from Saucony is everything that you can expect from a premium stability shoe. If you want to eat up miles with optimal comfort and stability, this is the shoe for you. Although lauded for its responsiveness, it's most at home in slow-paced, long runs.

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Best value Saucony running shoes for women

Saucony Axon
Saucony Axon
£68
£90
£90
£90
Top pick

Corescore

88
Great!
4.4 / 5 from 870 users
89 / 100 from 9 experts

Pros

  • Fits wider feet
  • Super breathable
  • Smooth transitions
  • Durable
  • Surprisingly light
  • Bargain at just $100

Cons

  • A bit stiff
  • Lacks spring
  • Odd fulcrum point under toes

Verdict

Built off of the Saucony Endorphin, the Saucony Axon really pushed us forward! It's a fast-transitioning neutral daily trainer that's rockered and will roll you through your strides effortlessly. It's also for the budget-conscious runners who think that performance shouldn't come at a steep price. Even better, you don't have to worry about paying another full price in a short span of time, because this is a REALLY durable shoe that will eat up 400-500 miles. 

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Saucony Cohesion 14
Saucony Cohesion 14

Out of stock in all 34 shops

Saucony women's saucony running shoes  
Also great

Corescore

83
Good!
4.4 / 5 from 5,497 users
83 / 100 from 2 experts

Pros

  • True to size
  • Great fit
  • Superb lockdown
  • Durable outsole
  • Superb traction on varied surfaces
  • Budget-friendly

Cons

  • Minimal forefoot cushioning
  • Break-in period needed
  • Retains moisture

Verdict

Built for beginners, the Saucony Cohesion 14 is a no-frills daily trainer, and that's not a bad thing! At $65, it's a shoe designed to give newbies a stable and comfortable ride during easy days. And when we tested it out ourselves, we had just that! More importantly, it's a shoe that's going to last you a long time. 

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