Profile of the Saucony Endorphin 2

Use – The Saucony Endorphin 2 is designed to last and deliver optimal performance in long-distance races. With the lightweight construction of the shoe, runners can go the distance with minimal effort. 

Spike Type – With 4 pyramid spikes located in the forefoot of the platform, the Endorphin 2 is composed to supplement aggressive traction and grip. With such a feature, runners can surely focus on their competition without any worry about slippage. 

Spike Plate – Featuring a refined Pebax plate, the Endorphin 2 is built to have a more supportive spike plate. This is intended to deliver better propulsion and rigidity. 

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Updates to the Saucony Endorphin 2 

  • Updated midsole cushioning designed for lightness, comfort, and speed.
  • A thicker layer of foam is supplied to the midsole to enhance the in-shoe comfort and support of the runner. 
  • Updated spike plate is also integrated into the design for improved propulsion by powering each stride of the runner as it digs in the tracks. 
  • Features a new woven upper to adhere to the lightweight composition of the shoe without sacrificing durability and support.

Saucony Endorphin 2 updates

Hugs the contours of the foot

The Saucony Endorphin 2 features a woven upper that hugs the contours of the foot to secure fit. For structural integrity, Flex Film overlays are bonded to the upper.

Saucony Endorphin 2 secure fit

Designed using standard sizing measurement, the Endorphin 2 is a running shoe available for both male and female users. 

Endorphin 2 offers flexibility and superior traction

Just like the outsole configuration of the Nike Zoom Matumbo 3, the Endorphin 2 features a Pebax plate. This material is a stiff polymer plate that employs lightness, flexibility, and superior traction.

Saucony Endorphin 2 outsole

The spike plate features 4 spike receptacles that are meant to accommodate the removable pyramid spikes of the Endorphin 2. This is intended for optimum traction and grip, especially on rubber surfaces. 

High rebound properties and durability

Known as Saucony’s premium midsole component, the SSL EVA supports the lightweight construction of the shoe as it utilizes minimal weight while providing comfort. 

Saucony Endorphin 2 midsole

It is also remarkable because of its high rebound properties and durability. With such quality, the propulsion of the runner is augmented. 

Lightweight design

One of the refinements made to the Saucony Endorphin 2 is the integration of a new woven upper.

Saucony Endorphin 2 lightweight design

Just like its midsole component, this element of the shoe adheres to the overall lightweight design of the shoe. 

Saucony Endorphin 2 is a breathable shoe

Not only does it secure fit and comfort, but it also gives breathability to the foot chamber.

Saucony Endorphin 2 breathable shoe

Welded into the upper of the Endorphin 2 are the Flex Film overlays. These overlays are made of thin films that are meant to provide a snug and secure fit to the foot.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 91g / Women 82g
Update: Saucony Endorphin 3
Closure: Lace-up
Event: Running
Features: Removable Spikes
Spike Type: Pyramid
Spike Size: 1/4-inch

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Author
Zack Dunn
Zack Dunn

I race distances between 800 meters and 10K whether it be on the track, the roads, or on cross country courses. My typical training consists of easy days, long days, workouts (fartleks, tempos, interval training, etc.). My typical training paces range from 7’30 a mile on easy days to sub-5 minutes a mile on fast interval days, and with many paces in between. I run anywhere from 40-60 miles a week. My personal bests are 2:00 for 800m, 4:30 for 1600m, 9:50 for 3200m, 15:57 for 5K, and 34:10 for 10K.