Saucony Hurricane 23: Premium price, premium ride

Soft, cozy cushioning — this is where the Hurricane 23 from Saucony outshines other luxurious daily trainers. Designed as a stability model, it defies conventions by enabling a soft underfoot feel without compromising support and responsiveness. 

Hurricane 23 vs 22: Definitely a better update! 

The Saucony Hurricane 22 has been considered by experts a flop in the area where it was supposed to help — stability. With the 23rd iteration of the Hurricane series, several experts agree that the shoe is simply a game-changer.

With its overhaul, here are some of the benefits you can get from the Saucony Hurricane 23:  

  • Lighter. In contrast to its predecessor (11.6 oz in men's size 9), the Hurricane 23 (11.4 oz in men's size 9) now weighs less with its combination of new outsole and midsole. 
  • More stability. Featuring a structured upper design, the shoe keeps the foot locked in place. Complementing this is the grippy outsole of the shoe and its supportive midsole, allowing for surefooted strides even on uneven terrains.

Who and what is it for? 

Because it's a stability shoe, it is suited for runners who overpronate. Although it's got a bouncy ride, experts agree that the Hurricane 23 is best suited for long-distance daily runs and recovery runs. 

Rankings

How Saucony Hurricane 23 ranks compared to all other shoes
Top 11% road running shoes
All road running shoes
Top 20% Saucony running shoes
All Saucony running shoes
Top 16% maximalist running shoes
All maximalist running shoes

Popularity

The current trend of Saucony Hurricane 23.
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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.