Saucony Endorphin Pro vs Saucony Kinvara 12

  • Great for long runs
  • Lightweight and cushioned
  • Breathable mesh upper
  • Lacing system is improved
  • Price point is good
  • Great for daily use
  • Lightweight and fits your foot perfectly
  • Nimble and cushioned
  • Styled after the Endorphin series
  • Upper uses a lighter, more breathable mesh

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Materials

Saucony Endorphin Pro
The Endorphin Pro 2 Is Just Like the Original
, tester since 2017Arch: Medium | Pronation: Neutral | Footstrike: MidfootPreviously tested: Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2, Saucony Kinvara 12“This is a really great shoe. I have worn the Endorphin Speed in the past which I also really liked, but this Endorphin Pro really does kick it up a notch in terms of performance. There is a lot of cushion and also high energy return
PositivePositive
4 months ago
runnersworld.com
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Saucony Kinvara 12
Fans of Early Saucony Kinvaras Will Dig Its 12th Version
I gave the 12 an overall rating of ‘7 out of 7’ because it is everything that I look for in a shoe. It continues to be my lightweight and responsive go-to and I feel like I can put a ton of miles on a pair and they will still feel like they do in the beginning. (That said, I’m aware that my smaller body frame and running mechanics make it a little easier for the shoes to endure my ride
PositivePositive
4 months ago
runnersworld.com
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Size

Saucony Endorphin Pro
My 2022 Rotation From Slow to Fast
Saucony Endorphin Pro: A much more comfortable racer than most other super shoes. True to size.
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Flimsy-Razzmatazz-66
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Saucony Kinvara 12
I never fully adjusted to the zero drop either. Also fit wise, this shoe is far too narrow and for me in the midfoot and is actually worse than many others here in normal width. The toe box is wide, sure, but the middle part is very narrow. Still somehow, the shoe still had a very loose feeling on my feet and it sometimes felt like the whole shoe could rotate on my foot (if that makes sense).

Fit

Saucony Endorphin Pro
The Endorphin Pro 2 Is Just Like the Original
, tester since 2017Arch: Medium | Pronation: Neutral | Footstrike: MidfootPreviously tested: Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2, Saucony Kinvara 12“This is a really great shoe. I have worn the Endorphin Speed in the past which I also really liked, but this Endorphin Pro really does kick it up a notch in terms of performance. There is a lot of cushion and also high energy return
PositivePositive
4 months ago
runnersworld.com
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Saucony Kinvara 12
Best Running Shoes of 2022 - GearLab
We would not recommend this to beginners or those who need more cushion or rigidity in their everyday trainer.
NegativeNegative
OutdoorGearLab
10 months ago
outdoorgearlab.com
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Weight

Saucony Endorphin Pro
Lower-profile racing shoe battle
Ultimately, I think these shoes still would get pulled out for a 5k sometimes and are great for training. There is something great about hitting a fast interval session and feeling really quick turnover and connected with the road. Having one of these shoes for 400m repeats on the track and such is definitely worth it. I think there is an advantage to the strength, turnover, and ground feel you will get in some of those sessions even if you pull out some VFs for extra freshness late in a 5k race.
Saucony Kinvara 12
Best Running Shoes of 2022 - GearLab
We would not recommend this to beginners or those who need more cushion or rigidity in their everyday trainer.
NegativeNegative
OutdoorGearLab
10 months ago
outdoorgearlab.com
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Design

Saucony Endorphin Pro
Sleek Speed: Saucony Endorphin Pro+ Review » Believe in the Run
Saucony Endorphin Pro+ Conclusion. ROBBE: While this may not be my favorite race shoe for longer distances (that goes to the ASICS Metaspeed Sky), I would for sure roll this out for anything under a half marathon.
PositivePositive
4 months ago
believeintherun.com
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Saucony Kinvara 12
youtube
Saucony Kinvara 12 Review | Uptempo Daily Trainer
Let me know in the comments. What do you think do you agree or not, and that's the thing so there's nothing wrong with this shoe.
NeutralNeutral
FORDY RUNS
4 months ago
youtube.com
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Comfort

Saucony Endorphin Pro
SAUCONY ENDORPHIN SPEED 2: test review by Marcis.
Of course it is a shoe to compete, yes sir. SAUCONY ENDORPHIN SPEED 2: CONCLUSIONS. In my opinion, it is a versatile shoe for all types of training and at the level of demanding competitions
PositivePositive
4 months ago
trailrunningspain.com
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Saucony Kinvara 12
Best Running Shoes of 2022 - GearLab
We would not recommend this to beginners or those who need more cushion or rigidity in their everyday trainer.
NegativeNegative
OutdoorGearLab
10 months ago
outdoorgearlab.com
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Features

Saucony Endorphin Pro
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Review
[amazon bestseller=”saucony endorphin 2 women” items=”1″] [amazon bestseller=”saucony endorphin 2 men” items=”1″] Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 – Wrapping Up With as much technology as this shoe has to offer it has a great price point of around $200. Compared to other carbon fiber plates this is less expensive by $25-75 dollars but offers as much if not more technology, durability, and performance benefits i.e
PositivePositive
4 months ago
marathonhandbook.com
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Saucony Kinvara 12
youtube
Saucony Kinvara 12 Review | Uptempo Daily Trainer
Let me know in the comments. What do you think do you agree or not, and that's the thing so there's nothing wrong with this shoe.
NeutralNeutral
FORDY RUNS
4 months ago
youtube.com
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