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Posted: January 25, 2016:  

Athletics: Saucony ģ Hurricane ISO 2 With Everun(TM) Named "Editorís Choice" By Runnerís World In 2016 Spring Shoe Guide

Hurricane ISO 2 Combines All Of Sauconyís Technologies to Create A "Ride That Is Comfy, Cushioned, Responsive and Stable"

LEXINGTON, MA (January 25, 2016) - Maintaining its relentless commitment to elevating the running experience through innovation, Saucony today announced that the all-new Hurricane ISO 2 with EVERUN(TM) has been named "Editor's Choice" in the Runner's World 2016 Spring Shoe Guide (March 2016 issue, on newsstands February 2). The Hurricane ISO 2, featuring Sauconyís EVERUN(TM) continuous cushioning technology, received the highest marks of the shoes reviewed by the Runnerís World shoe lab, its wear-testers and editors for the 2016 Spring Shoe Guide to capture the prestigious award.

This is the second Runnerís World award for the brandís flagship supportive running shoe: The inaugural Hurricane ISO was named "Best Update" in the Runner's World 2015 Summer Shoe Guide.

"The newest version of the Hurricane combines all of Sauconyís technologies to create a ride that is comfy, cushioned, responsive, and stable," said the Runnerís World review of the shoe. Testersí highest praise was reserved for the fit and comfort of the well-padded, two-layer upper that hugs the heel and midfoot while providing plenty of room up front for your toes. New for this version are layers of EVERUN material in the midsole-where it cradles your foot as it sinks in and then bounces back as you push off. The new triangle-lugged outsole design improves the shoeís flexibility, while firmer material under the inside of the heel and arch controls inward rolling.

"This is a fantastic accolade for one of the most legendary shoes weíve ever built," said Pat O'Malley, president of Saucony. "Winning another award from the Runnerís World editors for the Hurricane ISO speaks to the powerful momentum we continue to build, creating game-changing technology for the industry and most important for runners everywhere. The Hurricane ISO 2 is a clear result of the passion, hard work and collaboration between the whole Saucony team; we are extremely proud of this prestigious recognition.

Hurricane ISO 2:

The new Hurricane ISO 2, the brandís leading supportive trainer, now features a full-length EVERUN Topsole and EVERUN Landing Zone, TRI-FLEX outsole and ISOFIT upper. A Dual Density medial post provides unwavering support without sacrificing flexibility or light weight.

EVERUNís patent-pending Topsole construction process positions a 3mm layer of Sauconyís revolutionary EVERUN foam material closer to the foot, directly under the sockliner, instead of embedding it in the midsole below a layer of rigid cement. This construction process distributes propulsion force over more area, reducing local peak pressures while delivering a dramatically more lively and responsive ride.

The EVERUN Landing Zone and heel insert provide remarkable impact protection, maintaining cushioning properties three times longer than standard EVAs while returning 83% of the energy absorbed, according to research in the Saucony Human Performance and Innovation Lab.

Availability:

The Hurricane ISO 2 is available at select specialty running retailers and at www.saucony.com. The suggested retail price of the Hurricane ISO 2 is $160.00.

To find a retailer near you, call 800-365-4933 or visit Saucony.com.

Runnerís World is the largest and most influential media brand in the running space. To read the entire Runnerís World 2016 Spring Shoe Guide, check out the March issue of Runnerís World on sale at newsstands February 2 or visit RunnersWorld.com.

About Saucony: Saucony, a division of Wolverine Worldwide, is a leading global running lifestyle brand that fuses performance, innovation and style to create compelling footwear and apparel with its widely recognized brands Saucony and Saucony Originals. Founded in 1898, Saucony continues to inspire runners everywhere with its award winning innovations, including EVERUN(TM), ISOFIT(TM), Geometry of Strong(TM), PWRGRID+(TM), and the Total Run System(TM) apparel line. At Saucony, a good day is when we get to run. A great day is when we inspire someone else to run. For more information, go to Saucony.com.


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