Malindi Elmore Will Wear Saucony Endorphin Elite 2 for 2024 Paris Olympics Marathon

Malindi Elmore
Malindi Elmore in Saucony Endorphin Elite 2

Saucony, the renowned athletic brand, has unveiled its latest high-performance running shoe, the Endorphin Elite 2, in the ongoing race to deliver the ultimate super shoe.

This lightweight and efficient footwear is designed with "innovative next-level foam" that provides the wearer with a soft, bouncy, and energetic feel, as the brand explains.

Featuring an "aggressive" carbon fiber plate and Saucony's proprietary Speedroll technology, the Endorphin Elite 2 is engineered to propel the runner forward efficiently.

The shoe's upper section boasts supportive ultralight mesh and adaptable knit tongues, along with molded 3D heel counters for a secure fit.

Additionally, the upgraded Pwrtrac outsoles offer enhanced traction on wet surfaces.

Starting July 1 at 10 a.m. ET, a limited number of the race-ready Endorphin Elite 2 will be available for purchase on

The global launch is scheduled for spring 2025, and the shoe will be accessible through and select retailers. The Endorphin Elite 2 will be offered in both men's and women's sizes, with a retail price of $275.

Furthermore, Saucony has confirmed that its athlete ambassador, three-time Canadian Olympic marathoner Malindi Elmore, will be wearing the Endorphin Elite 2 during the marathon event at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Malindi Elmore
Malindi Elmore in Saucony Endorphin Elite 2

Crossing the finish line first, she claimed the Canadian 10-kilometer title in May, completing the race in 32 minutes and 50 seconds, all while donning the Elite 2 running shoes.

"Malindi’s years of running success have culminated in her third appearance at the Games as well as the development of the Endorphin Elite 2. Alongside our other elite athletes including Jared Ward and Vanessa Fraser, she has contributed to its development both in our performance lab and out on the roads. At Saucony, we are dedicated to exceeding the expectations of runners, and their feedback drove us to create an aggressive race day shoe that feels fast and unleashes performance potential. With the Elite 2, we are proud to deliver the most innovative product in the super shoe category to the marketplace. We are confident that Malindi will have an exceptional race experience in the Elite 2 at the marathon in Paris."

- Saucony chief product officer Brian Moore