Hurry! The Saucony Endorphin Speed 3 is $50 off right now — and it's one of my favorite running shoes

Runner tying laces on Saucony Endorphin Speed 3
(Image credit: Saucony)

The best running shoes are getting more expensive all the time, but there’s always value to be found in shopping for deals on previous generations of top shoes like the Saucony Endorphin Speed.

Right now there are discounts available on the shoe at several stores, but the best deal on the shoe I’ve found is the $50 off you can get at Running Warehouse, where there is a wide range of sizes and colors available.

Saucony Endorphin Speed 3: was $170 now $120 @ Running Warehouse

Saucony Endorphin Speed 3: was $170 now $120 @ Running Warehouse
The Saucony Endorphin Speed 3 is one of the most versatile running shoes available and this is the best deal I can see on it anywhere, with several colors included in the sale and a wide range of sizes. I’ve tested the Speed 4 and Speed 3 extensively and Saucony only made minor updates to the newer shoe, so bagging a deal on the older one is smart business.

I have tested every generation of the Endorphin Speed to date and it has consistently been one of the best men’s running shoes available owing to its versatility.

The shoe has a lightweight, rockered design and a nylon plate, which makes it a great option for fast training sessions and even races, but the high stack of cushioning mean it’s also comfortable for easy runs.

The fact it uses a nylon plate also helps with this, because it’s less stiff and harsh underfoot than the carbon plate in the Saucony Endorphin Pro line. The nylon plate adds pop for fast runs while being more flexible and comfortable on easy ones.

I’ve used the Speed 3 for pretty much every kind of run, from long, hard workouts to short, slow recovery runs, and it always comes up trumps. Saucony launched the Endorphin Speed 4 earlier this year and it’s an excellent shoe, but very similar to the Endorphin Speed 3.

The Speed 4 has a new outsole that offers slightly better grip in wet conditions, and I found the fit of the new shoe was a little better for me as I have a narrow foot. It also has a new sockliner made from a bouncier material than the one in the Speed 3, and a wider midsole that adds stability but makes it a little heavier than the Speed 3.

The minor changes mean that at the same price I’d pick up the Endorphin Speed 4, but the overall running performance of the two shoes is so similar I’d definitely grab the Speed 3 for $50 less in the Running Warehouse sale. 

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Nick Harris-fry
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Nick Harris-fry is an experienced health and fitness journalist, writing professionally since 2012. He spent nine years working on the Coach magazine and website before moving to the fitness team at Tom’s Guide in 2024. Nick is a keen runner and also the founder of YouTube channel The Run Testers, which specialises in reviewing running shoes, watches, headphones and other gear.

Nick ran his first marathon in 2016 after six weeks of training for a magazine feature and subsequently became obsessed with the sport. He now has PBs of 2hr 27min for the marathon and 15min 30sec for 5K, and has run 13 marathons in total, as well as a 50-mile ultramarathon.

He runs 50-80 miles a week and races regularly with his club, which gives him a lot of opportunity to test out running gear: he has tested and reviewed hundreds of pairs of running shoes, as well as fitness trackers, running watches, sports headphones, treadmills, and all manner of other kit. Nick is also a qualified Run Leader in the UK.