At Saucony, they exist for runners. Runners inspire them, bring them new ideas, force them to be better. They drive their design and engineering. They keep them competitive. This focus and passion fuels Saucony as they strive to create the best running shoes and apparel on the planet. The word Saucony comes from the Lenni Lenape Native American word “saconk,” meaning “where two rivers run together. Throughout the early and mid 1900’s, running became the focus of serious athletes.