Saucony Axon 3

The expected release date for the Saucony Axon 3 is on August 14, 2023.

The Saucony Axon 3 will have the following main updates:

  • The Saucony Axon 3 will be a great all-around training and running shoe that will ensure you the smoothest ride.
  • It will be comfortable and easy to wear at a much lighter weight.
  • The uppers will be soft against the skin yet still provide firmer support for better structure.
  • It will be quite breathable for warmer weather, with a moisture-wicking lining.
  • The improved outsole will be tacky for wet and dry surfaces,
  • You can also look forward to some new color ranges that may be available in the new model.

Previous model of the Axon:
The Saucony Axon 2 release date was on March 21, 2022.

Latest Version of the Saucony Axon


Saucony Axon



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Saucony Axon 3 will be $100.
  • The new Saucony Axon 3 will be a high-performance shoe at an affordable price.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Saucony Axon 3 will be a neutral pronation running shoe.
  • It will be ideal for a midfoot and forefoot strike.
  • The shoe will be perfect for neutral and high arch types, with a maximalist design and good cushioning.


  • It will be suitable for roads.
  • The new design tacky rubber outsole will offer excellent traction on wet and dry surfaces.


  • The Saucony Axon 3 will be the perfect running and jogging shoe for roads.
  • You will also be able to use it at the gym and on a treadmill.


  • The outsole will have some improvements for durability and traction.
  • The uppers will offer a long-lasting fit.
  • The Maximalist design will be very durable in the long term.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be regular with a medium-width toe box.
  • You will, however, only be able to obtain the regular fit options, no wider widths.


  • The General weight of the new Axon will be 272 grams for men, and not much has been said for the women’s model.
  • The weight will be slightly lighter.

Elevation of the Saucony Axon 3

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a 35 mm heel height.
  • The heel will be quite high this time around.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • There will be a 31mm forefoot height.
  • The forefoot will offer good stability and light flex.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The heel-to-toe drop will be a lower 4 mm.
  • The Heel to toe drop will be more suitable for daily jogging and walking

Components of the Saucony Axon 3


  • The Outsole will remain the same durable rubber.
  • The tread will have a few enhancements to improve traction and flexibility.


  • There will be a stacked PWRRUN midsole as with the predecessor.
  • However, the midsole will have some improvements for a softer and more responsive feel.
  • Inside will be a comfortable and cushioned footbed.


  • The Uppers will have an extremely lightweight feel with a more sleek design.
  • They will be breathable mesh and synthetic vegan materials.
  • There may be some fun new color options available.

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Saucony Axon 3

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.