In 1983, Rod Dixon won the NYC Marathon in legendary form. In 1984 we introduced the DXN to the Saucony family.
Rod Dixon frequently visited the Saucony factory in Kutztown, PA, running hundreds of miles in every iteration of what was to become the iconic DXN Trainer.
The year that the DXN silhouette first appeared, the shoe winning rave reviews.
We worked closely with podiatrists to make a shoe comfortable for distance.
The triangular lug outsole provides traction and creates a piston-like suspension system.