Saucony's shoe boxes once had the phrase "sock a knee" printed on them, which represents the correct pronunciation of the company's name.
The Saucony brand logo represents the Saucony Creek's constant flow, and the boulders lining its creek bed.
The company is a popular racing shoe producer, making track spikes and cross country racing flats.
Saucony was founded in 1898 in Kutztown, Pennsylvania by 4 business men.
In the late 1960s, Saucony was purchased by Hyde Athletic Industries and moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
In 2005, Saucony was acquired by Stride Rite Corporation.
In 2007, Stride Rite Corporation was then acquired Payless ShoeSource and the combined company became known as Collective Brands.
In 2012, Saucony, Keds, Stride Rite and Sperry Top-Sider, became part of Wolverine World Wide.