Top 10 Brooks Trail Running Shoes
for August 2021

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Brooks Ghost 13 Grey/Blackened Pearl/Purple 9.5 B (M)

Brooks Ghost 13 Grey/Blackened Pearl/Purple 9.5 B (M)

by Brooks
What We like

SUPPORT AND CUSHION: The neutral support type provides high energizing cushioning. Ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! Predecessor: Ghost 12

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Product Features

  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Ghost 13 is for runners looking for a reliable shoe that's soft and smooth. The Ghost 13 offers improved transitions for zero distractions so you can focus more on what matters most: your run.
  • SOFT, SECURE, FIT: The newly engineered mesh and 3D Fit Print practically disappears on your foot with strategically placed stretch and structure.
  • BALANCED, SOFT CUSHIONING: BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioning work together to provide a just-right softness underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability - yet it feels lighter than ever.
  • SMOOTH, STABLE RIDE: No matter how your foot lands, our Segmented Crash Pad - an integrated system of shock absorbers - will cushion every step and stride for smooth heel-to-toe transitions.

Smooth, stable ride: no matter how your foot lands, our segmented crash pad - an integrated system of shock absorbers - will cushion every step and stride for smooth heel-to-toe transitions. Balanced, soft cushioning: biomogo dna and dna loft cushioning work together to provide a just-right softness underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability - yet it feels lighter than ever. This shoe is for: the ghost 13 is for runners looking for a reliable shoe that's soft and smooth. the ghost 13 offers improved transitions for zero distractions so you can focus more on what matters most: your run. Soft, secure, fit: the newly engineered mesh and 3d fit print practically disappears on your foot with strategically placed stretch and structure.

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9.7
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Brooks Mens Ricochet Running Shoe (Red/Orange/Grey, Numeric_9)

Brooks Mens Ricochet Running Shoe (Red/Orange/Grey

Numeric_9)

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9.4
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Brooks Cascadia 15 Ebony/Silver/Deep Cobalt 10 D (M)

Brooks Cascadia 15 Ebony/Silver/Deep Cobalt 10 D (M)

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9.1
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Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21 Black/Black/Ebony 9.5 D - Wide

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21 Black/Black/Ebony 9.5 D

Wide

by Brooks
What We like

MODERNIZED FIT: A streamlined, engineered mesh upper with 3D Fit Print offers the structure and proven fit the Adrenaline is known for-without excess bulk.

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Product Features

  • SUPPORT AND CUSHION: Provides just the right amount of stability and support, great for overpronation while providing high energizing cushioning. Ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! Predecessor: Adrenaline GTS 20
  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: Runners looking for a supportive shoe that's soft and smooth, the Adrenaline GTS 21 offers an improved ride and reliable support for however your body moves so you can forget the shoes and enjoy the run.
  • GUIDERAILS HOLISTIC SUPPORT SYSTEM: We've shifted our focus beyond the feet to the most injury-prone part of a runners body: the knees. GuideRails keep you moving comfortably by keeping excess movement in check.
  • BALANCED, SOFT CUSHIONING: The DNA LOFT Crash Pad cushions each footfall and works with BioMoGo DNA to adapt to your every stride.

This shoe is for: runners looking for a supportive shoe that's soft and smooth, the adrenaline gts 21 offers an improved ride and reliable support for however your body moves so you can forget the shoes and enjoy the run. Guiderails holistic support system: we've shifted our focus beyond the feet to the most injury-prone part of a runners body: the knees. guiderails keep you moving comfortably by keeping excess movement in check. Support and cushion: provides just the right amount of stability and support, great for overpronation while providing high energizing cushioning. ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! predecessor: adrenaline gts 20 Balanced, soft cushioning: the dna loft crash pad cushions each footfall and works with biomogo dna to adapt to your every stride.

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8.9
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Brooks Cascadia 15 Nocturne/Zinfandel/Black 6.5 B (M)

Brooks Cascadia 15 Nocturne/Zinfandel/Black 6.5 B (M)

by Brooks
What We like

ALL-TERRAIN STABILITY: Our unique Pivot Post System provides a stable platform that allows your foot to adapt to any terrain.

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Product Features

  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. The Cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain.
  • GORTEX UPPER: New lightweight GORE-TEXInvisible Fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit.
  • ENHANCED FIT: Engineered monoloop mesh and 3D Fit Print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit.
  • RUGGED PROTECTION: The Ballistic Rock Shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie BioMoGo DNA cushions every stride.

This shoe is for: the cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. the cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain. Enhanced fit: engineered monoloop mesh and 3d fit print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit. Rugged protection: the ballistic rock shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie biomogo dna cushions every stride. Gortex upper: new lightweight gore-texinvisible fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit.

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Brooks Cascadia 15 Nocturne/Zinfandel/Black 9.5 B (M)

Brooks Cascadia 15 Nocturne/Zinfandel/Black 9.5 B (M)

by Brooks
What We like

ALL-TERRAIN STABILITY: Our unique Pivot Post System provides a stable platform that allows your foot to adapt to any terrain.

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Product Features

  • ENHANCED FIT: Engineered monoloop mesh and 3D Fit Print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit.
  • GORTEX UPPER: New lightweight GORE-TEXInvisible Fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit.
  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. The Cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain.
  • RUGGED PROTECTION: The Ballistic Rock Shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie BioMoGo DNA cushions every stride.

Gortex upper: new lightweight gore-texinvisible fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit. Rugged protection: the ballistic rock shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie biomogo dna cushions every stride. This shoe is for: the cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. the cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain. Enhanced fit: engineered monoloop mesh and 3d fit print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit.

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8.1
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Brooks Women's Caldera 4, Black/Purple, 9.5 Medium

Brooks Women's Caldera 4

Black/Purple, 9.5 Medium

by Brooks
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8.1
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Brooks Men's Caldera 3, Blue/Grey, 8.5 D

Brooks Men's Caldera 3

Blue/Grey, 8.5 D

by Brooks
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8.1
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Brooks Women's Glycerin 18, Valerian/Jewel/Cantaloupe, 9 Medium

Brooks Women's Glycerin 18

Valerian/Jewel/Cantaloupe, 9 Medium

by Brooks
What We like

SUPER-SOFT CUSHIONING: Increased DNA LOFT super-soft cushioning allows for even more extreme softness, without losing responsiveness or durability, while the OrthoLite sockliner provides premium step-in comfort.

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Product Features

  • SUPPORT AND CUSHION: Provides neutral support while offering the maximum amount of cushioning. Ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! Predecessor: Glycerin 17.
  • SMOOTH TRANSITIONS: The plush transition zone makes every move from heel to toe feel incredibly soft and smooth.
  • PLUSH FIT: The plush feel of an internal stretch bootie surrounds your foot and moves and expands with your stride. The engineered mesh upper enhances the fit.
  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Glycerin 18 is perfect for runners who think there's no such thing as too much cushioning. The upper enhances comfort by perfectly balancing stretch and structure.

Support and cushion: provides neutral support while offering the maximum amount of cushioning. ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! predecessor: glycerin 17. This shoe is for: the glycerin 18 is perfect for runners who think there's no such thing as too much cushioning. the upper enhances comfort by perfectly balancing stretch and structure. Smooth transitions: the plush transition zone makes every move from heel to toe feel incredibly soft and smooth. Plush fit: the plush feel of an internal stretch bootie surrounds your foot and moves and expands with your stride. the engineered mesh upper enhances the fit.

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7.1
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Brooks Women's Cascadia 15, Black/Coral Cloud, 10 Medium

Brooks Women's Cascadia 15

Black/Coral Cloud, 10 Medium

by Brooks
What We like

ALL-TERRAIN STABILITY: Our unique Pivot Post System provides a stable platform that allows your foot to adapt to any terrain.

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Product Features

  • RUGGED PROTECTION: The Ballistic Rock Shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie BioMoGo DNA cushions every stride.
  • GORTEX UPPER: New lightweight GORE-TEXInvisible Fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit.
  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. The Cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain.
  • ENHANCED FIT: Engineered monoloop mesh and 3D Fit Print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit.

Rugged protection: the ballistic rock shield protects your foot from rocks and roots whlie biomogo dna cushions every stride. Gortex upper: new lightweight gore-texinvisible fit membrane is bonded directly to the upper for a lighter, more flexible fit. This shoe is for: the cascadia 15 is for runners who want to feel protected while trail running. the cascadia 15 offers soft cushioning to take on any trail with the knowledge their shoes will adapt and deliver for them, no matter the terrain. Enhanced fit: engineered monoloop mesh and 3d fit print in the upper increase breathability and improve drainage for a distraction-free fit.

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