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Brooks Reviews

Latest Brooks Shoe Reviews

Brooks Caldera 6 Featured

Brooks Caldera 6 Performance Review

Rundown: Highly-cushioned, comfortable trail shoe that delivers high performance. Just be careful on sizing. Release Date: July 1, 2022 Price: $150 Weight: M 11.0oz, W 9.8oz Drop: 6mm (20mm forefoot, 26mm heel) Sizing: Go a half size down Pros Cons The Brooks Caldera 6 looks like it has a huge stack height…but looks can be deceiving. You actually sit inside that monstrous max-cushioned midsole. Which is a great move on Brooks’ part. It creates a highly stable, well-cushioned trail shoe. Can it take the championship belt from the Brooks Catamount
Brooks Glycerin 20

Brooks Glycerin 20 Performance Review

Rundown: Comfortable, breathable, versatile and well-cushioned workhorse daily trainer. Stick to the regular version instead of the StealthFit. Release Date: July 1, 2022 Price: $160 Weight: M: 10.1 oz, W: 9.1 oz Drop: 10mm Sizing: True to size Pros Cons The Brooks Glycerin 20 is easily my most anticipated running shoe of 2022. Why? The amazing DNA Loft v3 from the Brooks Aurora-BL is now used for the Glycerin 20’s midsole, and these actually made our overall Best Running Shoes, Best for Beginners, Best for Men, Best for Wide Feet,
Brooks Launch 9

Brooks Launch 9 Performance Review

The Brooks Launch 9 is the newest model in one of the brand’s signature lines. A lightweight, reliable running shoe, you’re as likely to see it worn by endurance monsters as by casual weekend runners. For this review, I invited my friend Rachelle Kuramoto to take the model for a spin. She’s a petite, front-of-the-pack masters runner with more than 20 marathons under her belt. In her last marathon, she was the first Masters Female to cross the finish line. Not only does she run a lot, but she’s also
Best Brooks Running Shoes

Best Brooks Running Shoes

Brooks is a running-focused brand out of Seattle, Washington. Initially focused on many different sports after its founding in 1914, the company pared back to focus on running in 2001. Nowadays, Brooks competes with Nike for market share and is often the running shoe market share leader (though this can change depending on the time period). What’s important for you to know is that Brooks is a great running shoe company and makes high-performing shoes with an accommodating fit. We keep this page updated with the Best Brooks Running Shoes.

Brooks Aurora-BL Performance Review

To understand the Brooks Aurora-BL, you’ve got to know the backstory. Brooks created the BlueLine lab to figure out the future of running shoes. The BlueLine Lab is responsible for recent cutting edge Brooks models like the Hyperion Tempo, Hyperion Elite 2, and the Catamount.

Brooks Glycerin 19 Performance Review

The Brooks Glycerin 19 is the softest shoe in Brooks everyday running lineup and slightly tweaks the winning formula of last year’s Brooks Glycerin 18. And that’s a good thing because the Glycerin 18 was one of 2020’s best everyday running shoes, and made our list of the best running shoes for men, our list of the top road running shoes, our list of the best running shoes for high arches, as well as our list of the best running shoes for beginners. Other lists it made include our overall Best

Brooks Glycerin

Brooks Levitate

Brooks Ghost

History of Brooks


Brooks Sports, Inc., or Brooks Running, is a US company founded in Seattle, Washington. Brooks specializes in high performance running shoes and apparel.

The company was founded back in 1914 and originally made shoes for a bunch of different sports. The company became very popular during the mid-70s and was one of the top-selling running shoes on the market. By 1981, however, the company went bankrupt.

Then in 2001, Brooks cut its product line by more than 50%. The company decided to concentrate on running shoes alone and focused all of its efforts on developing performance technology. After the change, Brooks Running slowly began to recuperate and ended up becoming the top-selling brand in the running shoe market by 2011. Brooks held the first position until 2017.

Similar to Saucony, Runner’s World and Sports Illustrated have named Brooks running shoes the “Best Running Shoe” several times and the company has been recognized for sustainability and its technical innovations.