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Pros Silky soft, durable, responsive, beyond comfortableLightweight, comfortable, responsive, less expensiveLight, instantly comfortable, springyResponsive, durable, comfortableDurable, supportive, lots of color choices
Cons Not quite light enough for serious speedworkLess durable, less paddedLess supportive, more expensiveStiff, heavyStiff, shallow
Bottom Line Scoring high in almost every category, this shoe is an excellent choice for minimally-minded runners looking to keep their shoe collection streamlinedThis incredibly lightweight shoe offers a relatively low price and stupendous performanceWe confidently deem this lightning fast pair of kicks as our most versatileWe enjoyed every step in this durable, long lasting fan favorite, the 20th iteration of an iconic shoeBrooks continuously delivers well-made, comfortable long distance kick and this model is no exception
Rating Categories Glycerin 18 Kinvara 11 Freedom 3 Adrenaline GTS 20 Ghost 12
Responsiveness (25%)
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Landing Comfort (25%)
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Specs Glycerin 18 Kinvara 11 Freedom 3 Adrenaline GTS 20 Ghost 12
Weight (per pair for size 7) 16.44 oz 13.37 oz 14.32 oz 16.64 oz 16.58 oz
Toe to Heel Drop 10 mm 4 mm 4 mm 12 mm 12 mm
Width Options Regular Regular, wide Regular Normal, narrow, wide, extra wide Normal, narrow, wide
Style Neutral Neutral Neutral Traditional Traditional
Sizes Available 6 - 11 5 - 11 5 - 12 5 - 13 5 - 12
Upper Material DNA Loft FormFit mesh FormFit mesh Engineered mesh Engineered mesh
Midsole Material OrthoLite PWRRUN PWRRUN+ DNA LOFT, BioMoGo DNA DNA LOFT, BioMoGo DNA
Sole Rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber Crash Pad
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