Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe

Men's Brooks Glycerin 6

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Men's BROOKS® GLYCERIN 6 :: You loved the men's Brooks® Glycerin 5 for plush cushioning, so Brooks focused on subtle refinements in the updated Brooks® Glycerin 6 running shoe such as better toe-box fit, and a more segmented heel and forefoot for a smoother, more responsive ride. 11.9 ounces

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NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  Glycerin 5
  • Shock Absorption: Heel|HydroFlow|Forefoot|HydroFlow
  • Toebox Width: Medium
  • Shoe Construction: Slip last
  • Midsole Material: Compression molded EVA
  • Outsole Material: Carbon rubber|Solid rubber
  • Upper Material: Mesh|Synthetic leather

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5.0

Great shoe. I tried the ...

By Dave

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Great shoe. I tried the racer after this thinking I needed something lighter but I was wrong. After this I will only wear Brook's.

 
5.0

Best running shoes I have ...

By Kevin

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Best running shoes I have ever had!!! Used NB, Nike, Asics in the past, and will always buy these Brooks. Never any discomfort or injury with these shoes. I am 6'2 195 tennis player that runs to stay fit.

 
4.0

Got these on advice of a ...

By Tim

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Got these on advice of a good running shop and the plantar faciatus went away and the no injuries until recently at over 300 miles on the shoe. I am 185 so definitely replace at 250 to 300 mile and I had some issue in the toe box

 
1.0

This is an absolutely ...

By l.t.d.

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

This is an absolutely horrible model of the Glycerin. The concept behind the shoe was to be some what Neutral in design - which means allowing for some degree of natural motion to occur, without correction. In this particular model, the company has decided to add a stitched support across the tops of where you metatarsals should sit (i.e. - the first break at your toes. The pressure that is exerted on the dorsal aspect (top part) of your foot - has the potential to cause a tendonopathy. I've been trying to fend mine off for 3 weeks now, to no avail. I have temporarily pulled out an older pair of Glycerins until I get the problem with the new design hammered out.

 
5.0

This shoe works really ...

By Carl

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

This shoe works really well for me for high mileage training. Very plush ride, yet still responsive. It is heavy, but who cares - I'm not racing in it. Great Brooks fit and absolutely no pain.

 
4.0

6'-0", 185#, 12 US, 8 ...

By Rick

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

6'-0", 185#, 12 US, 8 min/mi, neutral. I loved these when I tried them on in May, and I loved running on them when I was building up my distance. Now I'm up to 30 mi/wk and having a lot of heel pain, something that never happened in years of running NB. Either they broke down after 300 mi. or the distance made a difference. Always felt much harder than my Newbies. Nice shoes for runs <10 mi. anyway. Well made.

 
4.0

I just got them and feel ...

By Michael

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

I just got them and feel they are a great replacement for the Nimbus 9 that are no longer available.

 
5.0

Really good shoe for ...

By Bart

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Really good shoe for neutral runner. Great cushioning, but not mushy like Triumphs, Vomeros, etc... Good response, durability, lacing system, ventilation, even the insert is quality. Long time (30 year) Nike peg wearer. This is a high end shoe and worth the price.

 
4.0

These are very good ...

By Eric

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

These are very good running shoes for a person with wide feet. The are wide from the mid-foot to the toe box. The heel is snug. The cushioning is very soft but not as soft as the Nike Vomero 3, which I think are too soft. The heel is a little too elevated for me. All in all the Glycerin 6 is a good neutral running shoe.

 
2.0

Got these shoe on the ...

By scott

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Got these shoe on the advice of a specialty running store. I have high archs and run aprox. 30-40 miles week. My heels have never hurt so bad. I can hardly walk after a long run. Going back to the Nimbus.

 
5.0

Loved this shoe. Was a ...

By tami

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Loved this shoe. Was a Asic fan, switched to Defyance this shoe has more cushion and lasted longer. I supinate terribly and these stepped-up to the challenge.

 
3.0

Have had the Glycerin 4's ...

By Scott in Indy

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Have had the Glycerin 4's & 5's, as well as several other Brooks shoes. These shoes are comfortable with good cushioning, but they just feel heavy and almost bulky. I find these are good shoes for recovery runs and long-slow runs. The MOGO midsole is nice, but you DO HAVE to break it in a little. I am waiting for the Ghost to come out to see if they will feel much lighter.

 
5.0

I am a neutral runner ...

By Great shoe

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

I am a neutral runner (6'2" and 175lb). Great training shoe, comfortable with good cushioning without feeling spongy. A bit on the heavy side but that's what racing flats are for. I plan on using these for long slow days.

 
5.0

plantar faciitis gone. ...

By mikeb

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

plantar faciitis gone. love this shoe. heel cushioning is awesome, up to six miles and feeling great.

 
1.0

I thought this shoe would ...

By Alan

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

I thought this shoe would be an improvement over the 5, but those hopes were evidently in vain. Like the 5, this shoe still has the inner forefoot ball that rubs my feet raw, even wearing anti-blister socks. Based on the last two offerings compared to the Glycerin 4, it appears as though Brooks is crossing over into the fashion footwear industry, which is fine if that's how you market your product. Brooks, however, is marketing its product as a running shoe. I am not a fan of this trend. If only I could get my hands on a pair of the Epiphany 1.

 
4.0

Tried 3 different pairs ...

By GregB

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Tried 3 different pairs of this shoe and all ran very narrow for a std. 8.5D width. Really disappointed in toe box fit because this shoe appears to be well made, has adequate cushioning in all the right places and, contrary to some other reviews, it has good curb appeal even in lime green. Gave it a 4 rating only because of the fit issue.

 
1.0

In 25 years of running, ...

By Brian

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

In 25 years of running, Brooks is the first company I've come across that refuses to manufacture shoes in sizes smaller than an 8 in many of their models. I found this odd when I switched to Brooks a couple of years ago, but I worried little about it as I was wearing the Glycerin, which I could get in a 7, which is what I wear. Now, sizes smaller than 8 have been eliminated in the Glycerin 6, effectively eliminating me as a customer.
I loved the 5s. I'd try the 6s if Brooks valued me as a customer. I suppose I'll go back to Asics. Their shoes were good to me for 20 years. I suppose I should have just stayed with them and never bothered with Brooks.

 
5.0

until now the best ...

By Anonymous

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

until now the best glycerin :)

 
5.0

Just visited US from ...

By Martin

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

Just visited US from Ireland, and had the luck to stumble across Roadrunner. I am a heavy runner, male, 32yrs, 190lbs who had already run 2 marathons. I have always had a serious pain in my medial shin. Running the majority of the time in pain. I ran my 2 marathons in Asics Nmbus with an arch support my physio recommended. Well i have to say my visit to roadrunner has changed my running life. I got the shoe dog test and was recommended the nimbus, glycerin and the wave rider. I tried all 3 and loved the Brooks. I got a superfeet stability insole to correct my slight over pronation and it was a eureka moment. I have ran 30 miles in them now without shin pain. I never thought that would happen, i was so happy. As a life long Asics user i never thought i would change. I had never even heard of the Brooks brand!! But Brooks in conjunction with the superfeet insole have changed my running life. Thanks to the amazing friendly and professional staff in Roadrunner San Diego.

 
4.0

I have to agree with ...

By Paulo Prado

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Comments about Mens Brooks Glycerin 6 Running Shoe:

I have to agree with Martin, for years I was reluctant to try onother brand but Asics. Just recently I bought a pair of Glyceryn 6 and so far I am very happy with them. The cushioning at the heel is excellent but one might not benefit from that depending on the way that one touches the ground when running. The only reason why I have not rated these shoes 5 stars is that they are a bit wider that I though. It is a good fit though for runners that have wide feet an are used to New Balance. Overall a great product, attractive styling an excellent finishing.

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1.    Dave rated this product 5 stars
Sun, September 27,2009:
Great shoe. I tried the racer after this thinking I needed something lighter but I was wrong. After this I will only wear Brook's.
2.    Kevin rated this product 5 stars
Sun, May 17,2009:
Best running shoes I have ever had!!! Used NB, Nike, Asics in the past, and will always buy these Brooks. Never any discomfort or injury with these shoes. I am 6'2 195 tennis player that runs to stay fit.
3.    l.t.d. rated this product 1 star
Thu, December 11,2008:
This is an absolutely horrible model of the Glycerin. The concept behind the shoe was to be some what Neutral in design - which means allowing for some degree of natural motion to occur, without correction. In this particular model, the company has decided to add a stitched support across the tops of where you metatarsals should sit (i.e. - the first break at your toes. The pressure that is exerted on the dorsal aspect (top part) of your foot - has the potential to cause a tendonopathy. I've been trying to fend mine off for 3 weeks now, to no avail. I have temporarily pulled out an older pair of Glycerins until I get the problem with the new design hammered out.
4.    Tim rated this product 4 stars
Sun, November 09,2008:
Got these on advice of a good running shop and the plantar faciatus went away and the no injuries until recently at over 300 miles on the shoe. I am 185 so definitely replace at 250 to 300 mile and I had some issue in the toe box
5.    Michael rated this product 4 stars
Mon, October 20,2008:
I just got them and feel they are a great replacement for the Nimbus 9 that are no longer available.
6.    Bart rated this product 5 stars
Wed, October 08,2008:
Really good shoe for neutral runner. Great cushioning, but not mushy like Triumphs, Vomeros, etc... Good response, durability, lacing system, ventilation, even the insert is quality. Long time (30 year) Nike peg wearer. This is a high end shoe and worth the price.
7.    Carl rated this product 5 stars
Tue, September 23,2008:
This shoe works really well for me for high mileage training. Very plush ride, yet still responsive. It is heavy, but who cares - I'm not racing in it. Great Brooks fit and absolutely no pain.
8.    Eric rated this product 4 stars
Sat, September 13,2008:
These are very good running shoes for a person with wide feet. The are wide from the mid-foot to the toe box. The heel is snug. The cushioning is very soft but not as soft as the Nike Vomero 3, which I think are too soft. The heel is a little too elevated for me. All in all the Glycerin 6 is a good neutral running shoe.
9.    scott rated this product 2 stars
Mon, September 01,2008:
Got these shoe on the advice of a specialty running store. I have high archs and run aprox. 30-40 miles week. My heels have never hurt so bad. I can hardly walk after a long run. Going back to the Nimbus.
10.    Rick rated this product 4 stars
Wed, August 20,2008:
6'-0", 185#, 12 US, 8 min/mi, neutral. I loved these when I tried them on in May, and I loved running on them when I was building up my distance. Now I'm up to 30 mi/wk and having a lot of heel pain, something that never happened in years of running NB. Either they broke down after 300 mi. or the distance made a difference. Always felt much harder than my Newbies. Nice shoes for runs <10 mi. anyway. Well made.
11.    Scott in Indy rated this product 3 stars
Wed, July 02,2008:
Have had the Glycerin 4's & 5's, as well as several other Brooks shoes. These shoes are comfortable with good cushioning, but they just feel heavy and almost bulky. I find these are good shoes for recovery runs and long-slow runs. The MOGO midsole is nice, but you DO HAVE to break it in a little. I am waiting for the Ghost to come out to see if they will feel much lighter.
12.    tami rated this product 5 stars
Mon, June 30,2008:
Loved this shoe. Was a Asic fan, switched to Defyance this shoe has more cushion and lasted longer. I supinate terribly and these stepped-up to the challenge.
13.    Alan rated this product 1 star
Sat, May 24,2008:
I thought this shoe would be an improvement over the 5, but those hopes were evidently in vain. Like the 5, this shoe still has the inner forefoot ball that rubs my feet raw, even wearing anti-blister socks. Based on the last two offerings compared to the Glycerin 4, it appears as though Brooks is crossing over into the fashion footwear industry, which is fine if that's how you market your product. Brooks, however, is marketing its product as a running shoe. I am not a fan of this trend. If only I could get my hands on a pair of the Epiphany 1.
14.    GregB rated this product 4 stars
Thu, May 22,2008:
Tried 3 different pairs of this shoe and all ran very narrow for a std. 8.5D width. Really disappointed in toe box fit because this shoe appears to be well made, has adequate cushioning in all the right places and, contrary to some other reviews, it has good curb appeal even in lime green. Gave it a 4 rating only because of the fit issue.
15.    mikeb rated this product 5 stars
Wed, May 21,2008:
plantar faciitis gone. love this shoe. heel cushioning is awesome, up to six miles and feeling great.
16.    Great shoe rated this product 5 stars
Tue, May 20,2008:
I am a neutral runner (6'2" and 175lb). Great training shoe, comfortable with good cushioning without feeling spongy. A bit on the heavy side but that's what racing flats are for. I plan on using these for long slow days.
17.    Paulo Prado rated this product 4 stars
Tue, May 13,2008:
I have to agree with Martin, for years I was reluctant to try onother brand but Asics. Just recently I bought a pair of Glyceryn 6 and so far I am very happy with them. The cushioning at the heel is excellent but one might not benefit from that depending on the way that one touches the ground when running. The only reason why I have not rated these shoes 5 stars is that they are a bit wider that I though. It is a good fit though for runners that have wide feet an are used to New Balance. Overall a great product, attractive styling an excellent finishing.
18.    konichiwa rated this product 3 stars
Fri, May 09,2008:
I found this shoe to have good cushioning, but runs a bit wide. After running in these for 6 miles started to have knee pain.Switched to the Nike V3 and love them. 6'2" 215lbs.
19.    Simon rated this product 5 stars
Fri, May 02,2008:
The perfect Runningshoe for Long Slow Distance. From beginning to the end a well cushion feeeling.
20.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
Fri, May 02,2008:
until now the best glycerin :)
21.    Daniel rated this product 5 stars
Mon, April 28,2008:
perfect shoe :)
22.    Joachim rated this product 5 stars
Thu, April 17,2008:
The most comfortable Cushioning shoe i know. I am heavy( 210 lbs)and this is the perfect Allroundshoe for me. From short, fast Running to LSD. All is possible :). Durability is until now ok( after 150 Km) . Thanks Brooks :).
23.    B. Mills rated this product 5 stars
Tue, April 08,2008:
Very nice shoe. These shoes are really comfortable, but not so much that you cant run in them. The Mogo outsole is pretty amazing in itself. It offers Perfect blend of cushioning, responsivness, and support. Anyone neutral runner wanting a overall great shoe with plently of comfort and a good ride.. look no further.
24.    matt rated this product 3 stars
Sun, March 30,2008:
I run thirty hilly miles a week on gravel roads. Have recently had to switch from Glycerin 5's to 6 series. After a couple of hundred miles I find myself really missing the fives. I don't run on my heels so I don't find any advantage to the extra heel cushioning. Overall they seem stiff and unresponsive compared to the fives. Gave them three out of five stars because they are still one of the more comfortable shoes available for the wide-footed, high-arched distance runner. I really, really miss the fives.
25.    big foot rated this product 1 star
Thu, March 06,2008:
hey little feet. it doesnt really matter. your better running barefoot than running in these bricks.
26.    Shewdude rated this product 4 stars
Wed, March 05,2008:
I liked the Glycerin but I have to agree with Brian. Brooks currently offers 4 models in a men's 7 by my count, down from 8 two years ago. I have seen how small the sales are below size 8. But come on Brooks, how about adding a few models like the Trance and Cascadia. All your competitors offer more models in small sizes.
27.    Brian rated this product 1 star
Wed, March 05,2008:
In 25 years of running, Brooks is the first company I've come across that refuses to manufacture shoes in sizes smaller than an 8 in many of their models. I found this odd when I switched to Brooks a couple of years ago, but I worried little about it as I was wearing the Glycerin, which I could get in a 7, which is what I wear. Now, sizes smaller than 8 have been eliminated in the Glycerin 6, effectively eliminating me as a customer. I loved the 5s. I'd try the 6s if Brooks valued me as a customer. I suppose I'll go back to Asics. Their shoes were good to me for 20 years. I suppose I should have just stayed with them and never bothered with Brooks.
28.    Ryan rated this product 5 stars
Wed, March 05,2008:
After going from radius to adrenalin gts to the glycerin series. these are great shoes. u can feel the cushoning on warm day and when it is hot it is the only thing you notice. very sturdy shoe that is comfortable and stylish.=)
29.    Martin rated this product 5 stars
Thu, February 28,2008:
Just visited US from Ireland, and had the luck to stumble across Roadrunner. I am a heavy runner, male, 32yrs, 190lbs who had already run 2 marathons. I have always had a serious pain in my medial shin. Running the majority of the time in pain. I ran my 2 marathons in Asics Nmbus with an arch support my physio recommended. Well i have to say my visit to roadrunner has changed my running life. I got the shoe dog test and was recommended the nimbus, glycerin and the wave rider. I tried all 3 and loved the Brooks. I got a superfeet stability insole to correct my slight over pronation and it was a eureka moment. I have ran 30 miles in them now without shin pain. I never thought that would happen, i was so happy. As a life long Asics user i never thought i would change. I had never even heard of the Brooks brand!! But Brooks in conjunction with the superfeet insole have changed my running life. Thanks to the amazing friendly and professional staff in Roadrunner San Diego.
30.    Greg rated this product 4 stars
Tue, February 19,2008:
Excellent shoe have always used Saucony Triumph. Great shoes
31.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
Tue, February 12,2008:
Converted after being longtime loyal Asics wearer (Kayano, Nimbus, Cumulus, Kinsei). Disgusted with latest Asics models - like running on concrete - also heavy and loud. Tried and tested latest Cumulus, Nimbus but also Brooks Glycerin 6 and Saucony Progrid Triumph 5s as recommended by specialist after analysis. I have relatively high arches, 5'9", 165 lbs. Glycerins felt best by far - like running on a cloud and quiet. Stark difference vs. Asics - was a revelation. Absolutely love these Glycerins!
32.    Anonymous rated this product 3 stars
Wed, February 06,2008:
not too bad as far as comfort goes, but U-G-L-Y!!
33.    Tim rated this product 4 stars
Mon, February 04,2008:
Cushion soft but not mushy; higher heel gives good lean; better ride than Nimbus or NB 861; feels like it will give more miles than Asics/NB cushioned+ trainers (6'2", 205lbs, 25 miles wk)
34.    Anonymous rated this product 1 star
Wed, January 30,2008:
like a rock.
35.    Jace rated this product 4 stars
Tue, January 29,2008:
C'mon, if these feel like a rock to you, then you must normally run with bags of mashed potatoes on your feet. Great ride. MOGO works. Feels very close to the Glycerin 5 which I just retired. 20mi in I am happy!
36.    Rob rated this product 5 stars
Sun, January 27,2008:
I tried on 5-6 pair of shoes before deciding on the Glycerin. Most comfortable for me by far. Took it out for a three mile test spin....Superb!
37.    Ken rated this product 2 stars
Sat, January 26,2008:
Too hard and slapping in the transition. The fit is nice as long as you don't have a narrow foot. Felt beat up and awkward to run in. The heel is too high for my own taste. I will definately go back to the nimbus .
38.    Anonymous rated this product 1 star
Sat, January 19,2008:
like a rock.
39.    Anonymous rated this product 4 stars
Thu, January 17,2008:
Great Glycerin update. MOGO is, hands down, better than Solyte. Smooth transition and the toe-spring last is great. Just wish the forefoot were more snug. A keeper nonetheless.
40.    hufdr rated this product 5 stars
Wed, January 09,2008:
best glycerine yet--trust me. Could be best brooks period........
41.    princess rated this product 3 stars
Wed, January 09,2008:
The new glycerin has a super soft crash pad in the heel. Had a nice fit in the heel and midfoot, but had a ton of flare out in the toebox. Caused some blistering due to not being able to tighten that far forward. If you like supersoft and have a little more in your instep then this would be a good choice.
42.    brent rated this product 4 stars
Thu, December 27,2007:
Tried a pair for a run from an aquaintance over xmas. Great cushion,smooth ride, Dear Santa....

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