Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe

Men's Brooks Trance 8

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MSRP:$139.99
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Men's BROOKS® TRANCE™ 8 :: Your favorite award-winning cushioned trainer is now Green thanks to environmentally-friendly BioMoGo™. A few minor tweaks make the new men's Brooks® Trance 8 even smoother from heel to toe. 12.0 ounces

Category Type:

STABILITY+ [?]
Get the guidance and support you need to keep you running strong and feeling stable mile after mile. If you have an average arch but like extra cushioning and support, Stability+ shoes are your perfect pick. 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.

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  Trance 7
  • Shock Absorption: Heel|HydroFlow|Forefoot|HydroFlow
  • Shoe Construction: Slip Last
  • Midsole Material: Compression molded EVA
  • Outsole Material: Carbon rubber

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2.0

Not nearly as good a shoe ...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Not nearly as good a shoe as the Trance 7...lighter, but rolls significantly when running...great daily bob around shoe!

 
5.0

Great shoe! Very ...

By Jim - Baltimore

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Great shoe! Very comfortable and cool with cushioning that flows from front to back seamlessly. I'm a moderate pronator and the motion control aspects of the shoe work great for me.

 
5.0

So far so good. The mens ...

By Thomas Thatcher

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

So far so good. The mens brooks trance 8 is an excellent high mileage shoe for those who are seeking a relatively lighter high mileage shoe.

 
5.0

I am 6'3'' 175lbs and run ...

By Colin

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I am 6'3'' 175lbs and run 40 miles/week. This is the best shoe I have ever run in. Ran in the Kayano for a while and thought it was good but not great. Tried the Nirvana which was terrible and now am using the Trance. Have put 380 miles on mine and am getting ready to get my next pair. Very light and flexible. Generous toe box. Awesome shoe.

 
5.0

I trained and ran a ...

By Jamie

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I trained and ran a marathon in these shoes. Most other shoes gave me aches and pains but these were terrific and probably the best pair of sneakers I've ever had. I am 6' and 180 pounds and I have 150+ miles in my pair as well and still in the rotation of running shoes.

 
3.0

Had 2 pair of Trance 7 ...

By D F

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Had 2 pair of Trance 7 prior. These are a great looking shoe, and lightweight, but they do not have enough cushioning for a marathon. My right toe, foot was sore for a couple of weeks after the race. Like a turf toe type injury. I did not have this problem with the 7. Shoe is overpriced too

 
3.0

overpriced, ...too thin, ...

By spentonbargains

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

overpriced, ...too thin, light and less stable...Trance 7 was better, yet maybe not be as good as Saucony ProGrid Paramount which has a lateral
stabilizer in the sole; but comfortable as a bop around shoe

 
2.0

Not worth the money. I am ...

By Bryan

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Not worth the money. I am 6'-0" 175 lb and have always run in Kayanos and Hurricanes. Tried these and am very disappointed after 150+ miles in them. They have caused constant pain in my shin and the tops of my feet. Its back to the Kayano for this runner.

 
5.0

Have put 25 miles on them ...

By matt

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Have put 25 miles on them the first week right out of the box. Good stability, not as soft as the Kayano or Equalon+2. Good for this heavier runner who overpronates only mildly. (5'7", 215lbs) Knee and foot soreness have all but disappeared since I got them.

 
3.0

sorry 3 stars not 5

By eduardo from costa rica

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Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

sorry 3 stars not 5

 
5.0

question... how many ...

By eduardo from costa rica

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

question... how many miles i need to run with those shoes to feel the cushion? I ran in nirvana's the last two years and change because the poor average rating... mistake? 6' 175 pounds... only 25 miles in them...

 
5.0

A very good running shoe. ...

By Tom

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

A very good running shoe. As soon as I put them on I could feel my feet just wanting to get moving. Great, glove-like, fit and curved last. I'm rotating shoes and only have one pair of these (they are expensive!) and never feel as good when I don't wear these. Best I've run in. Will buy more

 
5.0

I had my shoes for about ...

By Mark H.

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I had my shoes for about 1 1/2 months now. I tend to reserve my judgement on products until I have really gotten to know them. The Trance 8 is just what the doctor ordered. I have had ankle and foot problems for the last ten years following an injury.The Trance has given me the stabilty that was needed. Additionally,I love the generous toebox.

 
3.0

I'm 6'1" 185, and run two ...

By GoBlue

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I'm 6'1" 185, and run two 1/2 marathon's a year. Been running in Kayano's since 2000, was recommended to try this shoe by the fit expert. It's alright, doesn't feel as soft as the Kayano, but it is lighter and more flexible. For me a well cushioned ride is necessary, others seem to think this is the greatest shoe ever, I'm returning these and going back to my old stand by.

 
5.0

trance 7 was great... ...

By running man

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

trance 7 was great... this latest version is even better. few changes on the upper makes the forefoot feel wider and roomier. just like the 7, great stability and cushioning. this is NOT for heavy runners who need significant motion control. i use custom orthotics which work well with the shoes. using this for my first marathon in few months.

 
5.0

I have been searching for ...

By cornernugget

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I have been searching for a great shoe since my adreneline's and this is my answer. At 195lbs. and 6ft. these babies work, had one of the best runs ever the other day. If you pronate slightly and are a larger runner then I would recommend this shoe.

 
5.0

I wish this came in wide ...

By John

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I wish this came in wide widths. Many years of running have changed my shoe size to a 2E width. Come on Brooks. Add some width options to your best shoe.

 
5.0

I've been a long time ...

By aramchek

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

I've been a long time Kayano devotee and decided to try a new show for variety. The Trance 8 is much lighter and yet seems just as stable as the Kayano. The cusioning is not as "squishy" as the Asics. The toebox is roomier and the stretchy material allows my toes to move freely. The shoe has an odd profile in that the front of the shoe curls up; I'm not sure what it's purpose is, but I like it the feel of it. The Trance 8 feels great right out of the box with no break-in needed. Overall an excellent shoe.

 
5.0

For the past 15 years ...

By Eric

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

For the past 15 years I've run in all the well-known popular running shoes. The Trance 8 is best running shoe I have ever run in. The Trance 8's fit my feet perfectly. They are so comfortable you feel like you are wearing slippers. It is generously wide in the toe box but tapers very nicely through the midfoot with a snug heel. It's not as soft and cushiony as the Glycerin 6 but the cushioning is very good. To top it off the Trance 8's are very light and flexible for a stability shoe. The sizing runs a hair long (True?)so make sure you try them on. They are pricey but I highly recommend them!

 
5.0

Best shoe I have ever ran ...

By Jim

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Best shoe I have ever ran in. I'm 5'8" and 170lbs and ran a 7 miler first
time in these shoes. It was like running in slippers. I have ran in the Andrenalines for 5 years, but these shoes are definitely worth the extra money!!

 
5.0

Best combination of both ...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Best combination of both full support and motion control for running/walking

 
5.0

This shoe is great. I am ...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

This shoe is great. I am 4' 5 and 220 pounds and this shoe gives me great comfort. I would definitely recommend this shoe to anyone who needs a smooth ride.

 
5.0

This is perhaps the best ...

By John

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

This is perhaps the best shoe to hit the market--ever.

 
5.0

Excellent shoe. I`m 6.33 ...

By Jose Cacho

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Comments about Mens Brooks Trance 8 Running Shoe:

Excellent shoe. I`m 6.33 ft and 191 lbs running 35 miles a week, I used to wear asiscs kayano, adidas and new balance for almost 3 years, I considered asiscs and new balance very good shoes, but trance 8 feels much more comfortable, it has better support and excelent response, since I began to use it my illiotibial band syndrome disappered. Is my first Brooks, and I have no doubt this is the best shoe I have ever used

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1.    Jim - Baltimore rated this product 5 stars
Tue, August 04,2009:
Great shoe! Very comfortable and cool with cushioning that flows from front to back seamlessly. I'm a moderate pronator and the motion control aspects of the shoe work great for me.
2.    Anonymous rated this product 2 stars
Tue, June 09,2009:
Not nearly as good a shoe as the Trance 7...lighter, but rolls significantly when running...great daily bob around shoe!
3.    Thomas Thatcher rated this product 5 stars
Sun, May 24,2009:
So far so good. The mens brooks trance 8 is an excellent high mileage shoe for those who are seeking a relatively lighter high mileage shoe.
4.    eduardo from costa rica rated this product 3 stars
Wed, April 01,2009:
sorry 3 stars not 5
5.    eduardo from costa rica rated this product 5 stars
Wed, April 01,2009:
question... how many miles i need to run with those shoes to feel the cushion? I ran in nirvana's the last two years and change because the poor average rating... mistake? 6' 175 pounds... only 25 miles in them...
6.    Jamie rated this product 5 stars
Wed, February 25,2009:
I trained and ran a marathon in these shoes. Most other shoes gave me aches and pains but these were terrific and probably the best pair of sneakers I've ever had. I am 6' and 180 pounds and I have 150+ miles in my pair as well and still in the rotation of running shoes.
7.    spentonbargains rated this product 3 stars
Thu, January 22,2009:
overpriced, ...too thin, light and less stable...Trance 7 was better, yet maybe not be as good as Saucony ProGrid Paramount which has a lateral stabilizer in the sole; but comfortable as a bop around shoe
8.    Bryan rated this product 2 stars
Fri, January 16,2009:
Not worth the money. I am 6'-0" 175 lb and have always run in Kayanos and Hurricanes. Tried these and am very disappointed after 150+ miles in them. They have caused constant pain in my shin and the tops of my feet. Its back to the Kayano for this runner.
9.    Tom rated this product 5 stars
Sat, December 27,2008:
A very good running shoe. As soon as I put them on I could feel my feet just wanting to get moving. Great, glove-like, fit and curved last. I'm rotating shoes and only have one pair of these (they are expensive!) and never feel as good when I don't wear these. Best I've run in. Will buy more
10.    Colin rated this product 5 stars
Mon, December 22,2008:
I am 6'3'' 175lbs and run 40 miles/week. This is the best shoe I have ever run in. Ran in the Kayano for a while and thought it was good but not great. Tried the Nirvana which was terrible and now am using the Trance. Have put 380 miles on mine and am getting ready to get my next pair. Very light and flexible. Generous toe box. Awesome shoe.
11.    D F rated this product 3 stars
Sat, December 20,2008:
Had 2 pair of Trance 7 prior. These are a great looking shoe, and lightweight, but they do not have enough cushioning for a marathon. My right toe, foot was sore for a couple of weeks after the race. Like a turf toe type injury. I did not have this problem with the 7. Shoe is overpriced too
12.    matt rated this product 5 stars
Mon, November 10,2008:
Have put 25 miles on them the first week right out of the box. Good stability, not as soft as the Kayano or Equalon+2. Good for this heavier runner who overpronates only mildly. (5'7", 215lbs) Knee and foot soreness have all but disappeared since I got them.
13.    John rated this product 5 stars
Sat, October 04,2008:
I wish this came in wide widths. Many years of running have changed my shoe size to a 2E width. Come on Brooks. Add some width options to your best shoe.
14.    Mark H. rated this product 5 stars
Wed, September 24,2008:
I had my shoes for about 1 1/2 months now. I tend to reserve my judgement on products until I have really gotten to know them. The Trance 8 is just what the doctor ordered. I have had ankle and foot problems for the last ten years following an injury.The Trance has given me the stabilty that was needed. Additionally,I love the generous toebox.
15.    aramchek rated this product 5 stars
Wed, September 17,2008:
I've been a long time Kayano devotee and decided to try a new show for variety. The Trance 8 is much lighter and yet seems just as stable as the Kayano. The cusioning is not as "squishy" as the Asics. The toebox is roomier and the stretchy material allows my toes to move freely. The shoe has an odd profile in that the front of the shoe curls up; I'm not sure what it's purpose is, but I like it the feel of it. The Trance 8 feels great right out of the box with no break-in needed. Overall an excellent shoe.
16.    Eric rated this product 5 stars
Sat, September 13,2008:
For the past 15 years I've run in all the well-known popular running shoes. The Trance 8 is best running shoe I have ever run in. The Trance 8's fit my feet perfectly. They are so comfortable you feel like you are wearing slippers. It is generously wide in the toe box but tapers very nicely through the midfoot with a snug heel. It's not as soft and cushiony as the Glycerin 6 but the cushioning is very good. To top it off the Trance 8's are very light and flexible for a stability shoe. The sizing runs a hair long (True?)so make sure you try them on. They are pricey but I highly recommend them!
17.    Jim rated this product 5 stars
Mon, August 25,2008:
Best shoe I have ever ran in. I'm 5'8" and 170lbs and ran a 7 miler first time in these shoes. It was like running in slippers. I have ran in the Andrenalines for 5 years, but these shoes are definitely worth the extra money!!
18.    cornernugget rated this product 5 stars
Sat, August 16,2008:
I have been searching for a great shoe since my adreneline's and this is my answer. At 195lbs. and 6ft. these babies work, had one of the best runs ever the other day. If you pronate slightly and are a larger runner then I would recommend this shoe.
19.    GoBlue rated this product 3 stars
Sat, August 16,2008:
I'm 6'1" 185, and run two 1/2 marathon's a year. Been running in Kayano's since 2000, was recommended to try this shoe by the fit expert. It's alright, doesn't feel as soft as the Kayano, but it is lighter and more flexible. For me a well cushioned ride is necessary, others seem to think this is the greatest shoe ever, I'm returning these and going back to my old stand by.
20.    running man rated this product 5 stars
Thu, August 14,2008:
trance 7 was great... this latest version is even better. few changes on the upper makes the forefoot feel wider and roomier. just like the 7, great stability and cushioning. this is NOT for heavy runners who need significant motion control. i use custom orthotics which work well with the shoes. using this for my first marathon in few months.
21.    Jose Cacho rated this product 5 stars
Wed, July 30,2008:
Excellent shoe. I`m 6.33 ft and 191 lbs running 35 miles a week, I used to wear asiscs kayano, adidas and new balance for almost 3 years, I considered asiscs and new balance very good shoes, but trance 8 feels much more comfortable, it has better support and excelent response, since I began to use it my illiotibial band syndrome disappered. Is my first Brooks, and I have no doubt this is the best shoe I have ever used
22.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
Thu, July 24,2008:
This shoe is great. I am 4' 5 and 220 pounds and this shoe gives me great comfort. I would definitely recommend this shoe to anyone who needs a smooth ride.
23.    John rated this product 5 stars
Mon, July 14,2008:
This is perhaps the best shoe to hit the market--ever.
24.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
Sun, July 06,2008:
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