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Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe

Women's Brooks Ghost 9

Item #08782
MSRP:$119.95
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Women's BROOKS® GHOST 9 :: Be hauntingly hard to catch, soaring supernaturally light and cushioned in the newly updated Women's Brooks® Ghost 9 running shoes. Get a fit that feels nothing short of fantastic in the fully engineered vamp and molded heel design that work in perfect harmony with the wrap around collar. Stride with stealthy smoothness in the articulated sidewall design, and make every touch-down feel downright divine thanks to the Ghost 9's Full-Length Crash Pad.

Features & Benefits:

  • Full length segmented crash pad with an articulated sidewall design: Soft and smooth ride
  • Fully engineered vamp with a molded heel design: Seemless fit
  • Wrap around collar with ultra soft eye row construction: Comfort
  • BioMoGo DNA foam
  • 1000011502
  • DROP: 12 mm
  • WEIGHT: 9.1 ounces
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Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 55 reviews)

33%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

I would buy this product again and have bought over ten pair

By Janelle

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

This is a great shoe to run in. Not heavy, but not a minimalist that makes your foot suffer every time it hits the pavement. The price is good, and the shoe fits the foot very well. Most runners I know love the Brooks running shoe, and I would consider it one of the top running shoes out there.

 
5.0

Great multi-purpose shoe!

By Carrie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

Great, supportive insole! Good for running outside or taking classes at the gym! It's a great all-around shoe!

 
3.0

Feels Narrow

By Jasmine

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

I think this is a great shoe, however even the wide width is not wide enough for me. I have to return them to get a men's wide.

 
4.0

I would buy afain

By Jessica

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

Only negative is great toe grabs toe frequently when walking.

 
5.0

Went the distance

By Jennifer

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

Awesome! Ran my first marathon in these. Flexible and not too heavy. Just make sure you go a size up if you are using them for long distance.

 
5.0

Jojo

By JoAnn

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

Love them, ran 8 first time running in them. Felt awesome nice and light.

 
5.0

Best running shoe

By marsha

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

I have worn Ghost 7 & 8. Ghost 9 is well built and supportive. My feet roll to the outside big-time and Brooks Ghost keeps the integrity of the shoe with solid side edges. Very comfortable from day one !

 
5.0

Love the cushioning

By Cheryl

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

Really love these shoes. I'm on the injured list right now so I have only walked in these so far. I have run in 3 previous versions of Ghost and enjoyed the ride. Can't wait until I am released for running so I can try these out on some long runs and I will update.
I just wish they lasted longer or cost less. My last pair Ghost 8 only lasted 3 months before the outer heel was worn all the way down.

 
5.0

Onto My Second Pair

By Melissa

from Nashville, TN

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pavement

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    After decades wearing ASICS I had to find a new shoe when the Nimbus 18 was too narrow for my feet. My local running store recommended the Brooks Glycerin as a replacement for the Nimbus, but it wasn't the glove like fit I was looking for so I opted for the Ghost 8 instead. I liked the cushion of the Ghost as it reminded me of older version of ASICS. When I saw all the great reviews for the Ghost 9, I went back to the store to try it and purchase a pair. I liked the 9's better than the 8's because of the wider toe box and full mesh forefoot. I have not had a pair of shoes that I love to run in as much as the 9's in years. I am now on my second pair. I even converted my husband from his Skechers to Brooks.

    One minor note - the top of the heel does not have the little notch. It was not an issue for me, but my husband wears low cut socks and it cut up the back of his heel for a few weeks.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    3.0

    A stiff ride

    By Allison

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    I have worn many Sauconny shoes before, but these offer little coushion and little return in the heal. I've worn them on many treadmill runs and on outdoor runs of 7-8 mikes and I still can't get used to the stiffness of the undercarriage.

     
    4.0

    Would recommend

    By Carol

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    Very happy with these

     
    5.0

    So happy for these

    By Janis

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    I LOVE these shoes. I thought the Ghost 7s were good- nice and light, good cushioining. I hated the Ghost 8s because I felt the soles were stiff and not enough cushioning. These 9s are even better than 7s (FOR ME). They are so light, have perfect cushioning. The collar is supportive and doesn't fold down.

     
    5.0

    So happy for these

    By Janis

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    I LOVE these shoes. I thought the Ghost 7s were good- nice and light, good cushioining. I hated the Ghost 8s because I felt the soles were stiff and not enough cushioning. These 9s are even better than 7s (FOR ME). They are so light, have perfect cushioning. The collar is supportive and doesn't fold down.

     
    5.0

    Gift

    By Mark

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    Daughter loves them!

     
    5.0

    Brooks never disappoints

    By James

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    These shoes are very lightweight which I love. Brooks also has narrow sizes which I need. I have been wearing Brooks for years now, and am never disappointed.

     
    5.0

    If you have wide feet, consider buying the Brooks Ghost 9s.

    By Barbara

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    When Asics made the front of their 2000 series shoes narrower, even the wides were causing my feet to hurt. After much research, I tried the Brooks Ghost 9s and am very pleased with how they fit and how they feel when I run. I'm also pleased that they're so lightweight. I intend to continue ordering this model, especially since Runner's World ranks it so highly.

     
    5.0

    Love wearing the Brooks Ghost Running shoes

    By Beverly

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

    I have loved every one of my Ghosts as the numbers have gone up each year matching my advancing age! The shoe is terrific support as well.

     
    1.0

    Disappointed

    By Southern Triathlete

    from South AL

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Arch Support
      • Poor Cushioning

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training
      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

      As a long time Brook's Ghost wearer I was very disappointed in these shoes. I ordered these in the my normal size for Ghost, and they were a half size too small. They are not as cushioned and do not have the arch support of previous models. I can put Ghost 9 on one foot and my old worn out Ghost 8 on the other and the old shoe feels better! As much as I hate to I am going to have to look at wearing something else.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Why fix what wasn't broken

      By Gina

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

      I've worn Ghost for years but the 9 feels heavier than its predecessors. Feels a bit more firm as well. Love the colors but they are going back.

       
      5.0

      Happy with this purchase!

      By Kristine

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

      I bought these shoes because of the reviews that mentioned the wide toe box. They are perfect. I don't have wide feet and these shoes are roomy but not too loose. An added bonus is the great cushioning.......don't need my cushioned insoles anymore. I've run about 50 miles in them and have no complaints. Would definitely buy again.

       
      5.0

      Great Fit!

      By Ernie

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

      The wife loves these shoes!

       
      4.0

      Best Shoe I have found in ages

      By Jess

      from New Zealand

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Fast
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Endurance Training
        • Pavement
        • Road Running
        • Trail Running
        • With Orthotics/Inserts

        Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

        I have recently been "lost" at finding a lightweight cushioned shoe for long distance triathlon training (half ironman/ironman distances). The previous shoes I wore are not made the same anymore and I cannot wear them. I am an aged runner and need neutral cushioning but not too much. These shoes fit me like a glove and out of the box ran an hour plus without any issues. They are cushioned, comfortable and light. They roll over easy running and cadence is higher than previous shoe.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I will definitely buy another pair!

        By Chris

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

        Running half marathons I go through shoes quickly. I have been running about 5-6 miles a day for over a week now in my new shoes and you cannot even tell they've touched the road!! They are light weight and so comfy with a lot of cushion.

         
        5.0

        LOVE THESE SHOES!!!!

        By paula

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

        TOALLY HOOKED!!!

         
        1.0

        Ghost 7 & 8 fans beware: this is not the same shoe.

        By riverrunner

        from boston, ma

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Heavy
          • Poor Arch Support
          • Poor Cushioning
          • Poor Stability
          • Uncomfortable

          Best Uses

          • Walking
          • With Orthotics/Inserts

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          I've run in the Brooks Ghost 6 and 7. Compared to those these feel incredibly heavy, unsupportive, and have no cushioning. They feel like budget level shoes. The engineering is completely off because looking at these they SHOULD have all the stability and cushioning - they are high off the ground and wide - but due to the heaviness and clunkiness I don't get that wonderful smooth "roll" from back to front that I did on earlier Ghost models. I'm a heavier runner and need the cushioning too and these made my knees hurt on the first run. If you are a neutral runner looking for a little stability and excellent cushioning try the Saucony Ride. I used to switch back and fourth between the Ghost 8 and the Saucony Ride 8 and also am pleased with the Ride 9. Saucony has the smooth transition that the older Ghost models used to have.

          Roadrunner: These should no longer be ranked as 4 on cushioning, they are not comparable to level 4 shoes.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels half size too small
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Low Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          good

          By mike

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          not as good as the ghost 7 but better than the 8

           
          5.0

          Happy Walker

          By Kathleen

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          I'm an active 68-year-old woman with a history of plantar fasciitis which has caused me to give up running and turn to walking and biking instead. I just bought Brooks running shoes for the first time. I bought a pair of Brooks Ghost 9 and also Brooks Ghost 8. I bought half a size up in both shoes and they fit perfectly. The Ghost 8s are wide while the Ghost 9s are medium. I thought I'd try both sizes and send back whichever pair didn't work. Turns out there isn't all that much difference between medium and wide and, consequently, both sizes work well and I am keeping both. Both the Ghost 8s and the Ghost 9s are made of super comfy mesh material, have a nice roomy toe box while still fitting well at the heel, a nicely padded tongue, and have enough room to comfortably accommodate my gel heel seats. Since buying these shoes 3 weeks ago, I have increased my mileage from about 15 miles a week to 20-28 miles a week, and so far, so good. I do notice that the Ghost 8s are a little more cushy than the Ghost 9s. But I am happy with both shoes and would recommend them to others.

           
          5.0

          Great comfort!

          By Laura

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          Great comfort for 5-10 mile runs!

           
          5.0

          Good shoe for runners who need some cushion & flexibility

          By Laura

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          Recently switched from the Glycerin to Ghost. This shoe is a level 4 cushion so I still get support as a heel strike runner but I don't have the break in period that I had with Glycerin. I was also having problems with tight calves and these shoes made a difference for me.

           
          5.0

          Great update!

          By KIM

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoe:

          Much more comfortable than previous Ghosts. Nice roomy toe box, more cushion & Flexibility. Very good update.

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