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Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe

Women's Brooks Glycerin 8

Item #BKW1205
MSRP:$129.99
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Women's Brooks® Glycerine 8 :: Cushioning gets more personal in the new Glycerin® 8. Brooks DNA raises the neutral bar by delivering a customized ride for runners of all sizes and speeds. Working with BioMoGo, DNA responds to your every step, dispersing impact and providing ideal comfort and protection as the pace changes. If asked for the secret to the new spring in your step, tell 'em it's genetic. 10.3 ounces

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Category Type:

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.

Features & Benefits:

  • Rearfoot DNA: Adaptive cushioning and resiliency
  • Forefoot DNA: Adaptive cushioning and resiliency
  • Stacked BioMoGo Midsole: Biodegradable, durable cushioning
  • Universal Sprung Toe Platform: Quick toe offs
  • Flexalon Rubber Forefoot: Durable and Soft
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Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (13)
  • Comfortable (11)
  • Breathable (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Arch support (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (10)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      77% 

      (10 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (13 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (10), High arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7), Casual/ recreational (4), Gym rat (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fit and feel surprisingly light, comfy

By M in NJ

from East Brunswick NJ

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pavement
    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

    I'm a heavy runner, getting back into jogging after a winter off. ~200 lbs., 5'10", size 10 foot. Neutral plus, slight underpronator when tired, ~10-15 miles per week. Previous brands that fit me have been Saucony (roomy toebox), Nike depending on the model (they tend to run too narrow on my rather wide forefoot). My last shoe was Nike's Vomero Zoom 4+ ... it wore out way too fast for my size body though quite cushiony, so I was looking for a more durable neutral cushioned shoe. The fit rep in the store was very knowledgeable about women's shoes, a runner herself, so she recommended the Brooks Glycerin, I've not tried this brand before. I tested it side-by-side in store with the Saucony, New Balance, Adidas for Neutral +, this one fit the best of all. I particularly like that it has cushion in both forefoot and heel, and forefoot has a curve up for better/faster pushoff, actually makes for a faster feeling shoe, lighter running feel. It also means that you should likely go up a half size, I needed to go up to a 10.5, first time I've had to do that in a shoe. Very lightweight, which I like, not clunky at all, quite comfortable. Tongue has a notch for the front of the shin, which many shoes don't, so I appreciate that and don't feel it pushing on my leg during the run. Am a bit concerned about the arch support, I have very high arches, and my left arch started feeling a bit achy, so I will need to watch that and see if it starts giving me problems... have been running on the shoe for 2 weeks now and there hasn't been any "breaking-in" necessary, good grip, not too tight or loose on the heel, roomy toebox. So far I am very pleased with the fit.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too small
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    So far, so good.

    By runnercris

    from marquette, mi

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

      Bought the Brooks Glycerin 8 after reading the description -adaptable cushioning for neutral runners. They were great for a 20 mile training run and now we'll see how they work for the marathon!

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

      Awesome!

      By Deb

      from San Diego, Ca

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Cushions Impact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

        The only pair I use for running. Worth the money.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I would buy this shoe again and again.

        By Running Mom

        from Rice Lake, WI

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

          I used to wear Asics until I went to a running store and they anaylyzed my stride. The Brooks Glycerin shoe is what they recommended. Love it! This is the 2nd pair. I would definitely buy this shoe over and over.

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

          comfortable

          By Kim

          from delray beach

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact

          Cons

          • Wears Out Quickly

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

          PE teacher good for work & running

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • High Arch
           
          5.0

          great alternative to asics

          By Marathon Muzz

          from Maine

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cushions Impact
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

            Needed a less expensive alternative to the asics I wore for many years. Great cushioning for a heavier runner.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Runs Large

            By Teeg

            from Scottsdale, AZ

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                  Runs very large. I wear a seven in every shoe I own but these were HUGE. Had to return them. Nothing special shoe so I did not bother to exchange them.

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

                  I love these shoes!

                  By Mom on the Run

                  from Jasper,IN

                  About Me Gym Rat

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Durable
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                    This is my second pair of Glycerin 8 running shoes and I love them. Love that there is a choice of colors, too. They wear and wear. I run about 10-20 miles per week on average both on the treadmill and out on the road. The shoes are very durable but extremely light weight and breathable. Love the support for my arches. Have absolutely no issues with the shoes or Roadrunner, [...] prices were excellent. Will continue to buy them for as long as possible w/Roadrunner.

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

                    Comfortable

                    By Kim

                    from Delray beach

                    About Me Gym Rat

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                      Comfortable on long runs

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

                      Simple

                      By Kim

                      from Delray beach,fl

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • With Orthotics/Inserts

                        Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                        Very comfortable for running + work pe teacher

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

                        Great Shoe!

                        By KB

                        from North Carolina mountains

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Durable
                        • Good Arch Support
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • With Orthotics/Inserts

                          Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                          I run 15-25 miles a week and only wear my shoes to run in. I wear orthodic inserts - have the forefoot width of a 10.5 but my foot actually measures a 10. I have always worn a 10.5 but the fit is not always great - this shoe is perfect. The toe box has no constricting stitching - so none of that annoying pinky toe pressure that can occur with my wide toes! This is my 4th or 5th pair of this same style. 2nd pair in this color - fun purple without being bright. I couldn't be happier!

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

                          Excellent

                          By Runner Girl

                          from Nanuet, NY

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Durable
                          • Fast
                          • Good Arch Support
                          • Good Traction
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Pavement

                            Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                            Excellent right out of the box! Great Shoe, better then the last verison.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                             
                            4.0

                            I would highly recommend this to anyone!

                            By Andrea the runner

                            from Thomasville, Georgia

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Good Traction
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                              I run about 4-6 miles regularly per day. I use this show to train in and to race in. It is very comfortable and light-weight.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels half size too big
                              • Width:
                              • Feels true to width
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Average Arch
                               
                              5.0

                              Love this shoe!!

                              By Marie

                              from Placentia, CA

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Great ride
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Womens Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoe:

                                I've worn hundreds, yes, hundreds of shoes and I love this shoe. It is comfortable, supportive yet light enough to run a great race!!

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                • Arch Type:
                                • Average Arch

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