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Mens Brooks PureConnect Running Shoe

Men's Brooks PureConnect

Item #BKW1500
MSRP:$89.95
VIP:$80.96
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Men's BROOKS® PURECONNECT :: Throw your preconceptions out the window. Get sports-car like, road-hugging performance from this ultra minimal, high-performance runner. Part of the Brooks® pure project, the men's PureConnect™ is the lightest shoe in the line and feels as good as it looks. Super light and flexible with no extra bulk. Feel secure with a wrapping arch band and you'll love the cool breeze that flows through the airy mesh upper. The unique split toe box allows the big toe to function independently to improve balance. If you like to feel the road when you run, without suffering the bumps, this is the shoe for you. 7.2 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. 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:

  • Inverted Heel encourages contact points to shift forward: Aligns the joints and creates optimal energy return
  • Split toe forefoot feature designed to isolate first ray (big toe): Independently empowers the big toe to engage the runner's natural stability, creating a more efficient and aligned toe off
  • Blended version of BioMogo & DNA smart cushioning: Adaptively tunes the cushioning and responsiveness to the specific needs of each and every runner
  • Elastic band ( Nav Band) wraps over the instep: Creates a comfortable, assured arch fit. Enhancing fit and feel. Offering additional support assurance when needed
  • Anatomical last mimics shape of foot: Contours the foot. Minimizes the use of material to provide true support and a glove-like feel.
  • Most minimal shoe of the PureProject line
Product BKW1500 Review

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Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Cushions impact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      80% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      80% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Comfortable and Light

By Unca Jon

from Simi Valley, CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe:

    Light weight but still comfortable

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

    On my third pair.

    By Lance

    from Texas

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • 350- 400 Mile Shoe
    • Beware Of Sharp Turns
    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • No Ankle Support

    Cons

    • Poor Stability

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe:

    I am a bit different. I prefer a treadmill over roads. I run 15-30 miles per week. Less than 5 are done on the road. This shoe has been perfect for me. Already have my third pair on deck for when I retire the current pair.

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

    Grate minimalist Shoes

    By Pedrrun

    from Tijuana, Mexico

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe:

      Grate shoes with a 4.0 mil elevation.

      If these are your first minimalist shoes you have to learn to run with them, start with short runs.

      I used to have nee pains, they are totally gone.
      Les effort, more miles les pain= grate shoes.

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

      Good, but not as durable as I hoped

      By JGRO

      from Oklahoma City, OK

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe:

      This is my second pair of the PureConnect. I bought this second pair because my first pair were wearing out a little quicker than I had hoped and I did not want to switch shoes right before my next marathon. I have about 230 miles on my first pair, and I can tell I have about 30-60 more miles before they're done (1-2 weeks with the marathon 2 weeks out!) - the treads are wearing thin and a small hole is forming by the Brooks symbol on the left side of my left shoe. I understand that these types of shoes wear through quicker than normal, but as a 5'7" 150 pound runner I thought I would get closer to 350 out of them. I do like the shoe and hope the PureConnect 2 will last longer than the original as it is likely my next purchase.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Suprisingly well cushioned

      By DrKen

      from Little Rock, AR

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Narrow / Tight

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Brooks pureconnect Running Shoe:

      This is my second pair of minimal shoes. They are surprisingly well cushioned for as light as they are. I'm 5'10" 185# and they provide plenty of cushioning. The way the mid-shoe is constructed feels tight when you put them on but not noticably while running. I find them not as comfortable as Brooks Green Silence but have no real complaints.

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

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