Womens Brooks PureFlow Running Shoe

Women's Brooks PureFlow

Item #BKW1502
MSRP:$89.95
VIP:$80.96
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Women's BROOKS® PUREFLOW :: Feel the flow of the women's Brooks® PureFlow™. The ideal choice for runners looking to connect to the road without sacrificing comfort. Enjoy high performance comfort details like DNA cushioning technology and efficient arch support wrapped up in a lightweight, minimal package. Enjoy a more efficient, balanced run with the unique inverted heel design and split toe box. Feet will stay cool and comfortable with the super breezy and breathable mesh. 7.5 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.
Product BKW1502 Review

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Womens Brooks pureflow Running Shoe
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (3 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (3 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
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    5.0

    Love my PureFlows!

    By CDubs

    from Lincoln, IL

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Brooks pureflow Running Shoe:

      I love the Pure Flows! I was skeptical at first as I had always worn the Adidas Supernova Glide but then they changed them and weren't fitting the way I like. I had a number of people recommend the Pure Flows and after reading the description that they are great for people with high arches which I have I thought I would give them a whirl. I was in love after the first mile. I love how light weight they are but still have great cushioning. These will be my go to shoes from now on.

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

      I'm in Love

      By Mostly a climber.

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Fast

      Cons

      • Poor Traction

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Brooks pureflow Running Shoe:

      I am a natural forefoot runner. Then college coaches told me to heal strike. Then it took me 10 years to figure out why my IT bands wouldn't let me run more than 1mi at a time. I finally figured out that I needed to go back to forefoot running, but found it difficult to maintain propper form in 'normal' high heel running shoes. These are excellent for finding the right form. They have good cushioning in the forefoot (rather than all in the heel), so they allow for 'barefoot form' while giving enough cushioning to feel comfortable on pavement. I'm still not a mega distance runner but these have allowed me to comfortably get my mileage up to ~12mi/wk with mostly happy IT bands. I'm considering buying a second pair for wearing to work (I stand a lot of the day). They are Amazingly cushy for how light they are. I have read other reviews reporting that the shoe causes blisters near the toe - but I wear socks and size my running shoes a bit large so I have not had that issue. They do not have knobby high-traction soles - a little bit of rain/snow/slush on concrete and they lose grippiness.

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

      I wanted to love these...

      By firedancerk8

      from Richmond, VA

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Arch Support
      • Poor Stability

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Brooks pureflow Running Shoe:

      I am 5'2", 120 lbs, high arches with slight underpronation. I train about 15-20 miles per week on a combo of treadmill and sidewalk. My usual running shoe is the Ravenna, which I love, but can't get anymore because of the updates (Ravenna 2). I read about this shoe in Runner's World and then based on a chat with a Brooks employee, decided to give these a try.

      They are extremely lightweight and I found the shoe itself to be pretty comfortable. Somehow they simulataneously felt like they were barely there yet also were providing cushion and support. Initially the elastic band around the arch felt strange to me, but I got used to it.

      After a few short (less than 5 mile) runs, I took them out for a 10 miler and ran into problems. It became obvious when I got tired near the end of the run that the shoe wasn't stabilizing my left foot at all (I have a weak ankle). I was running on a cobblestone sidewalk and my ankle was just caving in all over the place. I was also getting real pain in my ankle and arch. The final straw was that the toes of my right foot were rubbed raw against the toebox.

      I really wanted to love these because at first they felt so lightweight yet cushioned. But I just can't keep them because of the lack of stability. Guess I'll try my luck with Ravenna 2.

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

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