Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe

Men's Brooks Ghost 5

Item #BRK1074
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Men's BROOKS® GHOST 5 :: Don't be afraid, you really can get other-worldly comfort that's shockingly good looking! The men's Brooks® Ghost 5 continues to surprise and delight with it's perfectly balanced running experience. You'll get a more flexible ride that's smooth through every step thanks to the finely crafted caterpillar outsole and innovative lateral heel piece. Complete with smart DNA foam that works when you need it, you'll feel spectacular on every run! 10.7 ounces

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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.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Full-length 3D Heel Caterpillar Crash Pad: Consistent lateral ground contact provides a more balanced ride with smoother lay-down and transition
  • Tuned forefoot pods with Omega and Omni Grooves: Diagonal grooves in forefoot rubber provide more compliant forefoot ride and effortless transition
  • Adaptive heel and forefoot DNA: Provides an exceptionally smooth, well-balanced, cushioned ride
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Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe
 
4.2

(based on 30 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (23)
  • Cushions impact (21)
  • Breathable (16)
  • Arch support (11)
  • Lightweight (10)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable (4)

Best Uses

  • Road running (21)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      79% 

      (23 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      93% 

      (27 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (20), High arch (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (17), Casual/ recreational (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

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5.0

Perfect shoe!

By Newport Shoe Guy

from Newport Beach, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Great fit Not sloppy
  • Keeps the foot stable

Cons

  • More cushion in front

Best Uses

  • Walking

Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

I tried the Mizuno Wave Rider (very painful and could not get the fit right) and the Saucony Progrid Ride 5 (very cushy, but no support in the mid section) on the road and could get the right fit. The VIP deal is unbelievable and I am very happy to have found the perfect shoe for me. I am very critical of shoes and can't believe the great fit of these.

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

Nice Shoe!

By Scott

from Minnesota

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

208lb male runner finds this shoe very supportive, provides stability and nice cushion. I run 4 to 6 miles 5 days a week.
Will buy these again.

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

Great trainer

By Andy80808

from Pasadena, MD

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

    This is a great pair of shoes, they offer ample cushioning and they have a great ride. I run about twenty five miles a week and have not had any issues with my feet. My first pair lasted about 350 miles until the cushioning in the forefoot wore out; the rest of the shoe is still in good shape and I use it as an everyday shoe.

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

    Pefect fit for my foot

    By Nude Runner

    from Orlando, FL

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

      I ran 5 days/ week, 6 miles / day in these for over a year, and they have been great. Very comfortable, great cushioning, no hot spots.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Love them but falling apart

      By Ron

      from Frankfort, KY

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

      Bought them on June 23 and now August 10 will return them as these shoes have not held up well at all and are falling apart.
      The mesh is beginning to wear away as is the lace holders. I walk 2 to 3 miles per day on the gym treadmill and 2 to3 miles in my sub-division daily. This type of wear should not be happening so soon to these supposedly well made shoes.
      I really do love them aside from them falling apart on me.

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

      A great pair shoes

      By Running is fun!

      from Grand Junction CO

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

        The Ghost 5's are an awesome running shoe. I'm currently training for a triathlon so I am running about 15 miles a week and these shoes rock. Highly recommended these for sure.

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

        I have bought this shoe 3 times

        By Slow & Steady

        from Westminster, CO

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Good Arch Support

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

          I have been able to run injury free since using this shoe.

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

          Excellent Shoe and Best so far

          By Choclategummybear

          from Orange County

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

            I only ever used the Ghost 5 for running, they're my dedicated running shoe. I would recommend to any friend thats a neutral runner that they should buy them. No complaints.

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

            Great shoe

            By Dennis

            from Olyphant PA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Every Day Trainer

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

              I'm 190 pound runner and run about 25 miles a week and this is a great shoe that holds up over the long haul. I have gotten about 550 miles on each pair and I'm on my third pair right now. They are comfortable right out-of-the-box and highly recommend them.

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

              Workhorse

              By JB

              from Roseville,Ca

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable

              Cons

              • Dated Technology

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

              Brooks Ghost series has always been a great fit. A little firmer and lighter than the Glycerin's. I used to run in nothing but Glycerin's but the Ghost is a way better shoe. Lighter, and little more spring that Glycerins, and they don't have the squishy feel of the Glycerin. Looks clunky but runs fast. I've used it for 5K, 10K , half's and marathons. Good all around training and racing shoe for the not-so skeletal semi-serious runners.

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

              Brooks Not Quite as Wide as Saucony

              By Old Guy Runner

              from Madison, Wisconsin

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Arch Support
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Narrow / Tight

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

              I think this is a great shoe, but unfortunately, fits a little tight. For a true wide (2E) I will have to stick with Saucony or Mizuno. I recommend the shoe to someone that only requires a slightly wider shoe.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels too narrow
              • Arch Type:
              • High Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Good Running Shoe

              By Harry K

              from New Jersey

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Pavement

                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                I loved these at first. Then the upper area where the shoe string ties started to feel uncomfortable on my left foot. I was able to loosen the area and it's better but not perfect. Looking forward to trying the 6 to see if this is improved. Otherwise this is a great running shoe! This issue is most likely specific to MY foot!

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

                Skipped a generation, but still happy

                By Trot Matthews

                from Tulsa, OK

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Pavement

                  Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                  Brooks Ghost 3 was my favorite pair of running shoes. I missed a generation, but I took a gamble on 5 and wasn't disappointed.

                  I'm recovering from ACL and meniscus repair surgery (soccer injury) eight months ago. Before injury, I was training for a 50K/marathon, two-day ultra (ran 18 miles the day before injury). I'm a midfoot striker who has always worn neutral shoes and always needs a wide width. Most of my running is on concrete and paved paths, which weren't agreeing with my knee on old shoes.

                  The Ghost 5 feels just as fast as the 3, and there's some extra cushioning in the Achilles area. It makes the shoe feel a little more secure, so I lace it a little looser than before. The only downside I can think of is the lacing is a little weird. The top eyelets have an extra plastic tab affixed to them, and they make lacing a little awkward.

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

                  I'll keep buying

                  By Running 4 Kids

                  from Westminstre, MD

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Fast
                  • Good Arch Support

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                    I run 40+ miles a week and will go higher for marathon and ultra training. Third pair of Ghost. I will continue to purchase and wear as long as marketing leaves it alone. I haven't really put them to the test yet (20 miler) but they will perform well based on the other Ghosts, 1 and 3 models. A VERY slight more width in the forefoot would be helpful.

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

                    Ghost5- fits great

                    By Nick

                    from Bedford, MA

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Fast
                    • Good Traction
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                      I run 20-30 miles a week, wanted to try a lighter weight shoe. Last shoe was Ravena3, the Ghost 5 fits well, is light, comfortable. Ran my fastest half- marathon in them today

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

                      Great neutral-fit shoes

                      By SteveB

                      from Twin Cities, MN

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support
                      • Great with Jeans
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • With Orthotics/Inserts

                        Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                        I am a diabetic who is always looking for shoes that fit really well! The Brooks Ghost 5 is the latest shoe that I love! Comfortable from the get-go, my diabetic orthotics fit very well into them. I am happy to wear them both for working out (running, walking, weight-lifting) and for day-to-day use for job/after job errands.

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

                        Not the Shoe for Me Either!

                        By Scott the Runner

                        from Raleigh, NC

                        Pros

                        • Breathable

                        Cons

                        • Poor Cushioning
                        • Uncomfortable

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                          Count me as another one of those runners who doesn't write many reviews. That said, this shoe is pretty, but I was not a real fan of the lack of midsole cushioning. It feels non-existent. The heel feels pretty good, but the transition from the heel to forefront when the shoes strikes left me feeling a lot of impact because of the lack of cushio up front. I don't get it because the shoe looks like it has adequate cushioning. I also added a size up like the sizing guide advised to do, but the shoe felt a tad big, meaning it is probably close to true sizing. Thanks to Roadrunner Sports for the VIP treatment as I have to sent these back. This make/model has too many good reviews for me to call it a bad shoe though. Just a bad shoe for me.

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

                          Brooks Ghost 5

                          By Bryan

                          from Tyler, TX

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                            I run about 20-25 miles a week. Live these shoes.

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

                            Overall good shoe

                            By Avid Runner

                            from Mobile, AL

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Fast
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                              Good shoes. Great service as always

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

                              Decent, but returned them.

                              By belzerker

                              from Atlanta, GA

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Narrow / Tight

                              Best Uses

                              • Gym

                              Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                              At first I really liked these shoes, but that changed after a few runs. They didn't seem deep enough, so when you put in a decent set of inserts the tongue isn't wide enough and you get some lace digging in the foot. The padding in the midsole wasn't up to my expectations. They look great and were comfortable around the house, but I needed something for 15 miles a week of running. Thanks to the awesome VIP perks I returned them for the more padded Glycerines - so far so good.

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

                              Good shoe but not quite right for me.

                              By Richard

                              from Ashland, VA

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Fast
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • A little stiff
                              • Poor Cushioning

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                Decided to try the ghost as an alternate to the Brooks Glycerin which I have been using the last three years. Shoe was ok, not bad, but ran in them twice and had sore knees and legs each time so returned them and went back to the Glycerins. Seemed to be a good shoe but just didn't work well for me. 5'5", 160 poounds, 25-30 miles per week runner.

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

                                Easily my favorite running shoe

                                By Ghost lover

                                from Boston, MA

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Good Arch Support

                                Cons

                                • Wears Out Quickly

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                After testing out and returning a variety of neutral shoes, I chose the Ghost 5. A bit about me, I'm 5'10'', just under 180 and run 3 to 7 miles a pop. I prefer to run on moderate trails but I'll run on pavement if the weather forces me to do so. The Ghost provides me with just the right amount of firm/responsive cushioning, a bit of stability as well as solid arch support. Despite running hotter than average, I find the shoes very breathable. Traction is just fine. The only con I have it that the shoes, for me, tend to wear out between 150 and 200 miles. I am currently on my third pair and I'm stocking up.

                                I normally don't bother writing reviews, mostly because our feet/bodies are all so different I don't usually find them helpful, unless someone points out an obvious defect in the shoe. But I'm writing this review because I really love this shoe, and while I know writing a review won't stop the powers that be from changing the model, I wanted to advocate for leaving this shoe as it is. Hopefully the next model will have different colors but will remain largely the same.

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels half size too big
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                • Arch Type:
                                • Average Arch
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                2.0

                                Heel Problems

                                By AVG runner

                                from Northern VA

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Durable
                                • Good Arch Support

                                Cons

                                • Uncomfortable

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                Really liked Ghost 4 & wore through a pair of Ghost 5. Designers have added a heel cup that has two nasty seams on the inside. The first shoes the seam was noticeable but tolerable. Not so the second I tried. Check out the inside heel before taking these home.

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels true to size
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                • Arch Type:
                                • Low Arch
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                2.0

                                Very uncomfortable and stiff

                                By Kel

                                from Tulsa, OK

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Pros

                                • Great with Jeans

                                Cons

                                • Poor Arch Support
                                • Stiff
                                • Uncomfortable

                                Best Uses

                                • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                I ran with Asics Nimbus and loved them. They did not have my size and I took recommendation to try the Brooks Cloud. It may be good for heavier runners, but I've never had a pair of shoes this uncomfortable and stiff. I have high arches and the arch support isn't there without orthotics.

                                I usually have not needed to break in shoes. However, these are so uncomfortable for me, I don't want to begin.

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

                                my new favorite

                                By Jon

                                from Boulder, CO

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Fast

                                Cons

                                • none

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                I had been an adidas fan, loved the ride3 and supernova glide. but they changed those and the new versions were no good for me. So I went on the high reviews of the ghost. No problems at all, which probably means its a great shoe for me. I have done 20+ mile runs in them and put over 200 miles on this pair, never the slightest issue or complaint. Running shoes are personal, but for my extremely high arched feet, these work great. I should probably get a few extra pair before they go and change them...

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

                                Not the shoe for me

                                By Rich

                                from Templeton, MA

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                  • Poor Arch Support
                                  • Uncomfortable

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Road Running

                                  Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                  I use the shoe as my primary training shoe. I'm 5'6 - 133 lbs. This shoe has created issues from the get go with blisters (I rarely, if ever get - 39 yrs of running), followed by my current foot injury where I have intense pain on the top of the foot. I have never run in a shoe that has created such issues in such a short span of time. This shoe is not for the light, competitive runner.

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

                                  First Neutral shoe

                                  By Clydesdale Dan

                                  from Harvest, AL

                                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Breathable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Cushions Impact
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Road Running

                                    Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                    I'm 6'3" 230, mid-foot lander, "regular" shoe size 13D. For 25 years I ran in Motion Control shoes. The word back then was that MC was correct for heavy runners. The Beast in size 14-2E has served me well, with an occasional Asics Gel Evolution mixed in. Now MC shoes are properly described for flat feet, which I do not have. I noticed in a recent triathlon photo that my foot was turned under. I was running on the outer edges of my shoes, which is the way a MC shoe will push you. A few weeks ago I was fitted for orthotics, and the Pedorthist, also a Brooks enthusiast, recommended the Dyad. The Dyad doesn't come in 2E width, so the good folks at RRS suggested the Ghost. I walked in them for a week to get used to the new orthotics, then worked up to my regular 3-4 mile runs. They're very comfortable, sturdy, and I can feel that my foot is finding its own line. I have learned to expect great durability from Brooks and VIP service from RRS is outstanding!

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

                                    Ghost 5 Review

                                    By Saltie Runner

                                    from Chesapeake, VA

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact
                                    • Good Arch Support
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Pronation Control
                                    • Throughout Foot Impact
                                    • True Comfort Shoe Box

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                      Use this shoe as daily trainer. Perhaps the most comfortable and relaxed shoe for mid to heavier wt distance runner. Supports mechanics easily throughout foot strike. I felt this shoe is an outstanding value. I cannot find anything wrong with it and look forward to my next pair

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

                                      Changed from Asics

                                      By Ken

                                      from New Mexico.....Land of Enchantment

                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Good Arch Support

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                        I've been running in Asics Nimbus for the past several years. Didn't care for the fit of the Nimbus 14 and decided to try the neutral Ghost 5. I'm 6' 2" and 200 lbs. Usually run around 20 to 25 miles a week. Have been very pleased with this shoe. Great fit and just the right amount of cushioning. However, the shoe does fit small and I highly recommend ordering 1/2 size larger than usual.

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

                                        I have come back to Brooks

                                        By Mark

                                        from Atlanta, Georgia

                                        About Me Avid Athlete

                                        Pros

                                        • Breathable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Mens Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe:

                                          I was running in the Asics Noosa Tri Six and loved them. I tried the Tri Seven but did not like the fit. I had not purchased a Brooks shoe in several years and bought the Ghost 5 after reading the recommendation in the last issue of Runners' World. I have had the Ghost 5's for about four weeks and have already put 150 miles on them. They are a great shoe and the VIP price is just icing on the cake.

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

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