With the holiday season in full motion it’s time to prep and perfect that gift-giving list and surprise your favorite runner, stride star or treat yourself to THE season’s best running rides by Brooks that are guaranteed to make the season spirited and super-performing.
After all, Brooks is the go-to brand that runners really want—and rely on—to help them reach new running records and make each mile merry. And Brooks is always one step ahead and constantly on the move to enhance and evolve their shoes and products to deliver the very best in running to ultimately crush the competition and propel you and yours to run, play, and perform with power, passion, and ease!
This season Brooks delivers a dashing lineup of limited sneaks that slay and new enhanced editions that are jam-packed with forward-thinking innovation and feel-good fashion to boost your much-loved runner (or you) mile after mile.
So whether your favorite runner loves to sprint on the track, prep run for their next marathon route, or wander in the city on the weekends, Brooks has-it-all to have her heart racing with elation and have him grinning with glee. Check out these must-give and –get holiday picks that are sure to surprise them with what they really want.
Make their season merry with max energy
Bring infinite possibilities and max energy to their next run with this new and incredibly stylish sneak, the Levitate 2 LE, part of Brooks’ Attack Pack Winter 2018 limited edition lineup. The Levitate 2 LE is a good-looking neutral trainer that will definitely pep up their pace with all-out energy return and soft-but-springy luxury, allowing your fave runner to go the extra mile as well as easily transition from running to running errands with comfort and style. The Levitate 2 LE’s feel snug and secure straight out of the box thanks to its newly redesigned upper and internal bootie structure. They feature an airy and adaptable Fit Knit upper that’s both sleek and stylish, along with an internal bootie with a hemmed collar, and a super-soft faux-suede heel tab that protects the Achilles tendon to prevent ankle rubbing and painful blisters, all which help deliver a supportive and secure fit. The Levitate 2 LE’s also feature a truly dynamic DNA AMP midsole made from highly-resilient polyurethane (PU) foam that’s remarkably fast responding, delivering an incredible bounce that returns energy to fuel your fave runner. This responsive midsole is also enhanced with a crystal rubber outsole featuring a flexible, arrow-point pattern that not only looks cool but is skillfully designed for quick and efficient heel to toe transition for powerful running with precision.
Brooks Levitate 2 LE’s are refined running shoes that not only feel good but they also feature flashy and fashionable good looks. They are limited edition shoes, part of Brooks Attack Pack collection that features cool colorways that are one-of-a-kind—and guaranteed to turn heads at the track and catch attention in the city. Overall, the Levitate 2 LE’s make a dashing gift that will propel their run and elevate their fashion game thanks to their sleek and supportive fit, supreme energy return, continuous comfort, and attention-grabbing good looks!
Surprise them with stride support
Gift your runner the best of both worlds with this new stability sneak that’s both supportive and springy, for a smooth run that will have them smiling with every stride. Brooks’ Bedlam is the newest kick on the running block, and it’s a safe bet to say that your stability seeking runner will swoon for these sneaks this holiday season because of their dashing style and all-inclusive details that really make a difference. At first glance the Bedlam is guaranteed to make a great impression—it has a sleek look and clean design that really stands out. Brooks’ Bedlam features a plush Fit Knit upper with a hammock saddle and sock-like heel collar that’s plush, all which help deliver a custom-feel fit that contours to the feet and protects from rubbing and irritation. The lacing is simple but stylish, but must be cinched tightly to secure the midfoot. It features a durable and responsive DNA AMP midsole that’s comfortably cushioned, springy, and responsive, delivering an energy return that will rev up their running. And the midsole is enhanced with guard rails providing a genius support system so your sprint star can run with proper alignment to reduce heel and shin rotation, and avoid injury. The Bedlam’s outsole has an arrow-point pattern for smooth and swift heel-to-toe transitions, as well as great ground contact. Overall, Brooks Bedlam is an innovative new model that has a cool and cutting-edge design that really stands out, delivering supreme and guided support that’s comfortable.
Treat them to luxury AND performance
Gift yourself or treat your road runner to the dreamiest dash that will delight them on the daily with Brooks notable neutral trainer, the Glycerin 16 that’s packed with plush performance. This tried-and-true neutral ride features a new design—and added super-soft cushioning for a supreme level of comfort. The Glycerin 16 has a freshly engineered 3D Fit Print mesh upper featuring a cool double jacquard mesh paired with a stretchy internal bootie, giving the shoe a highly breathable, comfortably flexible, and skillfully-structured non-slip fit that feels cozy and custom. The Glycerin 16 also features Brooks brand-new DNA LOFT cushioning which delivers an unparalleled, crazy comfortable underfoot feel that’s luxurious for the ultimate plushness that’s still responsive. The 16’s have the same runner-favorite outsole as its predecessor which is a full-length segmented crash pad with plush transition zones for a smooth and efficient heel to toe transition, so your runner will glide over the ground with smooth but grippy traction. Plus, there are “Ideal Pressure Zones” on the outsole which are evenly dispersed throughout to absorb shock and reduce stress on the body, for a seamless but springy running experience. And this season, Brooks has created a fresh and flashy new pair, the Glycerin 16 Reflective, for both men and women that’s has reflective details that light up the night and steal the spotlight on every stride!
She’ll be jogging with joy because…the 16’s are feel-good fresh kicks that have deluxe details with the latest tech to keep her running mile after mile, including: a perfectly roomy but structured fit that will make her feel like these shoes were designed just for her feet, a supreme-softness paired with durability for the ultimate comfort, and added traction that’s grippy on a variety of surfaces so she can confidently run the world!
His heart will race with glee because…the new Glycerin 16’s are plush and incredibly comfortable shoes that still deliver energy return. And their new design is definitely aimed to give him what he really wants including, an airy mesh upper that’s breathable and can keep its cool even on long runs, a roomy toe box along with an internal sock-like bootie that hugs feet in yet flexes with every stride, and DNA loft foam cushioning that delivers both added-comfort and responsiveness.
Dash on over to brooksrunning.com to shop for these have-to-have and must-gift styles—and to see the entire collection for men and women.
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