Behind the Laces

Behind the Laces: Melts Collection – Running Fitness Article

Summertime running is a bit warmer, a bit sunnier and usually means you have fun, seasonal options for a celebratory post-run treat. We drew inspiration from some favorite ice cream treats with the limited-edition Melts Collection. New designs inspired by iconic flavors adorn the limited-edition Ghost 12 and Ricochet LE. We sat down with Nick Hemmer, senior footwear merchandising manager, to discuss this festive summer collection of footwear.   Can you provide some background on how this collection…

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Behind the Laces: Ghost 12 – Running Fitness Article

Behind the Laces: Ghost 12 We have many “fan favorite” shoes here at Brooks, and we’re excited to learn more about the newly updated Ghost 12. The shoe’s BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioned midsole contribute to what make it a favorite with its just-right softness that doesn’t lose responsiveness or durability. We sat down with Jena Winger, senior footwear product line manager, to learn more about the Ghost 12 and how it provides a balanced, smooth ride for…

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Behind the Laces: The Run Happy Launch 6 – Running Fitness Article

Behind the Laces: The Run Happy Launch 6 At Brooks, we love to celebrate the run and we truly live and breathe the Run Happy mantra. Run Happy is at the core of all that we do here at Brooks! We’re ecstatic to debut the Run Happy Launch 6 on May 23 to celebrate Global Running Day coming up on June 5. To learn more about the details of this shoe, we chatted with Tarah Kovach, Brooks senior brand…

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Behind the Laces: Boston “T” Launch 6 – Running Fitness Article

Behind the Laces: Boston “T” Launch 6 Here at Brooks, we have a diehard appreciation for iconic races and are excited to share a peek into the creation of our 2019 limited-edition Boston themed shoe, the Boston “T” Launch 6. It’s no surprise that we are especially fond of this race. Did you happen to catch Brooks athlete, Des Linden, dominate the competitive field and epic racing conditions of the 2018 Boston Marathon? To learn more about our…

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Behind the Laces: Glycerin 17 – Running Fitness Article

Behind the Laces: Glycerin 17 Here at Brooks, we’re always innovating to provide the best products for runners. The Glycerin 17 launches today, and we want to learn a bit more about the shoe, what’s new in it and how it came to be. We sat down with Nikhil Jain, Brooks senior manager of footwear product line management, to learn more about the Glycerin 17 and how it provides the ultimate in softness for the runner.   This is…

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How Brooks Selects the Materials to Make Your Running Shoes – Running Fitness Article

How Brooks Selects the Materials to Make Your Running Shoes You slip your foot into a brand-new Brooks shoe and instantly feel like clouds are hugging your foot from every angle- a soft platform runs from heel to toe while a plush collar cradles your ankle and a supple upper wraps over your toes. Your shoe feels and runs amazingly, but what’s behind those super soft materials and how did Brooks choose them?  At Brooks, we select the…

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