Shoe lovers of all kinds should be jumping for joy with this popular stability model getting a great overhaul. The Brooks Adrenaline GTS enters its late teens with the debut of the 18th version of the shoe. This time, you'll find a totally redesigned shoe that looks more sleek while still offering the same stability and support many runners have sought out over the years.
The key updates:
Upper - As previously mentioned, one of the biggest overhauls this go-around is the addition of a more sleek-looking, streamlined mesh. This mesh will move with your foot and have less chances or bunching, pinching, or rubbing while you're out getting those miles in.
Outsole - Brooks is still using a high quality blown rubber for their outsole. They've tweaked the design a bit to help with flexibility and transition in your stride.
Support - The Progressive Diagonal Rollbar is the piece of the shoe that makes it stand out from the crowd. A harder wedge of foam with a plastic piece under your arch prevents excessive pronation and works to align each step.
The Adrenaline GTS 18 from Brooks fits true to size and the comfort of the new upper material can't be brought up enough. If you're an Adrenaline faithful or want to hear what all the buzz is about, then stop by CRC and take a look at this great new update.
Technical aspects: Heel-to-toe drop: 12mm Weight: 8.6 oz (Women), 10 oz (Men)
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Evan Schwartz spends his time running the roads of central Ohio and managing the Short North CRC. When he isn't brainstorming the "next great thing," he is geeking out over all things running shoes.