Customer Creates Alternative ST Racer Colors

Jeff Sheinkopf is a Brooks customer and graphic designer from New York City who regularly runs 100 miles a week. Between hitting the road in Ravennas and taking to the NY trails in Cascadias , Jeff mocked-up some alternative color schemes for the Brooks Racer ST 5 and tweeted them last week. Thanks Jeff! We’ll… Read more »

Morning Run with Desiree Davila

Last week, Brooks held our  bi-annual company meeting at the beautiful Coeur d’Alene Resort . Before we got down to business each day, Brooks staff (including CEO Jim Weber) met at 5:50 a.m. for a company run. This was my first group run since joining the Brooks team, so I didn’t know what to expect…. Read more »

Haiku Contest Winners

All I can say is wow. When we started this contest we thought we might get a hundred or so entries. Imagine our surprise when we received over 600 entries! Thanks to everyone who sent in poems or posted them on the blog — we loved your creativity! Grand Prize Winners: receive a pair of… Read more »

Monday inspiration: Ben Does Life in Seattle

Seattle runner Devon Mills recently sent us this note: I first read about Ben Davis’s 120-pound weight loss on the Brooks Blog in September. Since then, I’ve followed his blog, and even met up with him and other Seattle runners when he was in town. He stops in various cities and holds “Do Life” meetups,… Read more »

Winter Poppy: Cold Meets Hot

Looking for a way to fire up your winter workout wardrobe? Winter Poppy is a rich warm red that sizzles against crisp black and white. The “laydown” shows most of the pieces, but you can see the full winter poppy collection on BrooksRunning.com. Starting in the upper left corner and going clockwise: As a mid… Read more »

BOO-ya! Ghost 3 Crowned Runner’s World’s “International Editor’s Choice”

It’s déjà vu all over again… first Runner’s World awarded “Editor’s Choice” to the Ghost 3 in the magazine’s Fall 2010 Shoe Guide. They said “It’s still light and zippy while being supportive enough to protect your legs on long runs,” adding that testers enjoyed the shoe’s snug fit through the heel and midfoot. Then… Read more »

Goodbye, Seattle… Hello, Boise!

Congratulations and thank you to all runners, volunteers, and race organizers at this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon ! As the official footwear and apparel sponsor, you can bet Brooks was out in full force at the event. Dozens of Brooks employees ran in or spectated at the event; many more… Read more »

Brooks Adrenaline™ GTS 10: Inside Scoop for Shoe Geeks

Woo Hoo! The Adrenaline™ GTS 10, the much-anticipated tenth edition of our best-selling Adrenaline™ running shoe, is here! (See Men’s /Women’s .) Brooks has diligently worked to evolve the Adrenaline™ line to maintain its signature fit and function runners have come to know and love, while still finding ways to exceed their expectations. In the… Read more »

#Run_Happy Friday Tweet Winners 05/08/09

Thanks to everyone who entered our impromptu #Run_Happy® contest on Twitter yesterday. We asked runners to tell us “What Makes You Run Happy®?” The prize? A limited-edition Run Happy® Mesh Cap to the top four entries—as deemed by our panel of judges. As you will see, it was tough to pick just four. Congratulations to… Read more »