Meet the Brooks Ombre Collection

The Ombre collection is limited edition so get them while you can. Experience the high-velocity color combinations in Ghost 7, Ravenna 5, Glycerin 12 and Adrenaline GTS 14. Ombre is available online at and from the retailers listed below. Ombre is available from the following retailers: Finish Line Sports Authority Zappos And the following specialty running stores: AL Fleet… Read more »

Q & A with Brooks Athletes on Training, Gear & Run Happy

The US Olympic Track and Field Trials are underway in Eugene, Oregon and Brooks athletes are already putting on some impressive performances. A huge congratulations goes out to Amy Hastings for her win in the 10,000m, earning herself a spot on the 2012 USA Olympic Team. Hastings pushed the pace for the second half of the… Read more »

Hansons-Brooks ODP Runner Desiree Davila Secures Coveted Seat on Team USA for 2012 Olympics

Desiree Davila, member of the Hansons-Brooks Original Distance Project (ODP), an elite running team sponsored by Brooks, crossed the line at the USA Olympic Marathon Trials, earning herself a place on the 2012 USA Olympic Marathon team. Davila, one of 191 women competing for three spots, clocked in with an official time of 2:25:55. Click… Read more »

5 Ways to Beat Your Nerves

I was standing on the starting line of the NCAA DIII Cross-Country National Championship race. It was the third time I had stood on that starting line. An All-American medal (an award given to the top 35 runners in the nation) stood on my desk at home from the previous year. This year, my coach… Read more »

Q & A with Desi Davila

We had a chance to ask Hansons-Brooks marathoner Desiree Davila questions about her race prep, her inspiration, her music, and more. Brooks: What will you have for breakfast race day morning? Desi: Oatmeal, bagel w/peanut butter, and some coffee. B: What is on your iPod right now? Do you have any songs you listen to… Read more »

Brooks I.D. Member Rob Heppell Conquers the Majors

A big shout-out goes to Brooks I.D. member Rob Heppell. Rob just achieved his goal of running all 5 World Marathon Majors in one year! Rob was doubly excited (and we were extra impressed) that he managed to finish each of the 5 major marathons (London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago and New York) in under 4… Read more »