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Brooks PureGrit 2 Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

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  • Lightweight uppers feature conforming synthetic leather overlays, highly breathable mesh and a rubber instep band to provide a comfortable, secure fit regardless of foot shape
  • Ideal Heel design uses a curved heel to encourage foot contact points to shift you forward, helping align joints and reduce stresses
  • Midsoles feature BioMoGo polymer alloy foam, which provides cushioning, energy return and reduced foot fatigue; nontoxic additive helps midsoles break down in landfill
  • Split toe groove under the forefoot offers an enhanced sense of connection with the ground
  • Developed in collaboration with ultrarunner Scott Jurek, unique 1-piece rubber outsoles feature a concave shape and sleek lug pattern for a stable ride on the trails
  • Designed on an anatomical last with a 4mm heel-to-toe drop, Brooks PureGrit 2 trail-running shoes provide a glovelike fit
  • All-synthetic construction makes these vegan-friendly


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Brooks PureGrit 2 Trail-Running Shoes - Men's Specs
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Polyester mesh/synthetic leather overlays/rubber instep band
Polymer alloy foam
1 lb. 4 oz.
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Brooks PureGrit 2 Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

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Rated 4.4615/5 based on 13 reviews
Rated 4out of5
by fromAlsome those shoes are light and very confortable... i am using to flight in rio de janeiro...
Date published: 2014-05-04
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat Improvement on "1" Better traction pattern than Pure Grit original shoes, and I believe a more armored toe-box. Be careful when you put them on, to ensure the too-soft heel top is not folded down on your heel.
Date published: 2013-06-05
Rated 5out of5
by fromSolid Shoe - Good Improvements Good all around trail runner and a solid upgrade from the PureGrit 1 (Improved grip on rock and damp surfaces, better all around durability.) Love this shoe for trail runs/races, my only minor complaint is the switch to asymmetrical laces. The original straight lace design resulted in better fit, pulling the foot comfortably into the heel of the shoe. The new design is not as comfortable as a result(Still a very comfortable shoe however).
Date published: 2013-07-29
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat improvements over original Love the Pure line by Brooks; second PureGrit pair, first being the original; not so great for wet weather, though, most minimalist trail shoes aren't; great improvements to the traction and the tongue design; not a fan of the colors, but this doesn't impact performance ;p Looking forward to PureGrit 3... whenever that might happen!
Date published: 2013-10-31
Rated 5out of5
by fromMakes You Find a Trail! I backpack with a boot and carry these in the pack. Great trail shoe for running and also for walking. Feels great to take off a boot and put these on. Feels like a slipper.
Date published: 2013-07-24
Rated 5out of5
by fromSo far I love them... I've only had these shoes for a few weeks, but they were by far the most comfortable running shoes I found that have the minimal style. They have good support and seem to be well built. And best of all they are comfortable!
Date published: 2014-05-01
Rated 2out of5
by fromLooks Nice but... I won't bore you with a long drawn out analysis of the shoe. Basically the shoe's upper possesses too much material; resulting in dramatic folding during the tightening of laces. Furthermore, one the full flex/compression of the shoe the toe box folds inward creating folds that forcefully rub the toes (causing blisters). The design is very new age and involves asymmetrical lacing. This lacing system looks nice but is not applied well to this shoe. Furthermore, the lacing limits the number of people who can where the shoe comfortably. A poor move on the part of Brooks (and a failed move on the part of Asicis, who have since gone back to standard lacing. Brooks' upbeat design is eye catching and shoes feel comfortable in the store; but when you're really putting some miles on these shoes, you quickly realize they're not made for that. Hope this helps. I gave it 2 stars for the grip and cushion of the shoe, which was marvelous!
Date published: 2013-04-03
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat trail running shoes I've had the Pure Grit first release and while I was happy with how they felt, traction on slick/wet rock was always a concern. Pure Grit 2 has a much better traction system and they seem to have kept the same overall fit as their first release. I like their new lacing style (and the fact that they don't get untied every other mile!). I've run distances up to 50 miles in these on technical trails and this is likely going to be the pair of shoes I choose for all my 50k+ distance races this year.
Date published: 2013-04-16

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