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Brooks Cascadia 8 Trail-Running Shoes - Women\'s


    Brooks Cascadia 8 Trail-Running Shoes - Women's

    Tough and ready to tame the trails, Brooks Cascadia 8 women's trail-running shoes offer a supportive platform and aggressive traction to handle the twisty, muddy, rooty trails of ultras. See details

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    Tough and ready to tame the trails, Brooks Cascadia 8 women's trail-running shoes offer a supportive platform and aggressive traction to handle the twisty, muddy, rooty trails of ultras.

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    Tough and ready to tame the trails, Brooks Cascadia 8 women's trail-running shoes offer a supportive platform and aggressive traction to handle the twisty, muddy, rooty trails of ultras.

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    Tough and ready to tame the trails, Brooks Cascadia 8 women's trail-running shoes offer a supportive platform and aggressive traction to handle the twisty, muddy, rooty trails of ultras.

    • Durable synthetic leather and nylon/polyester mesh uppers are lightweight and airy for quick-drying, comfortable performance
    • Geometric microfiber overlays wrap feet for an enhanced fit
    • Element air-mesh in uppers and linings provides excellent ventilation and moisture management to keep feet dry on the run; removable insoles add cushioning
    • DNA cushioning uses high viscosity liquid to react instantly to each step, customizing the cushion for different runners and running styles
    • Midsoles feature BioMoGo polymer alloy foam, which provides cushioning, energy return and reduced foot fatigue; nontoxic additive helps midsoles break down in landfills
    • Medial and lateral Pivot Posting system helps outsoles adapt to your stride, offering added stability on uneven surfaces and trail irregularities
    • Ballistic Rock Shield hardened EVA plates in forefeet help protect feet from sharp rocks
    • Brooks Cascadia 8 trail-running shoes feature a blend of high-density carbon rubber and recycled rubber for outstanding durability; aggressive lugs maximize grip on the trail
    • Outsoles also feature a special decoupled crash pad design that smooths out the landing zone throughout the heel strike


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    Brooks Cascadia 8 Trail-Running Shoes - Women's Specs
    Best use
    Polyester/nylon mesh/synthetic leather/microfiber overlays
    Foam polymer alloy
    Foam polymer alloy/hard EVA plate
    Carbon rubber/recycled rubber
    1 lb. 3.6 oz.
    Running shoe type
    Footwear height
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    Average footwear weight (pair)

    Brooks Cascadia 8 Trail-Running Shoes - Women's

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    Brooks Cascadia 8 Trail-Running Shoes - Women'sis rated4.375out of5by16.
    Rated5out of5byfromSuper comfy, wide enough, good cushion!I typically wear a 6.5 wide. I can easily wear a 7M in women's shoes as well. I have other Brooks running shoes in a wide size but this one I actually wear my true street shoe size which was very surprising. I got them in a 6.5M and they fit perfect. They are wide enough with room for the toes. They are a bit tight when I put them on over my instep but I have a very dense foot with a very high instep so that is not uncommon. I've worn these on some easy trails (roots, rocks, hills, but no streams or uber technical terrain) and they performed flawlessly. I can say I don't like them for road running on asphalt or concrete at all as they don't feel right. On trails though they are wonderful.
    Date published: 2014-03-02
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat Trail Shoes!I just picked up a pair of these and took them out on a 9.5 mile road/trail run. i like them so much better than my New Balance WT610s. (The NB shoes fell terrible on the road. Plus rocks were felt through them.) These felt fine on the roads and really great on the trails. The rock plate in the sole was good for blocking out the rocks. It was pretty wet & mucky on Mt. Talbert, they stuck to the trail. Didn't slip on the wet rocks either. The wide toe box is nice, too. I have a bunion on my left foot and they felt fine. The only reason I indicated they felt too wide, was not because I thought they were too wide (they were perfect for me). Just wanted to indicate that they are wider than B width. Love these shoes!
    Date published: 2014-01-11
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat Stylish ShoesI use these shoes for hiking, running, dog walking, biking to class, and work! Even after hours in them my feet feel great, I've never once been sore from wearing them. My favorite thing about them is the narrow diameter mesh, it allows little dust and dirt to travel though it so my toes never get very dirty out on the Arizona trails. Also, they are fairly water resistant, keeping my toes dry from accidental puddle mishaps. One thing that is not so great is that the fabric near the lace holes is very weak and wears away quickly. This isn't really a problem, but makes the shoes look older than they are.
    Date published: 2014-01-11
    Rated4out of5byfromFirst time trail runnerI'm a road runner who just signed up for her first trail run and the Cascadia 8 is the only trail shoe I've tried. I've been off-road before but I notice a definite difference running in these shoes than in my previous road shoes. They provide great traction! Every now and then I still have to add in some road time and the Cascadia has held up okay--they certainly don't have the cushion that I'm used to but the impact really isn't that uncomfortable. I think this is a solid choice for someone who might have to mix up the runs a little and doesn't have the budget to buy two separate pairs at one time. Also, I have fairly troublesome bunions and find that the cut of the shoe provides enough room in the toebox that I can run comfortably. Nothing is getting squeezed and my heel still gets the snug fit it needs to avoid blisters.
    Date published: 2013-11-03
    Rated5out of5byfromVery comfortableWould definitely buy these again.
    Date published: 2013-10-31
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat Shoe!My local REI did not have my size so I tried the women's on and they fit perfectly. I was so impressed with them that I purchased a second pair just for walking. Brooks should make the turquoise color for men, as I have gotten so many favorable comments from both men and women.
    Date published: 2013-08-01
    Rated5out of5byfromA winner for outdoor adventuresThis is my second pair of Cascadias and I am in love with them. The first pair are still going strong, I just wanted a second. These shoes are comfortable, durable and have served me well through a wide variety of adventures. As soon as this pair of shoes arrived I took them on a quick trail run and then went on an adventure tourism vacation to the Berkshire Mountains in Connecticut. They gave great traction through some intense hikes on a variety of terrain ranging from pavement to dirt paths to steep and uneven rock paths. I used them during a repelling activity and a beginner-intermediate level rock climb as well. They are cute enough for everyday wear and rugged enough to take on whatever the great outdoors throws at you.
    Date published: 2013-07-28
    Rated5out of5byfromBest running shoes I ownI LOVE these shoes! They a incredibly light and run a little small (FYI) so I would recommend going a 1/2 size up. Even running a tad small, I still find the shoes to fit great with a thin sock. If you like to wear thick would need to go another 1/2 size larger. I wear these shoes with thin, generic dept. store socks and feel that there is plenty of cushion in them. Bonus for saving $$. My ankles naturally indent/pronate inwards and I feel very supported by the shoes. Also with wearing the generic, thin socks, I never get blisters and the shoes feel very comfortable yet snug on my feet. I run trails with rocks, sand, mud, tree roots, etc. and I haven't ever felt like I couldn't handle the terrain with this pair. They are my "go-to shoes" for trail running and now look forward to getting the Brooks Adrenalins for road and trail.
    Date published: 2013-07-24

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