Women's Addiction Walker

Brooks Addiction Walker Women's Walking Shoes

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$120.00

Style #120032

The fit and feel of a running shoe in a casual everyday walker? What's not addictive about that? The new Addiction™ Walker now comes with durable, energy-returning MoGo midsole cushioning, a more supple full-grain leather upper, strong support, and reliable slip-resistant outsole. This shoe provides sturdy support mile after mile by supporting low arches and keeping pronation under control.

The Addiction Walker is also available with V-Strap closures -- just like the lace-up version, but with the convenience of hook-and-loop straps to get you out the door in a flash.


> See the Addiction Walker V-Strap


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  • Color: 111

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Specifications

  • Shoe Category: Walking
  • Pronation: Severe
  • Arch: Flat
  • Body Build: Small, Medium, Large
  • Platform: Linear Platform
  • DNA Layout: Anatomical DNA Layout
  • Water-Resistant: Yes
  • Waterproof: No
  • Surface: Road/Track
  • Weight: 11.9 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 12 mm

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Addiction Walker
 
4.4

(based on 109 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (70)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (87)
  • Durable (65)
  • Arch support (60)
  • Good cushioning (45)
  • Pronation control (43)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable (7)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Poor cushioning (6)
  • Poor arch support (4)
  • Poor traction (3)

Best Uses

  • Walking (80)
  • With orthotics/inserts (38)
  • Pavement (36)
  • Wet weather (21)
  • Work (15)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      91% 

      (96 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      95% 

      (102 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (64), High arch (21), Low arch (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (74), Rarely work out (15), Gym rat (10), Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (88)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Finally,. Brooks. What took you so long!

I have been wearing the "old style" Addiction Walker for some time now. I need to wear otrhotics in my shoes and over pronate badly. The "old...Read complete review

I have been wearing the "old style" Addiction Walker for some time now. I need to wear otrhotics in my shoes and over pronate badly. The "old style" was not very well padded and the tongue kept shifting to the side. However, they fit my orthotics well and their shape contours nicely to the shape of your foot. People who wear otrthotics already have a foot problem and many times is accompanied by chronic pain. Cushioning is an issue!! I recently went on a search to find a more cushioned shoe. I found some other brands were much more cushioned for around the same price. Funny thing.....neither one fit like the Brooks Addiction Walker. I needed shoes so I bought another pair of Addictions. It's the only shoe I can wear and I wear them 24/7. To my surprise changes had been made in the "new style!!" I love the cushioning and the new features so please leave this shoe alone now! Please keep in mind people with medical conditions truly need the cushioning. You have no idea what a gift COMFORT is for us.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Troubles with New Style

With the recent style change, the material now used to line the tongue is slick and it slides to the side. I find myself constantly adjusting the tongue back to...Read complete review

With the recent style change, the material now used to line the tongue is slick and it slides to the side. I find myself constantly adjusting the tongue back to "center" it. I never had this issue with the old style. I wear these shoes daily to help alleviate a nerve problem in my foot, which requires a very sturdy shoe that does not flex. Aside from the tongue problem, it's a great shoe.

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5.0

Love them, but longer laces, please.

By Biker Babe

from Oswego, NY

About Me Gym Rat

Verified Buyer
Staff Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Pronation Control

Cons

  • Poor Traction

Best Uses

  • Dry Weather
  • Gym
  • Walking
  • Work

Comments about Addiction Walker:

I have very high arches and my feet roll to the outside with every step. I own 3 pairs of these sneakers and wear them every day... at work, home, walking, to the gym, biking to/from work. I can be on my feet all day. If I wear anything else, I am in pain and fatigued after an hour. I can wear these for hours right out of the box. I replace them every 4-6 months.

Since my other pairs stretched out with use, I went down a half size this time. They are perfect... except the laces on this size are too short (ladies 9 wide). I have to tie a single knot - that's all I have length to do!

Love these shoes, but they can be slippery in wet and icy conditions - they won't stay on my bike pedals when they are wet, and they don't grip well on rain/ice. But this has not been a problem; I wear something else those days.

Thanks for a great shoe. They have honestly made a huge difference in my life. Highly, highly recommend.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • High Arch
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Great support, ugly shoe

By Flat Feet Jacquie

from Enon, OH

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Pronation Control

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Unattractive

Best Uses

  • Walking
  • Work

Comments about Addiction Walker:

I love the support the Addiction Walker gives me. But why, oh why, do these shoes have to be so unattractive. I would say the same for the running shoes. I will wear these to work, but not to work out. I feel like an older person wearing orthopedic shoes. Overpronators should be offered colorful attractive, supportive shoes, too!

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • Low Arch
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

Confortable and fits right.

By Mary Ann

from Boulder,CO

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight
  • Pronation Control
  • Responsive

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Weather
    • Walking
    • Wet Weather
    • Work

    Comments about Addiction Walker:

    I love them!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Smooth walker

    By Michelle H

    from Midland TX

    About Me Rarely Work Out

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Wears Like A Workboot

    Best Uses

    • Dry Weather
    • With Orthotics/Inserts
    • Work

    Comments about Addiction Walker:

    I got these because they are supportive and Totally black for work. I am on my feet a lot in my classroom all day.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great walking shoe

    By Macy

    from Ohio

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Walking
      • Work

      Comments about Addiction Walker:

      Great pair of walking shoes. Comfortable from the start and last a long time.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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