Men's Ghost 7

$120.00

Style #110168

The Ghost 7 is a triple threat of balance, cushion, and lightweight materials. Hitting the sweet spot for millions of runners, this neutral running shoe for men gives you the stuff to kick back for miles on end, or lean in and pick up the pace. We’ve maintained the horseshoe-shaped crash pad, full ground contact, and omega grooves in the forefoot for the super-smooth heel-to-toe transition runners love. We’ve improved the multi-award-winning Ghost by making it smoother and lighter. BioMoGo DNA in the midsole offers adaptive cushioning and responsiveness. Bigger lugs in the forefoot make the Ghost feel more responsive as you run. And the look? More modern while remaining technical, thanks to the Ghost’s signature color-shift chevron and no-sew overlays. The Ghost may scare off the competition, but it’s plenty friendly to your feet.

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What's New

Ghost 7

  • BioMoGo DNA Midsole provides adaptive cushioning
  • Heel-to-midfoot Segmented Crash Pad allows smooth transitions
  • Omega Flex Grooves provide flexibility while maintaining cushioning
  • Moisture-management mesh upper helps feet stay cooler and dryer
Great for road running

Great for road running

Ideal for Medium to High Arches

Ideal for medium to high arches

Weight

Weight 10.4 oz

Ideal for normal pronation

Ideal for runners with normal pronation

Midsole drop

Midsole drop 12mm

New colors available

New colors available

Technology

DNA Midsole

An innovative cushioning system that adapts to runners of all sizes and speeds, providing a custom ride.

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Segmented Crash Pad

Made up of fully-integrated shock absorbers to provide cushion and smooth heel-to-toe transition, maximizing the efficiency of every stride.

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DNA Midsole

What is it?

Brooks DNA is an innovative and uniquely adaptive cushioning system. By adapting to your specific weight, pace, gait and running surface, DNA offers customized cushioning and adds a spring to your step.

Traditional cushioning takes a one-size-fits-all approach, but we know that each runner is different. Brooks DNA was developed to continuously tailor the level of cushioning to your specific needs – even as they change during the run.

How does it work?

Brooks DNA is made up of a highly viscous non-Newtonian material or more simply put, a material that adapts to the specific force you apply to it. Part of the brilliance is that this compound was engineered to perform at the molecular level (picture millions of resilient 'nanosprings').

If you looked at Brooks DNA through a microscope, you'd see that it's made up of individual molecules connected in strands. These strands (which form chains) react to the amount of force placed on the foot, dispersing pressure and providing resiliency. Bottom line of this physics lesson: You get tailored cushioning that reacts to your specific weight, pace, gait, movement and running environment – "made-for-me" cushioning vs. "one size fits all."

And, as with all good technology, we’ve taken it a step further (two steps actually):

  • BioMoGo DNA is DNA technology blended with the BioMoGo midsole to provide adaptive cushioning throughout the midsole vs. just in the heel and forefoot.
  • BioMoGo DNA midsole includes an organic, non-toxic additive that biodegrades the midsole 50 times faster than traditional EVA when it comes into contact with anaerobic landfill microbes (otherwise known as active, enclosed landfills).

  • 30% more cushioning than standard midsole materials (gel or EVA)
  • Twice as much energy return for more pep in your step
  • Great performance no matter your weight or running pace
  • Smoother transition from heel to toe

Segmented Crash Pad

What is it?

The Segmented Crash Pad customizes your foot's lay-down to provide amazing cushion and smooth heel-to-toe transition throughout the run.

How does it work?

We know that a key component of maximizing your run is to provide the smoothest possible heel-to-toe transition. The Segmented Crash Pad is one technology we use to achieve this goal.

Shaped like a caterpillar, the Segmented Crash Pad is a midsole made up of independent, yet fully integrated shock absorbers. As your foot strikes the ground, the segments work together to customize your individual lay down to provide the right amount of cushion and seamless heel-to-toe transition for you – making the most of all that effort you put into each stride.

Specifications

  • Arch: Medium, High
  • Body Build: Small, Medium, Large
  • Platform: Universal Platform
  • DNA Layout: Anatomical DNA Layout
  • Construction Type: Strobel
  • Water-Resistant: No
  • Waterproof: No
  • Launch Date: June 1, 2014
  • Weight: 10.4 oz

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Reviews

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Ghost 7
 
4.0

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (40)
  • Lightweight (37)
  • Cushions impact (35)
  • Arch support (21)
  • Good traction (20)

Cons

  • Wears quickly (10)
  • Uncomfortable (8)
  • Poor arch support (3)
  • Poor support / stability (3)

Best Uses

  • Distance / endurance (22)
  • Dry conditions (18)
  • Walking (17)
  • Gym (14)
  • Trail running (10)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (45 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      88% 

      (45 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (38), High arch (8), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (30), Casual/ recreational (12), Gym rat (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (48)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great shoe but wears quickly

The Ghost has been my go-to shoe since the Ghost 4. I have run many marathons and I have never had a problem with these shoes. The 7's feel lighter and more...Read complete review

The Ghost has been my go-to shoe since the Ghost 4. I have run many marathons and I have never had a problem with these shoes. The 7's feel lighter and more responsive. My one complaint, as others have said, is they wear vry quickly. Previous versions have all lasted me greater than 500 miles. However, the outside heel is severely worn on the 7's (two different pairs) at less than 300.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as good as Ghost 6

I purchased these at the same time as the Ghost 6 and use both for a week alternating days. The third set of days I did 6 miles in the Ghost 6 and then...Read complete review

I purchased these at the same time as the Ghost 6 and use both for a week alternating days. The third set of days I did 6 miles in the Ghost 6 and then the next day did 6 miles in the Ghost 7. I now have two huge blisters on both feet from the 7s. The blisters are in the middle of my foot opposite the arches. I just cannot use these they are too uncomfortable. I returned them and purchased another set of Ghost 6. Not sure what I will do when all the 6s are sold out. Maybe I will switch to a different brand because I just cannot use the 7s.

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5.0

"Will buy again and again"

By Thurston

from Beaufort, SC

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Weather
    • Endurance Training
    • Gym
    • Walking
    • Wet Weather

    Comments about Ghost 7:

    Ghost 7 is used for running as was the Ghost 6 before. Both pair are the best running shoes for me. Both have all the qualities required for me in a running shoe. There's not one thing I dislike about either of these models.

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

    Comment on this review

     
    1.0

    Disappointing, sorry to say

    By Shopper

    from Spokane, WA

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Wears Quickly

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ghost 7:

      The shoes were worn daily to school by a 14 Yr old boy. Unfortunately they were worn out in 2 months. The rim around the top wore out.. Some of the faux leather trim broke and pealed and the red tip of the souls separated from the shoe. Reported to Brooks with photos and immediately replaced. Will be interesting to see if defects were random, but hard to imagine so many problems with one pair. Here's hoping replacement will hold up better.

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

      Comment on this review

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Quality control issues

      By j

      from chicago

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Loose Threads

      Best Uses

      • Gym

      Comments about Ghost 7:

      Quality control may be an issue as threads and glue need to be trimmed. Scared to pull the thread as it may unravel upper part of shoe.

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

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      I would consider buying this shoe again

      By Ray

      from Burlington, NC

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Weather
        • Walking
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Ghost 7:

        I have a narrow foot and ordered a narrow width. The shoe still feels a little wide. I compensate by wearing a thicker sock. Shoe is comfortable and still meets my needs.

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

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        awesome fit

        By jaqofall

        from Tennessee

        About Me Gym Rat

        Pros

        • Comfortable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gym

          Comments about Ghost 7:

          Love the style and comfort of the shoe

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

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