Men's Ghost 7

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Brooks Ghost 7 Men's Neutral Running Shoes

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$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
 
4.1

(based on 49 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (36)
  • Cushions impact (33)
  • Lightweight (33)
  • Good traction (19)
  • Arch support (18)

Cons

  • Wears quickly (9)
  • Uncomfortable (8)
  • Poor arch support (3)
  • Poor support / stability (3)

Best Uses

  • Distance / endurance (21)
  • Dry conditions (16)
  • Walking (15)
  • Gym (12)
  • Trail running (10)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      91% 

      (43 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      89% 

      (42 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (34), High arch (8), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (29), Casual/ recreational (11), Gym rat (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (44)

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

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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    5.0

    Great for sore feet

    By Ginny

    from Satellite Beach, FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Can Walk Again Wo Pain
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Walking

      Comments about Ghost 7:

      Have had plantar facilitis for over a year and have been seeing a doctor; these shoes gave me immediate relief. I can walk again without pain! They have truly been a miracle. Wish they would come in subtle colors.

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

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      5.0

      greatest shoe ive ever had

      By Joe

      from MO

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight
      • Responsive

      Cons

      • Wears Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Dry Weather
      • Endurance Training
      • Gym
      • Trail Running
      • Walking

      Comments about Ghost 7:

      Im 18, 140 pounds, and run about 40+ miles a week with my schools xc and track team. This has been my go to shoe since the 5s and its easily the best shoe I've ever owned. The crash pad on the heel fixed my infamous heel strike (tore through the nike pegasus29 and new balance al terrain like paper) so it can take the miles as well as speed work. My only drawback involves the blown rubber outsole. the small lugs wear down faster than most shoes, but still retain traction as they wear. all in all this is an excellent shoe with very little change needed, so Brooks designers pretty please don't change it to much in up an coming series like some companies have done with their main trainers. Thanks!

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

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      5.0

      I love this shoe

      By Tony the 12B

      from Grafenwhoer, Germany

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Wears Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Dry Weather
      • Gym
      • Trail Running
      • Walking
      • Wet Weather

      Comments about Ghost 7:

      I'm in the Army and I got my first pair of ghosts in BCT/OSUT. before the Army I was a nike guy all the way but after using the Ghost 7's I stopped having shin pain and I reduced my 2 mile run time by a whole minute after just one week of using them. I've been out of basic for almost a year now and I still only use the brooks ghosts, although they do wear down pretty fast I will never use any other shoe. Brooks has me for life

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

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      5.0

      Firm and fast

      By EagleEen

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Weather
        • Endurance Training
        • Walking
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Ghost 7:

        My daily runners. Fit great and light weight. They get me up on the balls of my feet and make me feel faster. Very comfortable.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • High Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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