Men's PureCadence 4 Running Shoe

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Men's PureCadence 3

$120.00 $78.00

Style #110161

Getting support doesn't mean gaining weight when it comes to this ultra-light yet stable turn-hugger. It starts with our perfected Rounded Heel that aligns your strike, and then transitions to a sculpted medial midfoot with a wider and more integrated Nav Band, finishing with supreme flex, featherweight materials, and full-throttle looks. The result: feeling supported without feeling the shoe.


Just like our core line, we hold PureProject to the industry’s highest weartest and durability standards. Because of their lightweight construction and fewer materials, runners should generally expect shoes from the PureProject line to last approximately 250-300 miles.


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Specifications

  • Shoe Category: PureProject
  • Pronation: Mild
  • Arch: Medium, High
  • Body Build: Small, Medium
  • Platform: Anatomical Platform
  • DNA Layout: Biomogo DNA Layout
  • Construction Type: Stroebel
  • Water-Resistant: No
  • Waterproof: No
  • Competition: Road racing
  • Launch Date: December 1, 2013
  • Weight: 8.6 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 4mm

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PureCadence 3
 
4.4

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (27)
  • Lightweight (23)
  • Cushions impact (22)
  • Arch support (17)
  • Pronation control (14)

Cons

  • Wears quickly (4)
  • Narrow / tight (3)
  • Uncomfortable (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (12)
  • Distance / endurance (9)
  • Gym (8)
  • Dry conditions (6)
  • Trail running (6)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      87% 

      (27 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      90% 

      (27 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (24), Low arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (19), Gym rat (8), Casual/ recreational (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Mixed over Version 2

I average about 40-50 mi/week, and retire these @ about 350. I'd been hoarding pairs of PureCadence 2's, mostly because of the color options (love the black PC 2s),...Read complete review

I average about 40-50 mi/week, and retire these @ about 350. I'd been hoarding pairs of PureCadence 2's, mostly because of the color options (love the black PC 2s), but finally started rotating these in towards the end of the summer. The PC 3's are growing on me, but I have a few minor complaints about the changes over the PC 2: the sole feels a little stiffer mid-foot and (for me) it seems to interrupt the transition from landing to push-off just a little; the upper seems narrower mid foot and pulls up on my arch more than I'm accustomed to (although this might ultimately be support that I need); and the colors are AWEFUL. Seriously Ugly.

If the PC2s were still available, I'd buy them indefinitely, but barring that the PureCadence in any iteration is still my go to shoe for a daily trainer, and I'd buy it over anything else.

That said, if you're listening Brooks, can we have some kind of black or dark gray as an option for the PC4? Seriously, some of us guys like to both run neutral and LOOK neutral!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Please change it back

Made the switch to low profile show with my beloved Brooks (from GT). The PC-2 is a great shoe. Fantastic. PC-3: too narrow, stiffer sole material, upper cross band...Read complete review

Made the switch to low profile show with my beloved Brooks (from GT). The PC-2 is a great shoe. Fantastic. PC-3: too narrow, stiffer sole material, upper cross band is not elastic - very rigid.

I'm hopeful that Brooks will get back on track and return to what built their brand: quality, constancy, trust!!!

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4.0

The perfect shoe for my stride

By Ryan trapped in Dallas

from Irving, TX

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight
  • Pronation Control

Cons

  • Wears Quickly

Best Uses

  • Road Running Distance
  • Trail Running

Comments about PureCadence 3:

These PureCadence 3 feel like they've been custom made for my stride. They have actually helped me get back to an almost neutral, much more forefoot strike. I've taken both of my pairs up to 10+ miles and they felt great the entire run. The only con I can really tell is that the outside heel lugs wear out extremely fast. Great show. Thanks Brooks!!

  • 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

PureCadence3

By acg716

from chicago

About Me Gym Rat

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Arch Support
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Weather
    • Endurance Training
    • Gym

    Comments about PureCadence 3:

    Great shoes. Little wide in the toe box which may cause the feeling of .5 size too big. Extremely comfortable with less heel-toe drop than normal.

    • 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

    Best running sneaker ever!!

    By John the Pharmacist

    from Somerset, NJ

    About Me Gym Rat

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control
    • Responsive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training
      • Gym
      • Trail Running
      • Walking

      Comments about PureCadence 3:

      I wear this sneaker to run and train. By far the best running sneaker I have ever worn. I have several feet issue including bunion and low arch. This sneaker address all of my issues and more! Thank you and keep up the good work!!

      • 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

      love my purecadence3

      By DE73

      from Roseburg, Or

      About Me Gym Rat

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Responsive

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gym
        • Walking

        Comments about PureCadence 3:

        Best shoe I've tried one, possibly ever! I'm totally hooked on Brooks. I can't wait to buy a second pair.

        • 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 everyday running shoes

        By Denton runner

        from Denton, TX

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Lightweight
        • Responsive

        Cons

        • Wears Quickly

        Best Uses

        • Distance running

        Comments about PureCadence 3:

        I love the PureCadence line. This is my second pair after wearing out my pair of PureCadence2. The low heel-drop and ample cushioning are my favorite features; I've been able to increase my mileage consistently over the past year wearing PureCadence exclusively without any complaints from my feet or knees!

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

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