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Defyance 9
Defyance 9
Defyance 9
Defyance 9
Defyance 9
Defyance 9
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Defyance 9

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Defyance 9

$120 $78

78.00 USD

Women's Road Running Shoes

Cushion

2.3 Stars 31 Reviews

The smooth ride of the GTS in a neutral shoe, for those looking for a reliable runner.

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Color: 016

Size Chart

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Specs

Midsole Drop

12mm

Weight

9oz / 255.1g

Arch

Medium, High

Country of Origin

Imported

Benefits

Soft Cushioning

BioMoGo DNA midsole cushioning dynamically adapts to your stride.

Flexible Forefoot

Omega Flex Grooves optimize forefoot flexibility.

Our Runners Have Spoken

2.3 StarsStars
Feels half size too small
Feels full size too small Feels full size too big
Feels too narrow
Feels too narrow Feels too wide
Moderately comfortable
Very uncomfortable Very comfortable

I would buy these sneakers again.

Running

Portland Maine
Sizing Feels true to size
Width Feels true to width

Did not fit

This shoe was nearly a half inch shorter, and more narrow, than the…

This shoe was nearly a half inch shorter, and more narrow, than the Defyance 8. And it's the same size! Why do manufacturers do this? I had to return them...very disappointed. Read More
Merritt Island, FL
Sizing Feels full size too small
Width Feels too narrow

Brand it great!

This brand I personally love. Unfortunately, breaking these shoes in has…

This brand I personally love. Unfortunately, breaking these shoes in has been a some what uncomfortable process.I will pick a different style in the future. Read More
Az
Sizing Feels true to size
Width Feels true to width

Love my Defyance!

I'm a fairly neutral runner that needs a little more support than the…

I'm a fairly neutral runner that needs a little more support than the ghost provides n the Defyance is the perfect fit for me. Comfortable from the get go! Read More
Colorado
Sizing Feels true to size
Width Feels true to width

Toe box has changed - will not buy again

The design of the toe box has changed and the shoes were uncomfortable…

The design of the toe box has changed and the shoes were uncomfortable after less than 2 miles. Returned. Very disappointed. Read More
santa cruz, ca

Any Questions?

Our Run Happy Team Members have the answers.

9 Questions

I have a pair of these from 2015 and love them. The reviews on the site aren't very good. Has this shoe changed since the 2015 model? Thanks.

2017/12/28 Seattle, Wa Misha

Hi! Yes, the Defyance has been updated since 2015! Brooks Running

Hi - are you making a Defyance 10? I purchased my Defyance 9 back in May 2016 and thought you would have the 10 out by now. Thank you.

2017/03/14 Palm Harbor, FL Diane

The Defyance 10 will not be released until 2018.

When is the Defyance 10 coming out and will they change it back to resemble the 8? I share the disappointment of numerous other customers and cannot wear the 9. I was forced to switch to another model that I don't like but had no choice. Hoping the old defyance will make a comeback!

2017/01/26 Boston, MA Val

Unfortunately, we do not have visibility to the release date of the Defyance 10, as it will not be launched in 2017. Since this…

Unfortunately, we do not have visibility to the release date of the Defyance 10, as it will not be launched in 2017. Since this model is not expected to release in the upcoming seasons, we do not yet know how the shoe will compare to the Defyance 8 - please stay tuned! Read More

Why is this sneaker so much worse than the Defyance 8? Can you please bring back the Defyance 8?

2017/01/22 VA Rachel in VA

We appreciate your feedback and will pass it along to our Product team!

Why did you change the Defyance? The only shoe I wear is the Defyance, and now I can't wear it. The toe box is so narrow now that it is squeezing my toes together like a pair of pointy shoes. This is not something I can comfortably work out in.

2016/12/18 Marlton, NJ Trina

We are sorry to hear that! We recommend checking out the Ghost as an alternative!