Beyond proper gear, running requires little more than energy and desire. No membership dues, no travel expenses, no lift tickets, or greens fees. The only other necessities to enjoy a good run are a safe running surface, clean air, and fresh water. That means we at Brooks are intrinsically linked to nature. Linked in how our materials are sourced, and how our gear is manufactured. Linked in how our products are used and what happens to them at the end of their life cycles. A spirit of authenticity and truth pervades all we do. We realize that simply by creating product, we’re also creating a byproduct of environmental impact. We are conscious of this fact and work tirelessly to adapt our efforts to support the needs of our changing planet. Positively impacting humanity and the earth is a lifelong race. What follows are a few examples of the new technologies and practices Brooks has put into action to demonstrate our commitment: