Women's Glycerin 12

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$150.00 - $155.00
Style #120160

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Every lace and stitch of the all-new Glycerin 12 running shoe goes above and beyond the standards of comfort. This neutral running shoe for women was inspired by the clouds and designed to feel like running in a meadow toward the one you love. New Super DNA provides 20% more cushioning than BioMoGo DNA, while Ideal Pressure Zones in the outsole optimize pressure distribution from heel to forefoot. And the upper? A conformable saddle wraps the foot, while 3D Fit Print creates a custom fit without adding weight. At just 9.1 ounces, the Glycerin 12 is lighter than ever, but full of new technologies to elevate your run.

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  • Shoe Category: Neutral
  • Pronation: None/Normal
  • Construction Type: Strobel
  • Platform: Universal Platform
  • Surface: Road/Track
  • Arch: Medium, High
  • Body Build: Medium, Large
  • DNA Layout: Full-length DNA Layout
  • Water-Resistent: No
  • Waterproof: No
  • Launch Date: June 1, 2014
  • Weight: 9.1 oz

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Glycerin 12
 
4.5

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (19)
  • Lightweight (17)
  • Cushions impact (15)
  • Responsive (10)
  • Good traction (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Distance / endurance (11)
    • Dry conditions (9)
    • Walking (8)
    • Trail running (7)
    • Gym (5)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        91% 

        (21 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        91% 

        (21 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (16), High arch (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (8), Gym rat (6), Casual/ recreational (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (22)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Love these shoes.

    I work in a hospital and do 2-3 miles of walking each work day. I also am a supernator (serious under-pronator)with scarring from a ruptured plantar fascia. These shoes are very...Read complete review

    I work in a hospital and do 2-3 miles of walking each work day. I also am a supernator (serious under-pronator)with scarring from a ruptured plantar fascia. These shoes are very good at stabilizing the rolling of my feet to the outside. The fit is good. They provide adequate arch support, but I could probably use more. However, overall, they allow me to do all that walking without having aching feet in the end of a 12-hr shift. I also like the color choices for this shoe. Mine are the navy.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not for me anymore

    This was to be my sixth pair of Glycerins, unfortunately, I was very unhappy with them. I can't say enough great things about the 11, but the 12 is totally different and NOT...Read complete review

    This was to be my sixth pair of Glycerins, unfortunately, I was very unhappy with them. I can't say enough great things about the 11, but the 12 is totally different and NOT for me.

    I loved running in the Glycerins, and thought I had finally found a shoe that would give me the cushion I crave. This new version definitely does not measure up. I thought they felt wrong the moment I tried them on, but hoped running in them would make a difference. Nope. These feel too flat, as if the arch support is gone, and hard, as if too much cushioning was sacrificed for weight.

    I got my usual 1/2 size bigger. The length felt the same as usual, but these are narrower than previous versions. I don't have wide feet by any means, but even with loosened laces, they felt too constrictive.

    Needless to say, I am bummed. NOTHING else I tried on at the store felt as good as my Glycerin 10s and 11s did. Let's hope the next redesign can address these issues.

    I say, if you like this version, you might as well just wear the Ghost as save a few dollars.

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    My first pair of Brooks and I like them

    By Bea

    from New York, NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Glycerin 12:

      My go to shoe was the Mizuno Wave Rider 16, I had bought to pairs as they were going scarce (and the 17s had horrid reviews) and realized I needed another shoe for marathon training. I gave the Glycerin 12s a try and them work well in my rotation of three for marathon training. I plan on pick up another pair soon.

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

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      LOVE these shoes!

      By sam

      from Fincastle, VA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comes In A 2a
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Weather
        • Endurance Training
        • Trail Running

        Comments about Glycerin 12:

        run 35 to 40 miles per week (mostly trail)

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

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        So far so good

        By Melissa - 25-30 miles per week runner

        from Grand Island, NE

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Lightweight
        • Responsive

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Weather
          • Endurance Training
          • Walking
          • With Orthotics/Inserts

          Comments about Glycerin 12:

          I have bought the last three Glycerins and I really like these so far. I have only put about 50 miles on them so far but I can definitely feel the difference in weight. They feel pretty similar to the 11s but lighter weight. Love the pink reflective color and I feel that they look great!

          • 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)

           
          5.0

          Loving this shoe

          By ChrisFog

          from Grand Island NE

          About Me Gym Rat

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Glycerin 12:

              Was having problems with my Asics, which I've worn for years and loved. They changed the style and I was having foot pain on longer runs. Went with Brooks on the recommendation of a friend and having much better results.

              • 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)

               
              2.0

              Not for me anymore

              By Jen P

              from Ohio

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Good Traction

              Cons

              • Narrow / Tight
              • Poor Cushioning
              • Uncomfortable

              Best Uses

                Comments about Glycerin 12:

                This was to be my sixth pair of Glycerins, unfortunately, I was very unhappy with them. I can't say enough great things about the 11, but the 12 is totally different and NOT for me.

                I loved running in the Glycerins, and thought I had finally found a shoe that would give me the cushion I crave. This new version definitely does not measure up. I thought they felt wrong the moment I tried them on, but hoped running in them would make a difference. Nope. These feel too flat, as if the arch support is gone, and hard, as if too much cushioning was sacrificed for weight.

                I got my usual 1/2 size bigger. The length felt the same as usual, but these are narrower than previous versions. I don't have wide feet by any means, but even with loosened laces, they felt too constrictive.

                Needless to say, I am bummed. NOTHING else I tried on at the store felt as good as my Glycerin 10s and 11s did. Let's hope the next redesign can address these issues.

                I say, if you like this version, you might as well just wear the Ghost as save a few dollars.

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

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