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Designing a better run, one step at a time.

We want to understand the runner from head to toe and back again. Because everything we learn can help you run longer, faster, and happier. Our gear and shoe science begins with dozens of experts and ends with thousands of runners like you. When lab coats and tank tops come together, it’s a beautiful thing.

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First, we hit the lab

Our scientists partner with researchers around the world to study how the body moves when you run, from upper body rotation down to ankle movement. Then we take that hard-won knowledge and put it at the center of our gear design.

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Then we ask another set of experts: you.

We interview thousands of runners to find out what they want and need. Other runners push our gear to the limit over hundreds of miles, offering crucial insights along the way. Because after all, the final test is whether it makes you happy.

Ready for more nerd talk?
See how our work takes your run to the next level.

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Run Signature

See how we help tap into your body's natural potential for a more efficient run.

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BlueLine Lab

Check out the lab where we take “what-ifs” and make them reality.

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Footwear technology

Learn what groundbreaking shoes are made of—from heel to toe.

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Apparel technology

Find out how our gear is cut from a different cloth.

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Run bra technology

Discover how our bras deliver support and comfort specifically for runners.

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Our innovation history

Leisure suits may not have survived the seventies, but our ideas about running sure did.

The Brooks Run Happy promise

We put all of our gear through rigorous research and wear testing to ensure that you’ll love what you run in.

 If you’re not happy, we’re not happy.

Running responsibly

We're doing our part to fight climate change and promote inclusivity within the running world.

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