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More steps, less footprint

Running Tips

More steps, less footprint: tips to make your run more sustainable

To protect the planet we run on is a marathon, not a sprint — small actions can bring big changes. Try these tips for moving more sustainably while training and racing.


How Do I Get Fast – A quiz!

So you wanna go fast huh? But what kind of fast? Take the quiz and find the best training for you.

5 min. read

Running Tips

8 holistic benefits of running outside in nature

From heart health to muscle toning, there are great reasons to run, and you’ll discover surprising benefits when you run in nature.

7 min. read

Runner stories

Students run the streets of Philadelphia

From the first mile onward, the youth of Students Run Philly Style gain lifelong benefits like improved mental health, leadership skills, and self-expression.

7 min. read

Gear and Technology

What are the best Brooks shoes for high arches?

If you see little of your footprint, you might have high arches. Your local running shop Fit Experts are ready to analyze and offer recommendations.

3 min. read


Discover stories for your run

Meet the staff who make the blog run — pun intended.

Get to know some of the great minds behind the Run Happy Blog.


Senior Writer & Editor

Ethan would rather run a hundred hills than embark on any sort of long run. Distance may not be his jam, but he does enjoy speed workouts to keep his footwork right for competitive tennis. When he's not telling stories about the running community or the latest Brooks gear on the Run Happy Blog, Ethan spends his time finding adventure with his family and experimenting in the kitchen.

Ethan recommends checking out this article about mental health and running.


Editorial Specialist

Neely is Brooks' editorial specialist who oversees the curation and shaping of stories for the Run Happy blog. She has been an avid jogger for 15 years, and has a niche expertise in the Seattle ice cream scene. 

One of Neely’s favourite articles covers Brooks’ goal of net-zero carbon emissions.


Digital Designer

Spencer has been working at Brooks as a graphic designer and illustrator since 2019 In his spare time, he likes to get outdoors, play basketball, and be involved in the Seattle music scene. He also enjoys working on a web comic about his life with his wife, Glo.

Check out some of Spencer’s awesome illustrations here.


Senior Writer

Prarthana is a casual runner and a committed snacker. She credits Brooks with boosting her knowledge of shoe tech, her love of colourful laces, and her post-workout candy habit.

Prarthana recommends learning the truth behind these running myths.

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