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Gear and Technology

Ghost vs. Ghost Max: What you need to know

Find out how the new Ghost Max compares to Ghost and other cushioned running shoes from Brooks.

Gear and Technology

How did the new Ghost Max come to life?

Discover the journey behind Brooks’ innovative Ghost Max shoe. Insights from designers and developers shaping a plush, responsive, and sustainable running experience.

8 min. read

Gear and Technology

Discover the best cushioned running shoes for a smooth ride

Cushioned running shoes can give you a soft and comfortable ride while offering extra protection and support—so you can focus on your run, not your feet.

6 min. read

Gear and Technology

The best trail-running gear to conquer any conditions

Get trail-running gear that tackles the elements head-on, so you can move with confidence.

6 min. read


Find the best cardio workout for you

In this article, we’ll look at the benefits of cardio exercise and help you choose the best way to get your heart pumping.

9 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.

Have a story idea you’d love to see us cover? We want to know!

Send your suggestions to runhappyblog@brooksrunning.com.