Women's Ravenna 8 Running Shoes

Women's Ravenna 8 Running Shoes


Style #120238

Now with an even more streamlined look and feel, the women's Ravenna 8 offers a springy ride thanks to responsive cushioning and updated design to make heel-to-toe transitions even easier so your feet move quickly and naturally from one stride to the next.

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Ravenna 8


  1. 1 BIOMOGO DNA MIDSOLE CUSHIONING dynamically adapts to every step and stride
  2. 2 DIAGONAL ROLL BAR guides the body back into its natural motion pattern
  3. 3 MIDFOOT TRANSITION ZONE AND SEGMENTED CRASH PAD create fast heel-to-toe transitions
  4. 4 UPDATED FOREFOOT blown rubber enables extra-springy toe-off
  5. 5 ADJUSTABLE SADDLE pulls from the heel to wrap the midfoot in a secure fit
  6. 6 MESH UPPER manages moisture to keep feet cool and dry
Ravenna 8 Features


  • Arch: Flat, Medium
  • Weight: 8.9 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 10 mm
  • Support Level: Support
  • Country of Origin: Imported

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★★★★★ ★★★★★
2.9 (24 Reviews)
46% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

24 Reviews

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  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    Pleasantly Surprised

    2017/06/05 | Tennessee |

    I'm fairly new to running and bought the Ravenna 7's last year because they were recommended to me by a local running/shoe store based on my running pattern. I wore those shoes out and knew I needed to get new ones when my shin splints started coming back after fairly short distances. I read several reviews that said the Ravenna 8's were not as good as the 7's so I was a little wary about purchasing them, however, after using them for a couple months I have no major complaints. My biggest complaint is that the wide width only comes in one color...and it's not even a very pretty one. I do wish that Brooks would provide those of us with wide feet more options.

    Yes, I would recommend this!

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★


    2017/05/18 | Littlestown, PA |

    I have a problem with recurrent Achilles tendon inflammation. Brooks is the only shoe (Ravenna especially) that does not hurt it at all. As an additional benefit it helps my plantar fascititis that occasionally flares up as well. Most comfortable shoe I have tried.

    Yes, I would recommend this!

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    A step in the wrong direction

    2017/05/15 | Pittsburgh, Pa |

    I have to agree with the other reviewer who said that these are like a completely different shoe than any of the other Ravennas. I absolutely loved the Ravenna 7 for its spring without compromising support. I ran my first full marathon in the Ravenna 7 and had no problems. I was disappointed to find that the Ravenna 8 felt much less supportive and slightly below average spring. Would be a nice shoe to wear around the gym but marathon training in these was not great. I miss the 7s so much, I hope Brooks goes back to what was working for the next version.

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    I would buy this product again

    2017/05/10 | chicago |

    I go to the gym 5 days a week and walk an average of 50 mi. a week.

    Yes, I would recommend this!

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    Disappointed with this shoe

    2017/05/03 | Young America, MN |

    I wore them once and had a massive pain on the bridge of my left foot. Thought I might of tied to tight. So second wear I loosened laces, It was even more painful to the point I had to stop running/walking, foot felt like it was bruised. Let it heal a few days and tried shoe on and no change, massive pain from the top of the shoe. Bummed because every where else it feels great and right show no problems.

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    Still unsure...

    2017/05/03 | Clover, VA |

    I am completely flat-footed and also need a wide shoe, and these shoes fit a bit too narrow for me. This is the first pair of running shoes that I've bought that are made for overpronation. I normally just buy a wide-width running shoe and use my orthotic inserts, but I thought I'd give this a try. I immediately noticed that my legs were straighter, and the insides of my knees and my ankles were not hitting against each other as they often would do when I was running, but they hurt so much. I'm not sure if my feet need to adjust and my muscles are just reacting to being used differently, but my feet hurt when I run in these shoes. I can't run for very long (maybe only a mile) before I need to stop and flex my feet a bunch.

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    Totally different shoe than previous versions

    2017/04/30 | USA |

    I wore the Ravenna 5s and 6s and loved them--they were one of the only shoes that fit my wider forefoot. My feet aren't "wide," but I struggled to find shoes with a slightly wider toebox. The 8s have totally changed, the toe box is narrower and seems to push my toes forward so that I cannot actually engage my big toe. I'm disappointed that it changed so much, the Ravennas were one of the best fitting shoes for my feet. I ended up getting the Men's Ravenna, which has a wider toebox--while I don't mind this, I do prefer the women's colors :)

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    There's a reason I always come back to Ravenna

    2017/04/29 | New York |

    Lots of room in the toe area. In gym 5+ days a week. Cardio classes and interval workouts. These sneakers hold up to it all! Love, love, love the colors too!

    Yes, I would recommend this!

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    Foot pain developed after wearing these:(

    2017/04/26 | MN |

    I'm wondering if I have the right shoe for my foot? I had the Ravenna 7. Bought the Ravenna 8 and started having foot pain after wearing them for 6-8 runs. I went back to my old shoes (before the Ravenna 7; Saucony grid) and my pain is gone.

    Yes, I would recommend this!

  • ★★★★★ ★★★★★

    worst Ravenna yet

    2017/04/19 | Oklahoma |

    I've been buying Ravennas for about 6 years now, each couple months I try to get the newest style or one of the old ones. I bought this shoe two months before a marathon I'm training training for and it is painful to wear! I've gotten the worst shin splints that I've had since before wearing brooks. I can barely walk without my leg tensing up in pain. I won't order Ravennas AGAIN until they bring back one of the old versions. Do not buy these if you already have a history of shin splints!!!!!

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