Brooks Launch 8

 Brooks Launch 8 Sports, Inc. also known as “Brooks Running”. It is an American sports equipment company that designs and markets high-performance men’s and women’s sneakers, clothing, and accessories. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Brooks products are available in 60 countries worldwide. In 2001, the product line was cut by more than 50% to focus the brand solely on running, and its concentration on performance technology was increased. Brooks Running became the top selling brand in the specialty running shoe market in 2011

Brooks Launch 8 Shoes

Choosing a budget-friendly running shoe is more complicated than just finding the cheapest option available. If a shoe falls apart after a few uses, you’ll just have to repeat your purchase all over again. That’s why it’s important to find affordable running shoes that are as durable as they are budget friendly. Brooks shoes have been named “Best Women’s Running Shoe” and “Best Winter Running Shoe” by publications including Runner’s World. The company has been recognized for environmental sustainability programs and technical innovation  Brooks is also a brand revered for its durability, and the Launch 8 shoes are no different.

Major Brooks Launch 8

And the Brooks Launch 8 is our top pick in the category of Best Running Shoes. Priced at just $120, the Launch 8’s neutral support and lightweight construction make it comfortable for those with flat feet. Brooks Launch 8 qualities are:

 Comfort at High Speed – Light Weight Cushioning

Our dynamic Bio Mogo DNA midsole provides the cushioning you need without weighing you down.

Bio Mogo DNA cushioning adapts to your stride, weight, and speed to help reduce impact on your joints.

Our cushioning technologies all start with DNA because they react to your unique stride.

Keep Up Your Momentum- Quick Transitions

Air-injected rubber at the front of the outsole grips the surface and propels you forward.

We use air-injected rubber because it’s lighter and more flexible than traditional rubber.

Quick transitions help reduce your ground contact times, keeping your stride quick and efficient.

Built In Breeze – Extra Breathable

A new air mesh upper helps you stay cool while providing a snug-yet-secure fit.

The air mesh can be key in wicking away sweat and preventing blisters.

Green Silence

The Green Silence was more like a racing flat–a very environmentally friendly one. Weighing just more than 7 ounces, the shoe had an upper that was made entirely out of post-consumer plastic, while the outsole contained 30% recycled materials. The midsole was the first in the Brooks lineup to contain Bio Mogo, a foam designed to break down within 20 years in a landfill–that’s 50 times faster than most midsoles.


The Launch 8 is softer than any of the previous models, and that does a lot to broaden its mainstream appeal. It remains a pace-friendly and versatile neutral trainer, except that it’s infused with a higher level of ride comfort.  Typically, the Launch is around $100 and should get 400+ miles with the amount of outsole rubber on them, making them a deal. Those who prefer a firm, stiff ride will enjoy the shoe.

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