Nine rounds of development. Seven rounds of wear tests. Thousands of runner trials. Every feature is designed to give the most energy return of leading performance running shoes.
Sometimes, to build the best, you have to go back to the drawing board. Brooks set out to create a feeling so energising, it’s every bit as transformative as your run itself. Two and a half years of development, an unprecedented seven rounds of wear testing and feedback from thousands of runners helped to create the Brooks Levitate.
DNA AMP was created, in partnership with chemistry giant BASF, to be the perfect blend of Brooks' legendary cushion and incredible energy return. Using a polyurethane foam, wrapped in a TPU skin, it captures the energy created by each foot strike and gives it no place to go but up - straight back to you.
What do our staff say?
"Very comfortable upper – has a good energy return but not bouncy. Perfect for long runs." Lisandra, Buying.
- Shoe category: Neutral
- Ideal use: Road running
- Energised cushioning with DNA AMP midsole technology to return energy to the foot
- Flexible arrow-point pattern on the outsole for quick transitions from heel to toe
- Intuitive fit knit upper
- Super springy feel
- Ideal for long runs
Brooks do one thing and one thing only: create the best running gear in the world. And free from the distraction of other sports, this allows them to innovate and refine with solely the runner in mind.
Backed by in-depth biomechanical research, Brooks strive to advance fit, feel, ride, style and performance with each new product.
You might not notice every precisely turned tuned groove on the sole of your show or the high-tech weave that makes your jacket so breathable. But it’s that attention to detail, those hundreds of little things that make Brooks gear every bit as exceptional as you.
Whatever you’re doing, wherever you are, when you run you break free of things that hold you back. And no matter your speed, style or where you start, you end up in a happier place. That happy place is Brooks’ North Star, and it guides everything they do to inspire you and be active.
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