DiscontinuedUpdate: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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WeightMen: 11ozWomen: 9.2oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 12mmWomen: 12mm
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
WidthMen: Standard, WideWomen: Standard, Wide
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83 / 100 based on 14 expert reviews
The takeaway of all this is that the GTS 15 is a slightly cushioned shoe which offers both stability and motion control, with a snug fitting upper package. It uses top notch materials, everything seems well glued and stitched together.
Our tests revealed a slightly stiffer forefoot this time around, and at 11.3 ounces, the shoe is one of the heftiest of the bunch--but testers didn't complain.
The Adrenaline GTS 15 continues to be a solid, overall shoe providing a secure, comfortable fit while delivering the stability, cushioning and control most runners seek.
I was hoping they’d give my feet some TLC and my tired legs a break. They lived up to their billing as a supportive and stable training shoe.
Updates to Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15
- The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 is a go-to running shoe for those who want to tackle daily running sessions, exercises and other training activities. It gives a balance of cushioning and support without forgetting stability and long-lasting performance. It has components and systems that provide quality service.
- The upper unit of this running shoe makes use of a breathable mesh that’s meant to provide a coverage that’s well-ventilated. The interior sleeve is soft and smooth on the skin. The overlay system is comprised of stitched-on and printed units that help in providing a snug fit. The façade of this shoe is even visually appealing.
- The midsole unit uses the amalgamation of two of the most well-known cushioning systems in the Brooks line of shoes. Lightweight and responsive cushioning is offered to the runner, but the material used here is non-toxic and biodegradable. It’s a welcome change for conservative and environmentally conscious runners. Stability is also given to those who need it.
- This road running footwear uses blown rubber, which is capable of protecting the rest of the sole unit from wear and tear. It also adds a bit of cushioning because of its responsiveness and mildly springy nature. Flex grooves give the runner more freedom of movement, which is helpful in achieving a very efficient running gait.
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 size and fit
The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 runs a bit small. It is recommended for runners to purchase ½ size larger than what they’re used to in order to get a more relaxed fit. The available width is medium, so it accommodates those with medium sized feet. Its semi-curved shape follows the natural curve of the human foot, therefore allowing runners to acclimate well to it when wearing it.
Blown rubber is a responsive material that adds a bit of cushioning with every step. And that’s on top of its durable and protective nature. It shields the mid-sole from the abrasive nature of the asphalt, basically extending the shoe’s lifespan.
Multi-directional flex grooves allow the platform to be more flexible, thus following the natural movement of the foot. It’s a very helpful design when it comes to enabling a more effective toe-off, which requires the foot to bend more in the forefoot section.
The BioMoGo DNA is a mid-sole technology that mixes two cushioning systems. The DNA® tech gives lightweight cushioning that’s tuned to the dimensions and size of the wearer’s foot. It essentially gives contoured support that’s very responsive. BioMoGo® is another mid-sole tech that’s responsive and springy. It is made from non-toxic and biodegradable materials, and it has been used in the latest Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 running shoe.
A contoured insole adds a bit more cushioning and support to the curves of the underfoot. It can be replaced with a new one.
A breathable material called the Element Mesh makes the upper unit feel very comfortable. It doesn’t absorb water or moisture, so it remains dry and cool at all times. It wraps around the foot snugly, but it doesn’t make the cover system feel stiff or restrictive.
The 3D Fit Print Overlays work with stitched-on ones to provide a secure and customizable fit to the runner. They are connected to the lacing system, so whenever the shoelaces are tightened or loosened, they follow suit, therefore causing the upper to adapt, as well.