Who should buy the Brooks Beast 14

Consider the Beast 14 from Brooks if:

  • You are a high-mileage runner who goes for a run daily
  • You have a moderate to severe overpronation and need a solid motion control shoe
  • You go on a run even if it’s rainy and wet - the Beast has a water-repellent capability, solid grip, and traction for that.

Brooks Beast 14 logo

Updates to the Beast 14

  • Added overlays in the little toe area and over the bunions, delivering a glove-like fit.
  • Overlays from the midsole to the back of the heel were removed, giving a loose fit in the heel area.
  • New moisture-managing upper mesh and the moisture-wicking sockliner that keeps the foot well-ventilated, cool, and free from moisture.

Brooks Beast 14 over lay

Impressive traction on both wet and dry surfaces

The outsole unit uses the HPR Green rubber in the forefoot that delivers impressive traction on both wet and dry surfaces. It works well with HPR Plus rubber that is strategically placed in the heel, giving added durability.

Brooks Beast 14 outsole

It also uses the Flextra rubber that provides enough amount of flexibility depending on the runner’s requirements. It delivers flexibility according to runners’ weight and running movement.

Brooks Beast 14 uses environment-friendly material

The midsole unit of the shoe generally uses environment-friendly material such as the BioMoGo full-length midsole that offers impressively resilient cushioning. 

Brooks Beast 14 midsole

The shoe uses the Brooks’ full-length DNA cushioning gel that gives a specific reaction to runners depending on its weight, movement, pace, and running conditions. It generally delivers the right amount of cushioning needed by a specific runner, depending on what is needed.

Brooks’ highest level of stability

Added to this biodegradable material is the Progressive Diagonal Rollbar that serves as the tri-density foam, aiding against overpronation and providing an enhanced running experience.

Brooks Beast 14 cushion

The brand’s Segmented Crash Pad is also present in this shoe. It delivers the right amount of cushioning that efficiently absorbs shocks and promotes a smoother heel-to-toe transition.

Lightweight breathable mesh                 

The upper of the Brooks Beast 14 uses a lightweight breathable mesh that is durable. It has a moisture-managing capacity that keeps the foot cool and dry. 

Brooks Beast 14 breathable mesh

This mesh compliments well to the ultimate sockliner that has also a moisture resistance capacity. An internal support saddle is also used, delivering a more secure fit.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 13.8oz / Women 12.2oz
Drop: 12mm
Arch support: Motion control
Forefoot height: Men 17mm / Women 15mm
Heel height: Men 29mm / Women 27mm
Collection: Brooks Beast

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