Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
Good to know
As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / 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.
Good to know
If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
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.
Brooks Beast 1 History
It was in the year 1993 that the Brooks Beast 1 was originally released. The brand then reintroduced the shoe into their heritage collection. The silhouette has also witnessed some collaborative releases.
In October 2015, the Brooks brand teamed up with Concepts in a collaboration using the Beast 1 silhouette a released the Concepts x Brooks Beast 1 “Voodoo” as an honor for the late Jimi Hendrix. The shoe features a salmon-esque rear along with a pastel blue on the toe box and hints of beige by the mid section of the shoe.
Another collaborative release using the silhouette is the mita sneakers x Brooks Heritage Beast 1 “Enchantment”. The creation took inspiration from fairytale monsters, thus the name “Enchantment”. The shoe features a brown pigskin suede upper and hints of blue and yellow on the white midsole.
The brand continues to release new colorways to allow the people to have more choices when getting a pair of the Brooks Beast 1.
Brooks Beast 1 Style
A combination of style and comfort is what the Brooks Beast 1 is all about. The stylish look of the shoe is great as a complement for a casual everyday look. The shoe is great as a finish for a street style get up when going for a stroll around town or when running some errands as it provides great style without ruining comfort. These pair of kicks perfectly goes well with a pair of jeans, joggers, jean joggers, and even sweatpants.
Fit & Sizing
The fit of the Brooks Beast 1 fits basically the same as its first released pair. Offered in medium widths, the available sizes for this shoe ranges from size 7 to size 13. Half sizes are also offered for the shoe.
One thing about the Brooks Beast 1 that made most buyers praise the shoe is that it provides a really comfortable feeling for the foot. They loved how good the shoe feels when wearing them and how it keeps their foot from hurting. Most people also loved the support and stability they get from the shoe, especially those who have some foot problems.
- The Brooks Beast 1 is the first modern shoe to be a part of the brand’s Heritage Collection.
- A traditional lace-up closure is observed.
- “Beast” branding is observed on the sides of the shoe.