Notable elements of the Brooks Ghost 12 GTX

- One of the noteworthy features in the Brooks Ghost 12 GTX is its modernized look with its new and updated 3D Fit Print placed as overlays to the shoe’s upper. This provides structural support and stability to the shoe. 

- The Gore-Tex®️ protective membrane also lends a waterproof quality to the shoe, allowing the users more versatility in terms of running conditions.

Size and fit

The Brooks Ghost 12 GTX is available in standard sizing scheme for both men and women. 

The technical component affecting the fit of the shoe is the 3D Fit Print that is added to the shoe to provide structural support and fit. For snug fit and flexibility, the shoe employs an engineered mesh upper that is also found in the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19. The traditional lace-up closure of the shoe provides an adjustable fit. 


This road running shoe is comprised of soft blown rubber in the forefoot that provides stability. It also secures a light cushioning and good ground traction and grip. 

For optimized forefoot flexibility, segmented Omega Flex Grooves are supplied to the Ghost 12 GTX. This technology allows natural movement from the forefoot.


The BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioning work together to provide a responsive ride. The DNA LOFT foam in the heel of the Ghost 12 GTX delivers a plush cushioning while maintaining durability and responsiveness. The BioMoGo midsole is also recognized as the world’s first-ever biodegradable midsole for running shoes. 

A full-length segmented Crash Pad is also furnished to the shoe for a smoother transition and assists the landing of the foot. This evenly distributes the impact of the foot strike. This component is also found in other Asics running shoes

To accommodate orthotics, a removable cushioned footbed is added to the Brooks Ghost 12 GTX. This removable cushioned footbed also has arch support that strengthens the overall support given by the shoe.


The Brooks Ghost 12 GTX features an engineered mesh upper that provides flexibility and security. Along with it is the 3D Fit Print of the shoe that provides structural support and stability. The shoe is also aided with reflective materials for low-light hours. 

Gore-Tex®️ Protection contains a waterproof membrane that keeps out wet elements while equipping the shoe with added breathability. 

Traditional lace-up closure is incorporated into the shoe to allow an adjustable fit. 

The Brooks Ghost 12 GTX also features a slightly padded tongue and collar for added cushioning and comfort.


How Brooks Ghost 12 GTX ranks compared to all other shoes
Top 27% road running shoes
All road running shoes
Top 48% Brooks running shoes
All Brooks running shoes
Top 17% waterproof running shoes
All waterproof running shoes


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