Who should buy the PureCadence 7

The Brooks PureCadence 7 takes pride in its great-looking design and excellent performance. You might want to consider getting this shoe if:

  • You want a road running shoe that can provide the needed stability to your mild to moderate overpronation
  • You prefer a cushioned shoe that goes well with forefoot or midfoot strike patterns

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Updates to the Brooks PureCadence 7

  • The Brooks PureCadence 7 uses the Dual Toe Flex, a toe split in the midsole and outsole area that aims to allow the big toe to function independently
  • Along with an internal cleatie, an anatomical last is integrated into the shoe to mimic the shape of the foot
  • The Woven Air upper delivers a light and breathable wrap to promote a more snug fit

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Optimum traction and durability

A durable rubber is utilized in the outsole area of the Brooks PureCadence 7. This purpose of this material is to provide additional traction and durability. It aims to protect the platform against wear and tear.

Brooks PureCadence 7 outsole

Integrated into the shoe is the Dual Toe Flex. The outsole and midsole materials use a toe spit to allow the big toe to function more independently. It also aims to encourage the runner's natural balance during the toe-off phase.

Brooks PureCadence 7 toe flex

Lying in the outsole area is the Omega Flex Grooves. This technology provides added flexibility to the platform without compromising the shoe's cushioning system. As a result, the foot lifts off the ground naturally with each stride.

Adaptive midsole fit with BioMoGo

The DNA cushioning technology and BioMoGo midsole are fused to come up with the BioMoGo DNA foam material. This midsole technology is also featured in the Adrenaline GTS 19, a popular Brooks running shoe.  The premier BioMoGo technology delivers a more responsive cushioning that is sure to suit the needs of every runner. This system is essential in following and adapting to the shape and motion of the foot for additional comfort.

Brooks PureCadence 7 midsole

Around the shoe lies the lightweight Guide Rails. These sections of the platform support and guide the foot in the heel-to-toe transition. It also prevents the foot from irregular pronation, especially when standing or running.

A natural forefoot and midfoot strike are encouraged by the Rounded Heel. It hugs the foot and accommodates a smoother foot landing.

Brooks PureCadence 7 rounded heel

A fresh and dry upper coverage

The 3D Fit Print Upper is integrated into the Brooks PureCadence 7. Along with the breathable fabrics, these materials provide a fresher, more relaxed and drier foot environment. It is also flexible and seamless. As a result, possible skin irritations are prevented.

Brooks PureCadence 7 3d fit print

Plush comfort around the ankle, the lower portion of the leg and the heel is offered by the Comfort Collar. The purpose of this material is to stabilize and keep the foot in place. It prevents possible shoe removal as well.

Glove-like feel is delivered by the anatomical last along with an internal cleatie. It mimics the natural shape of the foot, allowing the foot to work as a single unit.

The Brooks PureCadence 7 utilizes the Woven Air upper. This component of the shoe offers a light and breathable wrap as well as an adaptive and snug fit.

The shoe utilizes the No-sew overlays. Brooks added this technology to provide lightweight support and structure around the midfoot area.

Brooks PureCadence 7 no-sew overlays

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 9oz / Women 7.6oz
Drop: 4mm
Arch support: Stability
Forefoot height: 18mm
Heel height: 22mm
Collection: Brooks Purecadence

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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.