Who should buy the Brooks PureFlow 4

  • A great shoe for runners who are into 10Ks and half-marathons.
  • For anyone who wants a neutral running shoe that offers great comfort at an affordable price.

Brooks PureFlow 4 logo

Updates to the Brooks PureFlow 4

  • Features form-fitting systems and components to complement the natural movements of the wearer’s foot.
  • Overlays are fused to the fabric to prevent adding more weight or making the cover system feel stiff.
  • Omega Flex Grooves make the mid-sole more flexible, but it doesn’t sacrifice cushioning.

Brooks PureFlow 4 updates

More cushioning and flexibility

Blown Rubber is a durable material that’s used to cover the contact points of the exterior sole unit of the Brooks PureFlow 4. It has a responsive nature, which means it adds a bit more cushioning and flexibility with each step and toe-off.

Brooks PureFlow 4 cushioning

The TOE FLEX design is a split sole unit construction, which enables the big toe to move independently. This design is helpful in achieving a better toe-off as the big toe facilitates more push from the ground.

PureFlow 4 keeps runner comfortable at all times

The BioMoGo DNA which can also be found in the latest PureFlow 7, gives responsive cushioning to the runner. It gives a plush underfoot feel, which keeps the runner comfortable at all times. It is made from biodegradable materials, but it’s durable and long-lasting.

Brooks PureFlow 4 grooves

The Omega Flex Grooves make the platform more flexible. They give the wearer’s foot more freedom to move more naturally. They do not sacrifice the quality of the mid-sole’s cushioning.

PureFlow 4 has well-ventilated interior

Durable mesh brings breathable support to the runner. Air seamlessly enters the shoe in order to maintain a well-ventilated interior environment. It doesn’t tear apart easily, as well.

Brooks PureFlow 4 durable mesh

The NAV BAND is a stretchable band that goes around the medial and lateral sides of this shoe. It wraps around the mid-foot to secure it and provide additional support.

Fused overlays provide structure to the upper. They assist the upper fabrics in giving a snug and secure coverage.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 8.6oz / Women 7.3oz
Drop: 4mm
Arch support: Neutral
Update: Brooks Pureflow 7
Collection: Brooks Pureflow
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation

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