Good to know
- A shoe for neutral pronators, the Brooks Anthem is ideal for road running, with its simple, no-nonsense design and overall construction. It falls under the brand’s Connect line, which includes shoes that are built to be lightweight and flexible to bring a natural running sensation.
- It makes use of a lightweight and breathable upper that’s derived from Engineered Mesh. It provides a relaxed and customized fit by having an anatomical design that mimics the shape of the foot.
- With BioMoGo DNA, the midsole is designed to adapt to every step. It is supported by flex grooves to promote a natural movement, and by a rounded heel to minimize joint stress.
The Brooks Anthem has a standard running shoe length, and wearers are encouraged to get a shoe that is in their regular size. The forefoot construction is a little broader than other shoes. Thus, runners with a wide toe splay will still find a comfortable fit. The width profiles for both men’s and women’s versions are medium.
The outsole of the Brooks Anthem is made from HPR Plus, which is a rubber compound that is both durable and abrasion-resistant. With this material, the shoe has adequate traction on various surfaces.
The engineered mesh upper has an anatomical design that adapts to the shape of the foot for a more personalized fit. There is also an internal fabric lining that gives a smooth sensation to the foot.
The Brooks Anthem running shoe makes use of a traditional lace-up closure to ensure security and adjustability.
The heel area has a rounded design, called the Natural Fit, which aims to keep the heel steady. A soft collar acts as a support unit as it wraps around the heel and ankle to keep them relaxed and cushioned.