Brooks Launch 8
    • Imported
    • Rubber sole
    • THIS SHOE IS FOR: The Launch 8 is for neutral runners who want a lightweight shoe with a fast, fun, ride. Durable enough for training but light enough for race day, the Launch 8 is designed to keep up on every run. Predecessor: Brooks Launch 7.
    • NEUTRAL SUPPORT: Streamlined yet cushioned, with neutral support, this shoe hits the sweet spot between a race flat and a standard trainer.
    • LIGHTWEIGHT CUSHIONING: Brooks lightest BioMoGo DNA midsole cushioning provides a fast ride without any extra weight – perfect for days when you are working on your speed.
    • BREATHABLE AND SLEEK FIT: The new one-piece mesh upper creates a closer-to-foot-feel that is more breathable than ever before.
    • QUICK TRANSITIONS: The Midfoot Transition Zone is shaped to go from heel to toe quickly. Newly added blown rubber in the forefoot propels you forward for a faster ride.


 

Buyer’s Guide

How to Buy Running Shoes. Running shoes can have a huge impact on comfort during a run, whether it’s a local trail, a forest or a marathon. The right pair also helps avoid accidents and injuries, while the wrong pair can increase the risk of injury. Therefore, buying the right pair of running shoes is a good decision, especially for the avid runner. Strategic Purchasing.Buy later in the day. Many people make the mistake of buying running shoes early in the morning, but it doesn’t take into account the swelling of the feet throughout the day. Because of this swelling, a shoe that fits well in the morning may not be comfortable at night. Plan your shopping trip a few hours after 4 p.m. M. because your feet don’t swell much at the moment. This is important because your feet are also swollen during the run, so buy comfortable shoes when your feet are at their highest. Measure your feet. Another common mistake people make is to assume they know the size of their legs. However, the length and width of a person’s foot tend to change over time (due to pregnancy and falling arches, for example). Therefore, you should measure your feet every time you buy a new pair of shoes. Running shoes should usually be half the size of your street shoes. This gives your feet more room to run during the run. It is also important to note that the size may vary between different brands due to its design and the materials used. So even if you wear a size 7 with Nike shoes, the Reebox can still have a 7.5. Too small running shoes can lead to blisters and dark nails, which is not fun. So don’t worry too much about getting your shoes for “your” size, just buy the right shoes for you!