Brooks Pure Flow

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Brooks Pure Flow
For neutral runners.

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Part of a range of stripped-down shoes designed to promote a more natural running style. While each nominally caters for a different type of runner, the differences in construction are not substantial – a matter of more or less heft depending on your needs – and each contains the following ...  Continue reading

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5 user reviews of Brooks Pure Flow See all

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Would definitely recommend this shoe. I have one pair in eye-watering pink and one in a less offensive purple! Continue reading...
Recommened for wide toe Continue reading...
Superb shoe; might buy again, but always keen to try something else out of the same range - perhaps Cadence. A bit pricy, but also priceless! Continue reading...
These shoes are promising in that Brooks have clearly made an effort to bridge the gap between the extreme minimalist shoes that discourage heel striking and have low or zero heel-to-toe drop as well as minimal Continue reading...
So much fun to run in: light, bouncy, flexible, encouraging mid-foot striking. I've just ordered the trail version (pure grit). Continue reading...



Hi all, I have been running in Brooks Pure Flow for last month or so with no issues, really enjoyed them - transisition to fore foot running going better that I could imagine. Weather has been good for last couple of weeks and haven't done much running in the wet in them.

However ran my first race on damp ground in them at the weekend (did same race/route 3 weeks earlier with no issues), although it wasn't raining the ground was damp and i noticed a slight slip on these when running fast.

Not great thinking of trying the Cadence.

 FYI - same posting on Cadence page..

Posted: 04/03/2013 at 13:58

I've not had any grip problems in the wet with them

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 16:48

If you want better grip maybe try grits - not sure cadence has advantage in grip over flows - it's a stability shoe.

I haven't had much problems with grip on wet in flows either - they are useless in mud though, and all pure range shoes will be. 

Posted: 05/03/2013 at 22:22

The grit 2's are much improved grip wise!

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 06:45


Thanks all for updates, Pure are good but feel a bit slippy when running very fast in damp.


Have few more miles to do in these before looking and have the "summer" weather ahead - which should be drier....

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 10:58

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Good cushioning, responsiveness and flexibility.
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  • Price: £90.00
  • Year: from 2012

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