This review is in partnership with Running Warehouse, which provided products for testing. Salty Running receives a commission on sales made via our Running Warehouse affiliate link, used throughout this post.
For the first of the Saltine fall 2017 shoe reviews, I tested the Brooks Ghost 10. It’s a neutral, everyday trainer with a 12 mm drop and plush cushioning. It’s the most recent in the long, solid Ghost line and retails for $120.
I’ve been a Saucony Kinvara runner for years, but I haven’t been happy with recent changes. New models wore out more quickly in the soles and holes came pretty easily in the forefoot (yes, I tried a bigger size, same deal). Toward the end of last winter, I got a pair of the Brooks Launch 3 on clearance from Running Warehouse and fell in love. I wore them for about 300 miles before the sole was worn out on the left heel, which is normal for me, and when I updated to the Launch 4 this summer I loved those just as much.
Since the Kinvaras I also got last spring wore out, I needed a more cushioned, easy run shoe to rotate with my Launches. Enter the Brooks Ghost! Read more >>