Can you say THREE-peat? Like the Ghost 3 and 4, the Brooks Ghost 5 Running Shoe
for men was deemed "Editor’s Choice" in Runner’s World’s Fall 2012 Shoe Guide in
the September issue. Runner’s World described the Ghost 5 as "a versatile shoe
that can handle whatever workouts you throw at it" and noting that the Ghost
"remains fairly lightweight with a soft heel and relatively firm forefoot, which
gives wearers a fast feel.” One wear tester said “I didn’t have that 'squishy'
feeling I sometimes experience with cushioned shoes." Another said, "The Ghost 5
has excellent cushioning—cement feels like blacktop, blacktop feels like grass,
grass feels like clouds! I was able to feel the ground just fine for a strong
Brooks says Brooks Ghost 5 is so supremely smooth and impeccably balanced, it’s
scary. They took the best of the award-winning Ghost 3 and 4 designs, built in
new innovations, and then merged it all with striking colors and patterns. This
shoe hits the sweet spot for a wide range of Neutral runners with a finely
crafted Caterpillar Crash Pad and anatomical Brooks DNA.
Love the Ghost but hate running in the rain? The Ghost GTX is also available.
Everything you love about the Ghost, but with a waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX®
membrane to keep your feet dry and comfortable. No more blaming it on the rain!
- provides custom cushioning for runners of all types and sizes. Engineered from
what's called a non-Newtonian liquid, this midsole technology responds to the
amount of force placed on the foot and disperses
- Brooks’ has taken the long-lasting cushioning of the MoGo midsole and made it
more environmentally friendly. How, you ask? By adding a non-toxic, natural
additive to the MoGo compound that encourages anaerobic microbes to munch away
once it hits an active, enclosed landfill.