For years, the Brooks Ghost has been the most popular running shoe on the market. The Brooks Ghost Max is a standard Ghost with the comfort dial turned all the way up—it’s a plus daily trainer that feels light on the foot and effortlessly transitions from heel to toe.
DNA LOFT v2 foam provides a soft and stable landing while a GlideRoll rocker helps guide you through your stride for a smooth and cushioned run. With a sleek and simple aesthetic, the Brooks Ghost Max is the perfect shoe for your easy runs or simply wearing with jeans on a casual weekend morning.
WHY PACERS CARRIES THESE SHOES:
Brooks has been the leading brand in running shoes for nearly two decades thanks to their ability to create shoes that feel great and have an accommodating and supportive fit. As many brands have ridden the wave of max cushioned shoes in recent years, Brooks has sat back, waiting until they had the right formula to truly make a great shoe. The Brooks Ghost Max is that shoe. It takes the soft and cushioned step-in feel that runners have come to love from Brooks and put more of it under the foot. The GlideRoll rocker is noticeable while feeling natural and smooth on the run. Despite being a max cushioned running shoe, the Ghost Max feels light under the foot so your easy and long runs never feel like a drag.
The Ghost Max is Brooks’ entry into the high stack height, max cushioned arena. This shoe takes everything that has made the Brooks Ghost the top shoe in running and turns the dial up. You have way more DNA Loft v2 foam underneath the foot for a more cushioned experience paired with a GlideRoll rocker for smooth heel-to-toe transition. A broad base lends a stable and secure feeling to every stride.
WHO THESE SHOES ARE FOR:
- Runners of all abilities looking for smooth transitions at easy paces
- Walkers of all abilities
- People who stand on their feet all day for work
WHAT’S IN THESE SHOES:
DNA LOFT v2 – soft cushioning absorbs impact while feeling light underfoot.
GlideRoll – promotes smoother transitions for an effortless feel while running.
Linear Last – accommodates most foot shapes and easily fits most insoles and orthotics.
- High-abrasion outsole – rubber that provides durability and traction
HOW THEY FIT:
- SIZE: True to size
HEEL: Locked in (padded heel collar and tongue deliver a secure fit)
MIDFOOT: Moderate (will accommodate most runners’ feet)
- FOREFOOT: Wide (most runners will have plenty of wiggle room)
HOW THEY COMPARE TO OTHER SHOES:
CUSHION: The Brooks Ghost Max has a high level of soft cushioning. For a less cushioned running shoe, we recommend the Brooks Ghost 15.
PRONATION: The Brooks Ghost Max has a wide base that will offer some inherent stability, but doesn’t have the features of a traditional stability shoe. For a more supportive running shoe, we recommend the Brooks Adrenaline 23 or the Brooks Glycerin GTS 20.
SPEED: The Brooks Ghost Max is too soft to really go fast. For a snappier feeling shoe for faster runs and workouts we recommend the Brooks Hyperion Max or the Brooks Hyperion.
- OTHER BRANDS: Shoes from other brands similar to the Brooks Ghost Max are the ASICS GEL-Nimbus 25, New Balance Fresh Foam X 1080v12, and Hoka Clifton 9.
Weight: Women’s 9.0 oz.| Men’s 10.0 oz.
- Offset: Women’s 6 mm | Men’s 6 mm