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Supplying motion control for severe overpronators, the Brooks Ariel offers maximum cushioning and a semi-soft ride.

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When your running is troubled as the result of your flat feet, it is time to call in some reinforcements. Here to answer the call is the Brooks Ariel 2010. The stable platform and tremendous support are geared to correct the most excessive over-pronators. The durable cushioning keeps you going when other shoes fail. For these reasons, it is no wonder the Ariel is the leading motion control shoe in the industry.

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Weight: 12.7 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (32mm), Forefoot (20mm)

Available Widths: B=Medium, D=Wide, 2E=Extra Wide

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Mid-foot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: High
  • Arch Structure: Low
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Straight

INTRODUCTION

The Brooks Ariel is a maximum feature, maximum motion control shoe for daily training and high mileage.

CUSHIONING

  • Full-length DNA cushioning gel is a highly viscous liquid that changes to become more or less firm in response to each individual's weight, pace, biomechanics, and running environment.
MIDSOLE
  • BioMoGo full-length midsole offers resilient cushioning and is made of environment-friendly, biodegradable materials.
  • Progressive Diagonal Rollbar (PDRB) extending from the heel through forefoot is made of tri-density BioMoGo foam to reduce excess pronation.
  • DRB Accel is an thermoplastic polyurethane unit located in the midfoot for balanced support and torsional rigidity.
  • MC Pod Configuration is a stabilizing midsole/outsole design used in Brook's motion-control shoes. This designs sets the foot up for an efficient, balanced heel-to-toe transition.    
UPPER
  • Element Mesh is a moisture-managing, breathable mesh upper.
  • Synthetic Overlays are strategically located to provide a snug, secure fit.
  • Element Linings lie along the underside of the upper to aid in moisture transfer and comfort.
  • Internal Support Saddle located in the midfoot provides a more secure fit.
  • Ultimate Sockliner is a well cushioned, moisture wicking insole.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length Cushsole S-257, for enhanced cushioning and flexibility and a soft underfoot feel.
OUTSOLE
  • HPR Plus is a high abrasion-resistant rubber located in the heel for durable traction.
  • HPR Green rubber in the forefoot is made with environmentally-friendly materials and offers durable, skid-resistant traction in dry and wet conditions.
  • MC Pod Configuration is a stabilizing midsole/outsole design used in Brook's motion-control shoes. This designs sets the foot up for an efficient, balanced heel-to-toe transition.

 

Comments: I love these shoes! I have the family wide feet and pronate like crazy. I work in healthcare as an occupational therapist and have been buying Brooks Ariel for years. Before that my feet hurt every night after work.  I did have my gait analyzed and shoes fit and have this done periodically. My podiatrist approves
of Brooks Ariel.
From: Judy, Chatsworth, CA

Comments: I am a heavier runner and I will say these shoes did not provide the arch support I needed. I am a moderate overpronater with medium arches. After a run analysis these shoes were recommended to me. After running in these shoes for two 5k's my hips hurt,the outside of my knees hurt and my arches were killing me as well. I felt like I was carrying bricks instead of shoes. These shoes weighed two full oz's heavier that the other shoes I wore due to the extra motion control features. I wouldn't recomend these shoes to anyone unless you are in need of serious motion control. These are definately not made for those that are mild to moderate overpronators and would be better suited for walking.
From: Laura, Montgomery, Al, United States

 

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm): What's This?

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

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