Overview

The Trance gives a good combination of a lot of cushioning and support. The shoe also has an upper that gives a secure fit while also feeling soft and flexible where it needs to be. More for logging up lots of miles than for faster running but the shoe does give very good comfort.

Road Race Suitability

  Elite Performance Protection
5K
10K
10M
Half Marathon
Marathon

User reviews

Nice Long Run Shoe
Gives good support, is agile enough and the outsole is firm enough to shift you into top gear when you need that.
The only drawback is the plastic material covering much of the upper. This does not allow the shoe to breathe as much as some other shoes which use less solid material.
Conversely, this characteristic makes the shoe extra good in cool/cold weather.
I use these for marathon training and like them enough to buy another pair. My first pair of Brooks.
A review by paulw | July 21, 2012 | See all paulw's reviews
Expensive?!
Hi,

i'm 83 kg and 1,82. I run 40 to 60 km/week and used to run in adidas (supernova 10) and asics (nimbus).

I bought this shoes last week. It looks great and tight enough at the ankle.

I tested it on saturday (8 km slowly on road) and then the day after (24 km).

My first impression is that it's a hard shoe but still confortable even after 15 or 20 km. For the moment, I can't tell if it's worth 150 , but I've a few runs scheduled this week and I'll let you know (tempo running, interval).
A review by feribar | September 9, 2008 | See all feribar's reviews
Luxury
Superb cushioning - a blessing on long runs, but resposive enough for faster efforts.
A review by dbuzza | January 22, 2008 | See all dbuzza's reviews
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Shoe details

Gender: Mens
Year: 2008
Season: Spring/Summer
Current model:
RRP: £110.00

Suitabilty

Off Road Use

Short Trail
Long Trail
Adventure

Shoe Type

Neutral
Support
Motion Control
Trail
Lightweight
Racer

Surfaces

Road
Treadmill
Light Trail
Trail
Severe Trail

Weight

Light
Regular
Heavy