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Brooks PureConnect 2: Guest Review by Becki Pierotti: Becki Pierotti is a competitive distance runner who curr...

Brooks PureConnect 2: Guest Review by Becki Pierotti: Becki Pierotti is a competitive distance runner who curr...

For a 7oz shoe, the PureConnect 2 has quite a bit of cushioning. It's a surprisingly soft and plush ride, moreso than any of Brooks' racing flats (though obviously it's firmer than say, the Launch or PureFlow ). Since the entire midsole is a combination of Brooks' BioMoGo (the normal midsole material in Brooks' shoes) and DNA (Brooks' proprietary extra cushioning element that's usually embedded as a full-length pod or a separate heel and forefoot pocket in their midsole), there's no weird “pockets” that you sometimes notice in shoes that do use a bunch of random cushioning elements, making for a very smooth ride. It's also a nicely responsive shoe with a fairly quick transition (though not as quick as most of the stiffer racing flats I've worn). I've used this shoe and its predecessor for more speed workouts than I care to count, though I do tend to prefer an actual racing...

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