KNOW YOUR TECH breaks down the scientific technology used in your favorite sneakers and activewear. Let’s demystify your next purchase: today’s technology is Brooks Running Element. Used most commonly on the brand's rugged trail and winterized shoes, this technology lives up to its name by offering protection from the elements. If you're not the kind of person to let a little winter weather get in the way of your outdoor activities, consider Brooks Running Element technology as a measure to stay dry and protected.

What is it? Brooks Running Element is a microfiber construction that delivers weather protection while remaining soft and supple. Furthermore, Brooks Running Element is designed to be lightweight and highly breathable, allowing moisture to escape but not enter sneakers that feature the technology.

How does it work? Through its lightweight construction and soft materials, Brooks Running Element remains comfortable while delivering reliable protection from a number of elements. 

Notable products: Brooks Adrenaline GTS 13, Brooks Beast 12, Brooks Trance 12, Brooks Cascadia 8

Bottom line: Brooks Running Element technology is multifaceted, helping to keep runners dry and comfortable during inclement weather.

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