Win one of two pairs of Brooks Cascadia 16 with the Women’s Running podcast! - Women's Running

Win one of two pairs of Brooks Cascadia 16 with the Women’s Running podcast!

Author: Kate Sellers

Read Time:   |  October 27, 2021

Get your hands on Brooks' newest trail running shoes, worth £120

We love our Brooks, and we *love* the new Brooks Cascadia 16. This beautiful trail shoe enables runners to explore any trail thanks to its superior grip and stability. Softer and lighter than ever due to its new DNA LOFT V2 midsole, the Cascadia adapts, flexes and protects the foot, no matter how unpredictable the trail gets.

The cushioning is 10 percent softer and 20 percent lighter than previous versions, thanks to the latest DNA LOFT V2 technology. Next to the updated DNA LOFT material in the midsole, Brooks added more foam to the shoe for even more comfort. The new midsole and outsole construction has unique release grooves that allow the shoe to mould easily to the ground, improving the stable ride. Runners can now rule the trail with improved durability and traction, combined with great stability, cushioning and protection.

Here’s the full lowdown:

  • Enhanced adaptability
    New midsole and outsole construction with unique release grooves, so the shoe moulds easily to the ground, ensuring the stable ride.
  • Softer Cushioning
    An even lighter DNA LOFT V2 guarantees serious softness, so every step
    feels even more like running on air. To create this technology, Brooks has updated both the foam formula and its production method. What didn’t change is the cushion’s unique balance of foam, rubber, and air. The result? An even softer ride that lasts for miles without bottoming out or weighing runners down.
  • Flexible protection
    The outsole with Ballistic Rock Shield provides for an ultimate protection
    against rocks, pebbles and debris and adapts to uneven terrains. The trail tack outsole offers grip and traction in wet and dry environments.

To be in with a chance of winning one of TWO pairs of Cascadia 16s, all you need to do is answer the incredibly taxing question below. And that’s it!

You can find out more about the Cascadia 16 at

Written by

Kate Sellers

Kate Sellers

Kate is our Senior Digital Executive and a keen runner. She's also a qualified Personal Trainer and yoga teacher, so she knows her stuff about workouts, cross-training and stretching. She loves to combine running and exploring, so you'll often find her testing out the latest kit in exciting locations across the UK and beyond. Kate champions exercising for enjoyment. "Most of the year, you'll find me running for fun and wellbeing," she says. "That being said, I do still love the thrill of training for a race from time to time!"

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