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Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21


The legendary Brooks Adrenaline is twenty-fun and celebrating with a makeover.

Fresh new colorways and cutting edge tech come together in the Adrenaline GTS 21 delivering the adaptive support and ideal softness you know and love.

Guide Rails support shifts the focus from the feet to the knees. The holistic support system reduces excess movement so your knees and hips can move more naturally to keep you running comfortably and to keep injury at bay.

DNA Loft cushioning is a staple for the Adrenaline GTS. Now, Brooks extended the soft foam from the heel all the way to the forefoot to maximize cushioning, making each stride buttery smooth. Add in BioMoGo DNA foam to the midsole for heightened responsiveness and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a balanced, smooth ride.

The brand new Air Mesh upper with 3D Fit Print technology is specially engineered to hug the foot for a breathable, yet secure fit. Clean edges and sleek colorways keep this classic shoe looking timeless and fresh.

The Adrenaline GTS 21 has arrived, become part of the legacy today.

Things We Love About the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21:

  • DNA LOFT cushioning now extends throughout the midsole for an even smoother transition from heel to toe
  • Air Mesh upper with 3D Fit Print technology offers snug fit and exceptional breathability
  • BioMoGo DNA midsole brings heightened responsiveness to super-soft cushioning
  • Guide Rails support system encourages natural motion of knees and hips, reducing chance of injury over time

Tech Specs

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 21


9.1 oz


12 mm









Reviews (24)

4.6 out of 5 stars.

4.6/5 on 24 total reviews

Page Griffin Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Very pleased!

I love how the wider width allows comfort to my toes and plenty of room to insert my orthodics!

Desirée Alleyne Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
I love them!

I brought these as I was nearing my half-marathon training!! They felt great and gave me the extra comfort I needed! They helped me in completing my very 1st half-marathon this past Saturday! Thank you!

Melanie G. Verified Buyer
5 out of 5 stars.
Great foot support!

I never knew how the right shoes can make a huge difference in how I walk and run. Immediately when I put these shoes on, my foot and arch were supported and I felt I could run with ease. The shoes are very lightweight. Thank you Fleet Feet for helping me find the best fit shoe for me!!

Mary Verified Buyer
4 out of 5 stars.
Comfortable and supportive

I walk and ride my bike often, so these shoes are great for me. This is my 3rd pair purchased in the past year, and they give me the support and comfort I need for my long history of plantar fascitis and bunions. I wear them with my orthotics. My only complaint is that the treads in the soles wear out quickly, so it happens that I have to get a new pair every 3-4 months, which is expensive. I assume this is the case for any athletic shoe, unfortunately.

Cindy Verified Buyer
3 out of 5 stars.
Disappointing 2021 product

I've been a solid customer for the Brooks Adrenaline for about 12 years. Every year has been very satisfactory in fit, style, color, performance and comfort. Until now. This is the second year that I have had only one option for color. I realize being a size 10.5 Narrow in women's doesn't open the doors for an amazing array of color selections, but limiting it to exactly one choice, take-it-or-leave-it, is not customer friendly. Also, I've been relegated to ordering online only, not because of pandemic or supply chain issues but because my local store doesn't stock narrow widths. The final strike of disappointment is the comfort level. It does not live up to its predecessors in the feel of the padding comfort. Rather, the shoe has a hard stiffness that feels like the cushioning was shortchanged. The GTS 20 had a much superior comfort factor compared to this year's offering. I hope next year's product is a throwback to the GTS 20.

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