Brooks® Ghost 16

The Brooks Ghost 16 release date is October 16, 2023.

The Brooks Ghost 16 will have the following features & updates:

  • With the New Brooks Ghost 16, you can expect a much more lightweight design that promises to be ideal for neutral runners with higher arches.
  • The cushioning should be much more energizing and plush in the newer version.
  • The midsole area will have a more balanced form of BioMoGo DNA.
  • As for the outsole, you will still be able to rely on the perfect traction and durable rubber.
  • Lastly, a more lightweight and breathable engineered mesh design is expected for the upper, and the 3D fit print will be more advanced.

Previous Models of the Ghost:
The Brooks Ghost 15 release date was on October 7, 2022.
The Brooks Ghost 14 release date was on July 1, 2021.

Latest Version of the Brooks Ghost


Brooks Ghost



  • The manufacturer’s recommended price (MSRP) for the new Brooks Ghost 16 will be around $130.
  • There will, however, be seasonal discounts and specials that you can look forward to.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new Brooks Ghost 16 will offer you excellent arch support for a high or medium arch type.
  • The design ensures more neutral pronation support with a more balanced midsole.
  • The design will also be ideal for Heel striking with better protection and shock absorbency in the heel area.


  • The Brooks Ghost 16 is designed basically for road and even surface areas.
  • You can also use the new design for running on a treadmill.


  • You can use your new Brooks Ghost 16 casually for running, jogging, and walking.
  • The design is more versatile and durable, so the running of all forms is acceptable.


  • The New Brooks Ghost 16 will be very durable and not disappoint.
  • You can entirely rely on the new structure and build as with the previous models regarding durability.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit of the Brooks Ghost 16 will still offer a medium fit in the forefoot and heel.
  • Luckily the new version also comes with plenty of options in widths and sizes for men and women alike.


  • The Brooks Ghost 16 will weigh a light 290 grams in the gents’ model and 261 in the ladies’ model.
  • The weight here is ideal for running and walking, offering enough security, which is still quite lightweight.

Elevation of the Brooks Ghost 16

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel of the Brooks Ghost 16 will be 31 mm for men and women, which is quite high and perfect for a high to medium arch type and neutral runner.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot of the Brooks Ghost 16 is 19mm high for men and women, which is balanced with the heel.
  • The Forefoot also offers better support and cushioning.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There is a perfect 10mm heel-to-toe drop in the Brooks Ghost 16.
  • The 10mm heel-to-toe drop is ideal for running and jogging.

Components of the Brooks Ghost 16


  • The outsole remains the trusted, durable rubber.
  • The tread will also offer excellent traction and grip on roads and other surfaces.


  • The Midsole of the Brooks Ghost 16 remains the trusted BioMoGo DNA, this time with more plush comfort and cushioning.
  • You can also look forward to a more balanced and even support from the midsole.


  • As for the Upper of the Ghost 16, it will be an engineered mesh that is breathable and durable.
  • The fit may be more roomy and flexible this time around.
  • There will still be the 3D print fit system, which offers a more snug and adaptable fit.

Brooks® Ghost 14 vs. Ghost 13


Brooks Ghost 16

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.