Brooks® Levitate 7

The Brooks Levitate 7 release date is October 16, 2023.

The Brooks Levitate 7 will have the following features & updates:

  • Brooks® will keep the original DNA Amp Mid-School shock absorber in the new Brooks Levitate 7 model with even more energizing cushioning.
  • The sole in the new model may be slightly more flexible, and the midsole may be highly reactive and supportive.
  • As for the uppers, there will be a more roomy toe box fit with the original Knit Mesh design, and many more color options will be available.
  • The rubber outsole will remain the same with a slightly more elevated heel and higher heel-to-toe drop.

Previous Model of the Brooks Levitate:
The Brooks Levitate 6 release date was on November 15, 2022.
The Brooks Levitate 5 release date was on October 5, 2021.

Latest Version of the Brooks Levitate


Brooks Levitate



  • The recommended price for the Brooks Levitate 7 will be $160.
  • Prices may vary from time to time, and there may be a launch discount. Pricing can change over time or based on seasonal discounts.)

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The New Brooks Levitate 7 is ideal for a High arch type with plenty of cushioning in the ball of the foot area.
  • The design is for a Midfoot strike type and neutral pronation.


  • The Brooks Levitate 7 is suited to indoor and outdoor terrain on solid surfaces.
  • The durable rubber outsole is ideal for road running.


  • Mostly the Brooks Levitate 7 is advised as a running shoe for light jogging and walking.
  • You can also use it as a casual everyday wear shoe and enjoy the sleek and fashionable new color designs.


  • The Brooks Levitate 7 is moderately durable for everyday general use and light jogging or walking.
  • As a running shoe, it may not last very long.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Brooks Levitate has a general medium forefoot and heel fit with lightweight mesh uppers.
  • You can also select from various width options up to an extra-wide width and a narrow fit for your foot type.


  • The Brooks Levitate is quite heavy at 329grams for men and 292 grams for ladies.
  • The heavier weight makes it more suitable for walking and jogging than running.

Elevation of the Brooks Levitate 7

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The Heel height for the Brooks Levitate 7 is lower at 25mm for both men and women.
  • The Heel height offers better stability and support.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • For the forefoot, there is a 17mm height.
  • There is also better cushioning for Midfoot striking in the ball of the foot area.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • A lower 8mm heel-to-toe drop can be found in the Brooks Levitate 7, which is more stable and solid.
  • The Lower Drop is also ideal for walking and jogging and is more comfortable for everyday wear.

Components of the Brooks Levitate 7


  • The Brooks Levitate 7 offers an improved grip in the outsole.
  • The outsole still consists of the same excellent quality rubber.
  • You can also enjoy better stability with the lower heel-to-toe drop in the sole.


  • In the Brooks Levitate 3, we had the DNA amp Mid-School shock absorber, which is improved in the Levitate 7 for better shock absorbency, particularly in the ball of the foot.
  • The design is for midfoot striking and offers ample cushioning and shock absorbency in the uniform midsole.
  • The midsole will also ensure a much better rebound and energy return.


  • With the New Brooks Levitate 7, the upper still offers the same snug-fitting Engineered mesh uppers, but this time with a bit more toe room.
  • The interior moisture-wicking fabric is improved and much lighter.
  • You will also have many more color and design options in the new Levitate 7.

Brooks® Levitate vs. Ghost


Brooks Levitate 7

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.