Brooks® PureGrit 9

The expected release date for the Brooks PureGrit 9 is June 5, 2023.

The Brooks PureGrit 9 will have the following features & updates:

  • The fit will be even more minimal for avid Trail runners in the new PureGrit9.
  • There will be a Low Heel to toe drop at 4mmm will remain for optimal stability.
  • The uppers will be more flexible, and breathable, and may have the same Ariaprene tongue for a snug fit.
  • The sole will have an improved lug tread design for better grip on wet and uneven trails.

Previous model of the PureGrit:
The Brooks PureGrit 8 release date was on March 31, 2020.

Latest Version of the Brooks PureGrit


Brooks PureGrit



  • According to the Recommended Manufacturers’ Retail pricing, the Brooks PureGrit will be around $195.
  • Prices may increase or decrease due to demand and seasonal discounts.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The PureGrit 9 from Brooks is recommended for a medium to high arch type.
  • The Trail runner will also offer excellent Neutral pronation support and cushioning for forefoot striking.


  • Because the PureGrit 9 is a trail running shoe, it performs well on outdoor terrains and trails.
  • The New and improved grip on the sole of the Pure Grot 9 allows you an even better grip on wet and uneven terrains.


  • The PuerGrit 9 from Brooks is designed for outdoor Trail Running.
  • The shoe will have a minimalistic design and features, making it perfect for trail running and walking.


  • Materials used in the Brooks PureGrit 9 are tougher, more robust, and extremely durable.
  • You can look forward to a very lightweight yet durable trail running and walking shoe.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Fit of the PureGrit 9 will be comfortable and sock-like, hugging your feet.
  • There are, however, no width options available, although the fit is adaptable.
  • Also, keep in mind the minimalist design will give a much lighter and more free fit.


  • The Brooks PureGrit 9 will weigh 264 grams for men and 233 grams for ladies.
  • This shoe is medium to lightweight that offers excellent support, and will not weigh you down.

Elevation of the Brooks PureGrit 9

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The Heel height for men and women in the PureGrit 9 is around 19 mm.
  • The lower heel height is more minimalist and ideal for trail running shoes.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • Likewise, the Forefoot height for men and women is a very low 15mm for a minimalistic approach.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The heel-to-toe drop for men and women is a very low 4mm.
  • The Lower heel-to-toe drop gives you better control and an underfoot feel on outdoor terrains.
  • The Lower heel-to-toe drop is also ideal in a minimalist Trail Running shoe.

Components of the Brooks PureGrit 9


  • The Outsole of the Brooks PureGrit 9 still consists of the same quality, durable rubber.
  • The tread of the sole is more lug for better grip and traction.
  • You can enjoy enhanced traction and grip on uneven trails and very slippery or even wet surfaces.


  • The Midsole of the Brooks PureGrit 9 will offer a bit more cushioning and firmer support this time.
  • Although you need to keep in mind, this is a minimalist design Trail runner, so there is little shock absorbency.


  • As for the Upper, the engineered mesh design is still used in the PureGrit 9.
  • You can enjoy the improved fit and flexibility in the upper of the PureGrit 9 from Brooks.
  • There will also still be the Ariaprene tongue to give you a more snug-fitting design in this new model.


Brooks PureGrit 9

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.