Brooks® Ravenna 12

The expected release date for the Brooks Ravenna 12 is October 17, 2022.

The Brooks Ravenna 12 will have the following features & updates:

  • The New Brooks Ravenna 12 will be slightly less bulky in the new model and more lightweight.
  • The overall design of the midsole and rubber outsole will remain similar, with a few small tweaks and changes to improve impact resistance and traction.
  • There will be more lightweight and moisture-wicking uppers and interiors, as well as some new colors available.
  • Overall, it will offer excellent stability and support with more cushioning for underfoot comfort.

Latest Version of the Brooks Ravenna


Brooks Ravenna



  • The recommended price, according to manufacturers, for the new Brooks Ravenna 12 should be about $120.
  • The price may differ depending on the retailer you choose to purchase from.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Brooks Ravenna 12 will be ideal for persons with a low arch and flat feet.
  • The fit and support features offer good stability and less flexibility for these arch types.
  • It will also be ideal for light to moderate Overpronation.


  • The Brooks Ravenna will be a road shoe.
  • It will be perfect for running, walking, and jogging on more solid surfaces than trails.


  • The Brooks Ravenna 12 will be a road shoe for jogging, walking, and general casual wear.
  • I would not, however, recommend it for marathons and long-distance running.


  • The new Brooks Ravenna 12 will be quite durable.
  • However, you will need to only use it on hard indoor and outdoor surfaces on roads.
  • It may not last for trial use.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Brooks Ravenna 12 will offer a comfortable fit.
  • There will be a medium-wide toe box that will be roomier.
  • There will also be medium and wide-width size options available.


  • The weight for men will be 238grams.
  • The weight for ladies is expected at 266 grams.
  • These are both medium to lightweight, as expected.

Elevation of the Brooks Ravenna 12

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height will be expected at 27mm.
  • It is a proper heel height for a heel strike.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • There will be a 17mm forefoot.
  • This height is a more regular forefoot height.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The Brooks Ravenna 12 will have a 10mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • This will be a regular heel-to-toe drop for a stability running shoe.

Components of the Brooks Ravenna 12


  • The Outsole will still be a blown rubber design unit to protect the bottom part of the midsole foam.
  • The Outsole will have an X-pattern design for midfoot transitioning, and the rear area will be decoupled from the rest of the cushioning element.
  • The Outsole will have a slight platform design for better heel striking.


  • The Midsole unit of the new Ravenna model will remain the trusted BioMoGo DNA technology.
  • You can look forward to full midsole cushioning with a full-length midsole.
  • This time, there will also be a more plush cushioned insole than the thinner previous model.


  • The New brooks Ravenna 12 will have more lightweight single-layered mesh uppers, improved breathing pores, and a comfortable moisture-wicking interior lining.
  • They will improve the design of the uppers to provide better arch support on the medial sides of the shoe.
  • There will be printed overlays for the structure.
  • You can also expect new designs and colors.
  • Furthermore, the tongue and collar will be more comfortably padded with softer padding.

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Brooks Ravenna 12

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.