Brooks® Ricochet 4

The expected release date for the Brooks Ricochet 4 is July 18, 2023.

The Brooks Ricochet 4 will have the following features & updates:

  • The Brooks Ricochet 4 will be absolutely super breathable with the new model with a flat knit soft weave and a more roomy fit.
  • There will be plenty of fresh designs and colors available to you.
  • As for the Midsole and cushioning, you can expect a soft and energizing combination of DNA BioMoGo and DNA Loft cushioning.
  • The outsole will be more durable and much more lightweight.
  • Overall the new model will be designed for a much more lightweight feel and a smoother ride.
  • Furthermore, the enhanced heel fit will prevent heel slipping.

Previous model of the Ricochet:
The Brooks Ricochet 3 release date was on December 25, 2020.

Latest Version of the Brooks Ricochet


Brooks Ricochet



  • The recommended price according to manufacturers for the new Brooks Ricochet 4 will be around $100.
  • If you look out for entry deals and specials, you may be able to find the new Brooks Ricochet model at a lower price range.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Brooks Ricochet 4 will provide excellent arch support for a normal to a higher arch type.
  • It will offer neutral support and, therefore, will not be suitable for excessive overpronation.


  • The new model will be suitable for road and hard surfaces.
  • It will not be advised on outdoor terrains and wet terrains as it will be a road-specific shoe.


  • Uses for the new Brooks Ricochet model will vary.
  • You can use the new model for jogging, walking, or casual everyday wear.
  • However, I would not advise it a like a long distance or marathon running shoe.


  • All in all, you will be quite surprised at the durability of the new model.
  • The sole will be a durable rubber, and the uppers a flexible fabric that will also last quite long.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • As far as the fit and sizing go, the fit will still be a medium-type fit.
  • The toe box, however, will be quite roomy and accommodating.
  • Furthermore, you may be able to select from more width options.


  • The weight will be estimated at around 266 grams for men and 238 grams for ladies.
  • This will be quite lightweight and comfortable every day wearing shoes from brooks.

Elevation of the Brooks Ricochet 4

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height will be around 26 mm, not much changed.
  • The heel height will be efficient as with the predecessor.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot will remain the same 16 mm height.
  • The height is adequate, and not much will change.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a similar 8mm heel to drop.
  • This heel-to-toe drop provides light stability and a more even platform for an everyday wear shoe.

Components of the Brooks Ricochet 4


  • The Outsole on the New Brooks Richochet will be extremely lightweight.
  • It will still consist of a durable high traction rubber.


  • The Midsole will offer to energize, and springy feel cushioning.
  • It will have adapted DNA BioMoGo midsole cushioning as well as a combination of softer AMP cushioning.
  • Overall the midsole will create a much more energizing feel and a super-lightweight ride.


  • The entire uppers will be refreshed in design.
  • It will be a loose-knit breathable fit that is slightly roomier and accommodating.
  • You may also be able to get some wider width options.

Brooks® Ricochet vs. Ghost


Brooks Ricochet 4

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.