Brooks® Transcend 8

The expected release date for the Brooks Transcend 8 is September 27, 2022.

The Brooks Transcend 8 will have the following features & updates:

  • The new brooks Transcend 8 will ideally be a stability shoe with more heavy-duty features for persons heavier in weight.
  • The fit will be more accommodating and roomier.
  • The uppers will offer better breathability and flexibility for a more adaptable fit.
  • A similar cushioning system will remain, along with the midsole, although the cushioning will be plusher.
  • The heel design will offer better shock absorbency for persons that strike with their heel.
  • There will be an improved grip and traction on the rubber sole and tread for better slip resistance.
  • There will also be some new color designs available in the new model.

Latest Version of the Brooks Transcend


Brooks Transcend


  • The recommended price according to manufacturers for the new Brooks Transcend 8 will be expected at $168.00.
  • The price will still be quite affordable, and you can always look for deals and specials online.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Transcend 8 will be ideal for persons with a low arch that tend to strike with their heel.
  • It will offer excellent support for Overpronation as it will be more of a stability running shoe.
  • It will likewise be perfect for flat feet and issues associated with flat feet, such as Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain.


  • It is recommended that you only use this new road model and regular surfaces.
  • It will not be ideal for trails and outdoor slippery surfaces.


  • The New Brooks Transcend model will ideally be for running and marathons.
  • However, it will also make for an acceptable walking and jogging road shoe.


  • The new Brooks Transcend 8 will offer good durability because it will be designed for heavier-weight persons.
  • The sole will offer durable cushioning and good durable traction on hard surfaces and roads.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Brooks Transcend 8 will have a fit for larger and heavier individuals.
  • The fit of the new model will be roomier and accommodating for wider feet.
  • The toe box will offer medium roomy width, and there will be medium and wider width options available.


  • The weight of the men’s model will be 303grams.
  • The weight of the ladies’ model is expected at around 269 grams.
  • The weight will be medium to lightweight, which is ideal in a running shoe.

Elevation of the Brooks Transcend 8

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The heel height should be around 27mm.
  • The heel height offers proper support and heel cushioning in a running shoe.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be around 17mm.
  • This will be a very versatile and comfortable forefoot height.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a 10mm heel-to-toe drop in the new Transcend model.
  • The heel-to-toe drop is effective for road running and walking.

Components of the Brooks Transcend 8


  • The Outsole will have a more integrated design that will be a full-length green rubber material.
  • The outsole will be optimized for better cushioning in the midsole area as well as for improved traction.
  • Generally, these improvements will not increase the overall weight of the shoe.


  • The Midsole of the Brooks Transcend 8 will be an improved DNA Loft for much softer underfoot cushioning and shock absorbency.
  • There will also be an improved Ortholite lining for underfoot cushioning and to wick away moisture.
  • The GuideRails will be kept for proper support to reduce strain on the feet and the knees.


  • The uppers for the new brooks Transcend 8 will be revised and improved with jacquard mesh that is much more stretchable and breathable.
  • The internal stretch bootie will now offer a more roomy and relaxed fit.
  • However, it will still enclose the foot snugger and comfortably.
  • There will be 3d print overlays that offer better structure and support.
  • The interior will have a plush and comfortable moisture-wicking liner.


Brooks Transcend 8

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.