Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 Video Review 🎥

It's a race day revolution with unparalleled comfort BUT is it the ultimate super shoe? Watch my video to find out!


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In this Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 video review, you’ll learn more about this race day super shoe with carbon fiber plate, and more about why it’s sparking conversations among the running community for its balance of performance, comfort, and other top features.

Key specifications

  • Price: $250 at (they’re unisex running shoes)
  • Weight: 7.6oz (215g) for a size US(M)9
  • Drop: 8mm
  • Midsole: DNA FLASH midsole infused with nitrogen for an optimal blend of energy return and cushioning
  • Upper: A redesigned mesh upper for enhanced breathability and a secure fit
  • Outsole: Durable rubber for impressive traction and wear resistance
  • Best For: Race day performance, speed training

The Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 will take your race day performance to the next level thanks to Brooks‘ renowned comfort and performance.

But does it deliver on its lofty promises and stand out as the must-have racing shoe? Find out in my comprehensive Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 video review above.

Here’s a summary of this Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 video review

The Brooks Hyperion Elite 4 shines with its DNA FLASH midsole, offering a perfect marriage of responsive energy return and medium cushioning, ensuring every stride is powerful and comfortable. The redesigned mesh upper not only keeps your feet cool but also secures them in place for a distraction-free run.

➡ If you’re interested to learn how they stack up against other Brooks running shoes right now, read our Best Brooks Running Shoes Buyer’s Guide next.


  • Incredibly comfortable for a super shoe
  • Nitrogen-infused midsole delivers responsive cushioning that propels you forward.
  • Lightweight and breathable materials ensure comfort up to half marathon.
  • Optimized for performance, it’s an ideal choice for competitive runners.


  • Could use extra cushioning in the midsole to make them more digestible over marathon distance.
  • Narrow under the heel can lead to some instability and discomfort over time.
As the founder of Trail & Kale, and seasoned marathoner & ultrarunner, Alastair loves bringing our readers independent running shoe reviews and gear insights to help you run your best. Learn more about Trail & Kale here.


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