Brooks Dyad 8 running shoes are built on a linear platform to deliver amazing comfort for runners that require more attention to their feet. These flexible shoes are super-plush too with a smooth textile lining and suede overlays for a closer fit. Ideal for runners who use orthotics, flat-footed runners or neutral runners on the road or track.Upper: No-sew suede allows for a closer fit. Element Mesh provides breathable flexibility. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort.Midsole: BioMoGo provides long-lasting cushioning in a compound that encourages anaerobic microbes to munch away 50 times faster once it hits a landfill. Brooks DNA is a groundbreaking cushioning material that provides a customized ride for runners of all sizes and speeds by dispersing impact and providing ideal comfort and protection as the pace changes.Outsole: Cush Pod Construction sets the foot up in an efficient, balanced position from heel to toe. Blown rubber. Omega Flex Grooves enhance flexibility.