If you didn’t already know, when it comes to running shoes, my trusted brand is Brooks. Welcome to Part I of my Three-Part Series where I break down my top three Brooks running shoes. In this series, we’re going to get down and dirty putting my three favorites through their paces. I’ll tell you what I like, and I’ll tell you if there is room for improvement. Before we go crazy, let’s start with a few basics. If you are new to running, this first section is for you. If you’d consider yourself a regular runner, skip to the next section.