Brooks has named the two-time US Olympian Des Linden its chief running advisor. Linden will help the running brand conceive and create new products and technology.

Brooks said on its website, “In this role, she’ll become an integral part of the ideation process as Brooks pushes the boundaries in technology and innovation, particularly in our BlueLine Lab. She’ll also sit on the inspiring Coaches Program Panel and work to engage run crews as our brand ambassador.”

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