Nike running shoes boast an equal mix of style and performance. There’s a shoe for every runner, whether you’re seeking a model for wide feet, prefer a more cushioned ride, or want a lightweight racing flat. Some shoes offer more support and cushioning while others promote a more barefoot or natural feel. These models stand out for their overall performance and bang for your buck. You’ll find a mix of styles, types, and price tags.
1. Nike Women’s Free 5.0+ Running Shoe
The Nike Free 5.0 is an ideal choice for runners looking for lightweight cushioning and support without sacrificing a more natural running experience. Hexagonal flex grooves promote enhanced movement and natural foot movement on every stride. Runners will also appreciate the low-profile midsole and rounded sole for a more natural foot strike. An engineered mesh upper delivers exceptional support along with a comfortable fit. Solid rubber under the toe promises enhanced durability and traction.
Price: $65.49 – $187.77
- Lightweight cushioning and support
- Promotes natural foot movement
- Enhanced traction
- Runs small
- Pebbles and debris can get stuck in wide tread
- Not much heel support
2. Nike Women’s Revolution 2 Running Shoe
This Nike shoe is geared towards neutral runners. The goal is to promote smooth and natural motion thanks to deep rubber outsole flex grooves. This shoe features leather overlays that ensure a snug fit while keeping the upper material light and breathable. A carefully crafted midsole helps to absorb shock on impact. If you want to own a pair of running shoes that won’t wear out after a few months, you’ll appreciate the long-lasting and durable rubber outsole.
Price: $41.39 – $119.00
- Ideal for neutral runners
- Promotes natural foot motion
- Shock-absorbing midsole
- Doesn’t offer much arch support
- Runs a bit small and tight
- Best for lighter use
3. Nike Women’s Flex 2014 Rn Running Shoe
If you’re looking for a high-performance running shoe that can hold up to your tough running (and lifestyle) demands, the Nike Flex Run is a great choice. This shoe features a minimal yet durable design. It’s also a comfortable and stable shoe that adapts to various types of feet. Enhanced flexibility and superior cushioning makes the Flex Run an ideal choice for road and trail running along with walking and general daily wear. Other highlights include secure laces that help to support the feet and no-sew overlays to prevent blisters and irritation.
Price: $58.02 – $179.95
- Minimal yet durable
- High-performance shoe
- Superior cushioning
- A bit stiff
- Outsole material can wear down quickly
- Can feel bulky for those seeking a true minimalist shoe
4. Nike Women’s Lunarglide+ 5 Running Shoe
The LunarGlide is a stability shoe with a generous amount of support. If you’re looking for a running shoe that has plenty of cushioning and comfort, this model is worth a close look. This shoe is also packed with features. For example, it has a highly breathable mesh material and flywire technology for superior arch support. Lunarlon cushioning treats runners to a soft and springy ride.
Price: $65.99 – $179.95
- Stability shoes
- Ample cushioning
- Breathable mesh material
- High heel to toe drop
- A bit narrow for those with wide feet
- Runs small
5. Nike Women’s Lunaracer+ 3 Running Shoe
The Lunaracer is an ideal lightweight racing shoe. It caters to neutral and mild over-pronators. A specially engineered mesh design enables the foot to move freely and comfortable during a run. An innovative Flywire technology helps to secure the forefoot to the midsole for optimal performance. Don’t let its lightweight construction fool you, as this shoe offers plenty of cushioning and easily absorbs shock on impact.
Price: $79.96 – $109.99
- Ideal for racing
- Very lightweight
- Best for neutral to mild over-pronators
- Runs small
- Not ideal on rougher surfaces
- Narrow for those with wide feet