Summary

We spent 7.2 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Nike Revolution 5 is a perfect jogging and walking companion, according to many wearers. 
  • People like the lightweight construction of this road running shoe
  • The shoe is stylish and comfortable based on some reviews. 
  • A lot of runners welcome the light and breathable upper of the Nike Revolution 5.
  • Many purchasers commented that the shoe offers excellent cushioning. 
  • This running shoe has ample room in the forefoot section that allows for natural foot movements, several consumers noted. 
  • Nike Revolution 5 offers additional support in the heel area, said a few reviewers. 
  • Consumers are happy that the price of this running shoe is affordable. 

2 reasons not to buy

  • The durability of the upper unit is questionable to some buyers.
  • One reviewer mentioned that the shoe insole is not removable.

Bottom line

Runners have appreciated the cushioning quality of the Nike Revolution 5. This road running shoe utilizes a soft midsole foam that offers a bouncy and responsive running experience. Although some consumers complained about the shoe’s durability, others still recommended this neutral running shoe for its breathability and lightweight construction. 

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A top rated Road running shoe
A top rated Nike running shoe
Top 1% most popular running shoes
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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.

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