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  • Terrain


    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
  • Weight
    Men: 11oz
    Women: 8.3oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 12mm
    Women: 12mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Aug 2016
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Updates to Nike Air Relentless 6

  • The Nike Air Relentless 6 is an affordable running shoe meant for those who have neutral pronation. It has a modern design that certainly appeals to contemporary runners and shoe enthusiasts. The sleek look of this model isn’t just for style; its components and features make the overall package agreeable to the foot of the wearer. High quality materials were used in the making of this model.
  • The upper unit of this running shoe features a breathable mesh, which accommodates airflow into the foot-chamber. The uniquely designed mag-web is made up of fabric-strands that connect directly to the lacing system. They adapt to how the shoelaces are adjusted, thus making the coverage more in tune with the preferences of the wearer.
  • The mid-sole platform of the Nike Air Relentless 6 makes use of a proprietary technology called the Nike Air. It’s a high-quality cushioning unit that carries the foot responsibly and allows it to feel a well-rounded underfoot experience. A durable rubber material protects the rest of the sole unit from wear and tear. It also provides traction, which is important in achieving control over the asphalt.

Nike Air Relentless 6 size and fit

The Nike Air Relentless 6 has a standard running shoe length. Its sizing schemes follow the regular preferences of men and women. Its semi-curved shape naturally adheres to the shape of the human foot. This shoe’s width is medium, which means it can accommodate those with medium sized feet.


Durable rubber is used in the Nike Air Relentless 6. It protects the rest of the sole unit from the potentially debilitating effects of surface exposure and continued use. Traction is also a part of its service.

Flex grooves make the platform more adherent to the natural movements of the human foot. They are most helpful when it comes to the toe-off phase, which is the part where the foot bends the most.


The Nike Air is a high-quality cushioning material that’s meant to carry the foot responsibly throughout the running session. Aside from cushioning the foot, it also attenuates impact shock during the landing phase, and launches the foot forward with ease due to its responsive nature.

A foam insole has been added right above the main foam unit of the Nike Air Relentless 6. It delivers additional underfoot cushioning and protection. It can be replaced or removed entirely, depending on the preference of the wearer.


The upper unit of the Air Relentless 6 uses a breathable mesh. It covers the foot snugly and securely. It won’t tear apart easily because it’s durable and long-lasting. It also accommodates air into the foot chamber, essentially ventilating the foot within.

The dynamic mag-web is a series of visible fabric-strands that are connected to the lacing system. They make the coverage more customizable by adapting to the tightening or loosening of the shoelaces.

The padded tongue and collar keep the foot in place. They also provide cushioning to the upper dimensions of the foot.