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.
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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.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 9.8ozWomen: 7.9oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mmWomen: 10mm
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.
Heel heightMen: 33mmWomen: 32mm
Forefoot heightMen: 23mmWomen: 22mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
Updates to Nike Air Zoom Span 2
- The Nike Air Zoom Span 2 is a road running shoe that is designed for consumers who pronate excessively. Its upper construction is made up of engineered mesh that is meant to offer added breathability.
- The shoe has a waffle outsole that aims to provide increased durability and surface traction.
- Featured in the midsole area are Zoom Air elements. This technology's goal is to deliver a low-profile and more responsive cushioning.
Nike Air Zoom Span 2 size and fit
The Nike Air Zoom Span 2 is a road running shoe that is intended for runners who need more support and stability without compromising speed. The product has a standard shoe length when it comes to sizing. It is best for runners who want to excel in extended and short-distance running and walking activities. The available widths are D – Medium for the men’s version and B – Medium for the women’s version.
The Nike Air Zoom Span 2 uses the Waffle pattern design that is focused on providing excellent multi-surface grip and added durability.
It utilizes Duralon which is centered on delivering a more responsive ride. This blown rubber material is essential in protecting the shoe from wear and tear.
The main cushioning material utilized in the midsole area is the dual-density Cushlon. This technology's purpose is to provide consistent performance and to reduce the rate of pronation. It keeps the runner's foot in a neutral position throughout the walking and running activity.
In the forefoot area lies the Zoom Air units. It is made up of low-profile materials that aim to deliver a more responsive cushioning and smoother transition.
The Nike Air Zoom Span 2 utilizes Engineered Mesh that is located in the forefoot area. This technology's purpose is to deliver zonal breathability. Its goal is to keep the runner's foot cool and dry.
Tightly woven mesh lies in the foxing and midfoot area. This material is meant to deliver added stability.
The Non-stretch woven saddle is also used to stabilize the midfoot.
The Internal arch band aims to support and lock the heel and midfoot of the runner to create a snug and fit that’s also stable.