Verdict from 19 user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Breathable: Heaps of users say the Nike Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 is superbly ventilated.
  • Lightweight: Many impressed owners love how this shoe weighs less than the average Nike Air sneakers.
  • Cushiony:  Wearing this feels like walking on clouds, as shared by a reasonable sum of reviewers.
  • Comfy: As per several wearers, its sock-like build comfortably hugs the foot.
  • Reasonably priced: According to happy buyers, this version is way cheaper compared to the Stussy collab. 

2 reasons not to buy

  • Inferior quality: At least one buyer notice that the material seems cheaper than the Air Max 97
  • Roomy: A handful of reviewers feel that this shoe is bigger than Nike sneakers’ typical width. 

Bottom line

Nike Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 is all about superior breathability minus the added weight. Such an ideal summer pickup offers plush comfort the moment your foot settles in. Though it grabs a vintage charm, it’s one of Nike's running-inspired sneakers that embraces the trendy athleisure look. 



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Nike Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2: A retroed runner with a rich past

Nike gives a second life to an old-school running shoe, the Nike Spiridon, by dropping the modernized Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2. This sneaker’s real charm is the story behind it. Such a marathon runner was reimagined in 1997 by Christian Tresser, the same guy behind the Air Max 97. By adding the responsive Zoom Air bubble on the heel, the Air Zoom Spiridon was born.

This blast-from-the-past silhouette reappeared in 2002. Thanks to lifestyle designer Steven Smith who updated the ‘90s shoe with an exposed heel cushioning encased in a cage. From then on, this style has been bouncing around the sneaker world, sporting a variety of colorways from Triple White, Metallic Silver to University Red, Volt, Infrared, among others. 

What the Air Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 has to offer?

  • has a fusion of wide mesh and overlays that flexes a retro style
  • holds a unique, head-turning design that makes it a conversation piece 
  • extremely ventilated with the mesh format and peek-a-boo segments on the rear side
  • caged Zoom Air unit and foam cradle the foot from impact 
  • comes with light materials that grant flexibility


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Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.