Facts

Terrain

Road

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

Trail

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 high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who need arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal 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.

Daily running

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

Competition

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
$80
Weight
Men: 5.3oz
Women: 5.3oz
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Road

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

Trail

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.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

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

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / 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.

Daily running

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

Competition

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.

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.

Summary

We spent 8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Many runners took note of the lightweight construction of the Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3.
  • It has breathable mesh and arch band that provide efficient foot lock down.
  • Some runners felt the updated technology in the forefoot provides enhanced toe spring.
  • The outsole has blown rubber waffle for added durability and cushioning.
  • The Streak LT 3 is affordable to most runners.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners did not like the light colors of the Streak LT 3.
  • Others felt that the traction is not really improved especially when running on wet and soft surfaces.

Bottom line

The updated version of the Nike Air Zoom Streak LT offers enhanced responsiveness, arch support, and has a wider forefoot for improved toe spring. Most runners applauded the durable and comfortable construction of the shoe. It is great for daily running, walking and even on light trail runs.


Rankings


Ratings

4.3 / 5 based on 48 ratings

5 star
60%
4 star
6%
3 star
4%
2 star
2%
1 star
8%

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Expert Reviews

Experts are running shoe geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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84 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

  • 86 / 100 by Shoe Ranger • Shoe Ranger • Level 3 expert

    It's a racing flat that is quite minimal and very fun to run in.

  • 82 / 100 by Men's Running • Men's Running • Level 3 expert

    For a racing flat, it's got a surprising amount of cushioning.

  • 86 / 100 by Fellrnr • Fellrnr • Level 5 expert

    The Nike Zoom Streak LT 3 is a great shoe, providing good cushioning at a low weight.

  • 83 / 100 by Klein Runs • Matt Klein • Level 4 expert

    The LT 3 is still a do-it-all shoe, but definitely works better as a XC/Track shoe or a good early season pre-track spike shoe to prepare your legs. 

  • 82 / 100 by Shoe Ranger • Shoe Ranger • Level 3 expert

    The Zoom Steak is built for those runners who want to feel fast and are actually fast runners. 

  • 89 / 100 by The Bearded Runner • The Bearded Runner • Level 1 expert

    I can see myself wearing this shoe all the time this summer provided I am running efficiently.

  • 87 / 100 by Portland Runnng Company • Chad Linnerooth • Level 1 expert

    Top to bottom, this shoe is made to be ultra-light and very fast.

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Updates to Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3

  • The Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3 has an updated upper. It uses a lightweight mesh that is highly breathable and engineered to deliver a comfortable feel. The mesh has arch band that wraps the heel for a more secure and snug fit.
  • The shoe features the updated midfoot shank that delivers crucial torsional stability and efficient arch support. This new feature allows lively response.
  • Another update is the wider forefoot that gives more room for the toes, enhancing toe spring. With this enhancement, runners with wider foot and those with bunions and high arches found a comfortable fitting on this shoe.

Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3 size and fit

The size of the Air Zoom Streak LT 3 is half size smaller than the standard running shoe. It is a unisex running shoe that is available in men’s sizing. Generally, to get the right sizing, women should take off 1.5 sizes from the women's standard shoe size. Totally different from the previous version, this shoe has a wider forefoot, accommodating runners with wider foot measurements.


Outsole

The outsole of the Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3 is durable since it uses the brand’s waffle-patterned outsole that delivers impressive traction, keeping runners upright on both dry and wet conditions. This carbon rubber material also gives added cushioning.


Midsole

Strategically located in the shoe’s midsole is the Cushlon LT. It is a durable foam extended in the entire midsole that delivers a plush and resilient cushioning. The TPU Shank in the midfoot delivers a lively response and enhanced heel-to-toe transition. It also uses the brand’s notable Air Zoom that consists of discreet pressurized air pockets. These air pockets naturally flex while running, giving an enhanced responsive cushioning.


Upper

The upper unit of the Nike Air Zoom Streak LT 3 uses a lightweight engineered mesh that offers maximum comfort and breathability. The added arch band wraps and securely holds the heel in place. The upper was designed to deliver flexibility without adding weight.