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  • 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 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.

    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
    $125
  • Weight
    Men: 9oz
    Women: 7.2oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 4mm
    Women: 4mm

    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 height
    Men: 24mm
    Women: 24mm
  • Forefoot height
    Men: 20mm
    Women: 20mm
  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Jul 2015
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Rankings

Expert Reviews

Experts are runners, 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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83 / 100 based on 8 expert reviews

  • 90 / 100 | Gearist

    Definitely a solid, solid shoe that I am definitely gonna put more miles on.

  • 75 / 100 | The Ginger Runner

    I've raced a ton in this shoe and it really does the job.

  • 85 / 100 | Runner's World

    Flexibility also improved, while cushioning from the low-heeled, wide-based, balanced sole remains substantial.

  • 80 / 100 | Sportskeeda

    This light trail running shoe should help you glide through all technical trials with tremendous ease. A size 9 men’s shoe weighs 256g.

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Updates to Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 3

  • The Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 3 features an enhanced upper that provides runners an enhanced fit while giving a more breathable foot environment and additional support.
  • Through a medium enhancement in its midsole unit, the 3rd version of the Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger offers more cushioning and a responsive ride.
  • The outsole of the shoe was also enhanced in order to deliver a more reliable traction, giving a serious grip even on wet or muddy surfaces. It allows runners to keep running on various terrains.

Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 3 size and fit

The Terra Kiger 3 has a standard running shoe size. The heel, midfoot and forefoot are of standard measurements. It can accommodate runners who have regular foot shape and those with slightly wider foot. This shoe is available in standard widths of D for the men’s and B for the women’s. Those who experienced a good fit on its predecessor will have the same fit on this latest update.

Outsole

The shoe uses the Dual Density Outsole that has a reliable traction on both wet and dry surfaces. It works well with the shoe’s oversized lugs that offer an impressive grip even on muddy conditions.

Midsole

The Terra Kiger 3 comes with an enhanced Phylon full-length midsole for enhanced cushioning. The midsole foam is now approximately 3mm thicker than the previous version, delivering a lightweight yet resilient cushioning.

The midsole also have 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. 

The midsole design of the 3rd version is similar to the Terra Kiger 4.

Upper

The Flymesh construction is something new on this version. It enhances the fit of the Nike Air Zoom Terra Kiger 3 and its lightweight seamless design gives impressive breathability and support. The Dynamic Flywire works hand in hand with the Flymesh upper. It enhanced midfoot fit and gives additional support without adding weight. The EVA sockliner of the shoe adapts the natural curvature of the arch and heel for an increased support and comfort.


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