Facts

  • Discontinued
    Discontinued
  • Terrain
    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
    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
    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
    Price
    $140
  • Weight
    Weight
    Men: 10.2oz
    Women: 8.4oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    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
    Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
    Unknown
Show more facts

Summary

We spent 6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

9 reasons to buy

  • Despite the noticeable firmness, most runners still loved the comfortable ride of the Vomero 10.
  • Many reviewers were surprised by the light ride of this shoe.
  • The lightweight upper offers good support without overlays.
  • Several comments mentioned how smooth the transition was in their runs.
  • Flywire cables enhance the fit and midfoot hold.
  • The full internal sleeve increases plush fit and comfort.
  • The cushioning is really good without that being squishy, noted several.
  • It is lighter than the previous model.
  • The traction is excellent, according to some.

3 reasons not to buy

  • The price is too stiff for many.
  • A handful noted that the outsole wore out quickly.
  • Some needed time break-in time in the 10th version of the Vomero.

Bottom line

The Nike Vomero 10 is a reliable and lightweight trainer that can tackle long-distances with ease and comfort. There is a new firmness in the midsole that only enhances the support and responsive feel of this shoe. With a newly redesigned Flywire design, runners can get a very personalized fit for a comfortable run from beginning to end.

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.

Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.

89 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

Show moreless reviews
Apply to become an expert

Updates to Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10

  • Nike rebuilds the 10th version of the Nike Air Zoom from the ground up. The upper features a good number of changes. An engineered mesh called the Flymesh adds structure in this shoe. As Nike practically eliminated all sorts of overlays, the structure and density of the Flymesh help with the support and structure of the shoe.
  • Another change in the upper is the redesigned Flywire cables. From a single-loop to double loops, the cables deliver a more muscled midfoot lock down. The Vomero 10 really holds the foot down because of this technology.
  • For low-visibility running, the huge Nike logos are now made of reflective material. This automatically increases the safety precaution for those who love to run after sunset or at dawn.
  • An inner sleeve makes its way in the new Vomero model. It is a full sleeve that helps with the fit and security of the foot. As this is made of plush fabric, there is also an added sense of enhanced plushness.
  • Because the Flymesh is very light and minimal, Nike provides volume in the toe box by using an internal toe bumper. It is substantial enough that it raises the forefoot mesh to a height that offers space and breathability in the forefoot.
  • The midsole brings back the dual-density setup. In this version, Nike uses firmer EVA in the heel to the midfoot just beneath the full-length Lunarlon foam. With this update, it marks the first time that the Nike Air Zoom bags in the heel and forefoot are utilized together with the Lunarlon. The ride brings a sense of stiffness with very snappy response. Add a single density sockliner, and there is a less squishy feel in this version.
  • Outsole changes focus on the smoothness of transition and flexibility instead of cushioning. Nike replaces the waffle pattern with a more standard pattern that is mostly flat. Flex grooves and a new transition groove provide flexibility. The lateral side of the outsole uses crash rails that make quick work of transitions. Finally, the firmness is made even more prominent because the crash pad is now a main part of the outsole. There is lesser cushioning as there is less depression as the outsole rubber is almost unbroken.

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10 size and fit

The significant changes in the upper results to a different fit in the Vomero 10 relative to the previous model. There is improved midfoot fit and a roomier forefoot. The heel remains to be as stable as ever. Runners with medium to inflexible feet should have no trouble finding their most comfortable zones in this shoe. Available widths are from medium to extra wide. Sizing runs true.


Outsole

Nike uses a more regular lug pattern in the Vomero 10. Rubber is almost continuous in the forefoot, but for the flex grooves. This is made of soft blown rubber for traction. The heel is made of sturdy carbon rubber and is almost continuous as well, except for the transition line and the vertical groove separating the guide rails. Two slices of rubber on the lateral side of the heel to the midfoot enable a smoother gait cycle.


Midsole

The midsole is dual density. Right above the outsole rubber is an EVA foam that extends from the heel to the midfoot. On top of this EVA is a full-length Lunarlon foam, which is quite soft and responsive. The Lunarlon incorporates the Air Zoom bags in the heel and forefoot for responsiveness and shock attenuation.


Upper

A single-piece of engineered mesh forms a huge part of the upper. It has excellent breathability and offers better a structure as Nike removed the overlays in the Air Vomero 10. Flywire cables are now double looped for added durability and a more customized fit. A removable sockliner helps with the secure fit and cushioning. The Nike logos on both sides of the foot glow at night for low-visibility running. A flat and rather colorful lace clinches the fit of this shoe.