Good to know
- The upper of the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 features a lot of improvements. It utilizes the new flexible spacer mesh upper, which provides breathable coverage while increasing durability in high-abrasion areas.
- Another notable update is the Midfoot Fit System that is specifically designed to provide a more secure mid-foot lockdown. This increases stability while running on uneven terrains.
- The forefoot area of the shoe is much wider compared to its predecessor. It provides the foot a more comfortable and stable platform while running on technical terrains.
The Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 generally runs true to size. It is available in a standard medium width for both men and women’s version. It has a nice fit for those runners who have medium foot measurements in the heel, mid-foot, and forefoot.
The 4th version of the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse utilizes a high-abrasion rubber that is specifically placed around the shoe’s perimeter for durability. Along with it is the sticky rubber material that gives reliable traction on varied surfaces.
The popular multi-directional waffle-patterned outsole offers improved traction on a variety of terrains. It also allows the platform to adhere nicely to the natural bending of the foot as it goes through the gait cycle.
The shoe has a rock plate in the forefoot area and it is integrated into the outsole and midsole for added protection against stones and other debris.
The shoe offers enhanced cushioning that’s ideal for trail running. In the midsole is the popular full-length Phylon midsole foam that is specifically designed for lightweight, resilient cushioning.
It also features the famous Zoom Air unit that consists of pressurized air pockets. It is specifically placed in the forefoot and heel areas for more responsive cushioning. The Zoom Air is also present in the Nike Winflo 5 and other popular trail shoes from Nike.
The upper of the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 features the new flexible spacer mesh. This material is soft and breathable. It has layers of textile and mesh that make the upper cover system more durable and well-protected against the damaging elements of the trails.
The shoe also utilizes the Midfoot Fit System that provides a more secure mid-foot lock down while increasing lateral stability. The flat laces, as well as the padded tongue and heel collar, provide enhanced fit and added comfort.