|Weight:||Men: 10.2oz | Women: 9.3oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 12mm | Women: 12mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Heel strike|
|Distance:||Daily running | Long distance | Marathon|
|Release date:||Oct 2014|
|Width:||Men: Normal | Women: Normal|
|Colorways:||Black, Blue, Grey, Pink|
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Firm Achilles area and slightly out of place arch support are flies in the ointment.
- The design of the 3rd version of the Nike Dual Fusion Run features a minimal use of stitching and layered overlays. The mesh material is more exposed, essentially allowing more air to enter the shoe and keep the foot cool and dry. The fabrics of the upper are also constructed more openly, thus helping it to conform more to the movements of the foot.
- The overall shape and look of this version is not as thick or as bulky as the previous iteration. It now has a medium-volume midfoot and forefoot shape, while the heel area maintains a low-cut construction to allow the foot to move or rotate more naturally.
- The midsole area of this reliable road shoe from Nike makes use of a dual-density foam that has a specific purpose for the optimal comfort and efficiency of the foot. It has a softer foam platform on which to rest the foot, and a firmer underside to maintain durability when it comes to handling weight and resistance to wear.
- The outsole unit has traction-ready rubber for better control over the roads. Flex grooves have been optimized to follow the natural anatomical capability of the foot to flex, thus making each step & toe-off much more effective.
The Nike Dual Fusion Run 3 has a standard running shoe length. It comes in a variety of sizes that adhere to the preferences of runners. It has a medium width for all its sections. The mid-foot and forefoot areas have a medium-volume for a snug yet comfortable wearing experience. It is able to accommodate different foot types.
The outsole makes use of a durable rubber material that’s placed throughout the entire length of the shoe. It’s efficient when it comes to providing protection against abrasion, as well as giving traction to the runner for a more precise control over the surfaces.
Flex grooves and molded blades are placed on the outsole to surely allow natural movement and regular foot mechanics when going through the gait cycle. A deeper groove has been placed near the forefoot to encourage more flexibility where it’s needed the most.
The Phylon mid-sole material used for the Nike Dual Fusion Run 3 is a dual density foam that helps in delivering soft cushioning and durable support. The upper portion of the foam offers a plush underfoot experience that’s comfortable and responsive; the lower part is a carrier that serves as the foundation for the entire sole unit. It’s a solid foam for a more robust running performance. The Phylon foam is also used in other Nike running shoes including the Downshifter 7.
The single piece mesh material on the upper closely resembles a woven clothing fabric. It’s ultimately soft, pliable and breathable at the same time. The seamless construction of the sleeve and overlay system keeps the foot safe from irritation.
The Midfoot Webbing System is attached to the lacing system. When the shoelaces are loosened or tightened, these mid-foot cords found between the inner sleeve and the external fabric follow suit, thus customizing the fit to match the preference of the wearer.