Nike Flex Run 2021: Comfortably light

If you're looking for a shoe where comfort is king, the Flex Run 2021 from Nike won't disappoint. From the upper down to the outsole, it's got coziness written all over it. Even better, it does not tax the weight of the shoe. 

Who and what is it for? 

It's perfect for neutral runners looking for comfort on the road. With its quality, it's fit for easy short runs and around-town walks.

Notable features

  • The upper is stretchy and light, it wraps almost like a second skin. 
  • For a soft underfoot feel, the shoe utilizes a plush midsole foam. 
  • To amp up the natural sensation produced by the shoe, there are numerous deep-cut grooves on the outsole. They encourage the natural flex of the foot.  

Nice to know

In line with Nike's initiatives for sustainability and waste reduction, this running shoe is made with 20% recycled materials. 

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Collection: Nike Flex
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: Jogging
Material: Mesh upper

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