Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
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Nike Genicco History
The Nike Genicco shoe is named after a former professional runner named Guido Gennico. Guido has been working with Nike for 26 years now. He shortly joined the company after his phenomenal win at the Rome Marathon back in 1989. He is currently working as the company’s International Product Director.
With Guido’s successful stint as a marathoner in the 80s, Nike aptly designed the Genicco by getting inspiration from running shoes from the 80s. The Nike Genicco is included in the company’s Sportswear line under the lifestyle category.
Nike Genicco Style
The Nike Genicco exudes a retro-inspired look that will make old-school sneaker fans want to cop. It is available in various colorways that could add a stylish accent to your look and elevate your ensemble. The shoe’s low-top silhouette makes pairing with multiple casual outfits easy. Opt to dress it in chinos and polo shirt for a laidback but sleek look or the ladies can pair it with a dress for the ultimate summer look.
Fit & Sizing
The Nike Genicco is available in both men and women’s sizing. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6 to 12, while the ladies can choose from sizes 5 to 11. The men’s shoe comes in a D – Medium width and the ladies’ comes in B – Medium width.
The shoe reportedly runs a bit smaller than the usual size so fitting it in person is recommended.
The Nike Genicco’s upper is made of mesh, which allows breathability around the foot. Suede overlays are strategically placed throughout the shoe as reinforcements and add structure to it. The collar and tongue are padded for comfort and cushioning. Lastly, the soles feature medial wedge for pronation.
- Some consumers are using the Nike Genicco for playing tennis.
- The shoe also comes with a polka dot all-over print version.
- The shoe’s insoles are not removable.