Verdict from 10 experts and +100 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Most runners mentioned that the shoe is comfortable and feels light.
  • The upper construction provides a seamless, sock-like fit.
  • A number of runners were satisfied with the durability of the Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low.
  • The shoe provides a plush and flexible ride, according to some reviews.
  • Available in many color options.
  • True to size.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some users complained that small debris get stuck in the sole and hard to remove.
  • The shoe lacks the needed support as mentioned in some user reviews.
  • It is expensive.

Bottom line

The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low is a road running shoe designed for neutral foot movement. This shoe provides a blend of cushioning, comfort and responsive ride. It is great to use for daily training and short mile runs. Though the shoe received a few negative comments, some happy users still appreciate and found the shoe as a worthy investment.

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Good to know

  • The LunarEpic Flyknit Low features the Laser Siped midsole that provides enhanced flexibility all throughout the foot. This works perfectly with the injected Phylon core foam that is engineered to provide a plush ride.
  • The shoe also features the laser-cut outsole that gives added cushioning while increasing traction. It also gives durability while running on the road.

The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low has a standard running shoe length. It has a medium measurement in the heel, midfoot and forefoot area. The toe box is just right for the toes to move comfortably while running. The shoe comfortably accommodates medium-footed runners. Nike is offering the shoe in standard D and B widths for men’s and women’s version respectively.

The pressure-mapped and laser cut outsole of the shoe delivers reliable traction while running on the road. It fits perfectly with the heel pods that provide a smooth heel transition. The outsole, which is also relatively the same as the LunarEpic Flyknit Low 2, also gives added underfoot protection and shoe durability.

The midsole features the contoured and soft Lunarlon midsole. It has precision-lasered cuts specifically designed to deliver a smoother heel-to-toe transition. The Laser Siped midsole provides improved flexibility in every step.

The upper of the Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low features the lightweight one-piece Flyknit that delivers maximum breathability and sock-like fit. The Dynamic Flywire cable provides added support and comfortable fit without adding weight to the shoe.


How Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit ranks compared to all other shoes
Top 48% road running shoes
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Bottom 49% Nike running shoes
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