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Terrain

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Arch support

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

Price
$160
Weight
Men: 9.1oz
Women: 7.7oz
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

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.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

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.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 7.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

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.


Rankings


Ratings

4.5 / 5 based on 93 ratings

5 star
73%
4 star
17%
3 star
4%
2 star
1%
1 star
4%

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Expert Reviews

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83 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

  • 87 / 100 by Sean Go • Sean Go • Level 3 expert

    For me, these ones offer a bit more support than the Ultra Boost

  • 85 / 100 by Mr. Stoltz • Mr. Stoltz • Level 3 expert

    This is super light and feels great around the foot.

  • 80 / 100 by WearTesters • Wear Testers • Level 3 expert

    The Nike Lunarepic Low Flyknit takes all of the performance aspects seen in the high top version but cuts the collar down to the ankle

  • 82 / 100 by Dev Danger • Dev Danger • Level 2 expert

    They are really light, but provide stability.

  • 80 / 100 by Edwin the Truth • Edwin • Level 2 expert

    It is a running shoe that I can get a lot of casual wear out of.

  • 86 / 100 by KcKicks16 • KcKicks16 • Level 1 expert

    I'm really just loving that Flyknit upper

  • 83 / 100 by David Rossette • David Rossette • Level 1 expert

    I just loved the way they put this shoe together.

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Updates to Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit

  • 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.

Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit size and fit

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.


Outsole

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 also gives added underfoot protection and shoe durability.


Midsole

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.


Upper

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.