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. Though the shoe received a few negative comments, some happy users still appreciate and found the shoe as a worthy investment.


Update: Nike LunarEpic Low Flyknit 2
Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Weight: Men: 9.1oz | Women: 7.7oz
Heel to toe drop: Men: 10mm | Women: 10mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: Jogging
Material: Vegan
Strike Pattern: Heel strike
Distance: Daily running | Long distance | Marathon
Heel height: Men: 28mm | Women: 28mm
Forefoot height: Men: 18mm | Women: 18mm
Brand: Nike
Width: Men: Normal | Women: Normal
Price: $160
Colorways: Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Multi, Orange, Pink, Purple
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Expert Reviews

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83 / 100 based on 6 expert reviews

  • 87 / 100 | Sean Go | Level 3 expert

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

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

    This is super light and feels great around the foot.

  • 80 / 100 | WearTesters | | 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 | Dev Danger | Level 2 expert

    They are really light, but provide stability.

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

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

  • 83 / 100 | David Rossette | Level 1 expert

    I just loved the way they put this shoe together.

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  • 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.