• Terrain


    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.

    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.

  • Use

    Daily running

    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.

    Good to know

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

  • Price
  • Weight
    Men: 9.3oz
    Women: 9.3oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 10mm

    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.

  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Aug 2016
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Updates to Nike LunarStelos

  • Nike makes the LunarStelos a very functional by using typical designs and a few of their proprietary technologies. The mesh upper is very breathable and gives good flexibility with decent support. Providing the shoe with more ventilation are the perforations on each side of the shoe. Runners are guaranteed of a cool and dry run in this shoe.
  • Working with the upper mesh is the brand-exclusive Flywire cords. They hug the foot in security and support as the cords are attached to the midsole and then connected through the laces. With each tug of the laces, the cords are directly involved in giving runners their most preferred fit.
  • The outsole is another unique Nike technology. It features the siped pattern that allows good flexibility and excellent ground contact. The usual hard rubber in the heel and other areas add more durability in this part of the shoe.

Nike LunarStelos size and fit

The fit of the Nike LunarStelos is reasonably standard. It holds the heel and the midfoot really well and can be adjusted for a more precise fit courtesy of the Flywire cords. The forefoot has a fairly roomy space for mid-run swelling and for the toes to naturally spread out. It runs true to size.


Nike’s laser-cut outsole is utilized in the LunarStelos. The unique design of the outsole features grooves and a rubber pattern that offers good ground contact for stability while also giving the shoe excellent flexibility. A sturdy carbon rubber is located in the heel and other parts for a more lasting performance.


A dual-density foam covers the entire midsole. The softer foam sits on top of the firmer one for a nice blend of cushioning, support, and responsiveness. It also delivers adequate durability and helps with the transition from landing to take-off.


The no-sew upper is mostly very breathable mesh and printed overlays for support. Nike uses 4 Flywire cords on both sides for a comprehensive locked down technology. The cords also allow the foot to move together with the entire upper. As mentioned, the sides of the shoe have prominent perforations for exceptional breathability. The collar and the tongue have relatively thick padding. There is also a removable insole for more cushioning and support.