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.
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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.
WeightMen: 9.5ozWomen: 7.2oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 6mmWomen: 6mm
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.
Heel heightMen: 25mmWomen: 25mm
Forefoot heightMen: 19mmWomen: 19mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
Updates to Nike Wild Trail
- Lightweight cushioning and traction are what the Nike Wild Trail offers. This is a trail running shoe that has reinforcements in the toe and heel areas to make the outdoor adventures more agreeable to the foot of the wearer. High quality technologies and components ensure the longevity of this product, while also keeping the runner confident during the treks.
- The upper unit of this running shoe uses breathable materials to provide a well-ventilated environment in which to rest the foot. Synthetic overlays have been stitched onto the upper to provide a snug and secure fit. A gusseted tongue protects the interior from any invading debris.
- The mid-sole unit uses a proprietary dual-density foam in order to provide a well-cushioned and long lasting underfoot experience for the trail runner. It is strong and reliable, and it doesn’t lose structure, even after a long time.
- The outsole unit of the Nike Wild Trail has been optimized to function well on the trails. This trail-specific design allows the runner to grip onto many types of surfaces. The rubber material used here is flexible, but very durable. Surface control is superb with this trail shoe as a running partner.
Nike Wild Trail size and fit
The Nike Wild Trail follows a standard running shoe length. It is available in sizes that adhere to the regular measurements for men and women. The available with is medium, so it accommodates those with medium sized feet. Its semi curved shape allows the natural shape of the foot to acclimate well to it.
A flexible rubber material covers the sole unit and protects it from wear and abrasion. It delivers sure shielding from any jagged surfaces and other trail debris.
Wide, self-clearing gripping lugs are placed in such a way that the outsole doesn’t retain any mud or dirt. These gripping lugs provide sure surface control, especially when it comes to traversing the upward or downward paths.
The dual-density Phylon is the mid-sole foam used in the Nike Wild Trail. It is lightweight, responsive and it doesn’t wear off easily. It is made from EVA pellets that have been molded to make an entire unit. Comfortable cushioning is superb when it comes to this material. It doesn’t even sag easily, allowing more adventures with a plush and dependable underfoot foam system.
A breathable mesh is used in this running shoe. It provides a dry and cool interior for the foot, thus keeping it comfortable at all times. It doesn’t tear off easily, so it stays intact and efficient even after many outdoor adventures.
Lightweight synthetic overlays provide a taut yet customizable fit to the runner. Directly connected to the lacing system, they cause the upper to follow each adjustment made to the shoelaces.
The interior sleeve uses a breathable fabric to maintain a well-ventilated interior. It doesn’t retain moisture or sweat, so the foot stays comfortable with the cover system that hugs it.
A molded foam insole provides additional cushioning and support to the contours of the underfoot. The heel, arch and forefoot sections are well-supported by this added layer.