We spent 5.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

5 reasons to buy

  • Runners found the shoe to be very comfortable and breathable because of the Flyknit upper coverage.
  • Many applauded the soft cushioning and support the shoe provides.
  • The Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak has a wide toe box for toe splay.
  • Some runners were satisfied by how flexible the shoe is.
  • Based on some reviews, the shoe feels light and fast.

2 reasons not to buy

  • It is an expensive shoe.
  • Some users noticed that it is not as durable as the non-flyknit version.

Bottom line

The Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak is a racing shoe that performs well on the road. It provides a great combination of speed, cushioning and flexibility. Despite being expensive and durable, the shoe has still gathered positive comments from users. This running shoe will not disappoint when used in competitions.


Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Weight: Men: 6.8oz | Women: 6.8oz
Heel to toe drop: Men: 8mm | Women: 8mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Material: Vegan
Features: Slip-on
Strike Pattern: Midfoot strike
Distance: Competition
Release date: Aug 2016
Brand: Nike
Type: Low drop
Width: Men: Narrow, Normal | Women: Narrow, Normal
Price: $160
Colorways: Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Multi, Pink, White
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  • The Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak features the Phylon midsole foam that is extended in the entire midsole to provide a reliable. This works perfectly with the Zoom Air element that provides added flexible for a more responsive ride.
  • The upper coverage features Flyknit material and Flywire cables. These materials are perfectly used to provide maximum breathability, secure lockdown and flexibility for a more comfortable fit.
  • Maximum propulsion is made possible by the anatomical toe shape and shank in the midfoot. It creates propulsion and power in every stride, helping runners to experience a smooth heel to toe transition.

When it comes to sizing, the Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak has a standard running shoe length. It offers a medium fit in the heel and midfoot. The toe box is wide enough for the toes to move comfortably. Nike is offering this shoe in medium D and B widths.

The outsole of the use utilizes a blown rubber that is lightweight and flexible. Aside from giving added flexibility, the rubber element also gives added cushioning and maximum durability to high wear areas.

In the midsole of the shoe is the full-length Phylon midsole foam that is engineered for resilient cushioning. It is lightweight and gives comfortable underfoot protection.

The Zoom Air is also located in the heel area for flexibility and responsive ride. The Air Zoom unit is also integrated into the midsole of the Nike Streak 7 and other popular Nike running shoes.

The integrated Pebax Shank delivers increased responsiveness and rigidity.

The upper of the Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak features the brand’s notable one-piece Flyknit that is designed not only for maximum breathability but also for a seamless, sock-life fit. The Dynamix Flywire cables attached to the upper provides added support and comfortable fit without adding weight to the shoe.


Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.