Who should buy the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise

  • A great road running companion for athletes with neutral pronation for their speed training and tempo runs.
  • An excellent choice for anyone who wants a lightweight and stylish road running shoe for casual walks, jogging or treadmill sessions.

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise logo

Updates to the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise

  • Updated featherlight upper section using a lofted mesh and synthetic material.
  • More breathable and lighter compared to its predecessor. 
  • Innovative ZoomX foam technology that brings revolutionary responsiveness and energy return. 
  • Rubber outsole delivers multi-surface traction.

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Delivers impact absorption

Quality Rubber is employed in the outsole section of Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise. 

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise rubber outsole

This rubber outsole helps absorb impact by diminishing the amount of kinetic energy that enters the body with each stride.

Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise allows smooth transitions

The Angled heel optimizes the initial heelstrike to allow smooth transitions while running. 

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise angled heel

The midsole of the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise employs Nike ZoomX foam. This component offers incredible energy-return performance.

Sufficient amount of cushioning

The foam is combined with the rubber outsole to provide a sufficient amount of cushioning and responsive feel to the foot. 

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise cushioning

To improve the running speed, a partial inner sleeve that extends from toe to midfoot locks the foot into the footbed during high speeds. 

Translucent and breathable upper

Nike updated this running companion with a feather-light upper that is translucent and breathable. The upper is made out of lofted mesh and decorated with the label's iconic 'Just Do It' and 'Swoosh' logos.

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise breathable upper

The heel collar tapers away from the foot to provide additional comfort around the Achilles tendon.

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 is lightweight and supportive

The Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise utilizes the Nike Flywire lacing system to minimize the shoe weight while maximizing support.

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2 Rise lacing system

The Flywire design keeps the foot from slipping when walking or running. Another Nike running shoe that uses the Flywire design is the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36. 

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: 7.2oz
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Base model: Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2
Forefoot height: 18mm
Heel height: 28mm

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