7 Best Grey Nike Running Shoes in 2022

Jens Jakob Andersen
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7 Best Grey Nike Running Shoes in 2022

Comfort and aesthetics are what you get when it comes to Nike’s grey running shoes. We’ve done our research and due diligence to make sure that you will find the right fit to confidently achieve your running and workout goals.

From Nike Air Zoom, Free Run, and the Wildhorse series, to Nike Quest and React Infinity Run Flyknit, we have rounded up and tested the 90+ of the best grey Nike running shoes out there. That means each model is put to the wringer to find out which are the top performers for our final recommendations.

Start browsing our top picks in five different categories, with their respective in-depth reviews.

How we test running shoes

We’ve spent hours inside our RunRepeat shoe testing lab, clocking up considerable mileage for our real-world wear testing, and collating more useful data in order to make our best recommendations below. Our entire process specifically includes:

  • Buying all the grey running shoes from Nike with our own funds. We do this in order to maintain our 100% transparency and unbiased approach.
  • Performing a battery of mechanical tests in the lab, cutting the shoes into pieces, and analyzing 30+ essential factors such as the shoe’s shock absorption, ventilation, durability, and many more.
  • Logging at least 30-50 miles on each pair of shoes in various training environments, as well as racing conditions.
  • Collecting more information from other experts and regular users, and summarizing everything they said for faster reference.

To conclude the testing process, we use our proprietary CoreScore system to get the overall rating of each model. Based on the data above, the system will calculate and show the final scores (from 0-to 100) of all grey Nike running shoes in the database. This is the best way to know which one is potentially the perfect fit for you.

Best grey Nike running shoes overall

Nike Pegasus Trail 2 GTX
Nike Pegasus Trail 2 GTX
£104
£104
£120

Corescore

90
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 306 users
89 / 100 from 8 experts

Pros

  • Outstanding waterproofness 
  • Great for road-to-trail transitions
  • Lively ride
  • Feels lighter than it is
  • Good grip
  • Perfect for autumn and winter
  • Runs true to size
  • Undeniably durable

Cons

  • Not breathable
  • Semi-gaiter lets snow in
  • Bulky

Verdict

The Nike Pegasus Trail 2 GTX is a trail shoe that REALLY impressed us. It kept our feet dry all throughout the wet conditions we ran! It's made for training runs so don't expect anything fast. Instead, expect a superbly bouncy and comfortable shoe that will mute out all the rocks and roots underfoot. Even better, in areas of grip and durability, this shoe will wow you!
See our full review and facts

Best grey Nike road running shoes

Nike ZoomX Invincible Run
Nike ZoomX Invincible Run
£120
£120

Corescore

90
Superb!
4.5 / 5 from 432 users
90 / 100 from 28 experts

Pros

  • Super-cushioned
  • Insanely fun and bouncy ride
  • Great grip
  • Impressive foot lockdown
  • Stretchy toebox
  • Good for wider feet
  • Not weighing you down
  • Really breathable

Cons

  • Unstable on uneven terrain
  • Really tall
  • Break-in period needed

Verdict

Now, this is what we call FUN! The Nike ZoomX Invincible Run literally made us feel like each step was made of springs. It's NOT going to pace you, but it will make your runs lively and effortless! If you want a premium daily trainer that's going to work best on long, easy days on the road, we tell you, this is THE best of its kind.
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Best grey Nike trail running shoes

Nike Pegasus Trail 3
Nike Pegasus Trail 3
£72
£81
£87
£90

Corescore

89
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 193 users
88 / 100 from 11 experts

Pros

  • Soft, bouncy ride
  • Very comfortable
  • True to size
  • Wide for a Nike
  • Wide loop on heel
  • Built to last
  • Reflective swoosh
  • Killer grip on dry trails

Cons

  • Not grippy in wet
  • Runs warm

Verdict

The Pegasus road series just holds a special place in our feet, we just had to see it in trail action. And voila! 50 miles later, the Nike Pegasus Trail 3 won us over with its uber plush landings! It's stable and comfy and will make your run cloud-like. When faced with slick surfaces, however, it shows its limitations.
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Best grey Nike neutral running shoes

Nike React Escape Run
Nike React Escape Run

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Nike grey nike running shoes  

Corescore

88
Great!
4.6 / 5 from 292 users
90 / 100 from 1 experts

Pros

  • True to size
  • Versatile
  • Trampoline-like ride
  • Feels lightweight
  • Durable outsole
  • Breathable
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Lateral instability
  • Pep fades away
  • Tongue runs warm
  • Heel slipping

Verdict

After we took the Nike React Escape Run for a spin, we've gathered that it's a shoe that can handle anything! It's comfortable and light for the high-mileage stretches, and it's got a trampoline-like bounce for tempo sessions. Even better, it's a shoe that won't hurt your pockets and it's built to last!
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Best grey Nike cushioned running shoes

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 16
Nike Air Zoom Vomero 16
£95
£104
£108
£108

Corescore

88
Great!
4.5 / 5 from 327 users
82 / 100 from 6 experts

Pros

  • Rocker propels forward
  • Super comfortable
  • Extremely durable
  • Snug fit
  • Amazing breathability
  • Springy ride
  • Cushioned

Cons

  • Runs a bit large
  • Too wide for narrow feet
  • Pricey
 

Verdict

The Adidas Nike Air Zoom Vomero 16 running shoe is a paradox. On one hand, it looks thick and cushy and the upper is exactly that, yet it can be a little harsh underfoot with its hard airbags. On one hand, it is fast yet it looks like it’s too thick to be fast. All of these subjective observations aside, it delivers what it set out to deliver - solid forward propulsion, support without being over-controlling, comfortable uppers and performance over style.
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Best value grey Nike running shoes

Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit 2
Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit 2
£96
£115
£115

Corescore

86
Great!
4.3 / 5 from 2,024 users
88 / 100 from 18 experts

Pros

  • Exceptional flywire lacing
  • Soft & cushioned ride
  • Great for heavier runners
  • Incredible grip (road)
  • Very breathable
  • Padded heel collar
  • No heel slipping
  • True to size
  • Durable 

Cons

  • Tongue rips apart
  • Lacks pop for tempo runs
  • Slippery on snow and ice

Verdict

In the Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit 2, our feet just felt locked in place! And even after rough wear testing, this daily trainer proved itself a durable shoe. It's loaded with lots of cushion that's not too soft nor too rigid, making it supportive and ideal for heavy runners. As a daily running shoe, it sticks to what it's designed to do - it's not going to make you run fast, but it does offer a smooth, easy ride.
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What are the cheapest grey Nike running shoes in 2022?

  1. Nike Flex Experience Run 10 - from £37
  2. Nike Revolution 6 - from £45
  3. Nike Downshifter 11 - from £43
  4. Nike Quest 4 - from £55
  5. Nike Juniper Trail - from £53
  6. Nike Renew Ride 2 - from £53
  7. Nike React Miler 2 - from £70
  8. Nike Wildhorse 7 - from £89
  9. Nike Free Run 5.0 - from £91
  10. Nike Zoom Fly 4 - from £103
  11. Nike Air Zoom Vomero 16 - from £95
  12. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 39 - from £104
  13. Nike Zoom Terra Kiger 8 - from £88
  14. Nike Air Zoom Tempo Next% - from £127
  15. Nike Air Zoom Tempo Next% FlyEase - from £145

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Author
Jens Jakob Andersen
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.