Verdict from +100 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • Cozy: The Nike Air Max Plus III is unbelievably comfortable, nearly all owners comment.
  • Fashionable: These Nike sneakers look great, almost all purchasers exclaim.
  • Plush: Walking in these shoes feel like walking on clouds, many users describe. Owners of VaporMax sneakers have similar praise.
  • Well-made: Several buyers are impressed with the quality of the materials. 
  • Sturdy: Like most Nike sneakers, these are very durable, one owner claims.
  • Exact: The Air Max Plus III fits perfectly, a wearer asserts.

1 reasons not to buy

  • Hot spots: The hard plastic trim causes discomfort, a handful of wearers complain.

Bottom line

Putting a modern twist to a cult classic, the third Air Max Plus features updated details that usher it to the 21st century without losing its heritage style. These Nike sneakers also provide next-level comfort with its Tuned Air Max units. Overall, the Nike Air Max III is a fabulous lifestyle sneaker and remains a must-buy for fans of Air Max shoes.

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Nike Air Max Plus III: Fine-tuned comfort 

Staying true to form, the Air Max Plus III (or more popularly known as the Nike Tn 3) is designed to provide you with a boost of energy with its sleek silhouette and ultra-comfortable cushioning. 

Features and benefits of the Nike Air Max Plus III

  • At the heel and forefoot, Tuned Max Air units provide unparalleled step-in comfort. The Air cushioning is also engineered to boost your every step.
  • The upper makes use of a combination of leather and mesh for increased durability and breathability.
  • An aggressive heel clip keeps the foot stable when walking and running. 

Style and colorways of the Nike Air Max Plus III

Designed by Sean McDowell, the OG Air Max Plus features an energetic aesthetic inspired by Florida's beaches. The Air Max Plus III pays homage to the OG with its iconic plastic heel and color fade.

  • Black/Black/White
  • Black/Chamois/Hyper Blue/White
  • Black/Hyper Violet/Dynamic Yellow/Pink Blast
  • Black/Pimento/Bright Ceramic/Crimson
  • Black/University Red/White/Black
  • Black/White/Red
  • Black/Wolf Grey/Black
  • Hyper Royal/Laser Crimson/Black
  • White/White/Grey
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.