Who should buy the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 

 Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4  is the solid shoe for you  if you want an affordable neutral running shoe that provides increased reliable tractions and protection for long-distance runs or marathons

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Updates to the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 

  • Utilizes the new flexible spacer mesh upper, which provides breathable coverage while increasing durability in high-abrasion areas
  • Midfoot Fit System that is specifically designed to provide a more secure midfoot lockdown
  • The forefoot area of the shoe is much wider to provide a more comfortable and stable platform while running on technical terrains

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 full

Reliable traction on varied surfaces with the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse outsoles

The 4th version of the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse utilizes a high-abrasion rubber that is specifically placed around the shoe’s perimeter for durability. Along with it is the sticky rubber material that gives reliable traction on varied surfaces.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 outsole toes

The popular multi-directional waffle-patterned outsole offers improved traction on a variety of terrains. It also allows the platform to adhere nicely to the natural bending of the foot as it goes through the gait cycle.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 mid

The shoe has a rock plate in the forefoot area and it is integrated into the outsole and midsole for added protection against stones and other debris.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 front utsole

Responsive rides with the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4  midsoles

The shoe offers enhanced cushioning that’s ideal for trail running. In the midsole is the popular full-length Phylon midsole foam that is specifically designed for lightweight, resilient cushioning.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 midsole1

It also features the famous Zoom Air unit that consists of pressurized air pockets. It is specifically placed in the forefoot and heel areas for more responsive cushioning. The Zoom Air is also present in the Nike Winflo 5 and other popular trail shoes from Nike.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 back zoom

Get well protected against damaging elements with the upper

The upper of the Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 features the new flexible spacer mesh. This material is soft and breathable. It has layers of textile and mesh that make the upper cover system more durable and well-protected against the damaging elements of the trails.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 top upper

The shoe also utilizes the Midfoot Fit System that provides a more secure mid-foot lockdown while increasing lateral stability. The flat laces, as well as the padded tongue and heel collar, provide enhanced fit and added comfort.

Nike Air Zoom Wildhorse 4 laces

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Trail
Weight: Men 306g / Women 249g
Drop: 8mm
Arch support: Neutral
Update: Nike Wildhorse 7
Forefoot height: 20mm
Heel height: 28mm

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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.