Who should buy the Nike Dual Fusion Run 2

  • An ideal choice for entry-level runners who want to buy a neutral running shoe for jogging and gym workouts.
  • For anyone who is looking for a comfy running shoe with good arch support at an affordable price tag.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 logo

Updates to the Nike Dual Fusion Run 2

  • Presence of a network of more substantial overlays for better support, structure, and excellent midfoot hold.
  • New loop connected to the midsole and the laces is now added between the eyelets, increasing the midfoot hold and getting a more personalized fit.
  • New Nike open mesh for more breathable run, even in humid conditions.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 updates

Durable carbon rubber for better traction

The classic Nike Waffle outsole is utilized in this shoe with durable carbon rubber covering the heel section. For better traction, blown rubber blankets the forefoot.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 traction

There are also several flex grooves to give flexibility to the shoe. A segmented crash pad helps with cushioning and shock-absorbing capabilities of the Dual Fusion Run 2.

Dual Fusion Run 2 provides lightweight responsiveness

Nike’s ever-reliable Phylon foam covers the entire midsole for lightweight responsiveness. It is made of EVA foam pellets that are compressed. It is because of this foam that there is a hint of softness in the run.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 midsole

The Phylon material is also used in the Nike Downshifter 7, Nike Dual Fusion Run 3 and other Nike running shoes for road running.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 is ultra-ventilated shoe

An open mesh makes certain that the foot is ultra-ventilated. The midfoot is secured by very substantial overlays that have huge cut outs.

Nike Dual Fusion Run 2 ultra-ventilated shoe

The cut outs guarantee that air flow remains to be optimal. For that comfortable feel, the ankle collar and tongue are well-padded and covered with plush material. An internal heel stiffener provides structure and stability in the heel.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 283g / Women 249g
Drop: 12mm
Arch support: Neutral
Collection: Nike Dual Fusion
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch

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