Who should buy the Nike LunarGlide 6

This running shoe from Nike will benefit runners who:

  • Need a solid stability running shoe for overpronation.
  • Look for an affordable yet comfortable running shoe.

Nike LunarGlide 6 logo

Updates to the Nike LunarGlide 6

  • 6th version enables the performance of the runner to be as efficient as it is able. This shoe provides stability, which is very helpful when it comes to preventing injury and long-term discomfort to the foot and leg.
  • Upper unit makes use of a mesh material that is thin, but durable. It welcomes air into the shoe, ensuring a well-ventilated running experience for the wearer.
  • Utilizes the Lunarlon, a high quality foam unit that ensures well-cushioned strides and enabled forefoot lifts.

Nike LunarGlide 6 updates

Better stability and comfort

Durable rubber covers critical areas of the outsole where wear and tear are most likely to happen. It doesn’t lose efficacy easily, so runners can trust it to protect their shoe and give them reliable surface traction.

Nike LunarGlide 6 stability and comfort

The Pressure Mapped Outsole design allows the runner to receive traction and stability as it’s needed. This outsole technology is also integrated in the LunarGlide 9.

LunarGlide 6’s flex grooves technology

Flex grooves make the platform more bendable. They are useful design add-ons, because they permit natural movements through the gait cycle. The toe-off phase benefits a lot from these grooves.

Nike LunarGlide 6 flex grooves

Reliable cushioning and bouncy takeoffs

The Lunarlon is comprised of a soft and springy foam core that’s placed within a more resilient external carrier. It delivers reliable cushioning and bouncy takeoffs.

Nike LunarGlide 6 reliable cushioning

A denser foam in the mid-foot affords medial stability, ensuring balance when standing and when running.

Nike’s very lightweight cover system

The upper unit utilizes uses a mesh material that has a seamless construction. It makes the cover system very lightweight and free from unnecessary layers and stitched areas. It is able to move along with the foot, too.

Nike LunarGlide 6 mesh material

Five Flywire cables on either side of the upper are connected to the lacing system. They adapt to the tightening or loosening of the shoelaces, making the coverage feel snug, but tuned to the preference of the wearer.

An external heel counter secures the rear of the foot and keeps it in place. It prevents accidental shoe removals, slippage and wobbliness when wearing the Nike LunarGlide 6.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 272g / Women 232g
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Stability
Update: Nike LunarGlide 9
Collection: Nike Lunarglide
Pronation: Overpronation

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