Who should buy the Nike Zoom Celar 5

The Nike Zoom Celar 5 is best recommended for:

  • track athletes who want speed and robust performance 
  • short-distance or sprinting events
  • 100 meters to 400 meters

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Profile of the Nike Zoom Celar 5

Use – The Nike Zoom Celar 5 is built to deliver optimal performance in running events, more specifically short-distance or sprinting events. These competitions can range from 100 meters to 400 meters. 

Spike Type – Pyramid spikes that are ¼-inch in length are ideal for accommodating sprinting events. These spikes are also fitting of the track surface the Zoom Celar 5 is engineered for- rubber tracks. These provide maximum grip and traction as they dig in the surfaces. 

Spike Plate – The shoe features a 5-pin Pebax plate that’s meant for traction and propulsion. This spike plate is known for employing a good rigidity-to-weight ratio that powers both the shoe’s propulsion and speed. 

Nike Zoom Celar 5 profile

Updates to the Nike Zoom Celar 5 

  • To further the experience of runners, Nike has integrated several of its innovations into the shoe. 
  • One of these technologies includes the brand’s Dynamic Fit, which uses Flywire technology in order to provide a secure wrap to the arch. 
  • The Flywire is also integrated into the shoe’s heel, enhancing support. 
  • A sharkskin heel pad is also integrated into the design, which ensures optimal traction on varied surfaces. 

Nike Zoom Celar 5 updates

Delivers security and support

The Dynamic Fit technology incorporated into the construction of the Zoom Celar 5 allows a glove-like fit. Its Flywire technology is responsible for its security and support. Lastly, its synthetic leather upper is intended for a lightweight and snug wrap around the foot.

Nike Zoom Celar 5 Delivers security and support

The Nike Zoom Celar 5 is available in unisex sizing, following men’s sizing scheme. Thus, women are advised to go 1.5 sizes down in order to secure accurate fit and size.

Zoom Celar 5 enhances propulsion and speed

Like most spikes plates of different track and field shoes, the Zoom Celar 5 sports a Pebax plate. It is lightweight and rigid, thus helping enhance the propulsion and speed of the runner.

Nike Zoom Celar 5 pedax plate

It is also known for being highly durable, withstanding natural wear and tear, as well as abrasive elements on the tracks. 

Lightweight support and grip 

For heightened grip and slip resistance, a sharkskin heel pad is supplemented to the shoe. It is lightweight, thus complementing the overall lightweight fashion of the shoe.

Nike Zoom Celar 5 Lightweight support and grip 

The midsole of the Zoom Celar 5 features a Phylon midsole, similar to that of Nike Zoom 400. It consists of compressed EVA foam pellets which are expanded with heat then cooled down into a mold. It is meant for lightweight support, as well as impact absorption. 

Lockdown fit

Nike Zoom Celar 5 consists of synthetic leather upper, featuring Flywire technology in the heel for added support and lockdown.

Nike Zoom Celar 5 lockdown fit

The synthetic leather upper is lightweight and durable, wrapping around the foot securely. 

Nike Zoom Celar 5 offers sufficient air circulation 

The shoe also features Dynamic Fit technology, which is also found in Nike Zoom Victory Elite 2. It is an arch strap that integrates Flywire technology to help secure the shoe on the foot of the wearer better.

Nike Zoom Celar 5 mesh tongue

For breathability’s sake, a mesh tongue is supplemented to the shoe to allow for sufficient air circulation, leaving a healthy foot environment.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 162g
Closure: Lace-up
Event: Running
Spike Type: Pyramid
Spike Size: 1/4-inch
Surface: Rubber

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Zack Dunn
Zack Dunn

I race distances between 800 meters and 10K whether it be on the track, the roads, or on cross country courses. My typical training consists of easy days, long days, workouts (fartleks, tempos, interval training, etc.). My typical training paces range from 7’30 a mile on easy days to sub-5 minutes a mile on fast interval days, and with many paces in between. I run anywhere from 40-60 miles a week. My personal bests are 2:00 for 800m, 4:30 for 1600m, 9:50 for 3200m, 15:57 for 5K, and 34:10 for 10K.