Who should buy the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP 

You will love the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP if:

  • You want a neutral running shoe to use for all-day wear, walking, jogging, long-distance, marathons, or even night running
  • You want a lightweight shoe that has reliable grips on varied surfaces

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Get heightened surface grips with the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP outsole

The outsole unit of the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP is composed of rubber. This layer is designed to protect the base of the midsole form the abrasive nature of the surfaces. The heel and forefoot have concentrations of this compound since they are the areas that are more susceptible to wear and tear.

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A pattern of pentagonal nodes pockmarks the external pad of this neutral running shoe. These non-prominent protrusions are meant to heighten the surface grip, ensuring control over actions such as brakes, swerves, and turns.

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The responsive and lightweight midsole of the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP

The midsole unit of the Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP is made up of the Nike ZoomX, a foam technology that is responsive and lightweight. It runs the whole length of the shoe, offering support to the foot as it transitions through the gait cycle. It also attenuates shock during the landing phase.

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A sockliner is placed right above the main cushioning unit. This add-on is designed to be a soft surface for the underside of the foot. It can be removed or replaced with a new one if the runner wishes to do so.

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Enjoy running in the rain with the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP upper

The outer part of the Zoom Pegasus Turbo Shield WP’s upper unit is made of a waterproof textile. The purpose of this material is to protect the interior chamber and other fabrics from being infiltrated by water.

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An adjustable hook-and-loop locking system graces the bridge of this shoe. The collar uses a wraparound accouterment that has a hook-loop securing end. The stretchy nature of this feature adjusts the tightness or looseness of the hug.

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A zipper system opens up the shoe when needed. Since this product doesn’t have a traditional tongue unit, the opening needs a means of widening and loosening itself for quick and effortless on-and-off. The zipper peels off a part of the external layer, relaxing the facade and accommodating the foot.

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Mesh is used for the inner part of the silhouette. The stretchy and breathable nature of this material ensures a well-rounded yet ventilated in-shoe experience.

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Reflective elements make the shoe visible in low-light conditions. Running at night should be a breeze with these safety measures installed.

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Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 283g / Women 213g
Drop: 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Base model: Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo
Forefoot height: 17mm
Heel height: 27mm

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Author
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.