The Best Nike Running Trainers

Nike and running go together like fish and chips. We pick out some of the best combos here.

The Best Nike Running Trainers

Nike has an almost unfair collection of running shoes to choose from with hundreds of designs spanning generations. We put them all to the test to find out which ones are the standout performers in the world of running in 2019.

If you are one of the lucky few to enjoy the runner’s high on the regular rather than the impending dread of jogging through your local streets, then it’s important that you have the right running trainers to match your enthusiasm.

Nike running gear is some of the best money can buy - just take a look at the feet of some of the best long-distance runners in the world – most of them are adorned with the famous swoosh. There are some timeless designs that runners have been turning to for years as well as some more modern pairs that come equipped with cutting edge trainer tech that makes running more comfortable than ever before. Let’s take a look at some of the best fare Nike has to offer in 2019.


1. Nike Vaporfly 4% Flyknit

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If you partake in more than one marathon a year then you know that footwear is vital to performance. The Vaporfly 4% Flyknit has been specially designed to suit the needs of the world’s best marathon runners, so whether you’re a pro, semi-pro or absolute beginner looking at taking on your first ever marathon, the lightweight 4% Flyknit is for you. If you want to improve your running time then these Nike trainers offer breathable support and a responsive foam soleplate that will help you do it.

2. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35

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One of the longest serving lines in Nike’s history is the Pegasus. These trainers offer such versatility that they are perfect for any runner, from long distance to sprinters. The Nike Pegasus 35 is a great budget shoe featuring a full-length Zoom Air unit and bevelled heel for optimum responsiveness and promotes your natural stride to keep you clear of injuries.

3. Nike Zoom Structure 22

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If you’re looking for a little more support from your running trainers then look to the Zoom Structure 22. Not only does the combination of engineered mesh and heel overlay help keep your foot secure, they also retain their speed and sleek look.

4. Epic React Flyknit

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Energy returning foam soleplates are all the range these days for running shoes, but it is Nike’s react Foam which turned out to be the best for cushioning and energy return from RW lab tests. As well as a lightweight frame and peak performance, the Epic also has some brilliantly bold looks. So, for anyone who likes to stand out on a run, the Epic React colourways can provide the best looking way to work out.

5. Nike Air Zoom Vomero 14

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The everyday training shoe that strikes the perfect balance between the Zoom Air unit and Nike React cushioning for a fast, firm and cushioned shoe that helps you maintain speed whilst retaining comfort over long distances. The upper is constructed with Flywire cables to keep your foot secure from start to finish.

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