Nike Running Shoes: old 2018 collection review

Nike is one of the most famous brands, not only in the sports field, but also in fashion. Now, few people know that the first models of sneakers were for running. Nike has retained leadership in running since those times and most of the world’s top marathon runners were in the Nike.

Our review is devoted only to running. For convenience, the models are divided into categories. We talk about the features of each category and model, suggest where to choose profitably.


The category includes Nike old collection training sneakers for neutral pronation. All models have good cushioning and are designed for running on asphalt. Pick up sneakers based on their training and goals.

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo

Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo was developed together with Galen Rapp, Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchog, who set an unofficial world record in the marathon – 2:00:25. Pegasus Turbo is an excellent training option for experienced distance runners.

Nike Zoom Pegasus 35 and Pegasus 35 Shield

Nike running wagons with a great 35-year history. They are comfortable to walk, run long crosses and tempo training. Advanced Pegasus lovers are suitable for half marathons and marathons. For a comfortable run in any weather, they are available in the Shield version with a water-repellent top material.

Nike Epic React Flyknit

The first running model on React foam. The top of the sneakers is made of their seamless Flyknit material. The developers tried to make a comfortable, versatile and soft model for runners of any level. At the same time surpass the benchmark foam Boost. Judging by the reviews and tests, they succeeded.


The category of stability includes sneakers with foot support for flat feet and excessive pronation. We recommend to people with overweight, weak feet and various violations of the arch of the foot.

Nike Air Zoom Structure 22 and Structure 22 Shield

Sneakers from old collection with lateral support and more than 20 years of history. Suitable for excessive pronation of varying degrees for any distances. It is also recommended for people with overweight and weak foot muscles. Structure 22 Shield – version with a water-repellent top material.

Nike Air Zoom Winflo 5

Strong, durable running shoes from the Nike budget segment. They have a universal tread for asphalt and easy off-road, an average level of depreciation and an affordable price. They have easy foot support from the inside, which is necessary for beginner runners. Suitable for recreational runs and start running training.


The category thanks to which Nike is so popular with marathoners. All models in this category have used and used professional marathon runners. If you confidently run marathons and strive for personal records – this section is for you.

Nike VaporFly 4% Flyknit

The fastest, softest and lightest Nike model for long distances. They run the world leaders of the marathon running Shalan Flanagan, Galen Rapp, Edna Kiplagat and Eliud Kipchog. In the predecessor of Vaporfly, 4% Kipogog almost ran out of 2 hours at the Breaking 2 marathon. In a word, running shoes for those who want to show their best result at the marathon and half marathon.

Why 4%? According to research laboratories Nike, they save 4% more energy than the fastest Nike model of recent years – the Nike Zoom Streak.

Nike Zoom Streak 6

Racing sneakers, which were the best for the competition before the release of VaporFly 4%. Suitable for competition in asphalt experienced runners with the set of equipment. Depreciation is tuned more toward the repulse impulse than to absorb shock.

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