Nike Lightweight Running Shoes Reviews

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Weight
oz.
Drop
mm.
Category
Lightweight
“The Nike Speed Rival 6 is a well cushioned and durable racing flat with an entry level price, but not entry level features. This is a great flat for runners wanting a bit more room in their racing...” Read expert review
Thomas Caughlan
Ultrarunner and 10-Year Running Shoe Tester
Weight
6.40 oz.
Drop
8 mm.
Category
Lightweight
“The Nike Zoom Streak 6 is the latest evolution in a long line of lightweight marathon racers from Nike. While the fit, cushioning, and traction are superb, a subpar upper construction holds back the...” Read expert review
Lionello Bardina
Running Expert
Weight
6.9 oz.
Drop
10 mm.
Category
Lightweight
“Simply put, Nike has designed the greatest marathon racing shoe in history. The Vaporfly 4% is the culmination of a great deal of design research by Nike for the Breaking2 project.  If...” Read expert review
Thomas Caughlan
Ultrarunner and 10-Year Running Shoe Tester
Weight
7.30 oz.
Drop
8 mm.
Category
Cushioning
“Nike’s Free RN Flyknit 2017 is a lightweight daily trainer that wraps around your feet and flexes freely with your movements. It makes a few changes to the previous model, but keeps the soft outsole...” Read expert review
Frank May
Fast Runner, Triathlete and Engineer
Weight
7.90 oz.
Drop
8 mm.
Category
Lightweight
“The Nike Zoom Elite 9 is a game changer in the lightweight trainer category, combining a racing flat last with an excellent amount of responsive cushioning for its 8.2 ounces.” Read expert review
Thomas Caughlan
Ultrarunner and 10-Year Running Shoe Tester
Weight
9.10 oz.
Drop
10 mm.
Category
Cushioning
“The LunarEpic has an outstanding upper but sometimes falls short when it comes to stability.” Read expert review
Sean Felty
Long Distance Runner, Neutral Shoe Expert
Weight
7.80 oz.
Drop
10 mm.
Category
Lightweight
“The Nike LunarEpic is so called because it combines two of Nike’s latest, greatest and costliest high tech features, a Flyknit upper and Lunarlon sole unit.  Being a fan of both...” Read expert review
Lionello Bardina
Running Expert
Weight
7.40 oz.
Drop
4 mm.
Category
Lightweight
“The Nike RN Motion Flyknit is a lightweight and adaptive shoe that has an impressive set of Nike specific tech. Although on the pricey side, it has a unique comfortable fit that sets it apart from...” Read expert review
Frank May
Fast Runner, Triathlete and Engineer
Weight
8.55 oz.
Drop
8 mm.
Category
Cushioning
“The Nike Free RN is a minimalist shoe that lets you feel like you’re barefoot when running over hard surfaces.” Read expert review
Mark Melnykowycz
Running Expert
Weight
10.80 oz.
Drop
10 mm.
Category
Cushioning
“The Pegasus 33 is a high quality neutral trainer capable of handling high mileage daily training. It provides a slight upgrades form the previous model and is sure to please most runners.” Read expert review
Sean Felty
Long Distance Runner, Neutral Shoe Expert