These Nike Running Shoes Are The Fastest On The Planet
The Nike Swoosh is one of the most iconic (and recognizable) logos in fitness and the world today. There's a reason you likely think Nike when shopping for new running shoes. Running and running shoes have been at the core of the brand since the very first Nike running shoe launched in 1972.
From speedy sprints to endurance ultra marathons, new innovations have made waves in the industry and set records. ICYMI, Kenyan long distance runner Eliud Kipchoge ran the first sub-two-hour marathon in November 2019 in Vienna wearing Nike's Vaporfly shoe. That's just one accolade among many.
Meet the experts: Dr. Anh Bui, DPT, CSCS, is a physical therapist and USATF Level 1 certified running coach in Oakland, California. Laura Norris is an RRCA and VDOT certified running coach based in Boulder, Colorado.
But Nike's running shoes aren't just for the pro feet zooming. There are top pairs made for all levels of runners, types of race training, short or long distances, and budgets. (Note: Nike running shoes range from $50 to $300 per pair and most are in the $100s.) The materials and technology behind elite runners' blistering paces can help beginners find their most comfortable stride and seasoned racers set their own new PRs.
If that's enough to get you shopping, here's a sneak peek at the top Nike running shoes selected by running coaches:
To help you sift through the vast array of speedy sneaks, Women's Health tapped certified running coaches for their recommendations for the best Nike running shoes. They shared their picks for different types of runs, distances, and runners taking into consideration the materials, foot shape, cushioning, support, and more.
10 Best Nike Running Shoes For Women
Shopping for new Nike running shoes? Here's how to pick the best sneakers for your feet, running style, and distance, according to expert running coaches.