Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31 run shoes

Decent shoe; could do with a less ‘holey’ upper

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

Congratulations to Nike for creating a running shoe with so many generations! The 2015 model is up to 31 – not surprising when you realise that this range has been around since before Mr and Mrs Brownlee got that glint in their eye.


Visually its similar to the Nike Free, though its 332g weight underlines the increased cushioning and stability compared to its lightweight sibling.

Cushioning highlights come in the form of Nike’s Zoom Air unit that sits beneath the heel, with stability issues countered by Nike’s ‘Crash Rail’, which runs down the edge of the outsole.

All feels stable at medium speed with occasional bursts thrown in. We’d question the size of the holes on the mesh upper, though it does provide flexibility for a smooth and proficient landing and toe-off.

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