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Mens Nike Air Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe

Men's Nike Air Zoom Vomero 9

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Men's NIKE® AIR ZOOM VOMERO 9 :: Crank up the heat on your runs, staying cool and super comfy from start to finish with the newly updated Men's Nike® Air Zoom Vomero 9. Catch a sole-satisfying feel that's better than ever from this edition that features a smooth, second-skin fit compliments of a totally redesigned upper. Enjoy loads of breathability thanks to the improved midsole, and run assured that lace pressure will be long-gone with the Men's Nike® Air Zoom Vomero 9's new minimal tongue. Ideal for a neutral to underpronated stride, this is truly a running shoe not to be missed. 11.4 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL+ [?]
If you have a high arch, are a high-mileage runner, or want the maximum amount of cushioning, Neutral+ is your shoe style. Enjoy a smooth ride with enhanced cushioning and reduced impact with improved shock absorption. If pronation is not a problem then choose Neutral+ shoes. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

Features & Benefits:

  • Lightweight sandwich mesh throughout the upper: Enhances breathability and comfort
  • Dynamic Fit technology is achieved through Flywire technology integrated with the laces: Offers an adaptive, supportive fit
  • Reflective skin under the mesh: Remains visible in low-light conditions
  • Full-length Cushlon midsole: Provides soft yet responsive cushioning and durability
  • Heel and forefoot Nike Zoom units: Adds lightweight, responsive cushioning at heel-strike and toe-off
  • Asymmetrical arch bridge midfoot shank: Enhances support under the midfoot while still allowing for a degree of torsional rotation to unlock the foot's natural stabilizing mechanism
  • Abrasion-resistant BRS 1000 carbon rubber under the crash pad: Enhances durability in this high-wear area
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Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 22 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (18)
  • Comfortable (17)
  • Breathable (16)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Arch support (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (10)
    • Pavement (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        82% 

        (18 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        91% 

        (20 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (14), High arch (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (9), Casual/ recreational (6), Gym rat (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (21)

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    5.0

    Now running in my third pair. Love them.

    By 1ezrunner

    from Washington, DC Metro Area

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Arch Support

    Cons

    • Wears Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • With Orthotics/Inserts

    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

    I am 180lb runner and I run 30-40 miles a week.
    I really like the overall feel of the shoes, especially the room in the toe box.

    They do wear out pretty fast in my opinion

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • High Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    I'm impressed so far

    By Eric

    from Valley Stream, NY

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Traction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement

      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

      I am very happy with these so far. In my 15 years of jogging/walking, I have purchased only one other pair of Nike. I mostly jog/walk in Gel Nimbus and Saucony - with occasional changes to Mizuno or others. I am quite large - 280 lbs and I under-pronate (suppinate) greatly. I'm not a heel striker when I jog - I strike mid-foot and have a high arch. I'm walking rather than jogging at the moment until I lose 20 lbs or so again but I find the cushioning in these to be great so far and I've put only about 25-30 miles so far mostly outside on a combination of pavement and trail but a few times on the treadmill. I am very happy with these will quite likely buy them again - we'll have to see how they hold up because I am hard on shoes.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Most comfortable & supportive shoe ever

      By Tygerrr

      from Fort Lauderdale, FL

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

        I love running in my Vomera's with a SOF SOLE Hi Arch Insert. This combo CURED my plantar fasciitis in just a few weeks. There is so much arch and support and over-pronation-stopping that it is amazing.

        The Vomera's hold all of my arch support inserts better, with more support, than any other running shoe I have tried...including other Neutral Plus shoes offered by Nike, and specially better than Asics. New Balance 1080v4's being in 2nd place, but still nothing compares to the Vomera if you are adding arch supports.

        The shoe offers great cushion without being soft or flat; for my 210# body. I float like a butterfly in these shoes.

        The shoes are so amazing, I want to wear them all of the time, however, the only problem with the shoe is the sole are so squeky when walking on any tile floor that it is absurd. My wife 86'ed them from the house. I have had many pairs of Vomera's over the last 7 years or so - all squeaked. None of my other Nike's squeak on the same floor. Come on Nike!?

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • High Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Great shoe

        By Hollywood shoe

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Great with Jeans

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gym

          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

          Great all around shoe and great style !

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Comfortable Ride

          By Bill

          from Wenonah, NJ

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact

          Cons

          • Poor Traction

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

          I'm 58 years old and I run between 30-40 miles weekly. i was using a very light-weight shoe before this one. I really appreciate the extra cushion and comfort.
          The only thing I don't like about the shoe is I don;t feel I'm getting enough traction even on dry roads.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels too wide
          • Arch Type:
          • High Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Happy After 50 miles

          By UDPride

          from Dayton OH

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

            Let me preface my review by saying I ordered the WIDE version of this shoe. I have duck feet and all Nike shoes are way too narrow in standard widths - unlike other brands. If I want to wear Nike I have to order WIDE. These Vomero 9s in WIDE are a very good fit for me. I dont like my feet all pinched up anyway.

            Best thing about these shoes is the upper toe breathability. The mesh really lets the air in and you can feel it in breezy conditions. I bought the Vomero 9s to compliment my Pegasus 30s also in WIDE. While the Vomero 9s are not Nike+ compatible, they seem to offer about the same overall traction on pavement. They seem slightly heavier than the Pegasus 30s.

            I have about 250mi on my Pegasus 30s but have switched outdoor running to the Vomero 9s mostly because they are not Nike+ compatible and since I have a Nike GPS Sportwatch, I dont need the foot pod anyway for outdoor running, so Im transitioning my Pegasus 30s to indoor treadmill running to save their lifespan.

            The Vomero 9s in red/black are a nice looking shoe that match well with Nike running gear like shirts, shorts etc. Looks like same pigment of red. I like to look good when I run b/c when I look good I feel good and when I feel good I run well. Its a psychological game.

            If you have wide feet like me, you'll need the WIDE version. I normally wear 10.5 or 11, but in Nike I always order the larger of the two. So in 11 WIDE they fit perfect. Id rather have a little extra room I can lace up tighter if needed, than not enough room and feet that get bound up w/squeezing and circulation issues.

            The Vomeros are not a cheap shoe, but if you run 100mi/mth or more like me, there's no price too great on protecting your feet with a comfortable shoe. The cushioning is pretty good -- Id say equal to my Pegasus 30s. Like any shoe, the "freshness" of the cushioning seems to fizzle out a bit after 30-50 miles, but you get that with any shoe.

            Order them and give them a try. If you are a RR VIP like me, put some miles on them and test drie them properly. If they are not for you, send em' back for a refund and try a different set of wheels.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great value and performance!

            By TimN

            from Baltimore, MD

            About Me Gym Rat

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gym

              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

              Comfy and durable. No complaints after a few weeks and some miles!

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • High Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Great once you get used to them

              By BG

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                6'2" 215lbs. Great cushioning, very breathable and the fit is excellent. Could use a little more in the way of stability in the upper for turning sharp corners but, other than that, no real complaints. Was running in minimalist shoes and had to get used to the cushioning of this shoe and loved them once I did.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • High Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Excellent Shoe

                By Jerry

                from Cumberland, Md.

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Excellent cushioning
                • Good Arch Support
                • Great with Jeans
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Walking

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                  I have superior rating for comfort & cushioning in this shoe. I have Plantar Fascitis & I use a half shoe orthotic to add cushion to the heel. I use them for walking approx. 4 miles daily also casual use. I purchased a pr. of Vormero 8 which I had to return in exchange for my 2nd pr. of Vormero 9. I will purchase more of them.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • High Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great shoe

                  By Dundee

                  from MN

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Pavement

                    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                    Overall a great shoe for many uses. Cushioning and support are great. Fit is snug and lightweight.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Good Shoe

                    By Arctic Rob

                    from Edmonds, WA

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Walking

                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                      shoe is a little on the soft side compared to earlier Versions. I have been running in Vomeros for years

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels half size too small
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      so far so good!

                      By runfaster

                      from sonora, ca

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Fast

                      Cons

                      • Mid Foot Wears Out Quick

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                      So far i am very happy with this version of the vomero, I am very pleased the way the lace up feels. Also on all the other versions the front bulges when laced, they redesigned this part and it really helps. The only problem i have is that the soles on all the vomeros seen to wear out to fast in the mid foot.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      46 yr old male 6' 185lb 40 m/week

                      By HBN

                      from Manchester NH

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                        I loved the 6s, I burned out 4 pairs. 7s lacked the cushioning which is critical for me at my age/weight. Never tried the 8s. After 40 miles on the 9s I can say Nike got these right. I am going to stock up once they go on sale. The only con is the tongue feels a little thin.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                        • Arch Type:
                        • Average Arch
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        1.0

                        R.I.P. Vomero...

                        By Kwadwo

                        from Vicenza, Italy

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Uncomfortable

                          Best Uses

                          • Endurance Training

                          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                          ... or how to kill what used to be a great shoe! Somebody should tell Nike to stop trying to improve a perfect shoe if this is the result. I have owned almost any Vomero model but, starting with the 7 series, things have changed dramatically. By far the 9 is the worst Vomero ever. Very uncomfortable, with the new upper, especially the minimal tongue, that pains the top of my foot. Full of unnecessary features, like the side laces and lateral plastic "web". Very poorly breathable. A complete mess. Time to say goodbye and go Asics.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels half size too small
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          Great Shoes

                          By Gct

                          from Lake Cumberland, Kentucky

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Pronation Control

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                            Vomero are excellent shoe, the design is different on the 9's. But overall they are good shoes, and have helped my foot problems significantly!!

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes
                             
                            5.0

                            Seem Much more Cushioned than 8's

                            By 57 yr old 195 lb runner , lifter, etc

                            from Albany NY Area

                            About Me Gym Rat

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Cushions Impact

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Trail Running

                              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                              Feel much better than 8's. I don't know if they are actually constructed differently than 8's, which just did not feel as well cushioned as prior Zoom Vamero's that I have owned. Enjoying these so far. .

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels true to width
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Average Arch
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              4.0

                              Good cushioned option

                              By Ran McMahon

                              from Excelsior MN

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Pros

                              • Cushions Impact

                              Cons

                              • Narrow / Tight

                              Best Uses

                              • Endurance Training

                              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                              53 y/o, run 25+ miles per week, sub-4 hour marathon pace and have used Pegasus for years. As my body doesn't like the running pounding as much anymore, I have looked for more cushioned shoes than Pegasus, but depending on the model Pegasus sometimes still works. Tried Hoka, good for cushioning but too narrow so I got blisters. I liked Vomero 5 but not 7 and now with 9 I like the feel of them so far. I did need to get the wide width Vomero 9, maybe my feet are widening in my old age but the regular width 9 gave me blisters on the outside of my big and small toes.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels too narrow
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Average Arch
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No
                               
                              4.0

                              Return to Nike Vomero

                              By RR

                              from Harbor Springs, MI

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Good Arch Support

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                                Forgot to add that I was able to return the other brand of running shoe for a refund because of your VIP policy. Thanks.

                                • Sizing:
                                • Feels half size too small
                                • Width:
                                • Feels true to width
                                • Arch Type:
                                • Average Arch
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                4.0

                                Return to Vomero

                                By RR

                                from Harbor Springs, MI

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Good Arch Support

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Road Running

                                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                                  After trying another brand, returned to Vomero and so far the Vomero 9 is an improvement over Vomero 7. You are not able to use the nike plus feature and I found the lacing a bit uncomfortable on my arch to start, but since it has been ok. Would recommend this shoe. I average 25 to 30 miles per week.

                                  • Sizing:
                                  • Feels half size too small
                                  • Width:
                                  • Feels true to width
                                  • Arch Type:
                                  • Average Arch
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Well worth trying

                                  By kidrb

                                  from Saranac Lake, NY

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Cushions Impact
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Pavement

                                    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                                    This shoe has great forefoot and heel cushioning, and is much lighter than expected. I alternate these with Pegasus+ 30s, and the only difference between the two is that the Vomero has more forefoot cushioning. The Vomero is much superior to the Saucony Triumph 11.

                                    • Sizing:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Width:
                                    • Feels true to width
                                    • Arch Type:
                                    • Average Arch
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No
                                     
                                    5.0

                                    They are Baaaaack!

                                    By x-trainer Ben

                                    from suburban wash dc

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact
                                    • Good Traction
                                    • Great For Flat Foot Sup
                                    • Great with Jeans
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                                      fast service, email updates, as promised.

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels true to size
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels true to width
                                      • Arch Type:
                                      • Low Arch
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Vomero are awesome

                                      By Seamont

                                      from Encinitas, CA

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Durable
                                      • Fast
                                      • Good Arch Support
                                      • Good Traction
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Wet Conditions

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Vomero 9 Running Shoe:

                                        This my 3rd pair of Vomero shoes. I love them. I only wish this year's model came in yellow. Otherwise, it has made running very enjoyable for me.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • Average Arch
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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