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Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe

Men's Nike Free 5.0

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Men's NIKE® FREE 5.0 :: Set your strides free with the running shoe that maximizes your foot's natural range of motion without sacrificing cushioning or support, the Men's Nike® Free 5.0. Enjoy a plush, ultra comfy feel from the Knit Sandwich Mesh, while getting plenty of secure support from the Dynamic Flywire technology and Anatomically Rounded Heel. Feel free to move your feet naturally in multiple directions thanks to the revolutionary Hexagonal Flex Grooves, and get plenty of durability from the Nike® Free 5.0's strategically placed rubber lugs on the outsole. 8.4 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. 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:

  • Woven mesh upper with innovative construction to be lightweight and durable: Provides optimum ventilation
  • Dynamic Fit technology is achieved through Flywire technology integrated with the laces: Offers an adaptive, supportive fit
  • No-sew overlays throughout the upper: Gives support and durability without added weight
  • Low-profile, Phylite midsole that is tough enough to double as an outsole: Allow for a resilient ride and dramatically reduces the overall weight
  • Hexagonal flex grooves are hot-knife cut into the midsole/outsole: Offers 6 different flex points for the ultimate in natural motion
  • Waffle outsole pistons working with the Phylite midsole: Helps to absorb impact and spring back to their original shape for added responsiveness
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Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Width:
        • Feels too narrow

           

          Feels true to width

           

          75% 

          (3 reviews)

          Feels too wide

           
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (3)

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      4.0

      Soccer Ref and Coach

      By Soccer Ref

      from Miami, Fl

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe:

            I bought these for my son who uses them while coaching and refereeing soccer. This is his 3rd pair. Really likes them - he did mention the fit is a bit strange and takes getting used to.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            3.0

            Free 5.0

            By Mike

            from Near Philly (ugh)

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe:

                Tried this bc it is so much lighter than the Nike Vomeros I've been training in. Nursing Achilles injury, thought that the whole "Free" concept would help me change my foot strike and take some stress off of it. (Buzzer noise). Ran for an hour on day one in a park on paved paths, grass fields, and dirt paths. Felt light. Made it 5 miles on day two before my Achilles hurt too much to keep going. Probably would've had better results if I wasn't hurt. Won't go back to them until after I'm healed up.

                They are light and I'm wearing them casually instead. Would've loved to race/train in them after the heavy ones I've been using. Maybe easing into the "Free" concept would've helped. Very comfortable, though.

                The hex groove sole brings home little bits of your run. Pebbles, mostly. Get them a 1/2 size up like all Nikes. (Note to Nike: are you guys the only ones who don't notice all your footwear is a 1/2 size off?)

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

                Good shoe

                By Joe

                from Blue Ridge Mtns

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Fast
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Narrow / Tight

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe:

                Currently using vomeros for long runs. Wanted a shoe that fits similar but is lighter. Think this one hit nail on head. A little narrow it seems against the side of big toe. Otherwise it's a great feel of a shoe. Traction is good. Flexible. Light. If the drop was 4mm less I would give it five stars.

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

                Great minimal shoe to tack on ext miles

                By Harry

                from Corona CA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Fast
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens Nike Free 5.0 Running Shoe:

                  I usually run in a 3.0v4. I chose these after trying the brooks pure model line and disliked those, they gave me shin issues after a few runs. Went back to nikes and always have great luck with these, picked up the new 5.0 to start my marathon training, they're perfect to train in and put down some extra miles over the 3.0 without injuries. I would say if your a minimalist runner but want some extra cushion these are the ticket. Ill still race in my 3.0 but anything over a 10 mile run ill be throwing these on with no ill effects to my natural gait in the 3.0. Great shoe, nailed it again Nike thank you!

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

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