Mens Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe

Men's Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 31

Item #NIK1656
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Men's NIKE® AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 31 :: Take flight this season in the shoe that honors it's world-renowned Pegasus legacy while offering some added perks with the Men's Nike® Air Zoom Pegasus 31. Enjoy an ultra responsive ride from this Pegasus 31 that boasts an updated design with the added Nike Zoom unit providing responsive cushioning, as well as an improved outsole that promotes your foot's natural range of motion. Get fantastic support and plenty of ventilation right where you need it most in the engineered mesh upper, while getting the added benefit of staying more visible in low-light conditions thanks to the reflective material on the Pegasus 31's under saddle. 10.6 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. 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:

  • Breathable engineered mesh upper features a bonded thin skin overlay: Provides the ultimate midfoot lockdown
  • Seamless notched inner sleeve: Offers added comfort
  • All new full-length Cushlon foam works with a Nike Zoom unit in the heel: Adds soft, responsive cushioning and allows great forefoot flexibility
  • Environmentally preferred solid rubber with classic Waffle outsole lugs: Provides durable traction
  • Lateral rubber crash rails dampen at impact: Allows for a smooth ride
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Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 19 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (15)
  • Breathable (13)
  • Lightweight (13)
  • Cushions impact (12)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (13)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        79% 

        (15 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        84% 

        (16 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (14), High arch (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (10), Casual/ recreational (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (19)

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    5.0

    Keeps getting better!

    By Mike

    from Pine Ridge, FL

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

      I am a loyal Pegasus user. The reason is because they keep getting better with each new model. Extremely comfortable high mileage shoe.

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

      Lighter & less heel

      By Dave H

      from Baltimore, Md

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

        Compared to the Pegasus 30, the heel feels slightly less tall and not as bulky. Even in size 13 the shoe feels lightweight. Still as comfortable as ever.

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

        Really cool sneaker

        By Q

        from Andover, Mass

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Good Arch Support
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Walking

          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

          This is a very comfortable walking shoe with ample amount of cushioning.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          Disappointed

          By Fred

          from The Ham

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Uncomfortable

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

          Overall I was disappointed in this model. In fact this is the first shoe I have ever sent back under the 90 day guarantee. I was excited to try the 31 as I had much success with the 29. To me this shoe has less cushion and is a stiffer/rougher ride than the models before it. Also seems a bit smaller through the toe box. Best summed up is that for me it was uncomfortable. Seems like once I find a Nike I like they change it up and it no longer works. Had the same issues with the Vomero a few years back.

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

          My new favorite Pegasus!

          By pegsuser

          from New York City

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Fast
          • Good Arch Support
          • Happy Feet
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

            I ran the '89 NYC Marathon in "Pegs" and have stayed with the model for the past 25 years. I am really enjoying this "31"!

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

            Love thePegasus model

            By Dan

            from Broomfield, Colorado

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Good Traction
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking

              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

              Light weight and stylish

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

              Best Pegasus yet and much improved.

              By Crash Test Dummy

              from San Jose, CA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable
              • Fast
              • Lightweight
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                Great improvements over the last few Pegasus models. Totally different with less shoe and introduction of the Nike Air Zoom technology.

                First off the construction of the shoe is excellent. Fused overlays (much lighter) with no stitching makes it much lighter and better looking. The upper on the forefoot has a very stretchy mesh much like the Nike Flyknit that makes the toebox fit snuggly, but still stretches where toes do not feel cramped. Midfoot upper has a very supportive but not stiff overlay that just hugs the foot. Heel upper has a very firm heel cup that is very supportive.

                The cushioning of the Pegasus 31 is much different than on previous models. They lessened the amount of cushioning and added the Air Zoom cushioning on the heel strike. This makes the shoe very responsive without feeling too squishy or mushy but that is very subjective. Also, heel to toe drop is much less than previous models at 10mm which is better. The footprint of the sole is wide which is great because you feel very solid when you strike the ground. Some shoe manufacturers make the footprint of the sole that is much too narrow and it feels too easy to roll an ankle and just not solid on the strike. The shoe is lower to the ground, however, provides ample cushioning. The shoe feels pretty light. The Pegasus 31 looks really good and gets the much improved award for appearance from the Pegasus 30 models.

                This is like the Swiss Army knife of running shoes. It has plenty of cushioning for long runs, yet the design also allows them to be still good for speed work. The shoe is designed more for slight overpronators as the heel cushioning is slightly firmer on the inside of the heel as opposed to softer on outside of the heel. They are great to run in and you forget them very quickly. Just comfortable on the feet and Air Zoom cushioning is just great. They really should use the Air Zoom technology on all their running shoes.

                The only improvements that I would like to see is a model that favored the underpronators (supination) runners with firmer cushioning on outside of heel. Also, I would like to see a bit more cushioning in the forefront making the heel toe drop slightly less. However, those are minute gripes. I gave it 4 stars because I haven't had much time on the shoe and don't know the longevity of it, but it is the best Pegasus model Nike has made yet and best shoe I have run in for a while. I will most likely have to buy another pair for storage because we all know how difficult it is to find a great shoe that fits your style of running.

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

                Great shoe for heavy runners

                By OA

                from FL

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cushions Impact
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gym

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                  I am a big guy- 6'2", 240 and these shoes have been great. Get half a size bigger and enjoy

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

                  An old reliable

                  By Running Pastor

                  from Iowa

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact

                  Cons

                  • Little Stiff

                  Best Uses

                  • Endurance Training

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                  Nothing flashy. Just a dependable shoe.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  2.0

                  Disappointing

                  By kidrb

                  from Saranac Lake, NY

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Narrow / Tight
                  • Poor Cushioning

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                  I run 30 plus miles per week in size 8 2E and have been an avid Pegasus wearer for years. This shoe is narrower than the +30, particularly in the toe box where the shoe tapers more from the outside ball of the foot to the front. The sole is firmer as well.

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

                  Good,but 29 Model Better

                  By Joe

                  from Thailand

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trail Running

                    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                    typical Pegasus, buy one size larger (not 1/2)because of the cushioned ( thick) insole

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

                    best shoe ever !

                    By roi ab

                    from tel aviv, israel

                    About Me Gym Rat

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Fast
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                      fits like a glove, good cushioning and very lightweight.
                      i run approximately 20 kilometer a week.

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

                      Best Revision Yet

                      By the old runner

                      from Tallahassee, FL

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                        Have run in almost all versions of the Pegasus' and this one is probably the best. Extremely comfortable and cushioned without being overly soft. Alternate my shoes every day, but find myself wanting to run in these all the time. Upper is definitely an improvement - more sock like. Great update!!

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                        • Arch Type:
                        • High Arch
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        3.0

                        Heats up on long runs

                        By gregster007

                        from Bolingbrook, IL

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Very Stylish Colorful

                        Cons

                        • Narrow / Tight
                        • Sole Heats Up On Long Run

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                        Used this for a half marathon and the sole heats up around mile 3. Otherwise looks very nice and comfortable. I had to get two sizes longer and Extra wide.

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

                        Solid Neutral Running Shoe

                        By ExBeerGuy

                        from McMinnville TN

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                          I have the Pegasus 29 and 30, I run about 20 Miles per week. The updated 31 is Good but I like the 30 better.Bought the 31's for a Half in Oct.the 29's -30's should be toast by then.They feel a little bigger than the 30's. I've run about 450 miles this year mostly pavement. 5'11" 200 lb.

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

                          Great shoe

                          By Brandon

                          from Kansas City

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Durable
                          • Fast
                          • Good Traction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                            I've been very happy with this shoe. I made a switch from Brooks Ghost 6s to the Pegasus. I have put a few hundred miles on the shoes and it is breaking in nicely. It is a well constructed shoe that is light and durable. I am looking forward to many more miles in this shoe.

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

                            Best shoe for $100!

                            By Paxton

                            from San Diego

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Arch Support

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                              I've had the 29 and 30 models of the Pegasus. I loved the 30 but this is possibly even better. Nike has improved every minor flaw of the 30. The 31 is less squishy and more responsive. The heel to toe drop is better. The upper is more breathable and the heel collar isn't as bulky. Style wise they look better too. These are going to be my work horse trainers this summer. I think this shoe would work for any surface or speed. It's that good.

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

                              It's brilliant.

                              By FlyEspresso

                              from Seattle, Washington

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Fast
                              • Fitted
                              • Good Traction
                              • Great with Jeans
                              • Lightweight
                              • Narrower Than "normal"
                              • SMOOTH

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                                This is a brilliant shoe. I couldn't have asked for something better. Unusually for this "round" of shoes this is my third attempt at finding one. It's a very fitted shoe so if you like a roomy overly sloppy toe-box this is not your shoe. If you like a perfectly fitted shoe, with not sloppy movement–this is what you want. I feel as if it's an extension of me rather than an annoyance I have to deal with.

                                My previous was a LunarEclipse 3+ Sheild–I really should not have been a shoe so supportive. This is one one criticism with Shoe Dog–it shoves everyone seemingly into a supportive shoe (many people also run differently on a treadmill than outdoors). Regardless, I have a high to normal arch, slight underpronation, and all around mid-foot strike. For that, this shoe is perfect!

                                Cusion: Zoom is only in the rear half, not exactly in the "heel" as others. Quite nice–I don't miss not having it in the front (even if I'm a mid-foot striker). It's actually still quite "Cush" in the mid-foot area!

                                All around great shoe from Nike–gives me a very solid, smooth, run. Makes me want to run more!

                                Only warning: The Nike Pegasus 31 does follow their recent trend of narrower than "normally" slightly wider fitting Nike shoes. For my not-narrow but narrower european sized 9 feet, it's perfect. Keep that in mind.

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

                                I love this shoe

                                By Alex

                                from Kokomo, IN

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Durable
                                • Fast
                                • Good Arch Support
                                • Good Traction
                                • Great with Jeans
                                • Lightweight
                                • Pronation Control

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Endurance Training

                                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Pegasus 31 Running Shoe:

                                  I use this product for cross country training and to have something comfortable to walk in.

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

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                                  You have to see the Men's Nike Pegasus 31 in action! Watch the video, and take advantage of Jared's expert knowledge as he shows you everything you need to know about the Men's Nike Pegasus 31, including how you'll love the Engineered mesh forefoot, No-sew overlays, Nike Zoom unit in the heel, Rubber crash rail for a smooth transition, and the soft and springy cushioning!

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