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A lightweight and durable spike ideal for entry-level athletes, the Nike Zoom Rival XC is intended for 3k to 10k cross country racing.


Important Shipping Note: U.S. sales only.


Take your XC racing up a notch with the Nike Zoom Rival XC. Ideal for entry-level and high school athletes, this spike is designed to deliver both fast times and lasting durability. Includes eight 5/16" pyramid spikes and a spike wrench.

Model Number:

Weight: 5.4 oz (size 8)

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to narrow
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved



The Nike Zoom Rival XC is a 3k to 10k cross country spike designed for rubber or grass surfaces.


  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.


  • Flashlon full length midsole is a lightweight, responsive material.
  • Molded Medial Arch provides additional support during longer races.


  • Hydrophoic Mesh upper allows breathability  and optimal water shedding benefits.
  • Microfiber Synthetic overlays are internally located in the midfoot and forefoot to further lock down the upper for a snug fit.
  • Slip Lasting involves wrapping and stitching the upper in a bootie-like shape before it is glued to the midsole to increase flexibility and decrease weight.


  • Waffle Carbon outsole design in the forefoot provides multi-surface traction and increased durability.
  • Contains 4 spike receptacles per shoe.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-Toe Offset (mm): What's This?

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road-Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

Customer Reviews

Comments: These spikes are wonderful I really saw an improvement in my competitions. I use these for long distance in track and XC. I love these they are beutiful! I love them and everybody complemented me and I was amazed when they arrived in the mail. I love them very much. Best spikes ever would recommend this to every long distance and CX runners.
From: Anonymous. April 24th 2015