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Blending throwback styling and modern runability, the Nike Free Huarache Light offers minimal cushioning and a semi-soft ride.


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Classic styling meets modern running performance in the Nike Free Huarache Light. This shoe offers a lightweight and flexible platform to promote a natural stride without sacrificing the cushioning and protection you need. A nod to the Air Huarache Lights of the early 90's, the upper features a breathable stretch mesh upper that wraps the foot for comfort and a bootie-like design for a sock-like fit. Run in the Free Huarache Light and show off your throwback style.

Model Number:

Weight: 10.4 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (24mm), Forefoot (16mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

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



The Free Huarache Light is a minimum featured, minimum neutral shoe designed for speedwork, racing, and daily training.


  • Phylite uses a lightweight midsole material designed for a resilient ride with enough durability to double as an outsole.
  • Phylite uses a lightweight midsole material designed for a resilient ride with enough durability to double as an outsole.
  • Crash pad at the bottom of the heel is a decoupled, gender-specific unit that reduces impact shock and corrects over pronation.
  • Nike Free sipes uses gender-specific flex grooves to allow barefoot-like flexibility and stability.
  • Transtarsal Flex Grooves are deep outsole cuts running diagonally under the midfoot area for increased flexibility and mobility.
  • Molded sockliner mimics the curvature of the foot for a closer fit and underfoot cushioning.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full-length fabric for a comfortable underfoot feel.
  • Waffle lugs built into the Phylite outsole compress on impact for increased cushioning. 
  • BRS 1000 carbon rubber provides durable traction.

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 fit a little snugger than my Free Run 2s. I was a fan of the Huarache Light, particularly the upper so I bit on these. The Huarache Light upper on the Free 5.0 sole is a good combination. Fans of the Free Run may not like the fit unless you preferred the 2 over the 3 (monotongue vs. standard tongue). The major drawback is that the upper isn't a retro version, it's a reissue. Same materials and design from over a decade ago amount to a couple of extra ounces.
From: TSP, CA