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With protection from the dark and wet, the Nike LunarGlide+ 4 Shield offers a touch of support in a streamlined trainer featuring moderate cushioning and an extra-soft ride.

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Why let wet or dark conditions hold you back when you can run in the Nike LunarGlide 4 Shield? This daily trainer features a water resistant treated upper that helps keep your feet dry, and reflective detailing that keeps you visible. This shoe offers mild support for overpronation, while Dynamic Flywire conforms to the shape of your foot at all stages of the gait cycle, giving you a truly personalized fit. Soft Lunar foam in the midsole provides protection suitable for high mileage. 

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Weight: 9.4 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (31mm), Forefoot (20mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D) 

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


INTRODUCTION

The LunarGlide 4 is a moderate featured, minimum support shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.

CUSHIONING

  • Lunarlon cushioning system uses a soft, durable foam core held inside of a supportive foam carrier to give lightweight, responsive cushioning. 

MIDSOLE

  • Dynamic Support layers the Lunarlon foam core with the Phylon carrier to produce a denser medial midsole to help reduce over pronation.
  • Crash pad at the bottom of the heel is a decoupled, gender-specific unit that reduces impact shock and corrects over pronation.
UPPER
  • 360 degree Reflectivity covers the upper, making shoes highly visibility in low-light conditions.
  • Dynamic Fit uses a supportive inner sleeve that wraps under the arch and around the midfoot for increased arch support and an adaptive fit.
  • Evolved Flywire hugs the entire length of the foot offering lightweight support. 
  • Heel Counter wraps the rearfoot and keeps the heel stable in the shoe.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full-length Phylon, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.
  • H2O Repel Mesh is treated with DWR (durable water repellent) for a breathable and water-resistant shoe.
OUTSOLE
  • BRS 1000 carbon rubber provides durable traction.
  • Environmentally Preferred Rubber located in the forefoot provides multi-surface traction.
  • Flex Grooves are gender-specific for enhanced flexibility and heel-to-toe efficiency

Comments: Much better than the Original Lunar Glide.  For such a light and well cushioned shoe, the stability is outstanding.   I am an overpronator and can wear the LunarGlide 4 comfortably for my long runs.   Actually, it is pretty close to being a perfect, all around shoe.   It is light enough for racing and speed work outs as well.

I am surprised how durable this shoe has been.  After 135 miles the wear is minimal.         

The Flywire lacing system takes a little time to get used to.  You have to double knot the laces or they will come undone.   Also, you have to lace them up tighter when you first put them on because the lacing system will loosen up as you wear them,  even if they are double knotted.

The outsoles tend to pick up small stones.  So, this may not be an ideal shoe if you run on trails. 

Just a great all around shoe! 
From: Bob, New Jersey

Comments: By far, my favorite version of the LunarGlide to date. Fit is greatly improved, especially in the forefoot. Shoe feels lighter than previous versions. My only complaint is the traction in wet weather. On a wet asphalt road these shoes slip very easily. They lose grip so easily I will not wear them on wet pavement. Poor wet weather traction is pretty surprising for a company based in the Pacific Northwest. I hope this is corrected in upcoming versions.
From: Rick, Texas

Comments: Definitely an improvement over the Lunarglide 3s.  Lighter, more breathable. Nice cushioning but not too cush. Great training shoe for mild overpronators.
From: Eric, Bethesda MD

Comments: Wonderful fit and ride. Such a great improvement over the 3's. The ride is soft,light and reponsive. train 40-50 mi/wk high arches7-9 min /mi
From: anonymous


Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

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

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

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

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