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A plush, high mileage neutral trainer with a reflective and water resistant upper, the Nike Zoom Vomero+ 8 Shield offers maximum cushioning and a soft ride.

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The Nike Zoom Vomero+ 8 Shield protects you from the road and the elements. A water resistant and highly reflective upper keeps you dry, warm, and seen in less than ideal conditions, while Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot work with the plush midsole to soak up the hard ground. Give yourself one less excuse with this plush neutral trainer. 

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Weight: 10.8 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (31mm), Forefoot (21mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Fits large; purchase 1/2 size smaller than standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toebox Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Semi-Curved

INTRODUCTION

The Nike Zoom Vomero+ 8 is a maximum featured, moderate neutral shoe designed for daily training and high mileage in all weather conditions.  This shoe is Nike+ Sensor compatible.

CUSHIONING

  • Zoom Air located in the heel and forefoot consists of low-profile pressurized air pockets that flex on contact for responsive cushioning.

MIDSOLE

  • Cushlon is a full-length midsole foam that delivers plush, resilient cushioning.
  • Crash pad at the bottom of the heel is a decoupled, gender-specific unit that reduces impact shock and corrects over pronation.
  • Cuboid pod is located in the lower, lateral side of the midfoot.
  • TPU Shank is a thermoplastic unit in the bottom midfoot for improved heel-to-toe transition.
  • Natural Motion Engineering design incorporates strategically placed grooves for a flexible, smooth, and more natural ride.

UPPER

  • H2O Repel Mesh is treated with DWR (durable water repellent) for a breathable and water-resistant shoe.
  • 360 degree Reflectivity covers the upper, making shoes highly visibile in low-light conditions. 
  • Overlays are strategically placed for increased flexibility and a secure fit.
  • Dynamic Fit uses a supportive inner sleeve that wraps under the arch and around the midfoot for increased arch support and an adaptive fit.
  • Molded FitFrame wraps the heel for additional heel support.
  • Arch Strap is a polyurethane saddle that wraps over the midfoot for a snug and secure fit.
  • Dual-layer Ortholite sockliner with Fitsole geometry sits underfoot and provides additional cushioning and comfort.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full-length Nike Rideliner foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.

OUTSOLE

  • BRS 1000 carbon rubber provides durable traction.
  • Duralon uses blown rubber in the forefoot under the metatarsal area for improved cushioning.
  • Waffle outsole design provides multi-surface traction and a touch of cushioning.
  • Flex Grooves are gender-specific for enhanced flexibility and heel-to-toe efficiency.

Comments: Whether it is the vomero, the pegasus or the lunarglide, they all begin to get compression set as soon as 150 mi. I run about 30 mi/wk and weigh 205, ave pace 8:00. I have given up on Nike, they are spongy,marshmellowy bottoming out soft junk. I switched to Brooks and have been getting at least 350 mi. out of ea pair.
From: matt, dsm, ia. 3/3/14

Comments: I'm 5'11, 190 lbs. heavy heel striker. Bought these shoes for the cushioning, they do not disappoint. The Vomero 8s appear light and cheap--looks are deceiving--they have handled trail, and pavement extremely well. My only knock, this shoe is definitely geared toward the mid to forefoot striker(s)--odd considering the heel-to-toe. Make sure you rotate with other shoes, I do and it works well.
From: Dave, Orlando, FL. 2/5/14

Comments: It's only a few days old, but a wonderful experience, actually feels like walking on clouds!!
From: Rohit, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Comments: The Nike Zoom Vomero +8s are not your average nike running shoe. They are MUCH better. My pair held up incredibly well (unlike some other Nikes) and lasted me an incredibly long time. I am a high school athlete and I ran in these shoes ALL summer for a total of 800 miles. No shoe I have ever worn before has lasted 800 miles!! Not only did the cushion hold up for so long but the shoe itself didn't fall apart or anything. I am not a heavy person, only 130 pounds, but I ran just about everyday all summer which put these shoes through a lot. If you are going to get this pair I recommend the Volt/Blue/White color because even when it gets dirty it still looks clean when your running because it is so bright.
From: Scott, Philadelphia, PA


 

 

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+