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Men's Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4

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Men's NIKE® ZOOM EQUALON+ 4 :: Get the stability you need without sacrificing plush cushioning and flexibility. The updated men's Nike® Zoom Equalon+ 4 delivers a new, more-snug heel strap, more durable midsole, and soft mesh upper. Now in widths! Nike+ ready. 12.2 ounces

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STABILITY+ [?]
Get the guidance and support you need to keep you running strong and feeling stable mile after mile. If you have an average arch but like extra cushioning and support, Stability+ shoes are your perfect pick. 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:

  • Medial and heel strap: For individual support
  • External heel counter: For a great fit
  • Heel and forefoot Zoom units: Optimum cushioning
  • Cushlon ST midsole: For a dynamic and stable ride
  • Duralon forefoot outsole: Lightweight material allows for a cushy feel
  • BRS 1000 heel outsole: Provides a good level of durability and traction with a marking outsole
  • OrthoLite® sockliner: Molded around the curvature of the foot for enhanced fit, comfort, and support, with anti-microbial properties to help keep odor at bay
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Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 96 reviews)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (68)
  • Comfortable (66)
  • Breathable (46)
  • Arch support (34)
  • Pronation control (32)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (7)
  • Narrow / tight (5)

Best Uses

  • Road running (54)
  • Pavement (10)
  • Gym (9)
  • Distance / endurance (5)
  • With orthotics/inserts (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      74% 

      (53 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      92% 

      (68 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (54), High arch (9), Low arch (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (39), Casual/ recreational (23), Gym rat (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (47), Yes (3)

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

New take on stability...

By Arem

from Ohio

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Flexible
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight
  • Pronation Control

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

    I'm 6'1" and weight 180lbs and I train for marathons and triathlons, typically logging between 20 - 40 miles per week. I run mostly on pavement with the occasional trail thrown in. I'm coming from the Asics Kayano 15, which I still have as my alternate shoe and still very much like...but it's a different feel than the Equalon 4.

    Admittedly, I only have about 30 miles on the EQ 4, but so far I really like them. The cushioning is the softest I've ever run in, and I've been in some high cushion shoes (Asics Kayano, Mizuno Nirvana...etc). As soon as I put them on it's noticeable...very soft. Some might say too soft, but I like it as I tend to be hard on shoes. To give a more illustrative comparison, the Asics Kayano if very cushioned too, but feels like a more firm kind of cushion, where as the Nike is a softer, spongier cushion. Hope that makes sense. It's like comparing a memory foam pillow to a down filled pillow. Sorta of. :)

    The fit is good, mostly. I'm really able to lock my heel down, which I like, but the instep area feels a bit sloppy, guess I'm used the the Kayano's offset lacing. The toebox is nice and roomy, which I really like.

    The EQ4 rides a little lower to the ground with a wider footprint than the Kayano, or most other shoes I've run in lately, and I really like that feeling. Typically, when I've been in a shoe that felt closer to the ground I felt like it lacked cushioning a bit, but not in this case. The wide base feels very stable as well. I'm a pretty severe over-pronater and the stability in this shoe hasn't let me down yet.

    Flexibility. Wow. I'm used to shoes with a lot of stability and cushion to be pretty rigid and heavy, especially the Nirvana. The Nike just feels a bit lighter than what I'm used to and the flexibility in the forefoot is such a nice change of pace. I can really flex my foot and it causes me to be much less aware of my shoe when I'm running. Feels more natural, which I suppose is the point, right?

    Some of the negatives...the materials, in spots, feel a bit cheap for the price. Guess I got spoiled with the memory foam collar and articulated tongue in the Kayano...the Nike just has cheap, thin foam in those areas. Other than that, not a ton to complain about...and that's being nitpicky.

    Overall, I'd definitely get another pair as they're working so far. Haven't tested them on anything over 8 miles, but I'm hopeful they'll remain on my short list of 'go to' shoes.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Comfort for a big runner

    By Big Slow Guy

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

      A little about me. I am 6'0 220 pound. I run about 4 times/week averaging about 12-15 miles. I have yet to find a shoe that is completely comfortable...but this shoe comes close. It has a nice cushioned ride and feels fairly lightweight. The one con I think is that the foot bed tends to cause a little bit of friction which I can feel at the end of my runs. I have tried a variety of different socks..but to no avail. For a medium width I think that most people would think that it is a tad bit narrower then what they are used to. If you are a heavy runner with narrower feet then this is a good shoe for you.

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

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Shoe

      By Ryan

      from Clinton, CT

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

        This shoe is great. I've tried New Balance, Asics, and Brooks with no luck. These shoes have a perfect balance of cushioning, support, and overall comfort. They are a little pricey, but worth the few extra bucks. I'm 5'10" 190lbs with flat feet and two bad knees and a bad ankle from 15 years in the Army. I run 20-25 miles per week and with these new Nikes, I am able to do so without any pain or discomfort. I plan on buying a second pair soon.

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

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        excellent shoe

        By hogan

        from philadelphia

        About Me Gym Rat

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Good Arch Support
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gym

          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

          as a 230 lb runner (10-15 miles week) with wide feet, couldn't find a comfortable shoe for years, the ZOOM EQUALON+ 4's are extremely comfortable and adds the extra cushioning for the feet/knees..would highly recommend for the 200lb+ runner, really helped my runs

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

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Strong Update

          By Pastor Chris

          from Lake County, CA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Endurance Training

            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

            I am 6'6' and 220 pounds. These shoes have helped me to continue running. Comfortable from day one.

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

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Shoe

            By Mike

            from CT

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

              I run 3 times per week and weigh 225lbs. The 1st time I ran in the shoes they felt like I have been wearing them for weeks. I liked them so much I bought a second pair to alternate between runs. My only wish is that they had other colors to choose from otherwise super comfortable and just enough cushion for a heavy runner.

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

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great shoe good value

              By Middle Age Mark

              from Jackson, TN

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Fast
              • Good Arch Support
              • Good Traction
              • Injury avoidance
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                I bought these to alternate with my current pair of Asics Gel Kayanos (this has been my go to shoe for several years). I needed a stability shoe with good cushioning. Been battling Plantar Faciitus for six months. The Gel Kayanos work fine but I wanted to try something else. I love these shoes. Better cushioning than the Asics, lighter and stability just as good. This is my new go to shoe.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Bad Knees or any pain? This is for you!

                By stevo

                from Littleton Colorado

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Lightweight
                • Pronation Control
                • Responsive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Endurance Training
                  • Pavement
                  • Road Running
                  • With Orthotics/Inserts

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                  Well, let me start by saying that I used to race at a high level until multiple knee surgeries to both knees. Orthopedic surgeons have told me that I need a knee replacement. At 40 yrs I stopped running and racing, but the knees got worst. While coaching other triathletes they convinced me to try racing again after 6 years. I thought it would be impossible, but I did my research. Nike Equalon had the most reviews with description of cushioning and stability.

                  Bottom line these shoes allowed me to compete in a 70.3 ironman in 2009. There is comfort, support and cushioning which made my running feel almost painless.

                  I am still running and will compete this year again. I could not have run without these shoes period. If you are looking for shoes to help with growing old, these are it.

                  I also used the carbon inserts with these shoes to get the most of my running time. I do highly recommend these shoes for those who enjoy running, but injuries and surgeries have limited your enjoyment and distance.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too small
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Agree with Michael as ...

                  By Bob

                  from Undisclosed

                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                  Agree with Michael as it's cushioned like version 2 but alot more stable, especially at heel strike. Good for long runs. For me, not very good with heel to toe transition but then again S+/MC shoes aren't known for it. If you're a heel striker/over pronator and need good heel stability and lots of cushion for long runs consider this shoe. Snug heel wrap, a bit narrow mid but unusual longer toe box. Ran in v.2 and tried v.3 both I needed 1/2 size up for both but this shoe is true size for me. I do feel the upper material seems cheap compared to the previous versions. Seems lighter than 12oz but not very good breathability... feet were burning hot after just a 4 mile run. Hopefully it gets better.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Surprised!!!

                  By Jim the Runner

                  from Tacoma, WA

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                    I'm a heavy runner - 220lbs and normally log 20-30 miles per week. What a pleasant surprise that Nike has produced a stability shoe for heavier runners. This might possibly be the best running shoe I have ever owned.

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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Feel

                    By DoubleTopSecret

                    from Lake Stevens, WA

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • With Orthotics/Inserts

                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                      Very comfortable on a run or just for a walk. No blisters. I have almost flat feet and the old shoes were immediately donated. Limit myself from using them daily but worth the buck.

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

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best shoe I have ever owned!

                      By Mike

                      from Mobile, AL

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Pronation Control

                      Cons

                      • none

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                      40 year runner, 5' 8", 175 lbs., now average 25-40 miles/week, depending on time of year. Have used the Air Equalon since it's introduction, and now on 5th pair of +4 version. Used 2 pair to train for, and run '09 NYC marathon. Switched to this shoe when knee problems almost forced me to cut back, or give up running. Over the years, have tried every major brand of shoe, many of which were OK, but this shoe just works for me.

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

                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great therapy

                      By drachung

                      from Jamaica

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support
                      • Great with Jeans
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                          I havent run in them yet, as I am recovering from knee surgery. They have helped me a lot with walking though, as I have been walking in an effort to get back and these shoes are so comfortable. They definitely help with therapy and I would recommend them anytime. Virtually feel no impact as I walk and they are light

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

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Great shoe[...]

                          By Grant

                          from Brooklyn, NY

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Durable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                            Great shoe. This is my 14th or 15th pair. I started with the first Equalon and have been happy ever since. Very comfortable.

                            Almost every pair has held up well for about 250-300 miles. I run mostly on pavement but do it in all kinds of weather -- extreme heat, rain and snow -- and they always feels good. A couple have worn down faster but they are the exception.

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

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            This is my 4th pair - I LOVE these shoes

                            By Boise Runner

                            from Boise, ID

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                              I'm a woman and I buy these shoes because I am 6 feet tall, lift weights, and run like a maniac in the hills. I am brutal on these shoes and they hold up nicely. It's like running on marshmallows they are so comfy and squishy. I put about 20+ miles on them each week in the trails.

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

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Great Shoes

                              By Ready for Summer

                              from Montclair, VA

                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Durable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                Moved to this shoe from ASICS. Best decision I ever made. I am 6 feet tall and 190 pounds and a pretty heavy heel striker. This shoe provides plenty of cushion (). Durable, good looking, and a great all-around running/gym shoe.

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

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Excellent road/pavement shoe

                                By Chris

                                from Sanford, NC

                                About Me Gym Rat

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Good Arch Support

                                Cons

                                • Poor Stability

                                Best Uses

                                • Pavement

                                Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                This was the second pair of Equalons I have owned and have liked both pairs. They are kind of pricey, but I was able to catch a sale on RRS.
                                I run 30-35 miles per week on pavement, treadmill, and sometimes trail. These shoes are excellent for pavement, road, and treadmill. I am about 190 pounds and have almost 20 years of active duty military service, so my legs have had quite a bit of abuse. These almost eliminate all joint pain from the pavement pounding. They are very comfortable and give just the right amount of support for me on even terrain.
                                I would not recommend these shoes for trails or rugged terrain. I dont feel like they were built with that in mind, but some may.

                                overall they are an excellent pair of shoes.

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

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                What a comfortable shoe!!

                                By El Matador

                                from Bear, DE

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Breathable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Cushions Impact
                                • Good Arch Support
                                • Good Traction
                                • Lightweight
                                • Pronation Control

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Endurance Training

                                  Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                  I've been spending time and money trying to find the right shoes and since I tried Equalon4 I think I found my shoe mate! I am training for my first marathon and all the shoes I tried after 10 miles they gave me blisters or knee pain...I already ran 12 miles in them and I felt great..Good for Overpronator, 180lbs looking for those long miles to be less painful...Good job Nike

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

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Great shoe love it!!

                                  By Big Duzer

                                  from Denver. Co

                                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Breathable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Cushions Impact

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Road Running

                                    Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                    Love these shoes, I'm a bigger guy 210lbs and these are a joy to run in. Very soft landings and easy on the knees. I've wore Asics Kayanos for years but was looking for a change. I found it when Nike add with sizing on these.

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

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Very comfortable shoe!

                                    By Big Red

                                    from Grosse Ile, MI

                                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact
                                    • Good Arch Support

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                      I only run 3-4 miles 3 days a week but I love this shoe. I also lift weights 3 days a week and it's great in the weight room too!

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels half size too small
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels true to width
                                      • Arch Type:
                                      • Average Arch

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Great Training Shoe

                                      By joeyjoew

                                      from Milwaukee WI USA

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Good Arch Support

                                      Cons

                                      • Wears Out Quickly

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Pavement

                                      Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                      I have purchased 4 pairs of the Equlaon +3 and now 3 of the Equalon +4. The 4 seems to fit a little looser on the foot with more room in the toe box than the 3. It also has softer cushioning. They are great for people with flatter feet. I run about 60 miles per week and this line of shoes have kept me injury free for 2 years. Because of that I am devoted to the model and pony up the [$] when I need to! My only complaint is that I go through about 4 pairs per year.I use them in a combination of Gym/Treadmill training and road running. I have used them in races from 5k - Half Marathon and the training that those reces require. Highly recommended.

                                      • Sizing:
                                      • Feels half size too big
                                      • Width:
                                      • Feels true to width
                                      • Arch Type:
                                      • Low Arch

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      3.0

                                      Lots of cushion

                                      By US Army Captain

                                      from Spin Boldak, Afghanistan

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Durable
                                      • Good Arch Support

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Pavement

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        Extremely cushioned. Too much cushioning for me, however. Though, I'm switching to barefoot running so these weren't a good choice for me.

                                        If you like lots of cushion and prefer to strike with your heel, these may be a good choice.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels true to width
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • Average Arch

                                        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        1.0

                                        poor shoe. Also notice ...

                                        By Anonymous

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        poor shoe. Also notice how many entries on nov 18th with 5 stars. hmmmmm.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Excellent shoe!!! Tried ...

                                        By Charlie

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        Excellent shoe!!! Tried the Asics Kayano 15 but had to take them back and got these instead. Much nicer ride and they feel great. Previously had the Equalon 3 and should have stuck with Equalon series in the first place.

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Not as good as previous equalon models

                                        By shootnhigh

                                        from Clallam Bay WA

                                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                        Pros

                                        • Breathable
                                        • Lightweight
                                        • Pronation Control

                                        Cons

                                        • Narrow / Tight

                                        Best Uses

                                        • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        I think the cushioning is the best that I have had in a stability shoe, the 4s seem not to fit quite as good as the AE2 and AE3 shoes. The most positive thing I can say about the Air Equalon line is I have not had shin splints since I have switched to them.

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

                                        Good Running Shoe

                                        By EliteTHR33

                                        from Hudson County, NJ

                                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                        Verified Reviewer

                                        Pros

                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Good Arch Support
                                        • Good Traction
                                        • Great with Jeans
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                        • Cushioning doesn't last

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Gym

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        Overall the shoe is great. I actually went to a road runner store and got fitted for these running shoes. I am an over pronator so i wore these shoes with inserts. I like the lightness of the shoe and the cushioning. My one and only complaint is that the cushioning seems to wear out quickly. The cushioning after 3 months of wearing did not feel the same as it did when i bought it.

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

                                        Good shoe overall

                                        By RedLeg

                                        from Lawton, OK

                                        About Me Avid Athlete

                                        Pros

                                        • Breathable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                        • Narrow / Tight
                                        • Wears Out Quickly

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                        Shoes are OK overall, I am big guy at 200 lbs and these shoes were good for about 500 miles before they started to wear out. Impressive quality for a nike, great for a big dude who likes to run.

                                        • Sizing:
                                        • Feels true to size
                                        • Width:
                                        • Feels too narrow
                                        • Arch Type:
                                        • Low Arch
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No
                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Incredible Fit + Performance

                                        By Todd

                                        from Waco, TX

                                        About Me Gym Rat

                                        Pros

                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Durable
                                        • Good Arch Support

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                          I am about to order my second pair of these. I even tried another shoe to make sure I wasn't missing out, but I've come back to the Equalon +4. A little pricey, but with the performance + durability it is more than worth it - especially with great RoadRunner pricing. I've logged over 420 miles on my current pair, and i play racquetball 1-2 times a week. These shoes are legit.

                                          • Sizing:
                                          • Feels half size too small
                                          • Width:
                                          • Feels true to width
                                          • Arch Type:
                                          • Average Arch
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • Yes
                                           
                                          5.0

                                          TERRIFIC

                                          By MF

                                          from Columbus

                                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                          Pros

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

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Road Running

                                            Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                            5'5" 170. I run 15-20 miles a week. I found this shoe very comfortable. I did not find however that it breathes very well. My feet became a little more heated than they used to in my Brooks. Overall I'm happy I finally got the nerve to try a different brand. Just two halfs so far but I will decide on another pair after evaluating these over the season.

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

                                            Awesome

                                            By Darren

                                            from Richmond, VA

                                            About Me Avid Athlete

                                            Verified Reviewer

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Road Running

                                              Comments about Mens Nike Zoom Equalon+ 4 Running Shoe:

                                              Awesome shoes -- I had no problems when breaking them in. I ran a 5k in them the day after I got them and set a PR. Highly recommend.

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

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                                              Wed, November 25,2009:
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                                              Wed, November 18,2009:
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                                              Tue, October 27,2009:
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