Buying Guides for Runners

Gear, shoes, and accessories designed to help you enjoy running — and to help reduce injury, so you can keep on enjoying it.

What Shoes Are Best for Long-Distance Running?

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The 5 Best Shoes for Long-Distance Running

The best shoes for long-distance running provide support and comfort as you log miles.

The Best Neutral Running Shoes by Nike

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The Best Neutral Running Shoes by Nike

Learn how to find a shoe that’s so comfortable, you’ll forget you have it on.

What Is the Difference Between Running & Walking Shoes?

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What Is the Difference Between Running and Walking Shoes?

Cut back on your confusion with this informative guide.

How To Choose Running Shoes

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How To Choose Running Shoes

Hit your stride in these sneakers.

Best Running Shoes for Walking, by Nike

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Best Running Shoes for Walking, by Nike

Optimize your comfort and support with these top picks.

Best Shoes for Walking on Concrete, by Nike

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Best Shoes for Walking on Concrete, by Nike

Hard surfaces call for soft cushioning.

The Best Shoes for Running a Marathon, by Nike

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The Best Shoes for Running a Marathon, by Nike

Winning picks for speed and support

Best Running Pants by Nike

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Best Running Pants by Nike

Whether you love a baggy jogger or prefer the fit and feel of a compression tight, these top Nike running pants can power your next run.

Nike’s Most Lightweight Running Shoes

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Best Lightweight Running Shoes by Nike

Nike offers a broad selection of lightweight kicks — from long-distance running shoes to those more suitable for sprints — sure to appeal to everyone.

Best Running Shoes for Kids by Nike

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Best Running Shoes for Kids by Nike

Footwear plays an important role in healthy development for kids' growing feet, especially when running is involved. Here are the top four options to consider.

Best Trail Running Shoes by Nike

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Best Trail Running Shoes by Nike

These shoes give trail runners the cushioning and support needed to be trail-ready.

The Best Running Shorts for Men, by Nike

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The Best Running Shorts for Men, by Nike

Hit your stride in these winning picks.

The Best Running Shorts for Women, by Nike

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The Best Running Shorts for Women, by Nike

From the treadmill to the track, the trail, and beyond, these lightweight women’s running shorts will help keep you dry, cool and comfortable.

The Best Hats for Running by Nike

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The Best Hats for Running

Here’s how to choose the best running hat to protect you from the elements — while also adding a dose of style to your running outfit.

The Best Nike Leggings for Support and Compression

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The Best Nike Leggings for Support and Compression

Shop these snug and comfortable bottoms.

What Nike Shoes Are Best for Long-Distance Running?

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What Nike Shoes Are Best for Long-Distance Running?

Whether you prefer a midsole that's pillowy soft or firm and supportive, Nike has sneakers that will help you remain comfortable on all of your long runs.

The 4 Best Work Sneakers by Nike

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The 4 Best Work Shoes by Nike

Ditch the clunky boots — or pointy heels — and slip into some of the brand's most comfortable footwear.

Nike’s 11 Best Gift Ideas for Runners

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7 Best Nike Gift Ideas for Runners

These practical presents are sure to please the runners in your life, whether they just ran their first 5K or have multiple marathons under their belt.