The ultra-lightweight knit upper fits like a second skin.
Using a data-informed construction process, it seamlessly integrates areas of high breathability, stretch and support where you need it most for a more precise fit.
Wraparound Flywire cables on the upper cradle the foot for locked-down support.
These ultra-lightweight cables are customisable through the laces and hug the arch for a dynamic, supportive fit.
Lunarlon cushioning offers a soft, responsive ride.
It features a resilient foam core that works with a bottomless foam carrier to provide support and plush cushioning. For even greater springy response, the firmer foam carrier has been eliminated under the heel to expose the softer lightweight foam.
The knitted construction process minimises weight and waste by using only what’s needed. The upper is made entirely of polyester yarn that’s fed into a proprietary knitting machine, creating little to no waste so the shoe is incredibly efficient to produce.
Nike Flyknit technology was inspired by feedback from runners craving a shoe with the snug (and virtually unnoticed) fit of a sock. Nike embarked on a four-year mission with teams of programmers, engineers and designers to create the technology needed to make the knit upper with static properties for structure and durability. Then the precise placement of support, flexibility and breathability—all in one layer—was refined. The result is a featherweight, form-fitting and virtually seamless upper.
- Low-profile knit tongue for ventilation and comfort
- Fitsole sockliner for comfort and underfoot protection
- Pull-tab on the heel for easy on and off
- Reflective elements for visibility in low light
- Blown rubber forefoot lugs for cushioning and a more efficient stride
- Flex grooves for enhanced articulation and a smooth transition
- Nike+ ready
- Weight: 162 grams (women’s size 4.5)
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FlywireFlywire helps provide ultra-lightweight support and comfort for your foot. It gets its strength from thin nylon fibers strategically placed on the upper of the shoe to hold the foot in place, helping to reduce slippage during activity. This allows for a massive reduction in weight because material is used only where it’s needed for structure.