Br1an, I think Nike are wrong to market this shoe as being suitable for all runners. Call me cynical, but common sense tells you that no single shoe is going to be good for everyone!
I'm sorry you had a bad experience with the shoes. Hopefully you have found a more suitable shoe for you now. But why are you so worried about why or why not anyone else might purchase the shoes?
I looked at the Lunar Glide+ in the shop. They seemed to be made of an overly spongy material unlike anything else. Not like the normal cushioning I'm used to on running shoes. I'm sceptical to try them especially as the cheapest price I could find was £72. I like the cool design though. How well do they wear?
They've just brought out the Lunar Glide2 - yet to try it though.
I've found my Glides to be really good although I'm unsure whether I prefer this marshmallow-like sole.
The inners are ridiculously comfy though - really silky, like no other shoe I've ever tried.
I've a pair of Lites that I'm yet to try - they seem narrower in the toe box (Glides seem to run a bit big?) which will be good.
Also Glides don't seem to do well in the rain - very slippery underfoot.
I managed 150 miles in my glides before coming to a sudden halt with stabbing knee pain. up till hen it ws like wearing a apir of slippers -mega comfy, but I have my suspicions about the support they provide.
They are naw a very expensive pai of "leisure" trainers for me and I wont run in them.
I'd say they are good for generally neutral runners with a very slight pronation issue - steer clear if you are a moderate to severe pronator
I supinate and they're fine for me.
Another 16 miler in them today.
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