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Best Nike shoes under 5000

A lot of our readers have been asking the question that what are the best Nike shoes under 5000 rupees? 

I hope that you know Nike is the number one and the largest sportswear brand in the World. It is a favorite sports brand of many sports and fitness freaks across the world. 

Especially in India where Nike shoes are seen as some kind of status symbol and style.

We all know that Nike shoes are not cheap. Nike manufactures really high-quality, high performance shoes competing with the likes of Adidas, Reebok and Puma. These three companies are Nike’s closest competitors in the sportswear market.

Given the above facts do you think that you can get your hands on good Nike shoes below 5000 rupees?

We know that the average price of the best Nike running shoes in India is between 5000 – 8000 rupees. If you look at Nike’s India website you will be surprised to see that there are not many Nike shoes under 5000 rupees.

In fact as of today there is only one Nike running shoe that is under the budget of 5000 rs. 

So then how do you find these shoes under 5000?

The easiest and best way to do this is by buying shoes online. You can actually buy Nike shoes under 5000 rupees from sites like Amazon and Flipkart.

If you’ve never bought shoes online or if you’re afraid to buy online then you must look at a recent trend.

According to a recent survey, 33 percent of urban fashion buyers said that they buy online. This means that one third of people buy things online. The main reasons why people buy online are convenience, lower prices, save time, fuel and timings.

Percentage of buyers that buy online in India (2013, 2016 & 2020)

 
Percentage of buyers that buy online across India
Source: Statista.com

Another study done by UBS states that roughly 25% of all apparel and footwear is sold online.

Trend for buying footwear online
Source: Footwearnews.com

The Best Nike Running Shoes under 5000 Rupees

1. Nike Revolution 5

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Ideal forMen
Arch TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forDaily Running / All Day Wear
DistanceDaily Running (Max 5 Kms)
Terrain (Surface)Road Running

The Revolution 5 is a lightweight and comfortable running shoe designed for runners who have a normal or high arch. The cushioning in these shoes are amazing because of the soft foam that is used in the midsole. The shoes have a minimalist design so you can wear these shoes all day long whether you are standing, walking or running.

The upper has a breathable and comfortable mesh to provide breathability. One of the best features of Nike Revolution 5 is the heel lock design. The heel lock design really helps you to slip on the shoes and your foot stays locked down in placed while walking or running.

These running shoes are meant for daily running usually less than 5K. We recommend not to use these for marathon or long distance running.

Pros

  • Lightweight.
  • Great cushioning and comfort.
  • Can be used for all day wear.
  • Heel lock design.

Cons

  • Couple of runners complained of outsole coming off after 3-4 months of use.

2.  Nike Downshifter 7

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forDaily Running / All Day Wear
DistanceDaily Short Distance (Max 5 Kms)
Terrain (Surface)Road Running

The Nike Downshifter is one of the bestselling running shoe in India. These shoes have been appreciated by a lot of running enthusiasts. Most of the runners felt the shoes were very comfortable, lightweight and provided enough support for shorter runs. Runners were also happy with the availability of dynamic colors for these shoes.

Few runners thought the shoes were a bit narrow in the mid section of the shoes.

Pros

  • Very affordable Nike running shoes.
  • Can be used for casual outings and all day wear.
  • Variety of colors available.
  • Extremely lightweight and comfortable.

Cons

  • Questions about the durability of these shoes.
  • Many runners mentioned that the shoes didn’t last long.

3. Nike Free RN 5.0

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forDaily Running
DistanceDaily Running (Max 5 Kms))
Terrain (Surface)Road Running

The Nike Free RN is a minimalist, lightweight running shoe, made for your daily runs.  These are ultra lightweight, comfortable, provides a snug fit and one of the best road running shoes in the market. Many runners felt that the upper of the shoes that had form-fitting helped the overall fitting of the shoes.

The Shoes are made for short runs and it is not recommended to use these shoes for longer runs.

Pros

  • Lightweight, comfortable with excellent cushioning.
  • Form-fitting in the upper providing excellent fitting.
  • Superb design with variety of colors.

Cons

  • Shoes were a bit smaller than expected. Recommended to order half size bigger.
  • Not made for long distance running.

4. Nike RunAllDay

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forDaily Running / All Day Wear
DistanceDaily Running (Max 5 Kms)
Terrain (Surface)Road Running

As the name suggests Nike RunAllday shoes are meant for the daily running and daily wear. Runners appreciated the breathability these shoes provide and this is possible only because of the high quality mesh used.

Runners felt overall comfortable while using these shoes during their shorter runs. A couple of users tried to use these shoes for longer runs but recommended NOT to use them for long distance running.

The only thing that users didn’t liked is that the shoes have a weird white stains of paint at the bottom. Due to this a number of buyers were unhappy and returned these shoes.

All-in-all an average running shoe meant for daily short runs.

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Perfect size (fits as mentioned)
  • Provides responsive cushioning

Cons

  • Stains of paint at the bottom of the sole

5. Nike Retaliation TR 2

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeGym Shoes
Arch TypeN/A
Can be used forGym Workouts / Casual Outings

Are you into Crossfit, HIIT or are a regular weight lifter in the gym?

If yes then you will love these shoes because the Nike Retaliation trainer shoes have been made for regular workout freaks. If you are more of a lifter than runner than you should definitely get your hands on this piece.

Reviewed by most users at an average of 4.7 out of 5 these are one of the best trainers available in the market. A lot of users mentioned these shoes are very comfortable, lightweight and a perfect workout shoe.

Few people also complimented the look, color and design of these shoes and they used these shoes during casual outings.

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Perfect for regular workouts and casual wear
  • Comes with a unique design, comfort and lightweight

Cons

  • Few users complained that their ankle rubs against the side of the foot and the heel. This caused a lot of discomfort and pain.
  • Couple of users mentioned the shoe is quite narrow and small for their feet. We recommend NOT to buy if you’ve wide feet.

6. Nike Flex Control TR3

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeGym Shoes
Arch TypeN/A
Can be used forGym Workout / Casual Outings

We have few things in mind whenever we are looking to buy for a new pair of shoes. The most common things are comfort and style. The Nike Flex Control 3 has got both these things. On top of that it is a great shoe for your gym workouts.

From a price point of view as well these shoes are affordable and well under the 4000 rupee range.

Pros

  • Lightweight and stylish
  • Can be used for casual outings
  • A lot of users mentioned these shoes were very comfortable

Cons

  • Few users questioned about the durability of the shoes especially the upper part

7. Nike Viale

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forDaily Running / Casual Outings
DistanceDaily / Long Distance (Max 5 Kms)
Terrain (Surface)Road Running
The Nike Viale shoes have a modern and clean look that is perfect for everyday wear.
 
They have a high quality and lightweight mesh upper with a front lace-up design inside. There is breathable mesh lining as well as a part of foot-bed.
 
The midsole is made of Eva for added response and responsiveness. The outsole at the bottom is made of a lightweight synthetic rubber giving a fantastic traction while running.

Pros

  • Breathable upper enabling you to run longer distances
  • Many users mentioned the shoes are comfortable and stylish
  • Affordable

Cons

  • Difficult to insert your foot in the shoe

8. Nike Flex Experience RN 8

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Ideal forMen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeNormal or High Arch
Can be used forMarathon / Racing
DistanceLong Distance / Marathon
Terrain (Surface)Road Running
The Flex Experience 8 is really a lightweight shoe that has been built for road running. These shoes have got a breathable textile upper with padding throughout the tiny collar and a back pull tab.
 
There is also a very nice soft fabric lining too that really gives a food feeling on your feet. Along with that you have a removable foam insole.
 
The rounded heel mimics the shape of your feet so that your feet roll naturally with each step.
The bottom of the shoe has a lightweight solid rubber under the toe and the heel to give that reliable traction.

Pros

  • Few marathon runners felt that the flex experience feature provided natural movement of the feet while running
  • Most runners who used these shoes for long distance and marathons describe these shoes as very comfortable.
  • Very Affordable (under 4000 rupees)
  • Runners mentioned that the shoes are quite durable and long lasting
  • Ultra lightweight and can be worn all day long

Cons

  • Narrow and tight toe box
  • Couple of users mentioned that there is a irritating sound that comes while walking in these shoes.

9. Nike Women’s LunarSolo

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Ideal forWomen
Shoe TypeNeutral
Arch TypeHigh Arch
Can be used forDaily Running
DistanceDaily Running (Max 5 Kms)
Terrain (Surface)Road Running
This list of best Nike shoes would not be complete without a woman’s shoe. This one is recommended for female runners.
 
The Nike Lunarsolo comes with a lightweight and stretchy synthetic upper that moves with every step you take.
It has  got a full lace of closure too, nice padding throughout the ankle
 
There is also a little back pull tab for easy on and off.  The inside has a really soft lining to give a comfortable and softer feel to your heel.
 
It has also got an inner sleeve to keep the tongue from shifting which is also very nice.

Pros

  • Users liked the variety of colors available
  • Lightweight, cushioned and super comfortable
  • Value for money
  • Stylish and trendy (can be used for casual outings)

Cons

  • Not built for long distance running
  • Few users mentioned that the shoes are not durable and long lasting. The shoes started wearing out after 2-3 months of use.

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