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These Classic Nike Running Shoes I Recommend for Everyone Are 40 Percent Off

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Nike first debuted the Pegasus in 1983, and its versatility made it a wildly popular shoe for the everyday runner. The brand’s various iterations of the Pegasus have been a staple in the running world ever since, and with the release of the newest version — the Pegasus 40 — in April, we’ve found the Pegasus 39 steeply discounted at 40 percent off, in both men’s and women’s.

The Pegasus is an excellent daily trainer. While there is no one-size-fits-all running shoe — there are better options for over-pronators, those with wider feet, or elite marathoners — the Pegasus is the everyday running shoe I’d recommend to most people. It has Nike’s proprietary React foam, which lends a cushy yet springy ride, two Zoom Air pockets in the heel and forefoot that help boost you forward, and a comfortable mesh upper — a simple design that has made the Pegasus such a reliable shoe for four decades.

“Not too soft, not too firm, these reliable workhorses will suit most runners, whether you’re hopping on the treadmill a few times per week or training for a marathon,” writes former Strategist senior writer Karen Iorio Adelson. If you’re looking for a pair of shoes you can log miles in and just forget about, the Pegasus is your answer.

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Our Favorite Nike Running Shoes Are 40 Percent Off Today