THE new Nike LunarTempo marries the beloved lightweight functionality from the iconic Lunaracer with a plush and responsive Lunarlon foam and comfortable materials designed to provide more durability and deliver lightweight support for everyday and every distance.
Designers incorporated runners’ feedback when the Lunaracer was being widely adopted as a daily training shoe. They went back to fine-tune and adjust the design to deliver a shoe with daily training in mind that maintained the traction, flexibility and lightness runners consistently loved from the Lunaracer. The LunarTempo is tuned for training.
“As always, our source of inspiration is the athlete. After seeing how many runners were using the race shoe for their everyday training, we used the insights as a framework for our design solutions,” said Dave Roulo, Senior Designer of Running Footwear. “The shoe was designed to deliver comfort, cushioning and responsive performance in training.
Flymesh Proprietary Nike Flymesh is an engineered material which features a seamless lining and breathable top mesh for lightweight comfort. The new material allows designers to seamlessly transition froma lightweight single layer to a supportive double layer where Flywire cables provide a secure lockdown and mid foot support.
Lunarlon Cushioning The Lunarlon cushioning system features a soft, re-engineered Lunarlon foam for a smooth, plush, cushioned transition. It is bonded to a lightweight Phylon carrier to deliver an excellent blend of plush cushioning and durable support underfoot.
Flywire Cables A pocket built into the Flymesh around the midfoot enables cables to move freely, getting them closer to the foot for dynamic lockdown and support.
Waffle Outsole Waffle pistons in the outsole work with the midsole by helping absorb impact and then deflecting back to the original shape for responsiveness. Durable carbon rubber in high-wear zones enhances durability and traction for more miles.