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Advice for Road Runners: When it comes to the development of the Pegasus, the Nike Women's Air Zoom Pegasus 40 benefits from four decades of evolution. The 40th anniversary of the Pegasus has led to the development of these iconic road running shoes.Read full description
Advice for Road Runners: When it comes to the development of the Pegasus, the Nike Women's Air Zoom Pegasus 40 benefits from four decades of evolution. The 40th anniversary of the Pegasus has led to the development of these iconic road running shoes.
The Pegasus 40 has a midsole containing two Zoom Air units - with one in the heel and another in the forefoot. React foam is also used in the midsole. There is no change here from the Pegasus 39. The underfoot feel should still be one of a protective, yet responsive experience.
This is where the differences between the Pegasus 40 and Pegasus 39 can be seen. Three significant updates have been made to the upper, consisting of:
All of the changes noted above were made with the goal of creating an upper that is more breathable, more comfortable, and more capable of accommodating different shapes of feet.
The Nike Women's Air Zoom Pegasus 40 Road Running Shoes are neutral running shoes. As described above, they offer protective, yet responsive cushioning. The Pegasus is really well suited to daily training runs at steady to moderate paces, perhaps with some quicker running during parts of your run.
Shoe size is a personal preference and everyone's feet are different, but we want to ensure you avoid any pain or discomfort from bruised toenails, rubbing, blistering or pins and needles.
Your running shoes should have enough width to allow you to spread your toes and should have some space at the front (we recommend having a half to one thumb's width of space from the end of your longest toe to the front of your running shoes).
This usually means that your running shoe will be at least a half size bigger than your regular shoe size though this can vary from brand to brand.
The technical features above are based on a women's US size 8 shoe.