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Style # 18172
Nike Women's Initiator Shoe

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Nike Women's Initiator

$49.99  
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price may vary based on color original price:$51.99
Hit the ground and go in the Nike Initiator running shoe.

  • Breathable mesh upper with supportive overlays
  • Lace-up front, padded tongue and collar
  • Textile lining with a cushioning footbed
  • Dual-density Phylon midsole for added cushioning
  • Durable rubber outsole for enhanced mobility

  • Free returns to over 1100 stores! see details

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    FamousFootwear.com asked: Why did you choose this?

    • P: "I love them"
    • C: "this is my favorite running shoe. I have inserts for plantar fascitis, and these shoes fit perfectly. They are lightweight and I don't feel like I have cement blocks on my feet when running. Great shoe!"
    • S: "It is a shoe I've purchased in the past and I know it fits well for use at the gym."
    • Z: "want I was looking for"
    • Ann: "because I have worn these shoes and I only wear Nike shoes."
    • lois: "I had a pair of these and they are the best comfy shoes ever..... love them"
    • K: "I saw them in the store .. tried them on .. they are very comfortable ... and I liked the look, so I ordered them."
    • Johanna: "PRETTY WALKING SHOE I LOVE PINK"
    • D: "Wanted to get some new shoes. These were very cute and I got them half off since i already had bought a pair for son. I really like your prices and great selection."
    • H: "these are the most comfortable shoes! I have had 3 pairs of these already, still using the original ones to garden in, they are still comfy."
    • Jennie: "I have purchased this shoe before, and they fit well and have cushioning for walking. The shoe is nice and wide in the toe area."
    • Adetobi: "I like Nike shoes plus a good deal"
    • Jaime: "this is my 4th pair they are very comfortable and have good support in them."
    • L: "Good brand, read reviews and good price/sale."
    • Shanalee: "Because of size and comfort."
    • TERECA: "I need a good pair of shoes to walk in and for comfort & support."
    • lashanda: "daughter likes them"
    • D: "They look similar to Nike air liner which I love."
    • Faith: "Liked the look."
    • T: "Size & Width"
    • Jeanette: "Size and I already have a pair"
    • K: "I have a pair of these already and they give me the support I need as I had broken my ankle last year"
    • Michelle: "My favorite pair of Nike - Ever!! Long Lasting and I love the fit and look..Simple colors and not too flashy."
    • Julie: "I have a pair and they are great for falling arches"
    • Lisa: "had the exact pair before and LOVE them"
    • Mary: "I just got a pair from your store in Leeds, AL and love them so much I wanted a 2nd pair! AMAZING!!!"
    • Cozy: "I've bought this particular style for years because they fit my foot the best for speed walking."
    • L: "I have another pair and they are ever so comfy"
    • M: "I love Nike and it is difficult to find my size in the girl colors."
    • Pam: "there very good to work in I like the colors and style"
    • Katherine: "Best fitting shoe for me. Also, very comfortable"
    • Debbie: "Price"
    • Brian A: "wife loves these"
    • Diana: "Have a pair like these and love them...had to have another. :)"
    • Maria: "I needed an inexpensive, quality pair of running shoes. I've owned Nike's before, and have been very please with the quaility of Nike. I hope this pair is as good and long lasting as my last pair."
    • Aleta: "Right size and color"
    • Diana: "i like them"
    • Leanna: "12 Wide is a difficult size to find. These seem to have good construction, and will hopefully not be flimsy fabric sides like so many athletic shoes are today."
    • Barbara: "I tried it on in the store but they did not have my size."
    • Linda: "I have wore nick shoes in the past and really liked them so going to try them again"
    • Alyce: "Looking for Nike in wide width"
    • Mary: "good color, great price and in my width"
    • Tammy: "LOOKS COMFORTABLE"
    • Rachel: "I have bought them previously, but the Nike store does not carry them anymore. So I Googled for them and your site came up with the correct shoes."
    • Jackie: "Comfort and I love the colors"
    • D: "good reviews"
    • Deborah: "Because of color and wide width."
    • kenny: "Very comfortable and wide width is actually wide and perfect for my flat feet. My feet are so wide I usually have to get Men's tennis shoes but not with this shoe. I buy two every time so I will always have a spare."
    • Jessica: "For work"
    • NANCY: "I like the way Nike shoes fit my feet."
    • Anna: "I have a very hard time finding shoes that fit me well and the nike initiator fits perfectly"
    • Imelda: "Great shoes. We do a great deal of walking & these shoes are very comfortable. This is the third pair of these shoes that I have purchased. Love 'em."
    • Sarah: "For running and indoor soccer"
    • Sarah: "I like them"
    • DeeDee: "Great feel and support for MY feet, good price!"
    • Sharon: "Love, love love these shoes!"
    • diane: "Very comfortable sneaker."
    • Colette: "I read the reviews, they seemed good and I am always on my feet at wok."
    • patricia: "I have purchased this same brand and style for the past 3 years. It is comfortable and the shoe last an entire year. The shoes are still wearable but are just dirty and I need a new pair."
    • julianne: "I need a wide width, and they are cute!"
    • J: "I like the fit of these shoes"
    • JoAnn: "they are wide. i have a hard time finding wide shoes"
    • P: "colors, Like Nike brand."
    • Mary: "I wear wide widths Nike and they are hard to find!"
    • Jennifer: "I have previously worn these shoes and they work great for my plantar fasciitis."
    • Eileen: "3rd pair. They are comfortable and wear well!"
    • sherry: "friends daughter wanted these"
    • Margaret: "Like the style"
    • Sandy: "Arch support"
    • K: "I have flat feet; Nike sneakers are the best so far to accommodate my foot problems."
    • Keith: "Price"
    • heather: "Loved the style and colors! They were very hard to find in 7.5 and was glad to find them here."
    • Nicole: "These shoes are comfortable. I couldn't resist the price. Although they are listed as "wide" they fit a normal sized foot pretty well."
    • Nicole: "It's for my mother for Christmas"
    • J: "gift"
    • Elizabeth: "I have 2 different size feet And because they come in wide width My feet are size 5wide on the right and 61/2 med on the left. BOGO for me is a huge savings, since I have to throw the other 2 out."
    • Tamara: "Because I had a pair and I love them!"
    • Rebekah: "comfort"
    • Ricardo: "My wife will love them"
    • D: "Style and price"
    • Tina: "I like the way they feel."
    • kathy: "Shoe looks comfortable!"
    • Aaron: "For my wife"
    • Gloria J: "They are very comfortable, I work on my feet all day long and these shoes do not hurt my feet/legs."
    • rose: "These sneakers are the most comfortable and durable. I walk plenty and never have a problem"
    • jennifer: "comfortable"
    • T: "Comfort"
    • G: "Price and color"
    • J: "Always go with the Nike brand for tennis shoes, and these came in wide width."
    • Kathy: "I am on my feet all day and these are so comfortable. Lots of support."
    • Hope: "LOVE these sneakers. Bought a pair last year and wore the out, so I ordered the same thing again. Very comfortable and fun looking! Update July 2014: now on my third pair!"
    • Johnet: "wide running shoe. Great price."
    • Maria C.: "Comfort"
    • Cheri: "Nice looking shoes. They come in wide width."
    • Jennifer: "I have always liked Nike and this is a good deal on a great shoe"
    • Michele: "My friend was so impressed with my Nike Initiators that she wanted a pair! So I am ordering them for her."
    • Alice: "I have purchased this shoe before and I like the fit"
    • Beth: "COMFORT AND LOOKS"
    • mary: "nike are very comfortable shoes, never bought these one before , they looked comfortable"
    • Kesa: "I have big feet, can't find my size in store, and know these are good quality from a good store."
    • Joseph: "gift for mother and cost is amazing"
    • vcitoria: "high arch support wide width"
    • Bethany: "brand and width"
    • P: "Nike are the most supportive sneakers I have ever worn."
    • Michelle: "This is the only sneaker that my daughter will wear."
    • Amanda: "I have owned this before and they lasted five years. I have used them for school and work and my feet have never hurt me. Also the colors on the shoes pretty much go with any jeans and top."
    • Julia: "I like Nike shoes and I wanted a gray shoe"
    • CONNIE: "WIDE!"
    • Linda: "For my daughter"
    • J: "They had my size, 5.5 W, which is unusal and they're not bad to look at"
    • Natasha: "Basic sneaker at the right price."
    • Caroline: "I like Nike and I need wide shoes."
    • Kirsten: "I wanted a primarily white shoe and thought I would try this Nike although not my prefered. Price is right for me to try."
    • steve: "price and selections"
    • cynthia: "price was good"
    • K: "I wanted to get a shoe with good support."
    • Luis: "my daughter picked them"
    • Lori: "Price and the esthetics"
    • P: "My wife LOVES this shoes"
    • michelle: "they were inexpensive and had my size"
    • K: "Need wide and this shoe had it all"
    • N: "had these before and they fit great"
    • Patricia: "comfort at work"
    • Debra: "bought this shoe last year great shoe..."
    • Brandi: "inexpensive"
    • Michele: "This is my second pair. I love them. They are light, airy, extremely comfortable and look good too."
    • L: "These are great fitting shoes. This is my fourth pair!"
    • Summer: "They are very comfortable and stylish. It's my second pair!"
    • Anastacia: "Gift for someone with wide feet"
    • Maribeth: "I already have a pair and love them but they are worn out after many miles."
    • Machelle: "I choose these shoes because they are wide width and also have my fave color,PINK! even though I have remained a tomboy (I'm almost 50) I still want to let people know tomboy's can look nice and even when they wear sporty shoes....and also. that we are still girls at heart we just don't dress girly-girl."
    • Kim: "comfort and price"
    • Angie: "It's the only wide width Nike shoe I could find that I would wear."
    • Andrea: "size available 12W and good price"
    • Arlette: "I need a comfortable shoes for walking,"
    • Trisea: "These were TOO narrow, although they were supposed to be wide. I ended up giving them to my daughter."
    • MELANIA: "comfortable"
    • Kelly: "cutest ones in wides. and reviews were all good"
    • L: "I have purchased 4 pair of these, now 6. They are excellent for walking and jogging. Also wear these for Zumba."
    • Mary: "Never been able to wear nike's because I have wide feet,but everyone at work loves theirs. I was told I could get wide widthes on line I wanted to give them a try."
    • J: "good brand bought them before and they fit well."
    • Kimberli: "I liked the style and I was looking for a mesh shoe."
    • JOAN: "Right size and brand that I need."
    • diane: "size"
    • Raymond: "They look good"
    • avis: "because i brought some a while back and they are very very comfortable for my feet when it comes to standing for 8 to 9 hours a day and sometimes 6 days a week on my feet very supportive to my arch also"
    • Corinne: "Similar to old ones that I really like"
    • michelle: "I liked the reviews. I work on my feet for 8 hours a day on cement and think they might be very comfortable."
    • caressa: "PRICE WAS THE AND I FIND THAT NIKE IS A GOOD BRAND"
    • Cheri: "They was on sale"
    • LuAnn: "I like the style and colors of the shoe. I have had this type of shoe before and then tried some other brands, this was the best fit for me."
    • Madlene: "Because wide size shoes are very hard to find for women. I have a pair of Nike very similar to these but my podiatrist recommended wide ones."
    • Dawn: "love nikes"
    • amy: "b/c this was the best looking wide width shoe"
    • J: "Great shoe. Does not need to be broken in. Comfortable from the second you put them on."
    • Erin: "just looking for a light and comfortable shoes"
    • M: "Have these already and love them! 3rd yr in row I've purchased these."
    • JOHANNAH: "the were cheap!!"
    • Regina: "I love that it has a touch of color but is mostly white. It will go with a lot of my outfits as well as my work scrubs."
    • Pamela: "I liked the color combination and they look both lightweight and cool for the summer."
    • JANICE: "RIGHT SIZE"
    • Michelle: "color, shape, style, width"

    Cindy asked: I tried this shoe on in the store in both the Wide and the Narrow. I noticed that the insole was flat with not much arch support. I remember running shoes having more cushion and strong arch support. I am thinking of buying the wide and purchase an insole for arch support. I wanted to know if people who bought this shoe needed more shock absorption and/or arch support with the aid of insoles?

    • L: "I had the same issue. I have ended up using it as an occasional walking shoe, because the arch support is lacking. My big concern is the heel cushioning, and it was okay but not the best I have had from Nike. My son bought me a different pair of shoes that had better support and cushioning, and I wear those daily."
    • Debra: "I love this shoe have bought 4 pair of them, I did have to buy arch support for mine..."
    • Kathleen: "I like the shoes because I have a wide foot and they are comfortable right from the start. It is difficult to find a wide shoe just anywhere. I wear them all day without any other support in them and don't have any problems. I work in Physical Therapy and can tell you once you begin adding things inside your shoes it will change how it fits. If I used an insert I would probably buy a half size bigger but that's me. I need comfort. "
    • Ashlee: "I purchased these shoes for my daughter and yes, she also uses an insole because she's very heavy footed."

    kathy asked: does this shoe have an arch ?

    • Kelly: "I bought these sneakers for my niece who has flat feet , they provide her with enough support for working out and going walking . So I would say these have an adequate arch . Hope this was helpful."
    • Kathy: "A little bit"
    • Debra: "I would say not much at all, I have always worn an extra 1 in mine. I should have took mine back, I liked the look of the shoe but not good for long time walking. would not buy this shoe again.."
    • Heather: "I love the shoes. Yes they do not a huge arch but it does have one!!!"
    • Jennifer: "I actually returned these shoes because I was heavy and weighed over 200 pounds. I started walking to lose weight and these shoes have no support for a heavier person. The cushioning and arch are very thin. I bought some new balance instead. I really like them, just make sure you get over 600 for a good arch."
    • Bridget: "No longer have shoe and I don't remember."
    • TARI: "The arch is okay. I am flat footed and it was fine. my feet didnt hurt."
    • carol: "yes.. q good solid arch. I have a high in-step and the shoe is very comfortable."
    • Kathy: "Yes, a comfortable arch. I ordered this shoe for a good friend that is on her feet all day. It's the only shoe she will wear at work. She states the arch is solid and comfortable, the entire shoe wraps her foot in comfort. She highly recommends this Nike product!"
    • M: "Yes"

    Darlene asked: are they truly wide have bought shoes that say wide and they are not?

    • Shelly: "This actually are wide. I have the same problem and I love these shoes."
    • Kathy: "I don't care for them. I also bought a pair of Asics running shoes in a larger size and love them"
    • Catherine: "I bought them as a gift for my mother. She loves them. She wore them to Disney and thought they were comfortable and supportive. She has a wide foot and said the were true to width. Nike often run small so I ordered her a half size larger than what she usually wears and they fit great."
    • alison: "yes they were wide"