The Nike Zoom Rival MD 8 is a value oriented mid-distance spike ideal for entry-level athletes, designed for 800m to 1,500m as well as jumping events.


The Nike Zoom Rival D 8 is all about delivering value to the entry-level distance runner. Built for 400m to 5,000m events, this performance spike offers a snug and seamless fit, while a six-pin spike plate provides unrelenting grip on the track. Includes twelve 1/4" pyramid spikes and a spike wrench.

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Weight: 5.4 oz/153.1g (size 9)

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Fits small; purchase 1/2 size larger than standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to narrow
  • Toebox Height: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Curved


  • Phylon is a full-length midsole foam that delivers lightweight, resilient cushioning.


  • Pebax Plate at the forefoot is a stiff polymer plate for increased propulsion.
  • Rubber Outsole extends from the heel to the Pebax plate and is textured for additional grip.
  • Contains 6 spike receptacles per shoe.


  • Lightweight mesh  comprises the upper for lightweight breathability.
  • Overlays are strategically placed for increased flexibility and a secure fit.
  • Slip Lasting involves wrapping and stitching the upper in a bootie-like shape before attaching the upper to the midsole, which helps promote flexibility and decreases weight.

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