Ever take a look back at old running shoes as advertised in Eastbay or your favorite tumbler and think... "Jeez I wish I had those."

Maybe not to run in or even to wear at all, most of us want to know if the Air Icarus is truly the one shoe we're missing out on. Sole Collector knows the feeling, weighing in on the best Nike running shoes that haven't gotten their second chance in the spotlight yet.

Take a look at some of the first running shoes to influence today's performance market here and let us know which one you like best.

[Sole Collector]

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