ZELEN SIZE GUIDE

The Zelen runs fairly true to size. We recommend your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro, UK or JP Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5 24.5
7 40 6 25
7.5 40.5 6.5 25.5
8 41 7 26
8.5 41.5 7.5 26.5
9 42 8 27
9.5 42.5 8.5 27.5
10 43 9 28
10.5 43.5 9.5 28.5
11 44 10 29
11.5 44.5 10.5 29.5
12 45 11 30
12.5 45.5 11.5 30.5
13 46 12 31
14 47 13 32
15 48 14 33

Women's Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
5 35.5 3.5 22
5.5 36 4 22.5
6 36.5 4.5 23
6.5 37 5 23.5
7 37.5 5.5 24
7.5 38 6 24.5
8 38.5 6.5 25
8.5 39 7 25.5
9 39.5 7.5 26
9.5 40 8 26.5
10 40.5 8.5 27
10.5 41 9 27.5
11 41.5 9.5 28
11.5 42 10 28.5
12 42.5 10.5 29
Any questions? Just call us at 303 447 3100 or send us an email. We’re here to help.

Zelen - Your eco-Friendly Road Runner

$129.99

An eco-friendly road running shoe made with sustainable materials.

We recommend ordering your usual size.
 
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Product Description

“The Zelen is a great road running shoe. I love that they look classy enough that can also wear them in jeans and around town. Plus, it’s made from eco-friendly materials!” – Crissy D.

Introducing the eco-friendly Zelen: comfort and sustainability come together in this zero-drop, minimalist road running shoe made with biodegradable and recycled materials.

Zelen - an Eco-friendly road running shoe from Xero Shoes. NEW for 2022

WHAT MAKES THE ZELEN THE IDEAL SUSTAINABLE RUNNING SHOE?

 

EARTH-FRIENDLY. VEGAN-FRIENDLY. FOOT-FRIENDLY.

The Zelen features a breathable knit upper made with rPET recycled material and a silky-smooth, biodegradable sock liner to keep you cool and comfortable mile after mile.

The flexible yet durable 5.0mm FeelTrue® sole is made with enhanced biodegradable rubber and features a tire-inspired tread to give you confident grip and control on asphalt, cement, and pavement – all without sacrificing the ground feel and feedback you love from Xero Shoes.

The tension straps, made from earth-friendly recycled materials, are adjustable for added support and stability, allowing you to push further and faster. At a lightweight 6.5 oz per shoe in a women’s 7, the barely-there feel of this sustainable runner will have you flying down the road yellin’ “Zelen”!

PERFORMANCE AND STYLE.

The all-new Zelen is an eco-friendly performance shoe that’s fast enough to tackle your next half-marathon, yet stylish enough to pair with jeans, shorts, or just about any outfit. Hit your next sprint in these, then hit your next girls’ night.

WE MAKE PERFORMANCE SHOES SO COMFORTABLE, YOU’LL FORGET THEY’RE EVEN ON.

If your feet don’t feel as good at the end of a run as they did at the beginning, you haven’t tried the Zelen.
 
Life-changing comfort and superior performance come from letting your feet do what’s natural – bend, move, flex, and feel.
 
All Xero Shoes feature a wider, foot-shaped toe box that lets your toes spread and relax. A non-elevated “zero drop” heel supports proper posture. The low-to-the-ground design promotes perfect balance and agility. And our flexible soles give you “just right” protection so you can bend, move, and flex while you Feel the World® in total comfort.

Check out these reviews from Zelen wearers

ZELEN SIZE GUIDE

The Zelen runs fairly true to size.
We recommend your usual size.

FREE EXCHANGES: Most people find our size recommendation gives them a proper fit, but just in case, we have a free exchange program for all US orders.
*If you normally buy a Euro, UK or JP Size, check out the handy conversion charts below.

Men’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
6.5 39.5 5.5 24.5
7 40 6 25
7.5 40.5 6.5 25.5
8 41 7 26
8.5 41.5 7.5 26.5
9 42 8 27
9.5 42.5 8.5 27.5
10 43 9 28
10.5 43.5 9.5 28.5
11 44 10 29
11.5 44.5 10.5 29.5
12 45 11 30
12.5 45.5 11.5 30.5
13 46 12 31
14 47 13 32
15 48 14 33

Women’s Sizing Chart:

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes JP Sizes
5 35.5 3.5 22
5.5 36 4 22.5
6 36.5 4.5 23
6.5 37 5 23.5
7 37.5 5.5 24
7.5 38 6 24.5
8 38.5 6.5 25
8.5 39 7 25.5
9 39.5 7.5 26
9.5 40 8 26.5
10 40.5 8.5 27
10.5 41 9 27.5
11 41.5 9.5 28
11.5 42 10 28.5
12 42.5 10.5 29
Any questions? Just call us at 303 447 3100 or send us an email. We’re here to help.
Category: Policies

We do! We’ve sold Xero Shoes to people in more than 85 countries around the world.
We use the US Postal service to send our shipments. The cost to ship will depend on the weight of the package and the delivery speed you select; several options will be provided at checkout.

All domestic shipments come with tracking. Limited tracking is available for some first class international shipments depending on the country, and full tracking is available with all Priority Express and Express International shipments.

Though almost all of our international orders arrive without incident, we strongly advise you to select Priority Express International or Express International if you live in a country with a less reliable postal service, including (but not limited to) India, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Indonesia. We cannot guarantee delivery of packages shipped using First Class International.

International delivery can take anywhere from 3 days to 8 weeks depending on how long your order spends in customs at the border.

Please note that some countries do require the payment of import duties for international shipments above a certain value. We advise you to know the import regulations of your country and understand that you will be responsible for payment of any duties and fees imposed by your government at the border.

All packages will be marked as merchandise; as a commercial shipper, we are not able to mark a package as a gift (if you’re giving Xero Shoes as a gift, that’s not the same as us sending a gift).
Also, check our Stores page. There may be a Xero Shoes dealer closer to you.

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Category: Policies

After you purchase a gift certificate, you’ll be able to enter an email address for the recipient.

You could email it to yourself and forward it at a later time if you like.

You can also take the Gift Certificate code and send it to the recipient.

Category: Policies

Please go to Xero Shoes Return Policy page to learn about our 45-day return policy.

Caring for your Zelens

To clean your Zelens, hand wash with warm water, mild soap and allow them to air dry.
We do not recommend putting the Zelen in the washing machine or dryer.

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05/17/2022
Cheryl T.
US US

Love These Shoes!

These are the most comfortable shoes. I love the wide toe box which lets me wear them with my toe socks. Walking in these shoes feels as if you do not even have shoes on. I love these shoes!

TH
05/15/2022
Tara H.
US US

Light and flexible

I've been running in Prios for years, but decided to give the Zelens a try. The Zelens seem to be slightly more flexible and give more ground feel than the Prios. I really like the mesh upper, as it keeps my feet cool. I've only done a few runs so far, but I think I'm going to like them!

TJ
05/15/2022
Tara J.
US US

Love the Zelen!

I just ran my second 5k in my new Zelens and I couldn’t be happier. Both races were road races and I felt comfortable running in these on the pavement. I felt like I had enough cushioning for each 5k. I also work out in the Zelens. When I am able to, I want to buy another pair just for leisure. Xero shoes should consider making this shoe for kids. I would buy these for my 6 & 10 year old boys in a heartbeat.

CB
05/12/2022
Cindy B.
US US

Great Shoes!

I bought these shoes to help me heal an extremely sprained ankle and broken fibula as k I am always walking barefoot and needed some additional support. The shoes have been great in helping me get my ankle strength back!!

NP
05/12/2022
Nathalie P.
CA CA

Use Them Every Day

I love the colour, style, and feel of my Zelen shoes! I use them every day for workouts.

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05/07/2022
Ashley
US US

Runs Small

Size alllll the way up if you are between sizes. These shoes run small so I’m going to have to return them.

NL
05/07/2022
Nikki L.
US US

Love them but smallish

I always love xero shoes, but I think I will order half a size larger than I normally do. They’re just a little bit snug. Other than that they are awesome!

MP
05/07/2022
Meaghan P.
US US

Pretty comfortable

I like the room for toes. To be perfect for my foot I’d change where some of the less giving materials start to avoid rubbing otherwise great!

PS
05/04/2022
Pam S.
US US

Finally a shoe that works with me!

I just started back to running and am wearing Xero Zelen, what a game changer. I’m so in love with these shoes (I HATE shoes, they always hurt after a few hours and running shoes never fit me right, too big in the heels, not wide enough in the toe box, blah blah blah). I am really enjoying the running now, I don’t feel like my ankle is going to twist at any given second (which has happened more than once). I feel supported but totally in control of myself. I’m so glad someone turned me on to these shoes. I won’t buy any other brand now.

KS
05/04/2022
Kristin S.
CA CA

Zelen

Love them!! The best shoes ever!!! Absolute favorite thank you Xero Shoes!!

Xero Shoes Zelen - Women Review