The Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT% clears your path to record-breaking speed with a lighter design and faster feel than before. With more cushioning underfoot and reduced weight up top, the result is unprecedented energy return and comfort.
- Nike ZoomX foam delivers Nike Running's greatest energy return yet, and NEXT% adds more ZoomX for responsive comfort on race day.
- VaporWeave material on the top is an engineered woven mesh that's light and breathable while giving a secure, comfortable fit.
- Updated laces loop through lightweight side sashes that eliminate the need for an arch band—helping to reduce shoe weight and relieve pressure on the top of your tendons.
- Full-length carbon-fibre plate at the midsole helps prevent energy loss in toe bends.
- Wider toe area gives a roomier fit and helps engage forefoot muscles.
- Lengthwise flex grooves on the outsole enhance multi-surface traction in a variety of weather conditions.
- The translucent grid pattern looks fast.
Made to Win
There's a reason why some of the world's most elite runners race in this shoe—it's our fastest. With key innovations that include Nike ZoomX foam and an innovative carbon-fibre plate, the Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT% is designed to get you to the finish line first.
A Built-In Secret Weapon
Energy return: it's what makes this shoe so groundbreaking. That's because sandwiched between our most responsive Nike ZoomX foam is a lightweight carbon fibre plate. These two elements work in tandem to deliver a propulsive sensation, for speed with every stride.
A Crazily Light Upper
Our new VaporWeave material is insanely strong and crazily lightweight. It's also water-resistant, so go ahead and pour water over your head—these shoes won't soak it all up.
A Racing Shoe For Breaking Records
Best for: Short and long-distance races