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Advice for Road Runners: Super shoes are not all the same. The Nike Men's Vaporfly 3 in the Sail/Cobalt Bliss-Total Orange-Volt colourway is ready to take your race day performance to the next level.Read full description
Advice for Road Runners: Super shoes are not all the same. The Nike Men's Vaporfly 3 in the Sail/Cobalt Bliss-Total Orange-Volt colourway is ready to take your race day performance to the next level.
The Nike Men's Vaporfly 3 has been updated with a more responsive ZoomX foam than the previous version. Vaporfly fans will appreciate how significant this is. It feels incredibly lightweight and energy returning. The propulsive underfoot experience is also enhanced by a full-length carbon fibre Flyplate.
There's also more ZoomX foam in the Nike Vaporfly 3 than the previous model. That's because Nike have managed to use a thinner outsole rubber material, that doesn't sacrifice durability.
Feedback from elite Nike athletes led to key changes to the midsole design. The visible midsole bulge at the heel creates a more stable platform than before. An attribute that we know will be welcomed by lots of runners.
The upper is just as technical as the midsole. Specially selected Flyknit yarns offer exceptional levels of breathability and comfort. You should expect the upper to feel softer than the previous version. Light padding on the tongue also helps reduce any unwanted lace pressure. The offset heel seam, that reduces Achilles friction, highlights the attention to detail.
For many, the Nike Men's Vaporfly 3 will be the perfect tool to save energy during events and improve race times. We believe it's one of the best running shoes to race a marathon in. Our advice is to use them for some key training sessions in the build up to an event, but keep them fresh for race day.
Shoe size is a personal preference and everyone's feet are different, but we want to ensure you avoid any pain or discomfort from bruised toenails, rubbing, blistering or pins and needles.
Your running shoes should have enough width to allow you to spread your toes and should have some space at the front (we recommend having a half to one thumb's width of space from the end of your longest toe to the front of your running shoes).
This usually means that your running shoe will be at least a half size bigger than your regular shoe size though this can vary from brand to brand.
The technical features above are based on a men's US size 10 shoe.