This is the shoe that Nike claims could make you run 4% faster. It’s called the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% and it was specifically developed as an innovation to break the infamous two-hour marathon barrier. The shoe comprises of a metal plate and special foam, all designed to minimize energy loss and deliver greater energy return for the runner. This model is scheduled to make its official debut at Nike retailers on June 8th.
Check out the shoe in action: