The Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT% ‘Blue Ribbon Sports’ updates the marathon runner with a graphic print inspired by Nike’s precursor brand. The all-over design enlivens the lightweight VaporWeave upper . featuring off-center lacing and a wider toe box for a roomier fit. Responsive cushioning arrives via a stacked Zoom X foam midsole . its energy returning properties enhanced by a full-length carbon fiber plate. Vertical flex grooves are built into the outsole . reinforced with durable rubber in high-wear areas.