Later that same year, that runner won America's most famous and prestigious marathon while wearing those legendary Nikes. 3 Flyknit components placed in different areas of the shoe help keep your foot feeling comfortable and stable. Seamless engineering at the tongue creates soft padding and an adjustable fit, while a heel clip helps provide cushioning and containment. The soft vamp offers a highly secure fit.
Higher foam heights provide an even softer feel. A wide, exaggerated shape at the forefoot offers a more stable ride. We used runner-informed data to create a Waffle outsole with traction where you need it most and to guide the design and look of the shoe's sidewalls.