Brand: Nike

Model: Zoom Vaporfly Elite

Key Features: Flyknit construction, Nike ZoomX foam for responsive cushioning, full-length carbon fiber plate to increase stiffness and provide a sensation of propulsion. A 21-mm forefoot stack height and 9-mm offset are designed to minimize Achilles strain.

Release Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Price: Approx. $597 USD

Buy: One of 99 pairs will be available to Nike members in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom. Complete a Just Do It Sunday run anytime on September 24 with the NRC app. People who do that will be notified through their NRC app when the sneaker becomes available.

Editor’s Notes: Eliud Kipchoge is currently the fastest marathoner ever, and he'll attempt to break the world record of 2:02:57 at the Berlin Marathon on September 24.

Aiding in his quest will be a custom version of the Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite with a carbon fiber plate tuned for his specific performance needs and "Beyond the Limits" on the lateral side, "EK" on the medial side and a sockliner top cloth printed with his wife, daughter and sons’ names.

The silhouette was originally created and specifically tuned for the three athletes who attempted to break the two-hour marathon barrier as part of Nike’s Breaking2 challenge.

With this consumer variation in bright crimson to be available in very limited quantities, Nike members in who live Berlin will also have an opportunity to purchase the model in the Berlin Store (Tauentzienstrasse 9, 10789) on Saturday, September 23.

Now here's the story of the banned spring-loaded shoe before the Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elite

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