Launched in July 2019 . the ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT% 'Electric Green' is a marathon runner with a construction that puts minimal weight over increased cushioning. Designed with a lightweight . engineered VaporWeave mesh upper and ZoomX foam . the Nike performance sneaker is meant to absorb less moisture and deliver 4% more energy return with every foot strike. Forefoot traction is inspired by insights from premier long-distance athletes Mo Farah . Geoffrey Kirui and Eliud Kipchoge.