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These shoes appeared during the 2023 New York City Marathon

November 6, 2023 6:35 PM
These shoes appeared during the 2023 New York City Marathon

On November 5, 2023, the New York City Marathon 2023 took place. The 52nd edition of the marathon took place in the heart of New York City and is considered one of the biggest marathon events in the world. Tamirat Tola set a world record in the adidas Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1 and Hellen Obiri won in the women's with the ON-Running Cloudboom Echo 3 on her feet.

New York Marathon 2023

The New York Marathon is one of the Abbott World Marathon Majors. Along with the cities of Chicago, Tokyo, Boston, Berlin, and London, this edition is one of the most famous in the world. During the event, a 42.195-kilometer route through New York is run.

adidas Adizero Adios Pro Evo 1
Image adidas

The marathon would determine the battle for the best running shoe between models such as the Nike AlphaFly 3 and the adidas Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1.

Recently, the adidas Adios Pro Evo 1 was in the news, a running shoe with which runner Tigist Assefa broke the then current world record in Berlin. The sneaker uses the latest LIGHTSTRIKE PRO-Foam. Weighing only 138 grams, the Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1 was one of adidas' forward-thinking sneaker.

Kelvin Kiptum 2023 Chicago Marathon
Image @nikerunning

Opposite that is the Nike AlphaFly 3, a shoe in which runner Kelvin Kiptum ran a new world record during the Chicago marathon. The sneaker uses the innovative ZoomX foam technology in the sole. The foam offers an ultra-light and responsive experience. Unlike the very limited adidas Adios Pro Evo 1, the Nike AlphaFly 3 is readily available.

Winners New York Marathon 2023

Tamirat Tola
Tamirat Tola with the adidas Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1 l Image Derek Call

Runner Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia was the star of the day. Tola ran a time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 58 seconds, setting a new record. The runner, represented by adidas, ran the distance in the adidas Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1, also the model in which Tigist Assefa set her record.

Hellen Obiri
Winnares Hellen Obiri l Image Mike Segar

The winner of the marathon was Hellen Obiri of Kenya. Obiri ran a time of 2:27.23, winning her second marathon of the year, following her victory in Boston. Obiri was featured in the Cloudboom Echo 3, a lightweight running shoe from brand ON-Running.

In short, the adidas Adios Adizero Pro Evo 1 also proved this marathon that the model continues to outdo itself. Should you want to read more news items like this, check out the Sneakerjagers news page.