Who should buy the New Balance Vazee Sigma

The New Balance Vazee Sigma is ideal for:

  • sprints and short-distance races
  • 100 to 400-meter events

Profile of the New Balance Vazee Sigma

Use – The New Balance Vazee Sigma is ideal for sprints and short-distance races. It delivers optimal performance for distances up to 400 meters.  

Spike Type – To deliver more traction when racing, the shoe is furnished with 8 pyramid spikes. These spikes are ¼ inch in diameter and are removable since the shoe comes with a spike wrench.  

Spike Plate – Just like the Nike Zoom Victory 3, the spike plate composition of the shoe is made with Pebax plate. This spike plate is very flexible and employs impact resistance.

Delivers powerful performance

A powerful performance is not the only focus of the New Balance Vazee Sigma. It also aims to offer convenience to its users that is why it employs a distinctive closure system- BOA Fit System. Such technology allows a customizable and secure fit. 

To further the convenience delivered by the shoe, it utilizes a FantomFit design which incorporates a sock-like collar construction. True to its name, the FantomFit is very lightweight.

Vazee Sigma offers sock-like fit

The shoe is available in unisex sizing measurement, following men’s size. For female users, it is recommended that they go 1.5 sizes down. 

The FantomFit technology employed by this track and field running shoe gives a sock-like fit to foot- quite literally as it employs a sock-like collar design. 

Secure wrap around the foot 

The synthetic mesh upper of the shoe also gives a lockdown fit. Lastly, the BOA Fit System provides a convenient and secure wrap around the foot. 

The Pebax spike plate of the Vazee Sigma is made out of thermoplastic elastomer with low density. Such configuration in the outsole allows impact resistance as the plate softens the impact during footstrike. 

Responsive ride 

Such a feature prevents injury from occurring. Pebax plate is also known for being very flexible. The spike plate of the shoe has an 8-spike configuration, featuring ¼ inch pyramid spikes. 

These spike pins help enhance the traction of the shoe, regardless of the surface. Running full-length in the shoe’s midsole is a resilient foam that permits maximum responsiveness.

Sufficient cushioning and support

It also serves as the cushioning of the foot to allow the runner to last in the race without a feeling of discomfort. 

To complement the lightweight construction of the shoe, a thin textile footbed is furnished. This adds to the cushioning and support of the Vazee Sigma. 

Sturdy and lightweight

Presumably one of the prominent features of Vazee Sigma is its integration of the BOA Fit System into its configuration. This technology gives the wearer the ability to dial in an accurate fit. 

To deliver quality performance, the technology employs three fundamental elements: a micro-adjustable dial, sturdy and lightweight laces, and low friction lace guides. Overall, this innovation provides precision and adaptability.

New Balance Vazee Sigma provides a comfortable fit 

The synthetic mesh upper allows ample ventilation which keeps the foot feeling fresh. It also provides a secure and comfortable wrap around the foot. To promote more comfort, a no-sew overlay is embellished to the shoe which prevents irritation, while providing structural integrity and support.

The FantomFit design of the shoe features a sock-like collar that gives a secure wrap around the ankle. This prevents any premature removal of the shoe while delivering comfort.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 7.1oz
Event: Running
Features: Removable Spikes
Collection: New Balance Vazee
Spike Type: Pyramid
Spike Size: 1/4-inch
Surface: Rubber

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Zack Dunn
Zack Dunn

I race distances between 800 meters and 10K whether it be on the track, the roads, or on cross country courses. My typical training consists of easy days, long days, workouts (fartleks, tempos, interval training, etc.). My typical training paces range from 7’30 a mile on easy days to sub-5 minutes a mile on fast interval days, and with many paces in between. I run anywhere from 40-60 miles a week. My personal bests are 2:00 for 800m, 4:30 for 1600m, 9:50 for 3200m, 15:57 for 5K, and 34:10 for 10K.