Overview of this review
Profile of the Puma Evospeed Sprint 9
Use - The Puma Evospeed Sprint 9 is a track running shoe that is ideal for 100m – 800m events, sprints, and hurdles. It is designed for short-distance runners and sprint racers that are looking for maximum speed and comfort.
Spike Type - It uses eight changeable Pyramid spike pins that are strategically placed for maximum traction and propulsion.
Spike Plate - The shoe features a Pebax spike plate that is not only flexible but very robust, being able to handle extreme traction during races.
Updates to Puma Evospeed Sprint 9
The Puma Evospeed Sprint 9's synthetic upper has now been designed into a torpedo-shape making it more aerodynamic. The seamless one-piece upper has also been further improved so that it is softer as it hugs the foot, locking it in place for optimum support.
The Evospeed Sprint 9's colors have also been engineered explicitly for flashes of speed. With an eye-catching, iridescent finish for enhanced visibility on the track. It is not only aesthetically pleasing to look at, but it also performs just as great.
The shoe also now features a suede tongue material that ensures comfort for athletes that prefer barefoot usage.
Size and fit
Evospeed Sprint 9 has been released in the market in men’s and women’s standard sizing schemes. The shoe's torpedo-shaped upper hugs the wearer’s foot just right while allowing room that is spacious enough for a comfortable fit. This track and field shoe from Puma also uses a lace closure system that additionally customizes the fit of the shoe to the wearer’s preferred comfort.
The Puma Evospeed Sprint 9 features a Pebax plate outsole. This spike plate holds eight Pyramid spike pins, four surrounding the toes, and four in a line across the ball of the foot. The strategically placed pins offer the best grip possible, enabling the athlete to perform faster than ever before. These Pyramid type spike pins are the same spike type used in the popular track shoe, the Adidas Distancestar.
The shoe's outsole is both lightweight and durable, allowing the shoe to take all the wear it can handle. It has also been developed to boost one's agility with its flexible Pebax outsole. With this level of support and protection, any wearer can focus on the competition, knowing they are wearing a reliable pair of Puma track shoes.
This ninth edition of the Evospeed Sprint is fitted with a compressed EVA midsole, which offers remarkable cushioning during runs of all distances. The EVA midsole also helps in providing comfort and reducing the risk of injuries. Reliable stability for the heel area is also guaranteed, which leads to any athlete beating their personal bests during training and competitions.
The upper material on the Puma Evospeed Sprint 9 is made of synthetic leather. Its seamless construction is a combination of toughness and durability. It also helps in providing comfort to the wearer's feet, especially to those athletes who like to race sockless.
The shoe is fitted with a lace-closure system that offers both snug and comfortable fit.
Lastly, the iconic Puma symbolism is showcased on the shoe's tongue and heel. This alone makes any athlete confident that they are racing in a reliable brand of track racing shoes.