UA Athlete Sharon Lokedi Wins New York City Marathon While Wearing The Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite

Set to launch globally in early spring 2023, here is an official look at the Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite.

Looking to give every stride more purpose, efficiency, momentum and acceleration, Under Armour has set out to break tape with the development of their newest running marathon shoe, the Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite. The new Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite is highlighted by UA’s award-winning, UA Flow technology that manage to redefine fast for pro athletes that continue to chase the finish line.

The Flow Velociti Elite is a labeled as marathon specific shoe that was created to move you forward with speed and efficiency. Designed as a contender to the top shoe competitors in the market, the Flow Velociti Elite is is an ideal running sneaker for the runner who is looking for a balance of flexibility and cushioning in their racing shoes. Every stride taken is amplified by a full-length carbon fiber plate sandwiched in a soft midsole foam that compresses and springs back for added lift and energy return; together delivering explosive lift-offs. The dynamic WARP 2.0 upper is integrated for enhanced breathability and lightweight containment, and a supercritical Flow foam creates a more lightweight and seamless ride. The Flow Velociti Elite is also equipped with a TPE sockliner for enhanced resilience and bounce on every footstrike.

Looking to test out a pair? The Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite launched globally (North America only) in June 2022 ahead of USATF Championships and World Championships with limited availability on UA.com. A full scale global launch is scheduled for the spring of 2023.

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UPDATE (11/11): Last weekend, UA Athlete, Sharon Lokedi’s recently won the New York City Marathon while wearing the Under Armour Flow Velociti Elite. What makes this feat even more impressive is the fact that this was Sharon’s debut marathon race, which makes her achievement even more astounding.

“Lokedi achieved victory at the New York City Marathon in a World Athletics-approved prototype of the next generation of UA’s first-ever super shoe, the UA Flow Velociti Elite, after achieving PRs in the shoe at various distances leading up to the big race. The shoe first debuted on UA Mission Run athletes ahead of the World Championships in Eugene, OR this past summer – Lokedi was next to debut the prototype of a future iteration on the streets of NYC as part of UA’s athlete wear-testing process.

UA Mission Run has seen other recent notable achievements by UA athletes wearing the UA Flow Velociti Elite, such as Weini Kelati’s 5k unchallenged consecutive title win this past weekend at the 2022 USATF 5k Championships. Kelati ran a winning time of 15:16 to break her own course and championships record which was set just last year. Such milestone moments have demonstrated the impact these footwear innovations have on athlete performance and that UA has nailed the intent of delivering a propulsive race-day solution for its pro distance runners. “

Runners can grab a pair of the UA Flow Velociti Elite for themselves in Spring 2023 when the shoe launches globally.

To read more about Sharon Lokedi journey click here.

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