Puma® Velocity Nitro 3

The expected release date for the Puma Velocity Nitro 3 is on August 23, 2023.

The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will have the following main updates:

  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will be an extremely comfortable all-around running and training shoe.
  • The new model will be fairly priced and come with a few enhancements and improved technologies.
  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will have superior cushioning as well as good stability features.
  • The fit will offer a better Lock-down feel, and uppers comfort will be improved,
  • There will be a more durable and high traction outsole design.
  • You can likewise expect a few new color variations.

Previous model of the Velocity Nitro:
The Puma Velocity Nitro 2 release date was on April 27, 2022.

Latest Version of the Puma Velocity Nitro




  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will be $120.
  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will have an affordable price for an incredible running shoe.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will be a neutral running shoe.
  • It will ideally be suitable for individuals who have a normal or higher arch type.
  • The heel will have improved comfort features for heel striking.
  • The toe box will likewise allow you to spread your toes out easily.


  • The Outsole on the new model will have many improvements in terms of durability, especially for road running.
  • Ideally, the shoe will be suitable for solid surfaces.


  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will be the perfect running shoe.
  • It will be durable and comfortable for daily running and speed running.


  • With some improvements, there will be better durability.
  • Overall the predecessor was just as durable, and you can rely on the same quality.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will have a more regular and relaxed fit.
  • It will have a wide and very accommodating toe box.


  • The weight for the ladies’ model will be 226 grams.
  • For the men, the weight will be 257 grams.

Elevation of the Puma Velocity Nitro 3

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of around 33.5 mm.
  • The heel height will be quite substantial and ideal for a heel strike.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • There will be a forefoot height of 22.5mm.
  • The forefoot will be more flexible.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • A total heel-to-toe drop of 10mm will be expected.
  • The heel-to-toe drop will be perfect for a running shoe.

Components of the Puma Velocity Nitro 3


  • You can rely on the Puma Grip Rubber Outsole.
  • The Puma Grip rubber outsole offers a rubber compound that will give you better traction on a wider variety of floor surfaces.
  • Furthermore, the TPU heel piece will ensure additional stability in the sole.
  • There will also be form strips ate the lateral sides of the sole.


  • You will enjoy the advanced new responsive cushioning system for comfort and cushioning.
  • There will be a firmer cushioned midsole and soft underfoot cushioning.
  • The Nitro Foam midsole will still be employed with slight improvements.


  • The Uppers of the Puma Velocity Nitro 3 will have improved reflective design elements.
  • It will have engineered mesh uppers with a low cut and lace-up closure.
  • You can still enjoy the Puma Cat logo in the toe area, and there may be some new colors available.

Puma® Velocity Nitro 2 vs. Velocity Nitro 1


About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.