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Nike Mags: Up close and personal with Marty McFly's self-lacing sneakers

You saw them in "Back to the Future Part II." And now the self-lacing Nike Mags are being raffled off for a good cause.

CNET staff

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The so-called Nike Mags -- Marty McFly's power-lacing sneakers from 1989's "Back to the Future Part II" are no longer science fiction.

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CNET's Brian Tong got a first-hand look at the Mags at a Nike event in New York City.

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Nike is raffling off 100 pairs of the Mags in October to benefit Michael J. Fox Foundation's research into Parkinson's disease.

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Marty McFly wannabes can buy as many raffle tickets as they like for $10 each through Nike's app.

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But you'll need to hurry, because the raffle ends on October 11, 2016.

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Winners will be notified on October 17.

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But don't fret if you don't win one of these rarities.

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The commercial version of the movie sneakers, known as the HyperAdapt 1.0, go on sale on November 28.

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The catch? Nike hasn't yet announced pricing for the HyperAdapts.

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So, how much will you pay for the privilege of not having to tie your own laces?

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The Mags are faithful replicas of the movie's high-tops, while the HyperAdapts are a more traditional low-top designs.

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Yes, the Nike name does light up.

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Where you're going, you may not need roads -- but your sneakers will need batteries.

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