New Balance Zante v2 Review

The New Balance Fresh Foam Zante 2 is a lightweight neutral shoe with a low stack height (23mm heel/ 17mm forefoot). It weighs 8.7 oz and has a 6mm heel to toe drop. The shoe is advertised as a soft riding cushioned shoe built for speed. The first version of the shoe was well liked […]

New Balance Fresh Foam 1080 v7 Review

Last year New Balance brought fresh foam cushioning to their popular 1080 shoe model for the first time. The goal was for the all new Fresh Foam midsole to provide a supremely cushioned underfoot feel and still allow the runner to engage with the shoes ride. I had the opportunity to test the 1080 v6 […]

New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo Review

Talk to me too long and too in depth about running shoes and you’ll soon find out that I loved running in Minimalist shoes (anyone still do that?) until finding out that I have loose ligaments in my feet which caused pain at the head of my left 3rd metatarsal. And so I was forced […]

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v3 Review

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v3 General Info The Zante series by New Balance has a good reputation. The two previous versions were liked by most people who wore them due to their ability to provide a soft yet responsive ride that could also deliver speed over long distances. The Zante v3 looks to build […]

New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay v3 Review

The New Balance Boracay is a neutral trainer that is made for you to push your pace. This shoe sits on top of New Balance’s Fresh Foam sole and offers a fairly high cushioned feel to a lightweight trainer. Do not expect maximal cushioning throughout your foot contact, but it has high level energy return […]

New Balance 1500 v3 Review

This was my first experience running in the New Balance 1500’s and I was pleased with how well they performed on fast up-tempo training runs. The shoe had all the qualities you would want and expect in a racing shoe – comfortable and snug fit, durability and reliable cushioning. The shoe offers mild stability using […]

New Balance Vazee Prism v2 Review

New Balance is back again with the sophomore edition of the their Vazee Prism line. It is a shoe that is incredibly fast but does not sacrifice support; giving a fast yet comfortable ride. There are upgrades in the fit and traction making it another hit from New Balance. New Balance Vazee Prism v2 General […]

New Balance Fresh Foam Vongo v2 Review

On 7/17, Kristin decided to update her rating of this shoe from 2.5 to 3 stars. This is the rationale: “I recently wore the adidas Vengeful again and was struck by how much it reminded me of the Vongo v2. Given that the two shoes that I find the v2 to be closest to (Vengeful […]

New Balance 1260 Running Shoes Review

New Balance has turned some heads this last year with the release of its popular Minimus line, widely successful trail line, and the 890 (neutral), 1190 (stability) and 1400 (racing flat) featuring New Balance’s Revlite cushioning which could be the most responsive cushioning on the market. These aforementioned models feature great cushioning, low to moderate […]

New Balance 870v3 Review

The 870 is New Balance’s lightweight stability trainer, in the mode of the popular 890. Very light in the stability it offers, the 870 is designed for the runner who is not quite neutral and not quite an overpronator. I found the 870 to be a fantastic everyday trainer that could appeal to a very […]