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Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe

Men's Newton Running Distance S

Item #NWT126
MSRP:$154.95
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Men's NEWTON® RUNNING DISTANCE S :: Get the quickness you're looking for in one light, breathable package. Built for distance and speed the men's Newton® Running Distance S is great for every day. Newton® Running shoes are designed around the philosophy that midfoot/forefoot running is the most natural, efficient and healthy way for you to run. Even lighter than its predecessor The Distance S features dual-density medial posting for added stability and comfy cushioning that's sure to make this your ultimate long distance racing shoe. 8.4 ounces

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PERFORMANCE STABILITY [?]
Get a lighter, more stable run in Performance Stability shoes. If you're a runner with average arches who likes to race, wants to go faster and enjoys better ground connection this is your shoe. Enjoy a smooth ride that's low to the ground and ideal for tacking on the miles. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Open air mesh: Highly breathable and fast-drying
  • Minimal anatomical support strapping: Provides support and comfort
  • Bilateral stretch panels: For comfort and fit
  • High rebound light-weight midsole: Offers firm cushioning
  • Biomechanical forefoot plate and flex grooves: Increases communication between foot and the ground
  • Low-profile blown rubber heel: Provides a lightweight outsole
  • Forefoot Action/Reaction Technology™: Absorbs and then returns your own energy back to you allowing a boost of forward energy with every single stride you take
Product NWT126 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  Distance S
  • Country of Origin: China

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Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (4)
  • Breathable (3)
  • Comfortable (3)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

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    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great shoes

    By Vinicio

    from Santo Domingo

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe:

      They are very confortable, and feels good.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Low Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Update on an already Great Shoe

      By Nacho

      from Kansas City

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe:

        Newton runner from day one. The upgade with new low profile and closed mesh to keep rocks out will allow you to use this shoe on trail as well as pavement. I am a 58 year old triathlete and ultra runner and this product by far is the best I have had the please to run in.
        Great job Newton!

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Excellent

        By Adonato

        from Panama, Panama

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fast
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe:

          Excellent shoes for running more than 1 hour.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Low Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          TOTALLY AMAZING

          By KentD Breast Cancer Dude

          from Concord, CA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Walking

            Comments about Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe:

            Background: I have been doing the breast cancer walks for 10 years and this is at least my 15th different shoe. I have used several models of New Balance, Brooks, Nike, Reebok, Salomon and Saucony. I have tested the VIP return policy to the point of embarrassment. I have learned much about walking long distances. I'm 70 years of age so my body is more responsive to irritations. I use an orthotic in all of my shoes, and WrightSock II socks, the double layer thicker ones. I usually walk at least one 20 mile walk a month usually more.
            About the shoe: I was impressed that I felt no cramping of the usual muscles in my legs and hips on any of the days I have used them. I have walked ovder 20 miles in 90degree weather and even the 'normal' place to get a blister didnt show up. I think because you are off of the pavement with the rails on the soles and the breath-ability of the shoe. I love the light weight, for long walks it is so beneficial.
            I now have my new favorite walking shoe by far!
            Oh, and I LOVE the color! I get plenty of compliments on the bright yellow, now I wear a lot of bright yellow to match my shoes.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            3.0

            Good 4 heelstrikers, Bad 4 barefooters

            By I Run SD

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Mens Newton Running Distance S Running Shoe:

                  The reason why I am giving these shoes only 3 stars is because I truly believe that Newtons are meant for transitioners only, and not for runners who are already into barefoot running. But to Newtons defense, I think their target audience generally is the transitioners however this review is based off of my own personal experience as a minimalist runner.

                  Now, with that in mind, I have been running barefoot "style" for the past year. My go-to shoes are the New Balance minimus zero and the Brooks pureconnect. I ran the Las Vegas half-marathon in the Brooks pureconnect and couldn't be happier with the results. I was however looking for a wider shoe with MORE cushioning which is why I bought the Newton Distance S. The problem is, Newtons in my opinion are designed to help heelstrikers transition to a more midfoot/forefoot strike. They do this by way of their lug system which extrudes from the bottom of the shoe forcing you to strike your forefoot first before the heel. For those who are already forefoot/midfoot strikers however the Newtons do not feel natural because of the lug system, and running with them gives you the sensation that you have a rock stuck in the bottom of your shoes or that you are constantly running on uneven pavement. I have experienced increased fatigue and minor aches and pains due to the lug system which i have never experienced before with my brooks pureconnect or my new balance minimus.

                  Bottom line is, after running for a month with the Newtons I have come to the conclusion that these shoes are probably great for those heel-strikers who have never run barefoot "style" before and would like to transition over. For those who are already adept at running with a forefoot/midfoot strike, stick with your favorite barefoot "style" shoes and keep looking. I also would recommend the Saucony Kinvara 2 for those minimalist runners looking for more cushioning and more width.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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