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Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe

Women's New Balance 1260v6

Item #09234
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Product Description:

Women's NEW BALANCE® 1260v6 :: Yes, you can have the best of both worlds with the new Women's New Balance® 1260v6. Experience the perfect blend of cushioning and stability, getting loads of shock absorption from the full length ABZORB midsole, and a plush, bouncier feel at toe-off thanks to the additional drop-in of lightweight REVlite foam. You'll get a supportive fit from the strategically placed overlays that help hug your arches on long runs, short runs, and everything in between. Plus, the 1260v6's engineered mesh allows the toes to spread out in the forefoot, while still keeping your stability in check.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Full length ABZORB midsole: Extensive shock absorption throughout the shoe
  • Softer version of N2: Softens impact
  • Blown rubber forefoot complements an additional drop-in of lightweight REVlite foam: Plush, bouncier feel at toe-off
  • T-Beam and intelligent geometries: Supportive foundation
  • Strategically placed overlays: Hug arch and instep at midsole
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  • DROP: 8 mm
  • WEIGHT: 9.8 ounces
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Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe
 
4.1

(based on 49 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (5)
  • Breathable (3)
  • Comfortable (3)
  • Good traction (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Walking (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      57% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      57% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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4.0

I plan to buy another of this shoe for backup!

By Jane

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

This shoe fits great and feels comfortable. Stability is a priority and cushioning is a preference and this shoe has both.

 
5.0

great shoe

By Mark

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

comfortable and wears well

 
5.0

Highly recommend

By Lorraine

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

This was my first New Balance purchase ever. I have short wide feet and have a very difficult time finding shoes to fit right. Bought these on a visit to California to see my kids. Out the box onto my feet, I went walking and hiking for the next 3 days! No issues with sore feet or having to "break them in". Love them so much I ordered a second pair when I came back home to the east coast. On my feet all day for my job and they are very comfortable.

 
5.0

Have already purchased second pair!

By jennifer

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

Wore NB stability/motion control shoes for over 30 years. Then they changed all their model numbers and I switched. Decided to try again since feet change with age. With this shoe comfortable again.

 
5.0

Yes

By Carol

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

Excellent fit-narrow heel and wide toe box. They hug my heel and give my toes room to move.

 
5.0

Jogging with dogs

By Gayland

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

great shoes and my dog loves 'em too

 
5.0

Just bought my second pair. Love this shoe!

By Sheila

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

I need a wide shoe and this one works perfectly for me.

 
5.0

I would buy these shoes again.

By Margaret

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

Love these shoes. The only shoe that has a decent wide toe box.

 
5.0

Best running shoe

By CAwalker

from Maryland

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Traction
  • Great with Jeans
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail Running
    • Walking

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Never has New Balance until I bought this shoe. Immediately after purchasing I went walking and hiking four the next 4 days while visiting my kids in California. No break in necessary. So comfortable, my feet were never tired or aching. Love them so much I bough a second pair. On my feet a lot for work so they are perfect for work and play. Fit my hard to fit wide feet great.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    think long & hard 1st

    By Chris

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    I read the reviews, but opted to try them anyway. They are too tight in the for box & too large in the heel. So I am returning them. I was trying a different brand as the latest Asics did not get good reviews either.

     
    5.0

    New Balance

    By Leslie

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    They are the only shoes that I can wear for walking.

     
    5.0

    Recommend This Shoe

    By Teddie

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    I jog daily and I love the lightness in weight and the great support I experience with this shoe. It also, is a nice looking shoe if that is important to someone.

     
    5.0

    great support

    By Angela

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Supportive and great for running!

     
    5.0

    Very comfortable

    By Adelle

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    I really like them.

     
    5.0

    I would buy this shoe again...even a second pair as backup

    By Sandia

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Beautiful shoe. Super comfortable.

     
    5.0

    steady support

    By Bridget

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    This is my 4th pair of the 1260v6 and they are as good as the first pair. I've run 4 marathons in this version and had no feet issues what so ever. In this version of the 1260s I did not size up as I had in the v2-4 of this shoe. This version runs much bigger in my opinion.

     
    3.0

    shoe too long; arch in wrong area

    By Marnie

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    I really have liked the 1260 show in V3 and V4. V5 was redesigned and not up to the other standards. Now in V6 they seem to have gone back to the V3 and V4 style. Good job! Unfortunately, the same size I've worn in all other three versions is not too long in the arch. It was explained to me that the V6 toebox is the largest yet on the 1260 shoe. Since I did these by mail order, I'll have to change them. I'm glad the old style is back, but wish the fit would have been what I was expecting.

     
    5.0

    Great for Crossfit & Running

    By Yvette

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Very comfortable running shoe with great support and flexibility. I wear these to a crossfit class where we run a couple of miles in addition to weight training and circuit exercises.

     
    1.0

    Not a good substitute for the Asics Kayano.

    By cynthia

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Stiff, not enough cushion, large. Looking for a substitute for my beloved Asics Kayano, now that they have messed up the toe box. This is NOT the shoe.

     
    3.0

    Doesn't fit my feet right

    By Jaime

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Too loose in the heels, but cute style

     
    5.0

    Narrow shoe

    By Susan

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Never tried a NB shoe before. My normal size if a 9.5 N and sometimes have to go to a 10N. I ordered a 10 N in this shoe and it fits well. One thing I like about the shoe is that the toe box is not too small which sometimes is an issue when you need to order narrow shoes. The shoe is comfortable,

     
    2.0

    Heel Slippage!

    By RunnerSue

    from Boca Raton, FL

    About Me Gym Rat

    Pros

    • Cushions Impact
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Heel Slippage
    • Uncomfortable

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Wore New Balance eons ago and decided to venture back to try the 1260's. I'm sorry I did. These are bizarre shoes. I need an exceptionally wide toe box, and these are OK on that score. But the heel is just crazy big and the top hits exactly on my ankle bone, causing the skin to rub off. Had I saved the box I would have returned these! Arrgghh! What a waste.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Service was timely and goods appropriately boxed.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too big
    • Width:
    • Feels too wide
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    1.0

    Check out this shoe carefully.

    By Marjory

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Heel too wide and slips off. The v4 was a great shoe but after that they can't seem to get it right.

     
    3.0

    Colors not as described

    By Barbara

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

    Shoe fits fine, terrible color combination - only went for it because the description said "navy", actually a dark green. Not happy

     
    1.0

    heel falls off

    By Marge

    from Oakland CA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        The New Balance 1260 v4 was a great shoe. The v5 had too high an arch and the v6 falls off the heel. Can't they leave a good shoe alone?

        • Sizing:
        • Feels half size too big
        • Width:
        • Feels too wide
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Fabulous New Find

        By Lisa

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        This has been a wonderful addition to my running program. After failing to find a substitution for the Kayano 23, which changed dramatically, finally found a shoe that is cushioned enough and has a lot of stability without being clunky. This is my new go to shoe. Ordered another pair!! Just wish they came in some colors that might WOW!! Love the shoe and would highly recommend it!!

         
        4.0

        A bit wider than other New Balance shoes I've had

        By kay

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        As always, New Balance shoes feel great, however this shoe was a bit too wide for my narrow foot even with a thicker sock & making an extra loop to snug it up. I ended up sending these back in exchanged for a 1080 v7 which has been a better fit for me. Thank you Road Runner for your "love them or send them back" guarantee.

         
        5.0

        1260v6 great shoe.

        By April

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        Very comfortable shoe. I'm a plus size runner who needs a little extra support. Love this shoe.

         
        3.0

        Fabric quality low

        By Marcela

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        Comfortable but, the fabric broke after 4 months of use (3/4'), I still use them but they do not look great.

         
        5.0

        Repeat Buyer

        By Deborah

        from undisclosed

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1260v6 Running Shoe:

        These shoes are great! Had the version 5 and upgraded to the 6. Mainly use for power walking but have started using some for running. Very stable. I wear the narrow and wish the blue/teal color was sold in narrow as well.

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        Women's New Balance 1260v6 Video Description:

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