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Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe

Men's New Balance 760

Item #NBA1450
MSRP:$99.99
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Men's NEW BALANCE® 760 :: Enjoy high performance stability at a great price. The men's New Balance® 760 features a new N-ergy midsole that better absorbs impact, yet remains responsive. Rely on snug midfoot fit with new internal Lock Down Liner. PL-1 last for streamlined comfort. 12.0 ounces

Category Type:

STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for 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:

  • Acteva Lite midsole: Premium lightweight cushioning
  • N-ergy cushioning in the heel: A resilient engineered elastomer designed to provide shock absorption and responsiveness for the optimal ride
  • TS2 (Transitional Support System): Pronation control and smooth transition through gait cycle
  • Full-length ABZORB: Maximum shock absorption
  • LIGHTNING DRY Lining: Superior fabric keeps you dry and comfortable by managing moisture transfer
  • LockDown Liner: An adjustable, internal line that is integrated into the lacing to provide a custom fit and securely hold the midfoot
  • Ndurance outsole: Rubber compound for maximum durability in high-wear areas
Product NBA1450 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  769

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Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe
 
4.1

(based on 23 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (15)
  • Breathable (13)
  • Cushions impact (13)
  • Arch support (9)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (9)
  • Walking (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      82% 

      (14 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (17 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (14), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (12), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

After years of working ...

By WarriorSage

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

After years of working out and training in an cross trainer I decided it was time to get back into running a little. Now I'm a big guy and I have low arches, however I do not pronate that much. Everybody, but the NB folks told me to go with the Beast or the NB 1011 or the Asics 2140/50. Good god?! Those things were like cement! This shoe feels like it's a part of my foot. For the first time in years I can run without pain in my shins and hips. I tried this along with the NB 850 and for me this shoe just fit my foot the right way. The 850 seems to feel like it was pushing the inside of my heel just a bit too much for my foot. Both shoes are very comfortable. I would probably say that the 760 could use just a tiny bit more cushioning, but if I could I would give it 4 1/2 stars just because of that small thing. With the return policy and the great pricing on RRS you cannot go wrong ordering these and take them out for a test run . I think you'll be very pleased.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I've been using the ...

By Jim

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

I've been using the 2140's and was given a pair of the 760's to test, I was very surprised! It's a great feeling shoe! Very stable, good cushioning, it has a very comfortable fit. Feels a tad heavier the the 2140's but not enough to make a difference.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

they are light and ...

By george

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

they are light and comfortable and breathe well. They have a wide/roomy toe box and good cushion. I like the heel support and stability. Overall, I'm impressed and they rate as good as the air structure triax.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Alot of shoe for the ...

By Mike

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

Alot of shoe for the money - substantial midsole, no real complaints.
I have a C width -- NB tends to run wide and this follows suit. For me it accommodates an orthotic and lift well.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pleasantly surprised. I ...

By Celtic Hammer

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

Pleasantly surprised. I had been running in Asics 2140s which i loved but was looking elsewhere for a new shoe due to poor reviews of 2150. Was hesitant to pick these up due to poor experiences was NB Basketball shoes back in the 80's but really like this shoe. Lots of support and very light. Tremendous buy for the money.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Ignore my earlier review !

By nittanyboiler

from Cleveland, OH

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Breathable

Cons

  • Poor Stability
  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • Walking

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

I jumped the gun with my earlier review, sorry! The 760 fits well but it is wearing out quickly and losing support just like the 769 did. These shoes just aren't built as well as the 768 and previous models of 760 series were. As a wearer of the New Balance 760 series for 7 years I am disappointed to have to give up on this series and maybe New Balance.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • Average Arch

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Poor heel wear

By Run200

from Alabama

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

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

Cons

  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

have used several models in the 760 series and these have very poor heel wear. They are worn through at less than 200 miles.

Otherwise a very good shoe.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Arch Type:
  • Low Arch

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Back to the good 760 series shoes

By Nittanyboiler

from Cleveland, OH

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Fast
  • Good Arch Support

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

    I have been a faithful consumer of the 760 line since the 763 several years ago. I still have a pair of 767 that are holding up at over 600 miles! However, I was very disappointed with the 769. They lost support by 250 miles whereas I usually got 450+ miles of each pair. The 769 just felt cheap. New Balance is back on track with the 760, which seems to be similar to the 767 and 768.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch

    (1 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    nb took a step backward ...

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

    nb took a step backward with this shoe.
    back to the drawing board again!!!!!

     
    5.0

    The best NB shoe I've run in.

    By j_runner

    from Canton, MI

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

      I'm a long time NB customer and these are the third pair of NB760's I have owed. Each one of them have given me the same great ride. It's a shame they're being discontinued. I hope the new model wears just as well.

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

      "More performance than expected"

      By GJanson

      from Houston, TX

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking

        Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

        Delivers consistent comfort during long walks and half-marathons

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Back to NB

        By Willis

        from Sydney Australia

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Good Arch Support

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

          Trying something new brought me back to a NB. Glad that I did and I am very happy with the experiment.

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

          Soft ride for a wide, age-worn foot

          By Nikitch

          from San Francisco, CA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Good Arch Support

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

            While I liked the forefoot out-sole on the previous version of this shoe, the stability is great; the cushioning is wonderful for someone who battles metatarsalgia, and the extra width of the 2e is a great bonus. Solid performance all-around, whether running on trails, the road or a mix of the two.

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

            Great Shoe!

            By longslowrun

            from Berkeley, CA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

              Run an average of 120 miles a month in these...whenever I try another shoe, it results in pains I don't have when using these shoes. I hope they always make this shoe!

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

              Balanced running

              By Runner Down Under

              from Perth Western Australia

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Lightweight
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • With Orthotics/Inserts

                Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                Always go with New Balance for my running shoes. They fit perfectly and give me good support in the right areas. Very comfortable and light weight to wear. I am a recreational runner but I still want my running shoes to do everything right and that's what New Balance shoes always do. I have tried almost every other brand, but I always come back to New Balance and wonder why I even tried something else.

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

                OK shoe

                By teecher007

                from new york, ny

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great price

                Cons

                • Poor Cushioning

                Best Uses

                • Walking

                Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                out of the box, didn't feel much cushioning beneath me. just didn't have a soft or supportive feel to me. wasn't as light feeling as other brands i've worn.

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

                Great shoe, Great price!

                By TPort

                from Ann Arbor, MI

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gym

                  Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                  A great shoe for training. Light, supportive, and a great fit. I would recommend this to everyone looking for a good training shoe - especially if you have wide feet like I do. The 2E and 4E size options make getting a perfect fit easy!

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Great shoe for 200 plus guys.

                  By Big J

                  from Coronado Ca

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Fast
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • Lightweight
                  • Pronation Control

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                    If you weigh over 200 lbs. and run 5 days a week this is a great shoe for you. I feel no impact at all. As far as durability, the jury is still out due to the fact I have only put about 250 miles on them.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Average Arch
                     
                    4.0

                    This is the shoe for me!

                    By G-Man Triathlete, Marathoner

                    from Syracuse, NY

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                      This shoe is a great value. I run quite a few miles so I need new ones every two or three months. I buy these two at a time and love them.The fit, feel and performance is as good as the $120 shoes I previously wore.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                       
                      5.0

                      Appealing and highly functional

                      By Colonel

                      from Camden, SC

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Good Arch Support
                      • Lightweight
                      • Stylish

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Walking

                        Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                        I wear them when walking and with my casual dress. I have had several comments on how attractive they look.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                        • Arch Type:
                        • Average Arch
                         
                        4.0

                        Good stablility shoe

                        By Cbails

                        from Pittsburgh, PA

                        About Me Gym Rat

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                          A month with these shoes and so far so good. I'm 6'2" 215lb and need a stability shoe. Run on treadmill and road about 10-12 miles a week. For the light mileage this shoe has been great. No issues.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                          • Arch Type:
                          • Average Arch
                           
                          4.0

                          Great for Wide Feet

                          By Mike the Runner

                          from WV

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Durable
                          • Good Arch Support
                          • Wide toebox

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Walking

                            Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                            I have wide feet and it is difficult to find shoes that work for me. New Balance offers wide shoes in virtually all of their models. The new 760, in a 2E width, works very well for me. They are comfortable, yet provide the support I need. I highly recommend these for any runner with wide feet and a neutral gait.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch
                             
                            4.0

                            Better Than I Anticipated

                            By DZ Glass House

                            from Gambier, OH

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Traction
                            • Lightweight
                            • Look Good

                            Cons

                            • Get dirty fast

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Mens New Balance 760 Running Shoe:

                            Wear these to run and at work all day. Very comfortable, light weight. I was pleasantly surprised at the comfort and fit based on other pairs of NBs that I have had. They feel great and I would put them against other brands that I have.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • Average Arch

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                            1.    Celtic Hammer rated this product 4 stars
                            Sun, January 17,2010:
                            Pleasantly surprised. I had been running in Asics 2140s which i loved but was looking elsewhere for a new shoe due to poor reviews of 2150. Was hesitant to pick these up due to poor experiences was NB Basketball shoes back in the 80's but really like this shoe. Lots of support and very light. Tremendous buy for the money.
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                            Fri, January 01,2010:
                            After years of working out and training in an cross trainer I decided it was time to get back into running a little. Now I'm a big guy and I have low arches, however I do not pronate that much. Everybody, but the NB folks told me to go with the Beast or the NB 1011 or the Asics 2140/50. Good god?! Those things were like cement! This shoe feels like it's a part of my foot. For the first time in years I can run without pain in my shins and hips. I tried this along with the NB 850 and for me this shoe just fit my foot the right way. The 850 seems to feel like it was pushing the inside of my heel just a bit too much for my foot. Both shoes are very comfortable. I would probably say that the 760 could use just a tiny bit more cushioning, but if I could I would give it 4 1/2 stars just because of that small thing. With the return policy and the great pricing on RRS you cannot go wrong ordering these and take them out for a test run . I think you'll be very pleased.
                            3.    Mike rated this product 4 stars
                            Wed, December 16,2009:
                            Alot of shoe for the money - substantial midsole, no real complaints. I have a C width -- NB tends to run wide and this follows suit. For me it accommodates an orthotic and lift well.
                            4.    george rated this product 4 stars
                            Wed, December 09,2009:
                            they are light and comfortable and breathe well. They have a wide/roomy toe box and good cushion. I like the heel support and stability. Overall, I'm impressed and they rate as good as the air structure triax.
                            5.    Anonymous rated this product 1 star
                            Wed, November 25,2009:
                            nb took a step backward with this shoe. back to the drawing board again!!!!!
                            6.    Jim rated this product 5 stars
                            Mon, November 23,2009:
                            I've been using the 2140's and was given a pair of the 760's to test, I was very surprised! It's a great feeling shoe! Very stable, good cushioning, it has a very comfortable fit. Feels a tad heavier the the 2140's but not enough to make a difference.

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