Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe

Women's New Balance 1080

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MSRP:$134.95
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Women's NEW BALANCE® 1080 :: Get schooled in the art of cushioning in this new, acclaimed update. The women's New Balance® 1080 delivers the plushest ride possible. Modernized, pliable upper assures you that your feet will be held securely, gently, and comfortably for the long run. 9.8 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL+ [?]
If you have a high arch, are a high-mileage runner, or want the maximum amount of cushioning, Neutral+ is your shoe style. Enjoy a smooth ride with enhanced cushioning and reduced impact with improved shock absorption. If pronation is not a problem then choose Neutral+ shoes. 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:

  • N-ergy: Superior cushioning that disperses impact forces while providing optimal cushioning
  • ABZORB® FL Midsole: Maximum shock absorption and cushioning
  • 3M Reflectivity: Helps give visibility to the runners feet so they don't get hit by a passing vehicle
  • Full-Length ABZORB® Strobel board: Additional layer of cushioning under foot from heel to toe
  • Stability Web®: Provides superior midfoot support
  • Ndurance® rubber in heel area: Maximum durability in high use wear area
  • OrthoLite® insert: Provides excellent cushioning while maintaining durability
  • PL-1 Running Last construction: Provides a performance fit for consumers that have normal foot types. Improved fit and feel with better toe box characteristics improving overall fit and cosmetics
Product NBA1485 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  1064

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Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (7)
  • Comfortable (7)
  • Cushions impact (5)
  • Good traction (4)
  • Arch support (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        71% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (7 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent neutral running shoe!

    By Julie the Teacher

    from Houston, Texas

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Easy on knees
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

      I have been running steadily for about five years. During those years I ran in toning shoes, first MBT's and then Runtones. The more I increased mileage, the more pain I had in my IT bands. For the past three months I have done about 30-35 miles a week, but I have been in agony. I decided it might be my shoes, so I went to a local store that analyzes runners' gaits and recommends shoes. They fitted me in New Balance 1080s (yesterday) Today I did a 10.5 mile run just to try them out and all I can say is AMAZING!! My hips and IT bands are not throbbing; I can actually sit down without pain; there is some soreness, but it's going to take a while for the old damage to heal. Today I am on this website to order a second pair because I want to alternate shoes so they don't get smelly (I sweat a lot).
      PLEASE do not become a mileage runner in toning shoes! Get something appropriate - the New Balance 1080s are beyond wonderful.
      If it helps I am 5'7", weigh 130 lbs, wear size 11 narrow in normal shoes, but 12B in running shoes.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Feet don't hurt anymore!

      By Not your usual Ganna

      from shreveport, la

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good support
      • Good Traction

      Cons

      • Needs more forefoot cushi

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

      Use for training runs. Great for 6 miles, then feels like needs more forefoot cushioning, especially left foot.Feels supportive, not heavy or tight. Feet feel good when finish run. Have already ordered second pair.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Decent update to the 1064

      By Runnning Moma

      from Mobile, AL

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Good Traction

      Cons

      • Instep too tight
      • Right foot goes numb

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

      I have been runnning in this shoe for about 3 weeks and its a decent replacement shoe for the endangered 1064. Man, i miss that shoe. This 1080 is a little snug in the instep and my right foot starts to go numb a couple miles into the run. I am hoping with a little more break-in time it will subside. The toe box is also a little narrower than the 1064.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      NB 1080 Running Shoe

      By Megsie

      from Australia

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Look Good

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

        Great shoe

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

        Enjoying the run

        By csummer

        from NC

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Fast
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

          Ran my first half marathon in them and did great. Love that they are lightweight and breathable.

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

          Almost as good as the 1064

          By Flygirl97

          from Delaware

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Lightweight
          • Snuggly fit

          Cons

          • Not as cushy as I wanted

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

          I purchased the New Balance 1064 in 8.5D a few months ago. My Mom is hard to fit, and the 1064 was perfect for her! So, I got back on the website to get another pair and they were gone, replaced by the 1080. The 1080 shoe has a good feel, lightweight (for a cushioned shoe) and flexible without feeling sloppy. I wish it had the same level of arch support and cushioning as the 1064, but it does not. I have only put a few miles on the shoes, but I think I will be happy with them for some time. New Balance continues to make shoes for people like me who need lots of room in the toe box!! Thanks!!

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

          Great update!

          By Cindy

          from Keller, TX

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Endurance Training

            Comments about Womens New Balance 1080 Running Shoe:

            I was nervous about this update but I love it! New Balance did a great job. The shoe fits even better and looks much sleeker. Very nicely done! My second time in the shoe was a 10 miler and no problems, issues, or blisters.

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

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