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Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe

Women's New Balance 860

Item #NBA1487
MSRP:$99.99
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Product Description:

Women's NEW BALANCE® 860 :: Better shock-absorption, more inherent stability and a greater cushioned feel, the women's New Balance® 860 is there to support you stride after stride. Fewer overlays streamline the upper for secure fit and ultimate comfort. 10.0 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:

  • N-ergy: Superior cushioning that disperses impact forces while providing optimal cushioning
  • ACTEVA® LITE Midsole: Maximum lightweight cushioning
  • Full-Length ABZORB® Strobel board: Additional layer of cushioning under foot from heel to toe
  • Medial Post: Provides medial support
  • 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 NBA1487 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  760

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Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (9)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Breathable (7)
  • Cushions impact (7)
  • Arch support (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

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

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        89% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (9 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Cute and comfortable.

    By jojococamo

    from McMinnville, OR

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Great with Jeans
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

      Very stylish and great for my needs. I over-pronate and haven't had any issues or pain in my feet or knees since buying these. My arches are very high, and while I could definitely use more support, it hasn't caused any pain in joints, feet or muscles since running in these. The wide size fits well, wide near the ball of my foot but not overly-wide anywhere else. Love them!

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

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I think I've been converted!

      By Samba

      from Germany

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

        I have been wearing the asics 2100 series for YEARS...but the most recent 2160 was a real disappointment. After swearing I would never run in anything but asics, I went out on a limb and ordered the New Balance 860's based on a recommendation from the great staff at RRS. Am I sure glad I did!! These shoes are light, comfortable right out of the box, and simply a joy to run in. I have a knee issue as well, and these shoes definitely provide enough cushioning. I think I have found my new shoe!

        • 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

        Great looking shoe

        By Kathy

        from Wichita Falls, TX

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Toe box tight small
        • Toe box tight too pointy

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

        I run 15 to 20 miles/week. Comfortable and lightweight. Toe box narrower than I expected. Had to go up a 1/2 size. Had foot surgery and need roomy toe box. Don't know whether I will buy this shoe again. Only have had them a couple of weeks.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Super Comfortable

        By MJ

        from Ballston Spa, NY

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Good Arch Support

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

          I hate the fact that New Balance changes their shoe models every year, but this reincarnation of the NB760 is a great improvement. I have been in this New Balance series since the NB767 and this one is the best so far. Perfect balance of support and cushioning, at least for my feet. Going to order a few more pairs to have in reserve, just in case the next manifestation is not so satisfactory!

          • 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

          Amazing Stability Shoes

          By pcpatter

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Good Arch Support
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Pavement

            Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

            I have very mild overpronation when I run so I went with these stability shoes. They were comfortable and easy to run in from the first time putting them on. No irritation points, great support and stability. As always, New Balance has it right.

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

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Tougher than it looks

            By Dog walker

            from Kalispell, MT

            About Me Rarely Workout

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Good Arch Support
            • Lightweight
            • Pronation Control

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking

              Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

              Pretty in pink.

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

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome shoe

              By ddp1956

              from Newport News, VA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Fast
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

                I use these shoes for walking/running the 5K trail in our neighborhood. They are awesome.

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

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great shoe!

                By Nancy

                from Suwanee, GA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Pavement

                  Comments about Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

                  I run 3-7 miles a day on a paved trail. The shoe is super confortable and perfect for road races or just jogging.

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

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great shoe!

                  By Nancy

                  from Suwanee, GA

                  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 Womens New Balance 860 Running Shoe:

                    I run 24 miles a week on a paved trail and run 10K road races. I'm always worried about trying a new shoe and was pleasantly surprised how great this shoe is. Can't think of anything that's not so great.

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

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