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Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe

Women's New Balance 1400

Item #NBA1517
MSRP:$79.95
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Women's NEW BALANCE® 1400 :: Sometimes it just takes that extra boost to beat your own performance record, and the New Balance® 1400 is just the shoe to help you do it. Enjoy being low to the ground and connecting with the road with these running shoes designed for speed work. With their responsive ride, superior traction and resilient feel, it's no surprise that "Shape" magazine named the New Balance® 1400 the Best Shoe for Speed! Slip them on for race day or for speed training and get ready to break some personal records. 5.7 ounces

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Features & Benefits:

  • Cushion your feet with a RevLite® foam compound that weighs 30% less than comparable foams
  • Let your feet breathe easy with open mesh uppers that are soft and flexible
  • Say goodbye to bunching and irritation with lightweight welded seams that employ no-sew technology
  • The NB-J competition last -a reduced-size, 360° model -is designed specifically for racing, and results in shoes that fit your entire foot like streamlined gloves
  • The New Balance® 1400 is serious about racing; the tongue doubles as a pin loop, so you always have a secure place to stash your racing bib pins
  • Enjoy increased cushioning and responsiveness with blown rubber outsoles at the forefoot
  • You'll notice more stability with a bottom unit that allows full ground contact with each foot strike
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Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (10)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Fast (8)
  • Breathable (6)
  • Cushions impact (3)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (7)
  • Gym (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      85% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      92% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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5.0

Awesome shoe

By Happy Runner

from Southern California

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Fast

Cons

  • Poor Traction

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

This is an outstanding shoe! It's lightweight, comfortable, fast, and fits on my foot like a glove. The longest I've taken this shoe is 8 miles and I felt absolutely fine post-run. I had been battling plantar fasciitis for well over a year and after months of running exclusively in this shoe, it's gone! Because of its low profile, I really have a better feel of the road, which means that my feet have to work a bit harder, rather than relying on the shoe's mechanics to push off. It's a fine trail runner, but not good for technical trails because the tread or more for the road. Also, I like the bright colors. Excellent shoe! Great job, New Balance!

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

Transitioning from high cushioned shoes....

By hinga

from Lawrenceville, GA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

      I have worn ASICS for 10 years, and started walking in them 2 years ago. Started running on treadmill in ASICS about 6 months ago.3 months ago, I got plantar fasciitis and it has been terrible. My friend suggested a more minimalist shoe than the ASICS Kayano and the Brooks Ghost I had been wearing. So I saw a review on these shoes that someone got relief from PF with these shoes. So I bought them. They seem great so far - huge difference from other shoes I have. I have cut back my distance and am still unable to run, but the 2.5 - 3 miles per day have been much more tolerable with these shoes. I have only had them for 2 weeks. But all is well for now, and I am hoping to buy a few more pair.

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

      love the color

      By Nicole

      from Washington, DC

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gym

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

        I love the color of these and the light feel when I'm running. I wore them running outside on the board walk at the beach and plan to try them out at the gym tomorrow. So far so good.

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

        Great lighter weight shoes

        By Jane Bond

        from Guilford, CT

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Wears Out Quickly

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

        Once I found these shoes (stepping down from heavier NB neutral shoes), I haven't looked back. I've had several pairs - yup, if you run any amount of distance/miles, these are gonna wear out much sooner than the standard 300-500 miles (which I think is a way too long time to keep any shoes, anyway) - and I'll keep wearing them as long as they're still made. I've had tendonitis, knee, back, and hip trouble (middle age, desk job, sometimes run on bad roads), and these shoes help me manage or even ward off those and other troubles. I love doing longer runs (8-16M) on these, and tempos, and they're great for longer races (beyond 10K) as well. BTW, they're way cheaper than heavier shoes that last longer, so the cost of replacing these more often evens out.

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

        Favorite Shoes in the world

        By Cross-country Girl

        from Salt Lake, UT

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Fast
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Wears Out Quickly

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

        I run 40+ miles a week and was a collegiate athlete. I am a shoe snob! The moment I put these shoes on I fell in love with them. I get excited about running just by putting these shoes on! They fit like a glove and are so lightweight and responsive! I LOVE these shoes. I like to run trails and they do a decent job on them, but because they are so lightweight they wore out fairly quick which is a huge bummer but because I love them so much, they're worth it. I've had these shoes for 5 months now (way past the 400-500 mileage limit) and I still love them. Longest run I did was 12 miles and I loved them the whole time.

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

        Cute shoes, too narrow

        By AshleyEliz

        from USA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Good Traction
        • Great with Jeans
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Narrow / Tight
        • Poor Cushioning

        Best Uses

        • Gym

        Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

        I bought these to wear to work since I am on my feet a lot. I have 2 other pairs of New Balance and they both fit great, however I found these to be too tight. I was disappointed because the colors are really nice.

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

        Great replacement for Brooks

        By Soccermom

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

            I'm a marathoner/half marathoner who is very busy and runs an inconsistent amount of weekly miles. I really liked the Brooks Pure Flo and Pure Cadence. Both pair I had wore out about the same time. I tried the Pure Cadence 2 and they just did not work out, so I returned them. I did some research and found out he Brooks fans who did not like the changes in their new shoe who switched to the NB 1400. I tried them and I love them! I just ran a half marathon in them and my legs feel great. I do feel that even though I buy up a half size for my running shoes, these still seem a little small.

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

            Love these shoes!

            By Dancinqueen83

            from Columbus, oh

            About Me Gym Rat

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                These shoes look great, feel great, and are just awesome. This is the second pair I've bought since I love them so much.

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

                Ready to Run at Any Given Moment

                By The Falcon

                from Thousand Oaks, CA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Fast
                • Great with Jeans
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gym

                  Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                  I was initially drawn to this shoe for the navy-neon yellow-fluorescent rainbow combination. I usually go towards a more middle of the road type of shoe with more cushion for longer miles. I love how lightweight this shoe is. I wear it to the gym and am able to go from lifting to speed work to errands around town afterward. If you're considering building up from a zero shoe or transitioning down from a traditional drop, give this one a try. This is my happy shoe!

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

                  Great shoe

                  By Knock knock

                  from New york

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Fast
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                      I used these for long runs and to race a fall marathon. Most of my 15 mile runs or less I do in Nike free's and these are just a bit more supportive. Recommend very much! Also pr'ed in the marathon with them...

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

                      Most comfortable running shoe ever!

                      By Zadykitty

                      from Bay City, MI

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Good cushioning
                      • Lightweight
                      • Looks better in person

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                        I have only worn them once and they feel like I have already broken them in. I LOVE HOW THEY FEEL. I also love how I can feel fresh air traveling thru the mesh. I run about 12 miles a week, so I hope they last me longer than 2 months. My feets never felt sore and I didn't have any numbness that I get from other brands. That is what a different comment posted put about the life of the shoe.

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

                        Awesome Shoe!

                        By K-Bo Runner Girl

                        from Wilmington, NC

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Fast
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                          I absolutely love this shoe. I've had it for about 7 months now and my longest run it is a 10k. I feel like I could do a half marathon in them easily though. After the 10k my feet still felt so comfortable. The RevLite foam provides incredible cushioning for such a light shoe. I don't wear these for every run, they are a racing flat and use them as racing flats. A shoe this light will obviously wear out quickly if you run in it all the time, plus you won't enjoy the benefits of racing in such a light shoe. It is my favorite go to racing flat and I have worn a number of different brands.

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

                          free roaming

                          By mblackst

                          from Tampa, FL

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable
                          • Fast
                          • Great with Jeans
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Wears Out Quickly

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens New Balance 1400 Running Shoe:

                          Other than wearing through them within about 2 months, they are great shoes...could tell when I needed a new pair though!

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

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