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Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe

Women's New Balance 1080v2

Item #NBA1519
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Women's NEW BALANCE® 1080V2 :: Treat feet to a new run experience with the women's New Balance® 1080v2! Feel more connected to the road with an 8mm heel-to-toe drop, down from 12mm! Enjoy max cushioning and shock absorption with much less weight in this premium Neutral runner. You'll love the luxuriously plush no-sew interior. 8.4 ounces

Category Type:

NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. 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:

  • N2 Cushioning Tech: Superior lightweight cushioning that disperses impact forces while providing optimal cushioning
  • ACTEVA Lite: Superior shock absorption and cushioning
  • T-Beam: Provides superior midfoot support
  • Full-Length ABZORB strobel board: Additional layer of cushioning under foot from heel to toe
  • No-Sew Material Application: Enhance fit charateristics
  • Ndurance rubber in heel area: Maximum durability in high use wear area
  • Blown rubber outsole: Provides softer yet responsive feel
Product NBA1519 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  1080
  • Country of Origin: China

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Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe
 
3.5

(based on 13 reviews)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (9)
  • Cushions impact (9)
  • Comfortable (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      67% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great marathon training shoe

By South Bay Runner

from Torrance, CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

    I'm training for a full marathon and this shoe holds up to long runs and gives me the cushioning I need. I also like how this shoe accommodates my inserts.

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

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    My new favorite shoe!

    By Chris Runs

    from Connecticut

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

      I was a little hesitant to try these, since I found the first version of the New Balance 1080s way too stiff and bulky. But they have VASTLY improved the 1080 v2s!! They're definitely lighter and more flexible, and the availability of widths made it easier for me to find a size that would fit my wide foot. I run about 40 miles per week. Great job, New Balance!!!

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

      Love this shoe

      By wildflower

      from pa

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Narrow / Tight

      Best Uses

      • Pavement

      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

      Great shoe...didn't love at first...but after 20 miles...I gave up on my brooks launches and saucony cortans. I use the for distance but have done tempo runs and a 10k. I wear a 9 street shoe and measre 9. Had to size up to a ten in these. Tried the v3's...they are longer...would only have to size up to a 9.5. I love a wider toe box and a tight heel. I miss my brooks ghost 3's! After 300 miles...the bottoms are intact...no major signs of wear! Great shoe! Thinking I will easily get 500 miles out of these...most shoes only last 300-350 ish.ugly color...looks dated!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • High Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      Very Disappointed

      By DD

      from Atlanta

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

            I have been wearing NB for 10+ years for running. I bought two pairs of these in Dec 12 as I alternate shoes since I run daily. Both pairs were worn out in 2 months. I spoke to a rep and they said they didn't have that issue before so they talked me into buying 2 more pairs of the same. Those have worn out exactly in the same areas in the same amount of time.

             
            2.0

            looks nice but poor quality

            By chief

            from oklahoma

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Poor Cushioning

            Cons

            • Poor Cushioning
            • Uncomfortable

            Best Uses

            • Gym

            Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

            Looks nice but the cushioning is very poor and is and
            Indoor shoe only and not made for running
            Outdoors.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            Broke down

            By Running Mom

            from Clarks Summit, PA

            About Me Gym Rat

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Poor Cushioning
            • Wears Out Quickly

            Best Uses

              Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

              I run an average of 30 miles per week on a treadmill. After 3 weeks of running in this shoe it felt like I was running barefoot. The cushioning broke down too quickly. I am a huge fan of New Balance and this is the first shoe I have ever had this problem with.

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

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Cats on the move

              from New haven ct

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Pavement

                Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                I run at least 3 times a week. This is my first new balance shoe in a long time and I am impress with the shoe!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                1.0

                I went back to my old NB

                By Suzanne

                from Indianapolis, Indiana

                About Me Rarely Work Out

                Pros

                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Pavement

                  Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                  I work in neurosurgery and stand up to 14 hours a day. I have been wearing NB for high arches and wide for years and I buy 2 to 3 pairs at a time, with the 8mm drop I will not be wearing them again. NB were the most popular shoe in surgery until the change and every one I talked with will not buy them again because of foot problems.

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

                  Good, but not better than the old one

                  By lenniegeorge

                  from Richmond, VA

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Cushions Impact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                    Okay, so I still don't know why they need to keep changing the shoe. I actually loved the one before 1080 version 1 and had scrounged all over and bought 5 pairs at a time. The version 1 1080 wasn't that great of a change, so I got used to those, but cannot find anytmore. Version 2 gives me some blisters - I think the toeboz is different. I really want version 1, but version 2 will do for now.

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

                    BEST SHOES EVER!!!

                    By redwood city runner

                    from redwood city, ca

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                      I run 7 days a week and was experiencing knee pain for almost a year. i decided to try these shoes and after a couple of months my knee pain is gone!! I LOVE THESE SHOES...i have tried many many shoes and these by far have given me the BEST runs in my 15 years of running. THANK YOU NEW BALANCE!!

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

                      different color size differently

                      By Celia

                      from NJ

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                        I usually wears New Balance size 7.5B. For 1080v2 gray/purple color, I had to go 1/2 size up (size 8B). I just received a pair of orange color in size 8B and found it is too big. Now, I will have to return it for my regular size (7.5B). I wish New Balance would be more consistent with their sizing... at least within the same model.

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

                        Good replacement for 1064s

                        By Lynda

                        from SC

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                          I really like this shoe. I by passed the first version of the 1080s due to the poor reviews. I was a fan of the 1064s and had stockpiled several spare pairs! I finally needed a new pair of shoes. I was very pleased with how lightweight and flexible these shoes feel even with Orthodics in them. I use these for running and walking. I really recommend this shoe!

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

                          Odd fit

                          By JB

                          from New York, NY

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Good Traction

                          Cons

                          • Uncomfortable

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens New Balance 1080v2 Running Shoe:

                          These shoes run at least a half size too large. The fabric on the inside of the arch rubbed strangely against my foot making them uncomfortable when I put them on. After about a half mile I stopped noticing it, but each time I put them it was quite irritating. That said, they are comfortable on the road, just enough cushion but not too much, nice low-moderate heel drop. But, for the price tag I expected more, so sadly these very cute shoes are going back.

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

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