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Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe

Men's New Balance 110

Item #NBA1524
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Men's NEW BALANCE® 110 :: You're not afraid to get into the dirt and grind out the miles. The streamlined men's New Balance® 110 is an off-road vehicle with all the features you need to stay safe and stable no matter what terrain your tackling. An aggressive lugged outsole and Rock Stop along with the synthetic upper combine to protect your feet and let you comfortably float over rocks and debris. You'll feel light on your feet in this streamlined, speedy design. 7.8 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. 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 Midsole: Maximum cushioning that disperses impact forces while providing an optimal ride
  • Rock Stop: Flexible protective layer that protects feet from rocks and shock, minimizing pressure, and dispersing shock energy
  • Aggressive Lugged outsole: Great for traction on the trails
  • Internal Shank: Provides superior midfoot support
  • Synthetic Leather upper w/perforations: Provides durability with air flow and breathability while keeping the shoe lightweight
  • Sticky Rubber outsole: Enhanced traction for the trails
  • NL-1 Running Last construction: Provides a low to the ground performance fit for consumers that have normal foot types. Improved fit and feel with better toe box characteristics improving overall fit and cosmetics
Product NBA1524 Review

Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  101

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Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe
 
4.2

(based on 10 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (9)
  • Comfortable (8)
  • Good traction (8)
  • Durable (5)
  • Rugged (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail running (9)
    • Mixed terrain (7)
    • All weather conditions (4)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        50% 

        (5 reviews)

        Feels true to size

         

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        80% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (6), Low arch (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (10)

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great Shoe

    By Take the Pain

    from Charlotte< NC

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mixed Terrain
      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

      Broke this shoe out for the Uwharrie 20mile trail race - a very hilly and rocky course with several stream crossings. The NB110 had great grip on the trail and drained exceptionally well. The best part of the shoe is the toe box - A Huge Improvement from the 101.

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

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Minimalism for Trails Perfected

      By TrailRun123

      from Columbia, SC

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight
      • Rugged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Weather Conditions
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Road Running
        • Trail Running
        • Wet Weather

        Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

        This shoe is absolutely phenomenal. When looking for a shoe which enables forefoot landing and the small differential sought by so many runners currently there is nothing better on the market currently. Add in the relatively cheap cost and it's a no-brainer purchase.

        The traction on these shoes is amazing, along with the light weight which enables incredibly light foot placement and agility on very technical trails. I've ran in these shoes on trails exclusively since receiving them two weeks ago, and I must say, I forgot they were on my feet at all after the first mile. New Balance definitely hit this niche of the market with these shoes. As Anton Krupicka said, they're perfect right out of the box!

        Also, I've completed a few road runs on them, and while not as comfortable as my Stem Footwear/FiveFingers, they're NOT uncomfortable by any means. Running on the road to get to the trails should be absolutely doable (unlike my MT10's which are unbearable on the road after a few miles). GET THESE SHOES!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was awesome as always from RRS!

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

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        NB's best trail shoe

        By tylerharms

        from barcelona, spain and Southern California

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Drains well
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Wears Quickly

        Best Uses

        • All Weather Conditions
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Trail Running

        Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

        I run trails exclusively, and I've put this shoe through just about everything. from a 100km in low alpine, rainy conditions to short hill climbs in hot desert climates over sharp, volcanic boulders; this shoe holds up.

        here are some things that I would say about it:

        comparisons to similar shoes:

        i wore the 101s before this, the 876s before that, VFFs in between, as well as small stints with different Minimus models. This shoe is the best. It seems that the "downside" from most minimalists is the 4mm heel lift. After wearing the Minimus and VFFs over long runs, I think this shoe clearly outperforms these zero drop shoes for the better tread, valuable rock plate over the ball and heel, and greater breathability and draining. It's also going to last a good 50-75 miles longer.

        Fit:

        The shoe fits a little small. This is mainly in the toe box. I have narrow feet, so this is not a problem. I've tried a half size up, though, and I could have worn the larger size and not compromised much. The shoe feels fine with or without socks. I have never gotten a blister or any rubbing from the underside of the seams when wearing them x/o socks. There is no arch support. They have a more secure heel box than the 101s which helps to keep the shoe locked in.

        Speed:

        This is a really fast shoe. It's streamlined for precise landings and movements in technical trails. It's lightweight yet protective where it needs to be (see the toe bumper). The tread grips the trail equally well uphill and downhill. The shoe also rolls well over loose gravel--a feature I never considered but have come to enjoy.

        Value:

        Regardless of price point, this shoe is typically priced well under the Minimus line. Basically, you're paying for the Minimus title and the zero drop: two things that do not, in my mind, warrant the price hike. Buy these shoes if you enjoy a minimalist trail shoe. Buy two pair.

        Overall, this shoe has made me a more confident and faster runner. I will buy it again and again. And then I will lament when it is discontinued.

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

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Really nice shoe

        By KK

        from RI

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trail Running

          Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

          Love these shoes. Plenty of room for the toes great traction awesome to have a rock plate in a minimalist-ish shoe, the only negative I have is sand goes right thru them. But after like 40 miles I like them a lot.

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

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          GREATEST TRAIL SHOE EVER MADE!!!

          By Chasey Chase

          from San Diego, CA

          About Me Professional Athlete

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mixed Terrain
            • Trail Running

            Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

            If you don't like this shoe, you are wrong.

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

            Cool digs

            By nizzracer

            from Poland, OH

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Durable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mixed Terrain
              • Trail Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

              Light and fast shoe. On sale so I tried them. Comfy and the sole was great on a rather sharp rocky run. Nice.

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

              Awesome Trail Shoe

              By Elemental Athlete

              from Denver, CO

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Good Traction
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Seams

              Best Uses

              • All Weather Conditions
              • Mixed Terrain
              • Trail Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

              These shoes are awesome. I've been slowly (due to IT band issues) building mileage back up. This week I did an 11 mile run over flat trail with a bit of pavement and then 10 miles on some good trails in Mt. Falcon Park, Colorado. The shoes performed perfectly! They are light weight, fit well, and grip the dirt and rock like crazy. I only have one small complaint. There is a seam on the inside that is right under the ball of my foot at the metatarsal of my big toe. It drove me nuts for the first while. I got some of the super thin Spenco insoles and put those in and that fixed everything. If the seam problem gets fixed, these are definitely 5 star shoes! Also, be aware that the sole underneath the arch is made out of some kind of foam. I've had the shoes for about 6 months and the foam lugs are almost gone, but this hasn't impacted the performance in any way (maybe the lugs are there just for looks?). The rubber tread shows almost no wear at all.

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

              Awesome shoe

              By Bravo

              from Washington, DC

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Good Traction
              • Lightweight
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mixed Terrain
                • Trail Running

                Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

                Most comfortable shoe I wear. I love the true to terraine feel. Feels like my foot is still protected.

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

                great trail shoe

                By dave

                from dothan, al

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Durable
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight
                • Rugged

                Cons

                • Narrow / Tight

                Best Uses

                • All Weather Conditions
                • Trail Running
                • Wet Weather

                Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

                I really like these shoes for trail running. i have been building my mileage back up. right now i'm up to about 30 miles a week and these shoes are performing well so far. a little narrow in the midfoot but they seem to be stretching out a little so i think this problem will take care of itself.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels half size too small
                • Width:
                • Feels too narrow
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                1.0

                HORRIBLE SOLE IN THIS SHOE

                By Alex

                from Augusta, GA

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Narrow / Tight
                  • Poor Cushioning
                  • Poor Stability
                  • Poor Traction
                  • Uncomfortable

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Mens New Balance 110 Trail Running Shoe:

                    Honestly, I think this is the first shoe I've tried out and have HATED. I'm now sending back my second pair, both the wide and normal width feels like a rock is pushing into the outer part of your forefoot every time you land. Reminds me a bit of the MR10 and of course that is just sitting on my self getting no miles. I'm trying to find a good minimal replacement for the MT101, maybe the Merrell Mix Master will work for me. But I cannot stand the MT110, worst shoes ever.

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

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