Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe

Men's New Balance 1080v4

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Men's NEW BALANCE® 1080v4 :: Surprise yourself by running stronger than ever in the improved fit and feel of the Men's New Balance® 1080v4, the latest update of an already amazing running shoe. Get more protection for your joints and muscles to go the extra mile in the 1080v4's improved crashpad that provides enhanced shock absorbency. Lock in a secure and snug fit compliments of the foot-hugging FANTOMFIT® upper, and score more torsional stability with the added T-Beam. All runners will get a helping hand from the New Balance® 1080v4's design, while all runners are sure to love the added responsiveness in the forefoot. 10.2 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.

Features & Benefits:

  • FantomFit: Skeletally engineered upper that provides ultralight support and fit
  • T-Beam: Lightweight, flexible TPU shank engineered to deliver optimum torsional stability and arch support
  • Asymmetrical heel counter
  • Premium cushioning of N2 in heel and N2 Burst in the forefoot: A responsive, durable, sustainable cushioning system that also allows your foot to be lower to the ground
  • Synthetic/Mesh Upper
  • No-sew material application
  • Blown rubber outsole
  • NBW2678
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Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (12)
  • Cushions impact (9)
  • Breathable (8)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Arch support (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (6)
    • Pavement (4)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        92% 

        (11 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        100% 

        (11 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (5), High arch (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (5), Enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Reviewed by 12 customers

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    5.0

    shoe experts

    By lw

    from sc

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement

      Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

      Your staff recommends the shoes and any product upgrades of a particular model they tell you info

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

      Love them

      By Face21000x

      from Austin, tx

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

        Like pillows on the feet!

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

        Perfect fit would buy again!

        By walking athlete

        from Naples, FL

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Walking

          Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

          I walk every day, approx. 5 miles and this shoe fits and feels great. I have
          gotten NB for a number of years, and I think this shoe has fit me the best of
          all the other shoes I have tried.

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

          Feels great

          By Gopher bill

          from Wyoming

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • With Orthotics/Inserts

            Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

            You have made a great improvement in the cushioning I love them.

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

            My third pair of 1080

            By AHRunner

            from Edmonds, WA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Good Traction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

              This is a great shoe. Relatively light but still has plenty of cushioning and is very durable. I am 6'-3", 185 lbs. and the shoe holds up better than about any other shoe I've tried. I especially like it for my long runs.

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

              Wow!

              By PE

              from NY

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                I run about 2 miles per day approx. 5 days pr week and and have been running for 35 years. This running shoe is one of the best I have ever purchased. First, I like the low profile so I don't feel like I'm always running downhill. The cushioning is superb. I run on concrete and I no longer feel shin or toe pain since using the 1080's. The toe box is also spacious which has been an issue with previous running shores. If I were to provide one criticism it would be the the back of the shoe above the heel is a bit low. I got used to it quickly but, at first, it made me feel like I could slip out of the back. Now I realize that perhaps my older running shoes might have been just a bit too high. I highly recommend the 1080's if you want great cushioning and a good amount of toe space, these are a good choice.

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

                New favorite shoe

                By dc2266

                from Iowa City, IA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Great with Jeans
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Pavement

                  Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                  I wish I would have started with New Balance long ago. After a back injury, I'm looking for a comfortable pair of shoes to ease back into running, needing cushioning +. I've gone through Nike, Adidas, and Asics, and for a variety of reasons, the fit wasn't right. These 1080's fit amazingly, and are up to the task of getting back into running. The first difference I felt was in the heel. It truly cups your heel, no slipping or sliding, no need to lace up too tight. The support is throughout the entire foot. I even feel a little ridge underneath the knuckle of your toes. I guess the sign of a good fitting and comfortable shoe is to not even know you have them on. These feel as good at the end of the day as they do when I put them on. I'm strongly considering getting a second pair to wear for everyday. Overall a great shoe.

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

                  Awesome shoes!!!!!

                  By Ganesh

                  from NJ

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                    I play tennis a lot and this year decided to join half marathon and started running in January for April Marathon. Then I realized running is not easy as it seems. Started facing all different issues with foor\Arch and Knees. Roadrunner was very helpful to try different options. Tried 3 different shoes and one custom sole and I was still struggling with knee pain and foot problems.
                    Finally I made selection of NB 1080V4 and my hunt is over now. My shoe size is 10 W with Neutral foot type. These shoes solved my all Knee paina nd foot\Arch problems. Now I am running 10 miles in single runn with know issues. Will highly recommend to give it a try.

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

                    Good Shoe

                    By Big Daddy T

                    from Poway

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Pavement

                      Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                      I really like this shoe the v3 didn't seem as durable as the v4 does.

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

                      Great initial impression

                      By Army runner

                      from Fort Polk, LA

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Wears Out Quickly

                      Best Uses

                      • Pavement

                      Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                      As a military officer, I run everyday and also do plyo-metrics. These shoes felt good during their first week of use. My only concern is their durability. Time will tell.

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

                      Excellent fit, spectacular cushioning.

                      By rvh95

                      from Manchester, NH

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Running

                        Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                        After 6 years in Nike Vomero's (from the 4th to the 7th gen), I decided to try 5 new brands against each other to select a new shoe. I liked the Vomero's but wanted to see what else is out there. As a friend put it, you don't tend to see a lot of competitive runners at a race in Nike's. I generally run between 15-30 miles per week, though I ramp-up to marathon distance training about twice a year. I'm 6'1" and weigh 180. I was seeking a neutral plus shoe with good cushioning, but something that's lightweight and could offer performance. I tried the Mizuno Wave Creation 15, Saucony Triumph 11, ASICS Nimbus 15, Brooks Glycerin 11, and these NB1080v4. I ran 2 3-mile treadmill runs in each pair to get a general understanding of what I liked and disliked about the fit of each pair. I then did a long circuit run through my neighborhood where I ran about 1.3 miles in each shoe before changing to the next. I changed through the 5 pairs 2 times, so I ended with a very objective understanding of how each pair fit, felt on the road, and performed. This NB1080v4 was my winner. Fits perfectly with little movement in the toe, forefoot and heal. The cushioning was fabulous on hard frozen pavement. The styling is conservative compared with the others I tried, but that really shouldn't matter, should it? Not much of the tongue shoes - the left and right eyelets are very close together when laced. To the eye, it looks like it is an improper fit, but it feels fantastic and I have no complaints. For reference, the Saucony's were a very close #2. I chose the NB because the ride was just a little softer. The Brooks fit the best of this group, but the cushioning seemed poor. They felt like a minimalist shoe on the frozen pavement. The ASICS felt like slippers, but I didn't like the feel in the forefront and toe when running. Lastly, the Mizuno's fit the worst - performance was good, but the others I tested felt like a glove and the Mizuno's felt like a glove that needed to be broken-in to fit right. Laces on the Mizuno's were ridiculously long for some reason. Hope this information is helpful to you. If you're in a similar situation, I'd recommend pitting these NB1080v4 and the Saucony Triumph 11's against each-other and selecting a winner on your own. They are both great shoes that perform well and provide a comfortable ride.

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

                        Great Feel

                        By Mike M

                        from San Diego

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Mens New Balance 1080v4 Running Shoe:

                          Feels great, lightweight and good cushioning

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

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