New Balance 1500v1

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5.00 (2 reviews)

From New Balance: Experience all the reasons this shoe was awarded “Best Debut” by Runner’s World in your quest for better. With a cushioned midsole, T-BEAM stability and a breathable mesh upper, this running shoe provides the lightweight ride you crave.

Heel-to-toe drop: 6mm
Women’s Version Weight: 175 grams (6.17 oz)
Men’s Version Weight: 201 grams (7.09 oz)
Great all around racing shoe!
5.0

I absolutely love this shoe and have raced a 10K and a cross county race with this shoe. I would also wear it for a half marathon and maybe even a marathon. I pronate very badly so was very happy to find a race shoe with a little posting and support but is still very lightweight! I used to race in the 1400 but it just wasn’t enough support for me.

Date
December 2, 2015 4:54 pm
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Light stability even a neutral runner can love
5.0

I was reluctant to order this shoe at first since I run almost entirely in neutral shoes, and this one is a lightly posted racing flat. However, I’m so glad I gave it a try! From the first run, it felt amazing. It provides just the right amount of cushioning, so my feet feel smooth on the ground. The posting feels like it’s gently supporting my Achilles without feeling rigid. I totally understand why Runner’s World shoe testers rave about this shoe.

My go-to racing flat is the New Balance 1400 which has a 10mm drop. Sometimes I wonder if the lower drop on this shoe, 6mm, makes it harder for me to push off as fast as I can in a higher drop shoe, but I think I’m probably just weird. :) Overall, I really love this shoe. It consistently feels great.

Date
November 18, 2015 11:09 pm
How many miles do you typically run per week? (optional)
50+ miles/week
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7:00-8:00 pace
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