More Cushion, Less Weight: The New Balance 870 v2

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Feb. 9, 2012
  • Updated Oct. 17, 2013 at 5:15 PM UTC

This summer New Balance will update their 860 stability running shoe, making it lighter (9.8oz in men’s 9.5) and more cushioned with the 870 v2. Here’s an early look at the update, due to hit stores in June.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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