Earlier this year I reviewed the New Balance Fresh Foam 980

Upper Construction and nike air huarache zapatillas Fit For a racing shoe, the fit of the 1500 is fantastic. It hugs my foot without being overly tight anywhere, and the forefoot is decently roomy. The upper is fairly simple in construction ¨C it¡¯s composed mostly of a breathable mesh and welded overlays.There is only one set of seams from the back of the midfoot forward (located in the region of the arch), so this shoe might be a good candidate for those who like to run sockless. The ankle collar and tongue are lightly padded and lined by a nice, smooth fabric. There is a fairly prominent heel counter, but this has not caused me any problems.

Earlier this year I reviewed the New Balance Fresh Foam 980. It was an interesting shoe in that it was far more responsive than the marketing associated with the shoe would have suggested. The 980 was firm, not soft and foamy, and I liked the ride. Unfortunately it suffered from a cramped toebox that left me with toe blisters on longer runs. I¡¯d heard rumors that New Balance would be addressing the toebox issue in future members of the Fresh Foam line, and I nike air max 1 baratas venta was excited to hear that one of the next releases would be a lighter, speedier model called the Zante.



I purchased a pair of the original Altra The One a few months ago (they were on sale at Amazon), but never wound up running in them. The fit was a bit off, and I¡¯d heard reports about them turning people¡¯s socks and feet green. I wound up selling them on Ebay since I¡¯d heard rumors they were going to be replaced and putting time into a review thus made little sense.altra-the-one The original Altra The One

The other problem I had with the Fresh Foam 980 wasn¡¯t so much a problem with the shoe per se, but rather with how it was marketed. Ads for the 980 kept using the word ¡°soft,¡± but the shoe was anything but cushy. Rather, it was quite firm and responsive. This isn¡¯t a bad thing if that is how you like a shoe to ride, but it¡¯s not what people might have expected given the marketing message.I¡¯d heard rumors that New Balance was going to address the fit issue with the 980 in an update to the shoe. Renamed the Fresh Foam Boracay, I received a pair of the updated model about a month ago and have run about 40 miles in them so far (Disclosure: these shoes were media samples provided free of charge by the manufacturer). Keep on reading to find out what has changed (and what hasn¡¯t).

New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay Side Per Running Warehouse, the New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay weighs in at 9 oz in men¡¯s size 9 and has stack heights of 22mm heel, 18mm forefoot (4mm drop). As I did with the 980, I went up a half size in the Boracay and fit is perfect.New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay Medial --Review--I¡¯m happy to report that New Balance has indeed addressed the fit issue I had with the FF 980. Though the change is pretty subtle, there does seem to be just a bit more room up front, and I have less of a sensation of toe squeezing in the Boracay. More importantly, in runs as long as 10 miles I have not experienced any toe blistering. However, this is still not a particularly roomy shoe, so if yo zapatillas nike air max 90 u prefer a spacious toebox you may want to look elsewhere.

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