Who should buy the New Balance 587

You definitely get the New Balance 587 if you want:

  • A perfect shoe for extreme overpronation
  • Solid motion support for runners who need orthotics
  • A shoe designed for flat-footed runners
  • A suitable shoe for walking, jogging, and/or all-day wear

New Balance 587 side logo

Extra stable outsoles

The outsole is made of solid rubber with deep, horizontal grooves. It is built for heavy-framed runners and serious overpronators; the full contact outsole gives another element of stability to the shoe. 

New Balance 587 outsole

ABZORB foam in the midsole

The proprietary ABZORB foam adds a dose of flexibility to an otherwise very stiff shoe that is designed for heavy runners with excessive overpronation. It makes the run a bit softer with decent rebound features.

New Balance 587 ABZORB midsole

High-density foam in the New Balance 587

Maximum control is delivered through a high-density foam on the medial side. A TPU shank extends from the lateral to the medial side to hold the heel, stabilize the ride, and provide superior structure in this shoe.

New Balance 587 lateral midsole

Upper’s enhanced structure

New Balance uses breathable mesh with synthetic overlays all over the upper to add support and structure. An external heel counter works with the lateral and medial posts to lock down the foot from excessive overpronation.

New Balance 587 upper

3M reflective materials enhance low-visibility running.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 15oz / Women 11.9oz
Drop: 12mm
Arch support: Motion control
Pronation: Severe overpronation
Arch type: Low arch
Use: Walking, All-day wear / Jogging

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