Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
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New Balance 620 History
Earning trust takes time. The brand New Balance, with an impressive lifespan of over 100 years did not go through any shortcuts to gain this. In the face of the grueling battle between sneaker brands, New Balance was able to earn the loyalty of a significant number of sneaker enthusiasts and maintain their status in the market.
This global brand is not only commended for their high-quality products that boast of innovative design and better performance. Prioritizing quality over quantity, this company is also esteemed for keeping at least 70% of their production in the US. In addition, they are also admired for living up to their “Endorsed by No One” philosophy.
Among the least common track runners of the brand is the New Balance 620. Originally released in the year 1980, this lightweight running shoe, fitted with a mesh/suede upper, a Vibram sole and a thick and cushioned heel, was viewed as technologically-advanced and advertised as “Lighter than Air”.
Over the years, this retro-styled silhouette has morphed to gain a modern and sleek look. Released in never-before-seen colorways, NB fans around the globe are excited to see what other color schemes the brand has up their sleeves.
New Balance 620 Style
Expect to receive heaps of compliments when you pair your favorite everyday clothing with this low-profile round toe sneaker. Perceived as a wardrobe staple by many supporters of the brand, this sporty yet chic shoe can be worn dressed up or down. Try this kicks with your dresses, leggings, skinny jeans and shorts if you wish to kick your style up a notch.
The NB 620, built with a breathable mesh upper with suede accents and a cushioned midsole, also ensures keep your foot happy all day.
This lace-up sneaker is offered in a variety of color combinations. Those who want to keep it simple can opt to buy the navy, black and gray while those who prefer fun and unique color schemes can choose to purchase the 620 with metallic accents.
Fit & Sizing
This sneaker, which doubles up as a running shoe, promises to provide ample support. Its airy mesh construction also offers adequate airflow. However, the New Balance 620’s narrow toe box may not be able to provide adequate toe room.
The shoe is available in women’s sizes 5-12, standard B width. Men’s models are also offered. It generally runs true to size and width.
Apart from the NB 620’s classic silhouette, loyal fans of the brand will instinctively distinguish the shoe for the famous “N” logo found on the sneaker’s lateral and medial side. It gives the shoe that distinctive look that can only be associated with New Balance and the 620.
- The sneaker’s EVA Foxing construction extends up to the shoe’s collar for better support and visual contrast. It also provides improved cushioning for the ankle and the Achilles tendon.
- The shoe’s outsole is made of durable rubber that offers reliable grip and traction.
- For added comfort, the New Balance 620’s interior is lined with breathable mesh and the collar and tongue are lightly cushioned.
- Optimal fit can be achieved with the sneaker’s traditional 6-eye lace-up closure.
- The weight of this shoe in size 8, Medium B width, is 8 oz.