Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    $90
  • Weight
    Men: 9.1oz
    Women: 7.1oz
  • Width
    Men: Standard, Wide
    Women: Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit

  • This road running shoe is crafted to accommodate runners with neutral foot motion. It features the data-driven midsole design that provides superior cushioning and flexibility throughout the run. The laser-engraved Fresh Foam technology also delivers the highest level of comfort, especially when doing high-impact activities.
  • Another notable feature of the shoe is the HypoKnit upper. It provides the foot a lightweight and more dynamic fit. 

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The New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit utilizes the standard running shoe measurements. It is strategically made to fit true to size.  When it comes to the width, the variants are D – Medium and 2E Wide for men and B – Medium and D- Wide for women. With the available width profiles, it is sure to comfortably accommodate medium-footer runners.

Outsole

Like the New Balance 880 v8, durable rubber is integrated into the outsole of the New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit. The primary purpose of this material is to provide the right amount of grip needed on a wide variety of paved surfaces. It also offers added durability to the platform.

Midsole

The Fresh Foam midsole is used in crafting the shoe. This is vital in absorbing impact shock during heel strike. As a result, a more comfortable running experience is enjoyed by the user.

Added flexibility is also offered by the laser-engraved cushioning. This component of the New Balance Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit also encourages a bouncier energy return.

Upper

In the upper of the shoe is the HypoKnit upper. It provides a sock-like fit for a more comfortable yet supportive structure. This material does not affect the shoe’s overall breathability and comfort. 

There are also perforations in the upper of the Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit that provide the foot proper ventilation. These holes are significant in allowing fresh air to flow and circulate in the foot chamber. As a result, heat is dispersed during the activity, making the foot fresh and dry at all times.

A TPU heel counter is also integrated into the Fresh Foam Lazr v2 HypoKnit. The primary focus of this material is to secure the heel while running.


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