DiscontinuedUpdate: New Balance Vazee Rush v2
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.
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WeightMen: 8.1ozWomen: 6.4oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 6mmWomen: 6mm
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.
Heel heightMen: 22mmWomen: 22mm
Forefoot heightMen: 16mmWomen: 16mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
Release dateJul 2015
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78 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews
The Rush is - unless somebody explains to me why not - a takedown version of the Vazee Pace.
If you are new to running but still want a well balanced but reasonably lightweight trainer, the Rush is capable, will provide cushion for the long haul, and cross over into other activities as well.
Admirable comfort and fit, but we’re still left with the feeling that the Vazee Rush isn’t quite the serious shoe we hoped it would be.
The Rush is a good option for causal runners looking for a reasonably lightweight shoe to handle the rigours of both the road and the gym.
Updates to New Balance Vazee Rush
- The New Balance Vazee Rush features a seamless, no-sew bootie construction that delivers a glove-like fit while keeping the entire upper cover breathable. It also gives added support while wrapping the foot securely.
- This shoe also comes with a deconstructed heel counter that encourages natural foot movement while giving additional shoe flexibility and unrestrained fit.
New Balance Vazee Rush size and fit
The Vazee Rush is available in standard running shoe length. The midfoot, forefoot and heel are of standard measurements, accommodating those with regular foot widths. This shoe is available in both standard and wide measurements for both men’s and women’s version.
The outsole of the Vazee Rush uses the regular blown carbon rubber that offers enough amount of traction. Its treading is almost-flat and non-aggressive in nature, making the shoe ideal for both dry and wet surfaces. This outsole material is also utilized in the Vazee Rush v2.
The midsole features the innovative RevLite foam that allows runners to experience a well-cushioned, comfortable rider. It gives plush underfoot feel, allowing runners to survive long distance runs. This midsole foam is highly responsive and delivers a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
The New Balance Vazee Rush provides a lightweight, comfortable and breathable coverage due to the synthetic upper mesh. The no-sew construction provide a smooth feel while giving a secure fit. The bootie tongue construction of the shoe delivers a seamless, next-to-skin comfort while the oblique toe box imitates the curvature of the foot, providing runners an enhanced fit.