Who should  buy The New Balance Cush+ District Run

You will love The New Balance Cush+ District Run if:

  • You want a supportive, lightweight running shoe designed for runners with a neutral gait
  • You want a shoe that offers reliable tractions and at the same time provides a bouncy yet natural running experience

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Reliable tractions with The New Balance Cush+ District Run outsole

The outsole of the New Balance Cush+ District Run is made of a lightweight material called EVA rubber. This component has rubber-like properties but tends to be lighter and softer than the usual rubber.

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This component also offers better traction on both wet and dry grounds. It does not deform easily and is quite sturdy. 

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Get the right amount of support with The New Balance Cush+ District Run midsole

The technology at the core of the New Balance District Run is the CUSH+ midsole that offers all-day comfort without sacrificing support. This midsole cushioning offers just the right amount of support for forefoot and midfoot runners. It is designed to provide a soft and comfortable ride to neutral runners. 

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The Injection Molded EVA (IMEVA) is also utilized in the midsole section. IMEVA is a popular shoe material that offers ultimate cushioning and shock-absorbing performance. The bulk of the IMEVA is concentrated in the heel area. 

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Lightweight and breathable running experience with The New Balance Cush+ District Run upper

The upper unit features a uniquely textured mesh that is lightweight and breathable. This flexible knit upper is designed with seamless construction for added comfort. 

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The upper also comes with leather overlays that made the shoe look great. These unique, no-sew synthetic overlays are common to New Balance running shoes. Another popular shoe that uses this no-sew design is the New Balance Fresh Foam 1080 v9

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Additionally, the shoe collar and tongue are also padded for a more comfortable and supportive fit around the ankles. 

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Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: 176g
Drop: 8mm
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: All-day wear, Walking / Jogging / Treadmill

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