New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon v3: Your versatile road companion

Designed to help you run faster and further, the New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon series continues to improve to give you a comfortable and secure ride. In its third iteration, the Fresh Foam Beacon incorporates significant improvements to meet the high standards of runners and shoe enthusiasts. 

With a lightweight design, the New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon v3 is a well-cushioned shoe that works great at any speed. Whether you are a beginner or advanced runner, this reliable road shoe will make your run effortless.

Best for

Equipped with a durable and sticky outsole, this New Balance footwear works well on asphalted roads, tracks, and fields. It is also suitable for the following activities:

  • long runs
  • easy recovery runs
  • tempo runs
  • daily training
  • casual walks

New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon v3 vs v2

For a lighter and better in-shoe feel, the Fresh Foam Beacon v3 brings refining upgrades without interrupting the essence of the Fresh Foam Beacon v2. Here are some of the new and improved features of the Fresh Foam Beacon v3:

  • a more breathable upper material for better ventilation
  • an updated outsole pattern for enhanced grip and durability
  • the new Fresh Foam X midsole technology for a bouncier and more comfortable ride

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 232g / Women 194g
Drop: 6mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 23mm
Heel height: 29mm
Collection: New Balance Fresh Foam

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