The New Balance 1260 v4 is a premium, daily running, support shoe designed for a moderate to severe overpronated foot motion.


Any runner looking for a supremely comfortable shoe with a healthy amount of support should try the New Balance 1260 v4. New Balance's innovative Post Applied technology is introduced in this shoe and promises reliable support with a more fluid ride than other shoes in the category. With an 8mm offset, this shoe will never inhibit your stride and keep you going the distance.

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Weight: 10.1 oz/286.3 g (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (27mm), Forefoot (18mm)

How it Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing:Standard running shoe length
  • Heel:Medium
  • Midfoot:Medium
  • Forefoot:Medium
  • Toe-Box Height:Medium to low
  • Arch Structure:Medium
  • Shoe Shape:Semi-Curved


  • N2 Cushioning system consists of responsive, durable cushioning that sits lower to the ground than traditional cushioning systems.
  • Post Applied stability post is molded independent of the rest of the midsole and applied later in the production process. This creates more reliable support and a more fluid ride.
  • ACTEVA LITE is a full-length, premium lightweight midsole foam with optimal compression- set properties.
  • ABZORB is a full-length, top-of- the-line midsole foam for great durability and improved cushioning.
  • T-Beam consist of a light, flexible TPU shank in the midfoot for torsional stability and additional arch support.


  • Blown rubber runs the length of the shoe for increased cushioning and responsiveness.
  • Ndurance is a highly durable carbon rubber located in the heel and the lateral side of the outsole.


  • Open Mesh covers the majority of the upper for lightweight breathability.
  • Synthetic Overlays are strategically placed to wrap the foot for a secure fit.
  • No-Sew upper materials are soft, supple and hold the foot securely on the platform.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length
  • ABZORB  foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.


  • PL-1 Natural is a running-specific last with a standard heel and forefoot width and a standard toe- box height. This last is built to closely follow the natural shape of the human foot.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Grade:

  • Neutral
  • Minimum
  • Moderate
  • Maximum

Heel-To-Toe Drop (mm):

  • 0
  • 1-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-8
  • 9-10
  • 11+

Stack Height:

  • Barefoot
  • Minimal
  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
  • Maximal


  • Road
  • Road/Trail
  • Hard Trail
  • Varied Trail
  • Soft Trail

Shoe Type:

  • Premium
  • Standard
  • Performance
  • Racing

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