The New Balance 890 v5 is a lightweight daily trainer and performance uptempo running shoe designed for a neutral foot motion.


For a snappy ride and quick turnover, the 890 v5 is here to deliver. A lightweight, yet durable midsole with an ABZORB crash pad reacts upon heelstrike with responsive cushioning that keeps your stride fluid.  With an air mesh upper that gives your feet breathability and security, this neutral trainer is set to assist your daily training and uptempo running endeavors.

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Weight: 7.4 oz/209.8g (size 8)

Stack Height: 23mm (Heel), 15mm (Forefoot)

How it Fits (based on width B)

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


  • ABZORB is a top-of-the-line midsole foam for great durability and improved cushioning.
  • RevLite is an innovative foam compound that provides lightweight, responsive cushioning.
  • ABZORB Crash Pad in the heel is a top-of-the-line midsole foam for great durability and improved cushioning upon heelstrike.


  • Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.


  • Open Mesh covers the majority of the upper for lightweight breathability.
  • Fantom Fit are two materials combined with a No-Sew processes that provide an ultralight supportive 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-8 is a running-specific last with a standard heel width, toe-box height, and forefoot width.

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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