The New Balance Fresh Foam Zante is a standard daily trainer and performance uptempo running shoe designed for neutral foot motion.


Feel like you're running on the clouds in the simplistic and precise design of the Fresh Foam Zante.  This neutral trainer features a plush Fresh Foam midsole engineered to offer support in the areas that need it most for a smooth transition from heel to toe.  A 6mm offset design delivers a performance feel for fast training, while no-sew booty construction with a midfoot wrap provides a snug fit.

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Weight: 8.1 oz/229.6g (size 9)

Stack Height: 23mm (Heel), 17mm (Forefoot)

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to wide
  • Mid-foot: Medium to low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Curved


  • Fresh Foam is a midsole compound created from a single piece of foam with geometric shapes, providing a supportive, more natural underfoot feel.


  • Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.


  • Open Mesh covers the majority of the upper for lightweight breathability.
  • No-Sew upper materials are soft, supple and hold the foot securely on the platform.
  • Synthetic Overlays are strategically placed to wrap the foot for a secure fit.
  • Traditional Sockliner provides additional underfoot cushioning.


  • VL-6 is a running specific last with a standard heel, forefoot, and toe-box height.

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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