The New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v2 is a low heel-toe offset, performance uptempo running shoe designed for neutral foot motion.


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A plush ride in a go fast package, the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v2 continues to excel in everything from daily training to uptempo workouts. This neutral trainer features a Fresh Foam midsole for bouncy cushioning while also maintaining a smooth transition from heel to toe. A 6mm offset retains the shoes go fast feel and a seamless engineered mesh upper provides a snug sock like fit.

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Weight: 8.7 oz/246.6g (size 9)

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

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • 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.


  • Engineered mesh : comprises the upper, providing 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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