The New Balance Leadville v3 is a versatile trail running and ultra marathon shoe designed for a mild overpronated foot motion.


Endure the toughest terrain with ease in the New Balance Leadville v3. Inspired by the Leadville Trail 100 ultra race, this versatile trail shoe provides all the tools necessary to outlast your competition. N2 and Revlite technology provide lightweight and responsive cushioning while a rock stop plate provides protection from sharp rocks and debris. A medial post helps correct mild overpronation and a lugged vibram outsole provides sticky, unrelenting traction. Topped off with a Fantom Fit upper with gusseted tongue, the Leadville V3 provides keeps annoying debris out so you can focus on the miles ahead.

Model Number:

Weight: 10.7 oz/303.3g (size 9)

Stack Height: 29mm (Heel), 21mm (Forefoot)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Fits large; purchase 1/2 size smaller than standard running shoe size
  • Heel: Medium to wide
  • Midfoot: Medium volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to wide
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium
  • 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.
  • RevLite: is an innovative foam compound that provides lightweight, responsive cushioning.
  • Medial Post: consists of higher density foam in the midfoot that works to correct overpronation.


  • Sticky Rubber: on the outsole gives optimal grip in wet conditions.
  • Lugged Vibram Outsole: is made from a tough, durable compound that gives exceptional grip on trails.
  • Rock Stop: positioned between the outsole and midsole is a flexible layer that protects feet from rocks and disperses shock.


  • Synthetic Mesh: throughout the upper provides lightweight and breathable coverage.
  • Fantom Fit: are two materials combined with a No-Sew processes that provide an ultralight supportive fit.
  • SURE LACE: shoe laces stay tightly tied and prevent unwanted lace loosening.
  • Gusseted Tongue: helps to keep out debris.
  • Anti-Microbial: treatment on foot bed keeps shoe odor free.
  • Toe Protect: is an extra layer of lightweight material on the toe-cap for additional protection.


  • UL-1 : is an ultra running specific last with a narrow heel, standard forefoot, and standard 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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