Updated: October 5th, 2018

New Balance is releasing an entire collection, and it’s not just running shoes. This comes before the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Included in this collection are t-shirts, which start at $30, and limited edition Marathon Gore-Tex Shell Jackets that will set you back $450.

NB Windcheater jacket

Over 50,000 participants from 100 countries take part in the New York Marathon.
New Balance’s Executive Vice President, Deidre Fitzgerald, said

“The collection features a graphic print, inspired by an aerial image of the starting line, that acts as our mosaic across various pieces in the line. Fashion and technology come together again this year giving runners and spectators alike in the best innovative footwear and apparel.”

2018 TCS New York City Marathon Special Edition Shoes

New Balance is also showcasing a new technology for this collection, which is called NB Radiant Heat. The fabrics are treated with a plasma process to reflect heat back to the body. In addition to the heat collection, New Balance will have new additions to the NB Ice line.

New and updated versions of running shoes are also available for the marathon. Specifically, the FuelCell Impulse, 1400v6, 860v9, and Fresh Foam 1080v8 are available for this event. Here is a quick overview of the shoes and updates:


  • The FuelCell Impulse features enhanced forefoot technology for a more responsive ride. The outsole is angled for a better toe off and the upper is breathable with a bootie type construction.

    New Balance 860v9 NYC Marathon

  • The 860v9 Marathon is a stability shoe with TRUFUSE midsole for cushioning and support. The upper offers enhanced flexibility while securing your feet in place.

    New Balance 1400v6 nyc marathon

  • The 1400v6 Marathon is a racing flat that is designed for 5ks. It has a mesh package that is three-layers, which is designed with speed in mind. The REVlite midsole is supposed to keep its shape as you run the race.

    new balance 1080 v8 nyc marathon

  • The Fresh Foam 1080v8 Marathon is updated with more cushioning and has grooves in the outsole for a more flexible run. This shoe also has bootie construction and a breathable engineered mesh upper.
  • About the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon

    The TCS New York City Marathon is the largest marathon in the world. Runners of all ages and abilities attend the event. You will find everyone from professional athletes and charity runners and beginning runners. Runners pass through diverse boroughs that make up New York, which include Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan. Over one million people come to cheer on the 50,000 runners and 10,000 volunteers support the runners along the way.

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