The 1080 is the premium cushioning running shoe from New Balance. Latest models use the company's softest compound, the Fresh Foam, to deliver a soft, luxury ride that is especially appreciated by heavier-set runners.
“The New Balance 1080 v12 is a long-distance trainer designed for any runner wanting to log big miles. It works for almost every workout. However, the redesign falls flat on performance.” Read expert review
“The New Balance 1080v11 is yet another great cushioned offering by the American brand. With plenty of cushion for long runs, it's still peppy for the moments you want to pick up the pace.” Read expert review
“Once again the 1080 appears to be a very promising premium cushioned daily trainer, but misses the mark. Changes to the geometry of the midsole which promised to soften the shoe unfortunately...” Read expert review
“The Fresh Foam 1080 v7 is once again filled with potential. Unfortunately the Fresh Foam cushioning still felt to firm and the upper, although slightly improved from last years model, still caused...” Read expert review