The upper of the New Balance 1080 V12 is made from a breathable mesh material that provides excellent ventilation to keep your feet cool and dry. The upper also features a padded collar and tongue for added comfort and support.
The shoe's midsole features Fresh Foam X technology, which provides a plush, cushioned feel while also being highly responsive. This technology helps to absorb shock and reduce impact on your joints, making it an ideal shoe for long-distance running.
The outsole of the New Balance 1080 V12 is made from a durable rubber material that provides excellent traction on a variety of surfaces. The outsole is also designed to be highly flexible, allowing for a natural range of motion while running.
What makes the 1080 unique isn’t just that it’s the best running shoe we make, it’s also the most versatile. The 1080 delivers top-of-the-line performance to every kind of runner, whether you’re training for world-class competition, or catching a rush hour train. The Fresh Foam X 1080v12 represents a consistent progression of the model’s signature qualities. The smooth transitions of the pinnacle underfoot cushioning experience are fine-tuned with updated midsole mapping, which applies more foam to wider areas of the midsole and increases flexibility at the narrower points. The ultra-modern outlook is also reflected in the 1080’s upper construction. The v12 offers a supportive, second-skin style fit with an engineered Hypoknit upper, for a more streamlined overall design.
Overall, the New Balance 1080 V12 is a highly versatile and comfortable running shoe that is ideal for neutral runners who want excellent cushioning, support, and comfort during long-distance runs.