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A featherweight spike designed for the elite-level athlete, the New Balance XC5000 excels at 3k to 10k cross country racing.


Free New Balance Track Sock
with purchase of a New Balance Spike or
Spikeless shoe
Sizing Info
*limit one per customer

Important Shipping Note: U.S. sales only.


Designed with the elite athlete in mind, the New Balance XC5000 is built to deliver when you need to go fast. A high traction outsole and 4-pin spike plate offer unrelenting traction, while a thin midsole provides responsive cushioning. Top it off with a featherweight upper, and you’ve got yourself a podium-worthy shoe. Includes eight 1/4" Christmas tree spikes and a spike wrench.

Model Number:

Weight: 4.9 oz (size 9)

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium to narrow
  • Midfoot: Low volume
  • Forefoot: Medium to narrow
  • Toebox Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Medium to high
  • Shoe Shape: Curved

Assembly: Imported


The XC5000 spike is a elite-level, minimum featured shoe designed for competition in cross country.


  • To keep weight down, this shoe contains no additional cushioning technologies.


  • RevLite is an innovative foam compound that provides lightweight, responsive cushioning.


  • Open Mesh covers the majority of the upper for lightweight breathability.


  • Dynaride is a lightweight outsole designed for high performance traction over a variety of surfaces.
  • Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.
  • 4 spike configuration


  • RL-1 is a racing-specific last with a standard heel and forefoot width and a standard toe-box height.

Footwear Performance Characteristics

Pronation Control: What's This?

  • Neutral
    • Min
    • Mod
  • Support
    • Min
    • Mod
    • Max
  • Motion Control
    • Mod
    • Max

Heel-Toe Offset (mm): What's This?

  • 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

Customer Reviews

Comments: My son runs the 3200m on the track in this shoes. He loves the sturdiness of them as well as the traction. He has tried running in other track and field specific distance spikes and he likes these much better. The only issue I have is that they have a removable insole.
From: Martin, Sparks, NV, USA. March 13th 2015