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The New Balance 1260 has all the comfort you need. Loaded with gel in the heel and plenty of cushioning in the forefoot, this shoe delivers a plush underfoot feel and smooth ride. Stabilizing components help to minimize pronation and keep your feet in line, making the 1260 a great choice for runners with lower arches.

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Weight: 12.3 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (32mm), Forefoot (18mm)

Available Widths: D=Medium, 2E=Wide

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Full volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to low
  • Arch Structure: Low
  • Available Widths: Semi-Curved


The 1260 is a maximum feature, maximum support shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.  The 1260 is assembled in the USA.


  • N-ergy consists of a shock-absorbing cushioning compound that runs full-length in this shoe for a lightweight responsive, ride.
  • ABZORB FL is a full-length, top-of-the-line midsole foam for great durability and improved cushioning.
  • STABILITY WEB located in the midfoot offers torsional stability, helping to minimize flex and provide lightweight arch support.
  • Stabilicore uses a stiff thermoplastic unit running from the midfoot to heel for stability and a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
  • PHANTOM LINER provides a seamless liner next to the foot to minimize irritation.
  • Dual Density Collar Foam in the heel collar keeps the heel in place and provides comfort.
  • Ortholite Sockliner provides additional underfoot cushioning.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length ABZORB foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.
  • Blown rubber runs the length of the shoe for increased cushioning and responsiveness.


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

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