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With protective yet responsive underfoot cushioning, the New Balance XC900 is a spike intended for 5k to 10k cross country racing.


Important Shipping Note: U.S. sales only.


The New Balance XC900 is a racing shoe for the 5k to 10k distances. Soft yet supportive overlays on the upper wrap your foot securely, and the thin midsole is light and responsive for speed on the course. The lugged outsole can tackle just about any surface that gets in its way. Includes 14 compression tired spikes and a spike wrench.

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Weight: 5.4 oz (size 9)

Stack Height: Heel (22mm), Forefoot (16mm), non-removable insole

Available Widths: D=Medium

How It Fits (based on width D)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Low to medium volume
  • Forefoot: Narrow to medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Low
  • Arch Structure: Medium
  • Shoe Shape: Curved

Assembly: Imported


The M900XC spike is a minimum featured shoe designed for competition in cross country. It is intended for XC racing.


  • 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.
  • Blown rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.
  • 6 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: A solid pick for an xc flat. I loved the fit, because it lacked a toe spring, which I find annoying. Looked fast, and felt fast too. The only caveat was the spikes that came with it were dull, and offered little traction.
From: JT, Rochester, NY, USA