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Delivering maximum support in a premium trainer, the New Balance 1260 features maximum cushioning and a soft ride.


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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: 10.5 oz (size 8)

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

Available Widths: 2A=Narrow, B=Medium, D=Wide

How It Fits (based on width B)

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

Assembly: Imported


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.

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

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