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The New Balance 840 v2 is a standard, daily running, neutral shoe designed for flat-footed runners and use with orthotics.


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If you're a flat-footed runner but don't need all the support of a motion control shoe, the New Balance 840 v2 is your answer. This neutral trainer offers protective cushioning to guard you from the hard ground, while a full contact blown rubber outsole provides lasting durability and a smooth transition from heel to toe. This shoe offers a flat base that will accommodate most orthotics.

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Weight: 9.9 oz (size 8)

Stack Height: Heel (32mm), Forefoot (21mm)

Available Widths: B=Medium, D=Wide

How It Fits (based on width B)

  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Heel: Medium
  • Midfoot: Medium to full volume
  • Forefoot: Medium
  • Toe-Box Height: Medium to high
  • Arch Structure: Low
  • Shoe Shape: Straight

Assembly: USA


  • N2 Cushioning system consists of responsive, durable cushioning that sits lower to the ground than traditional cushioning systems.
  • ACTEVA Lite is a full-length, premium lightweight midsole foam with optimal compression-set properties.
  • Ndurance is a highly durable carbon rubber located in the heel and the lateral side of the outsole.
  • Blown Rubber in the forefoot increases cushioning and responsiveness.
  • Open mesh covers the majority of the upper for lightweight breathability.
  • 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.
  • Strobel Last with the upper stitched to full length ABZORB foam, for enhanced cushioning and a soft underfoot feel.


  • SL-3 is a running and walking-specific last with a wide heel, a standard forefoot, and a deep 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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