Shoes to Charm Your Socks Off: New Balance 1080 v12

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Each month our Charm City Run shoe experts review a new and different running/walking shoe in a YouTube video series we call “Shoes to Charm Your Socks Off” Not only do we provide honest, helpful shoe reviews, but we have a blast doing it!

Check out our most recent video featuring the brand new New Balance 1080 v12 here. Below we break it down for you if you prefer to read your reviews.

New Balance 1080 v12:

Retail: $160
Foot type: Neutral
Cushion: Max
Drop: 8mm
Weight: 10.3 oz (Men’s Size 9)

New Balance states that if they only made one shoe, it would be the 1080!

The outsole features ample rubber for durability. Its focus is not on being lightweight but rather built to last.

The new 1080’s midsole has been updated to distribute New Balance’s Fresh Foam x (spongy and dense) to a wider area with natural flex zones.

Finally, the 1080’s topsole features a hypoknit upper that is stretchy and supportive made of 50% recycled materials.

Other updates from the v11 to the v12 include flex grooves on the outsole and the removal of an ultra heel.

The New Balance 1080 v12 meets green leaf standards and is a shoe that will charm your socks off! Check them out at Charm City Run!


Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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