Description The New Balance 1260 is a high-mileage trainer loaded with premium technologies for the runner who requires moderate stability with exceptional cushioning. This update to the popular 1226 features a cutting-edge Stabilicore® medial posting upgrade that sits atop higher-density foam to provide a flawless transition through the gait cycle. Whether you're running a quick warmup lap or your third marathon this year, the 1260 can take it; in fact, if you listen carefully, you just might hear it asking for more. Lace up this award-winner and get going today—this update has been named "Best Renovation" in Running Network's Fall 2011 Shoe Review.
Multi-density insert provides excellent cushioning for all-day comfort
ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption
Stabilicore® medial support system provides an extremely smooth transition from heel strike to toe-off
These shoes were proudly assembled in our U.S. factories by our more than 1,200 U.S. workers. Since the domestic value is less than 70%, we have labeled them "Assembled in the USA."
Synthetic/mesh upper provides lightweight comfort and support
STABILITY WEB® delivers midfoot support and reduces the weight of the shoe
N-ERGY® provides NB's most advanced shock absorption and cushioning
N-Durance® rubber compound for maximum outsole durability
Blown rubber forefoot for lightweight cushioning
Entire midsole made of Abzorb® FL provides unique lightweight shock absorption
Reflective detailing enhances your visibility
Dual Density Collar uses both a softer density foam against the foot for cushioning, and a firmer density foam for support