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.
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."
Stabilicore® medial support system provides an extremely smooth transition from heel strike to toe-off
Multi-density insert provides excellent cushioning for all-day comfort
Blown rubber forefoot for lightweight cushioning
N-ERGY® provides NB's most advanced shock absorption and cushioning
N-Durance® rubber compound for maximum outsole durability
Dual Density Collar uses both a softer density foam against the foot for cushioning, and a firmer density foam for support
Entire midsole made of Abzorb® FL provides unique lightweight shock absorption
Reflective detailing enhances your visibility
Synthetic/mesh upper provides lightweight comfort and support
STABILITY WEB® delivers midfoot support and reduces the weight of the shoe