1998 / 801 The Trail Blazer.
This rugged all-terrain shoe captured the imaginations of younger athletes across the country, propelling New Balance to #1 in Trail Running.
“Trail shoes today have a lot of the same elements. The advanced materials we work with now let us keep the same type of ride, support and durability, but at a much lighter weight. But overall, the philosophy behind our trail shoes now is actually not that different than it was then.” JF Fullum Director of Design Innovation