ACTEVA™ LITE 24% lighter than New Balance's standard compression molded foam for optimal compression set properties.
A skeletally engineered upper that provides ultralight support and fit. Created by fusing two thin materials with a no-sew process.
N2® is a low-to-the-ground cushioning technology that is responsive and durable cushioning system in a low profile execution.
A lightweight, flexible TPU shank engineered to deliver torsional stability in the shoe and arch support through a unique center beam design.
Landings are inherently stable thanks to intelligent geometries on the heel and midsole.
And through the midfoot, technology provides stability and arch support while continuing the shoe’s silky smooth ride.
So light you’ll barely know it’s there, our supports your foot with no-sew panels in key areas.
Responsive technology cushions at impact, while cushions at toe off without compromising flexibility.
And with every step, our midsole pampers your foot with luxurious full-length cushioning.
Overall Product Rating
36% of reviewers recommend this product
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10/2/14 by DanWIrl | Dublin, Ireland
"Bought a pair in the Boston store and have run less than 200 miles in them in 2 months and the mesh is ripping on top, at the sides. The now look like an old pair of tattered shows. Very disappointing shoes."
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9/26/14 by mg | ny
"I've used 1080 v1 thru v3 and loved them. This new design is awful - its like a completely different shoe. I was getting blisters on the tops of my toes caused by the shoe bending in a weird location. Please bring back the v3 or make a v5 !!!!!!!"
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8/20/14 by VenkataSubhash | San Jose CA
"These are the best running shoes in the market. I used to be an Asics Gel Kayano runner for the past 6 yeas. Then changed to Asics Nimbus variety. These are my first NB shoes. I love them. I also bought NB in soles. They absorb lot of stress when you pound the ground heavily while sprinting. You can't go wrong with these excellent running shoes."
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5/7/14 by emandrews32 | Lebanon, OH
"After running in 1080v2 for years (due to finding several pairs on closeout after they were discontinued), I made a blind jump to the 1080v4 and have been unhappy ever since. It is a completely different shoe. Purchased in February and trained for (and ran) a May marathon, I was plagued with bunion irritation, many, many blisters and knee problems, none of which I had ever experienced before. I am disappointed that the shoe bearing the same model number would be so drastically different. I thought the "new" New Balance numbering system was supposed to alleviate the guessing game of what the updates mean....I guess we're back to guessing whenever a shoe is updated. Until I find a replacement, I am currently running in my two year old 1080v2's, which are still better than new v4's."
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4/15/14 by Leonid | Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia
Yes, I recommend this product.
"I have never tried NB running shoes before these 1080 v4. I found plenty of cushioning and still feeling the ground rather well. I am not a fast runner and enjoyed comfortable run with a rather smooth ride. So far I cannot say anything seriously negative about 1080 v4."
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