New Balance 969

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Tackle damp conditions and rugged terrain in style with the New Balance 969. This shoe features an ABZORB® midsole, generous tread and a water resistant Nubuck upper.

This style runs small. We suggest ordering a 1/2 size up.
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With rugged styling and versatility, you often have to sacrifice comfort. Not the case with the New Balance 969, which offers a new water-resistant Nubuck upper. The dual-density collar foam along with the ABZORB® midsole and rugged tread provide durability and comfort mile after mile. The 969 is perfect for a walk in the country.
  • 10 mm drop: due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 10 mm drop are approximate
  • Dual density collar foam
  • Gusseted tongue sewn in place to keep debris out for midfoot protection
  • Non-marking outsole
  • Seam-sealed
  • Water-resistant upper
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    A superior blend of foam cushioning and compression set, featuring rubber.

    Compression-molded EVA for superior midsole cushioning and flexibility.

    Outsole feature that helps stabilize and guides the foot through the walking gait cycle.

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    Overall Product Rating

    3.3 / 5
    30 Reviews

    10% of reviewers recommend this product

    1 of 30

    More Walking

    8/3/16 by | Lakewwo, WA

    Used Product For: 4-6 weeks

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    "Great sturdy, comfort for on and off pavement. Comfortable after long day."

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    Pure New Balance

    6/26/16 by | Sonora, Ca

    Used Product For: 2-4 weeks

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    "I've been wearing NB for about 33 years. These seem to be true to size as I have worn NB size 8 forever. Wouldn't want to run in these, but urban hiking in dry or wet weather will certainly be on the list. Barely broken in yet, but comfortable and stout. A good buy."

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    3 of 30

    Like the shoe

    6/20/16 by | Colorado

    Used Product For: 2-4 weeks

    "I like the shoe, but the fit in length is a little short. I followed the guideline at purchase, and ordered a half size larger than normal. Still a little too short, making it feel a bit cramped. Need to work on getting the sizes closer to standard."

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    4 of 30

    Very comfortable pair of shoes. I regularly purchase that type of

    6/20/16 by | New Rochelle NY

    Used Product For: 6-8 weeks

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    "I always purchase a pair of New Balance walking shoes. I wear them whenever I am not at work or at a place where I am formally dressed."

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    5 of 30

    Sizing Problems

    6/10/16 by | Lombard, IL, USA

    Used Product For: 4-6 weeks

    "I like the way the shoes are made and the look but they aren't sized consistently. If you like these buy where you can try them on don't buy online."

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