The New Balance 990 features Abzorb® and Encap® technologies, perfect for the overpronating runner who needs the best in cushioning and stability.
Proudly made in the USA.
Upper: Lightweight and supportive pigskin and synthetic mesh upper provides comfort and durability with optimal breathability.
Midsole: Encap® is a core of soft cushioning EVA in the midsole with a tough polyurethane rim for more support and durability. ABZORB®, New Balance's top of the line foam, is a superior blend of cushioning and compression set features with Dupont™ Engage® and Isoprene rubber for the ultimate ride. ABZORB® SBS provides maximum heel and forefoot shock absorption. ABZORB® DTS (Dynamic Transition System) combines ABZORB® foam and ABZORB® SBS to provide optimal cushioning and a smooth transition on heel strike. ACTEVA® midsole foam with Dupont™ Engage® provides exceptional durability. Single density polyurethane rim. Removable, perforated and cushioned insole.
Outsole: Blown rubber forefoot provides a soft cushioned ride. NDurance outsole features a rubber compound designed for maximum durability that is used in high-wear areas.
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. has been associated with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Race For the Cure Series since 1989 and has been a National Series sponsor since 1991.
As a National Series sponsor, New Balance partners with retailers and each individual Komen Affiliate across the country to promote awareness at the local level. In addition, they sponsor Honorary Team New Balance, a group of breast cancer survivors highlighted at Komen Races.
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