A starter sneaker with the key features of adult running shoes. New Balance gets him ready for the playground with a breathable yet sturdy upper, a cushioned midsole, and just enough traction for climbing and exploring. Mesh and leather upper. Laces with a hook-and-loop closure. Padded tongue and collar. ABZORB EVA midsole for cushioning. Cushioned insole. Rubber traction outsole. Imported.