Smooth in some places and cushioned in others, New Balance's long-standing lightweight line starts its latest generation off with an even sleeker fit. Yet, for pounding the pavement, you've got even more support this time, thanks to a responsive ACTEVA midsole. Rounding it all out, FantomFit technology trims down the bulk, ensuring things stay light without compromising your performance. No-sew synthetic and mesh upper for a smoother fit. Synthetic lining. NB Response 1.0 performance insert improves support. Treaded rubber outsole for a reliable grip and traction. ACTEVA midsole for a cushioned, responsive fit. Lace-up closure. Round toe. FantomFit technology for a lightweight, comfortable fit. 8mm drop. Imported.