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New Balance 1290

Item Number: W1290KP

  • MSRP: $124.95
    Regular: $96.99 Save 61% ($59.49)
  • Clearance: $37.50
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  • Type: Structured
  • Manufacturer's Category: Neutral Cushioning
  • Pronation Control: Neutral
  • Weight: 7.5 oz
  • Height: 20/12 mm (Heel/Toe - Midsole)
  • Drop: 8 mm
  • Features: REVlite / ABZORB


  • Introducing the 1290, a performance runner featuring REVlite Technology and progressive styling. Designed in Boston and made in Maine, this lightweight trainer brings a new face to New Balance domestic manufacturing. Made in the USA never looked so good


    • Innovative REVlite midsole provides premium responsiveness and durability at a 30% lighter weight than other foams with comparable performance
    • Ortholite foam insert delivers odor resistance, long term comfort, and superior breathability.
    • ABZORB cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption
    • No-sew material application
    • Blown rubber outsole
    • Shoe Last: PL-1

Reviews: New Balance 1290

5 out of 5

Reviewed by 3 customers

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  • Excellent shoes

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 2/7/2014
    Reviewer: | Eastlake
  • 5 out of 5 First time buying new balance and I was pleasantly surprised but the quality and comfort of these shoes

  • love them

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 1/1/2014
    Reviewer: | ny
  • 5 out of 5 love them, comfortable,light and my feet didn't bother me after 8hrs of standing. highly recommended

  • I'll never wear anything else!

    Customer Rating
  • Date: 4/18/2013
    Reviewer: | Portland
  • 5 out of 5 With the lighting fast 2 day free shipping, I received these today and already tested them out on a walk. So impressed, they had me at "Made in the USA". Truly phenomenal quality, feels like I am walking on pillows & the pair is true to size. Maybe an avid runner would prefer more support, but for a 7 mile per day trail walker/light jogger these are perfect. My best purchase in years, forget about all those other outsourced shoe brands and buy American with NB, before they too completely disappear.

New Balance 1290 Pink

Available Colors

  • New Balance 1290 Pink

About New Balance 1290

  • Switch things up with the 1290, a neutral cushioning shoe from New Balance. These structured running shoes give that just-right level of support for neutral runners. With an 8 mm heel-to-toe offset, the 1290 provides a more natural ride. The midsole contains REVlite technology. This technology creates a midsole that is very responsive and lightweight. In fact, REVlite midsoles are 30 percent lighter in weight when compared to other midsole materials. Another feature of the 1290 is ABZORB cushioning in the midfoot meant to increase shock absorption. Now who's ready to make excellent happen?

About New Balance

New Balance collage Over a century ago, New Balance started manufacturing arch supports. Just 70 years later, it has become one of the foremost leaders in sports apparel and footwear. Even before branching out into shoes and athletic gear, it was dedicated to satisfying the needs of the everyday athlete. Known worldwide for its attention to fit, it provides shoes in an extensive range of widths and sizes. The company adheres to the belief that the better the fit, the better the performance. Maintaining five manufacturing facilities in the United States, New Balance continues to meet and exceed its time-tested quality standards.

Having the right fit is essential to performing your best, no matter what your activity. That's why New Balance offers the majority of their shoes in multiple widths, from narrow (2A) to extra-extra-wide (6E). New Balance is the only manufacturer to offer so many width options, ensuring you the best possible fit.

Women's Shoe Widths
4A 2A B D 2E 4E
X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

Men's Shoe Widths
2A B D 2E 3E 4E 6E
X-Narrow Narrow Medium Wide Wide X-Wide XX-Wide

What size are you?

  • In general, the regular Men's width is "D"; for Women, the regular width is "B".If the majority of shoes you own, or have purchased in the past, fit adequately, these are the widths you should select.
  • If the shoes you own tend to feel overly spacious in width, you should consider selecting a narrower width size. If the shoes you own tend to feel noticeably narrow or snug, then you should consider selecting a wider width size.
  • If your feet seem "between" sizes and you cannot decide which size to select, we suggest you choose the larger size. You can make adjustments for a better fit with socks, insoles, or a different lacing pattern.
  • Since feet always swell during the day, we encourage you to try shoes on later in the day when your feet are at their largest.

Sizing Tips:

  • With respect to feel, your heel should fit snug with no slipping; the midfoot of the shoe under your arch and over the top of your foot should be snug but not tight; and you should have enough room in the toe box to wiggle your toes.
  • People are more than twice as likely to buy a shoe that is too small than too big. Clues that your shoes are too small or narrow include - foot cramping or "falling asleep" while running or just after running or the formation of blisters and calluses between or on your toes.
  • New Balance shoes are made to fit directly out of the box. They do not need to be broken in.
  • Feet typically get bigger with age. We encourage you to have your feet measured every year.
  • Women's feet often become a half-size (or more) larger after pregnancy.
  • Your left and right feet may differ in length or width as much as a full size. Be sure to measure and try shoes on both feet, and always buy shoes to fit your larger foot.

New Balance earned their position as the leader in Total Fitâ„¢ by offering more fit combinations than any other footwear company. In addition to shoe length and width, they use a shoe last. A shoe last is a 360 degree model of the foot used to create each shoe's heel width, instep height, toe box width and toe box depth. Though it's not the primary factor, in conjunction with length and width, the shoe last helps you achieve the best possible fit.

Last Type Heel Width Instep Height Toe Box Depth Forefoot Width
AL-2 Standard Higher Deeper Standard
NBJ Regular Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider and Lower Profile than PL-1
PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
CW-2, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1, WX-001 Standard Standard Standard Standard
RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
SL-2, WOL-01 Narrower Higher Deeper Standard
SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume
AL-1, MB-001, MF-001, MF-004, MX-001, NATURAL PL-1, RL-1, SL-1 Standard Standard Standard Standard
CW-1, RL-2, RL-3 Narrower Standard Standard Standard
AL-3, MF-002 Standard Higher Deeper Wider
MOL-1, SL-2 Narrower Higher Deeper Wider
NBJ Standard Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Volume
PL-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Reduced Lateral Forefoot Girth
PW-1 Anatomical Lower Reduced Volume Wider & Lower Profile than PL-1
PW-3 Standard Lower Standard Standard
SL-3 Higher Higher Deeper Standard
TSL-1 Narrower Standard Reduced Volume Wider
NL-0, NL-1 Standard Lower Shallower Wider
UL-1 Anatomical Higher Increased Volume Increased Volume
Styles Availability Price/Each
New Balance 1290 Pink Pink, Medium, 6
In Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 6.5
SKU: NBW1290KP-65M
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 7
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 7.5
SKU: NBW1290KP-75M
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 8
In Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 8.5
SKU: NBW1290KP-85M
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 9
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 9.5
SKU: NBW1290KP-95M
Out of Stock $37.50
Pink, Medium, 10
SKU: NBW1290KP-10M
Out of Stock $37.50