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new balance 990801 trail runner release date price New Balance 801 New Balance 990V5
Foot Locker
new balance 990801 trail runner release date price New Balance 801 New Balance 990V5
Foot Locker
new balance 990801 trail runner release date price New Balance 801 New Balance 990V5
Foot Locker
new balance 990801 trail runner release date price New Balance 801 New Balance 990V5
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Brand: New Balance

Model: 990/801 Trail Runner

Key Features: New Balance has fused upper of the 990v5 with the trail-ready 801, which got a re-release late last year. The relatively sleek upper contrasts with the rugged ABZORB midsole and treaded outsole for a distinctly hybrid look.

Release Date: Mid-August

Price: $185

Buy: Foot Locker

Editor’s Notes: Foot Locker is releasing the New Balance 990/801 Trail Runner, a hybrid that mixes the 990v5’s upper and the all-terrain 801’s tooling. This unexpected mashup plays both into the normcore, dad sneaker trend and the current fashion for all things trail- and hiking-inspired.

The original 1998 New Balance 801 was an early example of a sneaker that combined road running and trail elements in one silhouette. It gained popularity when New Jersey Nets point guard Stephon Marbury wore a pair of 801s on the cover of SLAM magazine in 1999.

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