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New Balance WC1296

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  • A pair of tennis shoes you'll really love.
  • Low-cut for increased mobility.
  • N2 cushioning technology provides comfort and support while maintaining a low-profile design.
  • Lightweight mesh upper with S curve™ TPU reinforcement.
  • Lace-up closure provides a custom fit.
  • Comfortable textile lining offers a great step-in feel.
  • LIGHTNING DRY® liner wicks away moisture, and keeps you comfortable during training.
  • Padded textile insole.
  • ACTEVA™ LITE premium foam midsole is 24% lighter than standard foam.
  • Ndurance® rubber forefoot cage and long-wear drag tip for durability.
  • Durable synthetic outsole.
  • Built on a PL-1 last, which features reduced toe box width and depth, a lower instep, and an anatomical heel width.
  • Differential: 12 mm
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 12 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7.5, width D - Wide. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

75% Felt true to size
  • 25% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 75% True to size
  • 0% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
75% Felt true to width
  • 75% Felt true to width
  • 25% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
67% Moderate arch support
  • 0% Excellent arch support
  • 67% Moderate arch support
  • 33% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • A pair of tennis shoes you'll really love.
  • Low-cut for increased mobility.
  • N2 cushioning technology provides comfort and support while maintaining a low-profile design.
  • Lightweight mesh upper with S curve™ TPU reinforcement.
  • Lace-up closure provides a custom fit.
  • Comfortable textile lining offers a great step-in feel.
  • LIGHTNING DRY® liner wicks away moisture, and keeps you comfortable during training.
  • Padded textile insole.
  • ACTEVA™ LITE premium foam midsole is 24% lighter than standard foam.
  • Ndurance® rubber forefoot cage and long-wear drag tip for durability.
  • Durable synthetic outsole.
  • Built on a PL-1 last, which features reduced toe box width and depth, a lower instep, and an anatomical heel width.
  • Differential: 12 mm
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Weight: 12 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7.5, width D - Wide. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

New Balance WC1296

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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New Balance has finally stepped it up again and started creating a great tennis shoe. I stopped wearing NB after they came out with 1000. This shoe is light and secure fitting. I like a shoe that is form fitting to my foot and that is what the WC1296 does. One shoe does feel a bit stiff on the inside stitching but otherwise very comfortable. I highly recommend!

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Moderate arch support

  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I'm very tough on my tennis shoes. I recently started to develop some painful blisters on the balls of my feet from my Prince shoes. I was skeptical of these shoes at first because I drag my toe and tend to wear shoes hard in general. Overall I've been very happy with these shoes. They are relatively light for a tennis shoe and have alleviated the problem I've had with the balls of my feet. The toe guard seems sufficient to prevent wear.

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  • from Southern California
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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The shoe was too long. I have several tennis shoes made by New Balance and all are size 7 wide. This one is over an inch too long. It is almost tight in the width but I think that may be OK. I'm going to return it and try a half size smaller.

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a full size larger than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

  • from Topeka, KS
Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:1 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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I can wear medium but prefer a wide athletic shoe. I love New Balance, and usually their sizes are just right. This one was so narrow I could not put my foot into it. It was painful. I bought it at the same time I purchased a different style NB in the exact same size and that was as expected...perfect. Something is very wrong here. This should not be labeled "wide."

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

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