Reviews

The EE fits my wide flat feet and they feel great…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Materials: mesh and fake? leather
Use: intended for trail running, used more for flat surfaces
Break-in Period: negligible
Weight: very light
Price Paid: 2 / $52

The EE fits my wide flat feet and they feel great on pavement or fairly smooth trails. They are not, however, really a trail shoe -- too soft to protect from rocks. I've had to modify them to accomodate my feet. I trimmed the arch portion of the insole, and cut slits on each side of the heel so the tall back of the shoe wouldn't press on my achilles tendon with every stride. (With wide, flat feet, long second toe, and very flexible ankles from my years of ballet, I have a miserable time fitting shoes, especially climbing shoes and hiking boots.) Still, when I found them for cheap, I bought two pairs because they felt good.

Bought just a month ago, used it for jogging, very…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars

Bought just a month ago, used it for jogging, very comforting!!! The best shoes I ever had!

It's a light and not bulky shoe that provides great…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars

It's a light and not bulky shoe that provides great support. So far I like it as one of the best I have had.

These are the best shoes I have found for my feet…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Materials: All synthetic
Use: running, road and trail
Break-in Period: short
Weight: Medium light
Price Paid: $64.99

These are the best shoes I have found for my feet so far. They run very well on the trail and on the road. I have a very difficult foot to fit (9.5 A-width) however, these fit great. I do most of my training on pavement and these give me a lot of support and shock absorption. I wish they weren't discontinued.

Typical New Balance product. Comfortable and durable…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Materials: leather/nylon
Use: trail/street
Break-in Period: 1 week
Weight: fairly light
Price Paid: $48

Typical New Balance product. Comfortable and durable while still relatively inexpensive. Rides well on trails and still pretty light for the road.

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Discontinued

The 706 has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$24.97 - $54.97

The New Balance 706 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen sometime before 2006 at FogDog Sports.

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