New Balance 902

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New Balance 902
If you’re light and efficient this is a great performance trainer, but it’s also a brilliant racer for heavier runners.

Our Review

In short The stable 901 is built low to the ground, which makes it an outstanding speedwork shoe, or an everyday trainer for runners with normal to high arches.

Reader Reviews

5 user reviews of New Balance 902 See all

Overall reader score
I am a neutral mid foot striker. Due to the use of carbon rubber in the forefoot these shoes are fairly durable. They last 300-350 miles compared with less than 250 miles for a DS trainer. It is a shame no o Continue reading...
It's worth tracking these down if you're looking for a light neutral shoe.
Having owned both predecessors (901 & 900) I can honestly say these are in a different league. Brilliant. Continue reading...
lite, well cushioned and holds foot very firm,only use them for racing to lite for training. Continue reading...
This shoe is not only for the racing snakes but heavier runners as well(I'm 14.5 stone)and have used them for ultra distances. The cushioning is far superior to the 901 without compromising on the weight.
Over Continue reading...
A great pair of racers. Supportive and comfortable. Highly recommended. Continue reading...


I'd like to give these shoes a go but can't find anywhere that actually sells them. Are they still being made?

Posted: 08/02/2008 at 12:29

Call New Balance ? they have shops in Shap and Keswick ?

Posted: 08/02/2008 at 15:14

just use google...plenty of places

Posted: 08/02/2008 at 15:14

London City Runner has them for £60 but don't go there before Weds because that's when I'm buying some.

Posted: 09/02/2008 at 18:33


Tri Store has them in the sale for £55 (down from £75).

Posted: 09/02/2008 at 18:56

£35 at LCR in sizes 11-13 IIRC.

Posted: 14/02/2008 at 09:05

I've got a pair, they been good but need replacing now.  Are they still bright orange?

Posted: 14/02/2008 at 22:54


Posted: 18/02/2008 at 11:06

Just bought a pair in Keswick New Balance Outlet shop for £28!

Posted: 27/12/2008 at 11:36

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