New Balance 858

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New Balance 858
A good shoe if you like a lot of padding with your support.

Our Review

The stability web in the midfoot of the 858 (an update of the 857) has been extended for more support. The toe-box is lower, and the SBS cushioning pad in the rearfoot is now a shaped insert. The N-Lock lacing system has been reduced and a lightning dry system means ...  Continue reading

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5 user reviews of New Balance 858 See all

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Comfy and supportive, dont seem to wear out. Continue reading...
These were my first ever pair of fitted running shoes I bought way back in June last year and have served me well.
I have since dropped over two stone in weight and am wondering if I will need these shoes agai Continue reading...
I was a avid NB runner until the 855's and they were so poor that I changed to using Asics. The best thing I can say about the 858's they are the best shoes since the 854's they are well cushioned offer a stabl Continue reading...
This my first pair of running shoes and they feel good. Have been running in them for around 6 months. durable and dry's up quickly. Overall, great pair for stability and cushioning. Off to buy a second pair no Continue reading...
I like pink even if these were scarily pink till I got them a bit mucky and I like trainers made in the UK. These are my second pair of New Balance trainers and I'm quite happy with them now that I'm used to t Continue reading...


Does anyone know anything about the NB 858? If it is the 857 replacement (the 857 has disappeared from the NB web-site) is it as good?

I'm due to replace my 857s soon and wonder if these should be my next shoe.

Any advice from you guys would be much appreciated.

Posted: 23/07/2007 at 17:41

Yes it is the replacement - am planning on getting some myself. I know this through my running shop man who told me to wait a few weeks for them when I went in with my 857s.

Supposed to be lighter, less clunky and a better midsole oojammy

Posted: 24/07/2007 at 22:35

Anyone know if its like the good old 854 ?

Posted: 24/07/2007 at 22:46

I run in 857s on some rough tracks and they could definitely do with more cushioning.

Why is this thread in bold?

Posted: 25/07/2007 at 10:03

I'm looking forward to trying this new shoe as I do find my 857s are very clunky. I hope they've gone back to something similar to the 854.

That said, they're mooted as "being lighter" but RW has the 858s as 2g heavier than the 857s!

Posted: 25/07/2007 at 10:08

Maybe lighter in colour ? ;-)

Posted: 25/07/2007 at 10:36

I'm fancying buying a pair of these. What's the general opinion? I've run in 857's with no problems other than they seem to take a bit of breaking in. I've fallen foul of buying upgraded models before and finding them totally unsuitable.

Posted: 14/05/2008 at 21:21

Sorry to bump. Just wondering if anyone can confirm how these compare to NB 857s and if they are a similar fit. I've been happy with my 857s and am considering grabbing a pair of 858s cheaply online. Any thoughts?


Posted: 08/09/2008 at 23:46

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