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Old 04-20-2011, 09:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
Lohman446
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Michigan

None... New Balance makes a handful of shoes in America but none of them are a true performance shoe. I failed at finding a good American made performance shoe - and this bothers me a bit.

I pronate slightly but because I am a mid / forefoot runner this is not a major issue. Though on long runs or when I'm tired I tend to go into more of a jog than a run and it can become an issue. Being conscious of it I mostly overcome it. Arches are low. In the off season I become less than ideal in build for running, in running season I tend to slim down by the end of it (theres about a 20lb swing there, I know I should not have it but I do).

I also found the 890 arch support was no the issue. They are so narrow that the upper of the shoe was actually acting as a landing pad, and the laces were holding it in place.
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