Size range: Men's, 7-15; women's, 5-12
Features: This is an update of New Balance's 890 shoe. It features midfoot cushioning for shock absorption and a lightweight sole, as well as flat lace holes and laces meant to prevent discomfort on the top of your foot while running and walking.
Available at: New Balance store at 459 Route 17 south in Hasbrouck Heights or newbalance.com.
Now that summer is finally on the horizon, you can take those workouts from your artificially lit gym or home and into the sunlight. More runners, cyclists and walkers are showing up on North Jersey streets and trails. And a new season means time for new workout gear — especially shoes.
Whether you're planning on taking a stroll around the neighborhood or tackling a 5K (the 37th annual Fred D'Elia Ridgewood Run is on Monday; see ridgewoodrun.com), having the right shoes can ensure a comfortable and injury-free workout. Check out five running shoes new on the market this spring, and their special features.