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New Balance 996

Model: New Balance - New Balance 996
Purpose: Running
Original Release: 1987
Updates: New Balance News

The New Balance 996 was a running shoe that released for the first time in 1987. At the time, the New Balance 996 was the running shoe to have.

New Balance 996

New Balance 996
Two different soles were used during production, one for narrow feet and another for wider feet. The New Balance 996 was a big hit, especially in the U.S. The New Balance 996 was the first running shoe to cost more than $100. In 1998, the New Balance 996 was reissued in kids' sizes, in either lace up or Velcro models.