The New Balance 1600 was introduced as one of the lightest marathon flats on the market. The New Balance RC 1600 v2 is a trimmed down version of the RC 1400 lightweight trainer which was updated to version 2 last year. Both midsole and outsole have not been changed and still count for a responsive ride on your runs. The 6mm offset will keep those that are into fastpaced training runs happy and will experience the 1600 as a solid racing flat.
What has changed to the RC 1600 is the upper. It has been given a slightly agressive look and feel that will surely make some heads turn on the roads. The overlays have been repositioned in order to provide a more performance fit while still remaining to feel comfortable.
The New Balance RC 1600 v2 hit stores in July.