New Balance KJ 745 and KJ766NG

!New Balance? KJ 745 NB Grade School. Alex is pretty picky about the shoes that he wears. The New Balance’s fit well, so here they are. _As an aside, this is the first time that “froogle”:http://froogle.com has found something really valuable. So they are getting better.

They are also up on “pricegrabber”:http://www.pricegrabber.com/p__New_Balance_New_Balance_Kids_KJ_745_Youth,__9060688/search=745 although the stock is thin and it goes for $65 list.

“Zappos”:http://www.zappos.com/n/p/dp/6030885/c/3098/g/kids/s/Y_4096.html does seem to have them for $65

The 745 is a performance running shoe that offers the young athlete cushioning and stability.

* ABZORB? in Heel and Forefoot provides exceptional shock absorption.
* Medial Post offers higher-density compression molded EVA for pronation control.
* Solid Rubber Outsole makes for long-wear and durability.
* Synthetic/Mesh Upper is lightweight and breathable.

Also note that you should get this one size larger than your typical street shoe size. New Balance runs a bit small.

“Zappos”:http://www.zappos.com/n/p?dp=6030881 also has these. The offical model number by the way is KJ 745 Youth.

! These aren’t made anymore at least according to the office “New Balance”:http://newbalance.com site. The nearest equivalent looks like the “KJ766NG”:http://www.newbalance.com/productbrowser/product_details.html?g11n.enc=ISO-8859-1&feature=Running%2FTrail&gender=Kids&segment=&product=KJ766NG&product_type=shoe&sport=Kids which has the same look and features:

* Solid Rubber Outsole: Provides long-wearing durability
* Medial Post: Provides pronation control
* Abzorb in Heel and Forefoot: Provides maximum shock absorption * C-CAP Midsole: Provides lightweight cushioning and flexibility * Synthetic/Mesh Upper: Provides lightweight comfort and support