New Balance 3040v1 running shoes are engineered from the inside-out for supreme comfort on your feet. The unique design of the upper takes away any worries of irritation during activity. These shoes deliver optimum control for complete confidence and stability. Made in the USA.Upper: Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Mesh is breathable and flexible. Synthetic overlays provide lightweight support. External Heel Counter delivers enhanced support.Midsole: ACTEVA-LITE is 24% lighter than standard midsole foam with DuPont™ Elvaloy® and DuPont™ Engage® for optimal compression set properties. Removable insole. Outsole: Ndurance® rubber compound provides maximum durability used in high-wear areas.