The molded external heel counter helps control heel movement. These New Balance Fresh Foam 880v11 men's running shoes in Blue are built for the runner who craves a plush, proven workhorse of a running shoe that's sure to deliver everyday. Designed for comfort, the Fresh Foam midsole helps provide a plush underfoot ride, while the responsive top-bed foam creates the ultimate soft experience. With engineered double jacquard mesh to allow for an intuitive, soft fit that doesn't restrict running, your feet will thank you for wearing this shoe. Blown rubber outsole at the forefoot for superior durability. Engineered double jacquard mesh upper for breathability. Fresh Foam midsole cushioning is precision engineered to deliver an ultra-cushioned, lightweight ride. Lace closure ensures a secure fit. Molded footbed increases comfort.