Tackle the toughest course with the track-inspired design of the XC5K cross country spikes for men. The New Balance XC Seven v5 Men's Cross Country Shoes in Super-cell Black / Navy, taking the speed-seeking technology of track spikes and incorporates it in an agile silhouette designed for cross country. With the XC5Kv5, NB designed a new burrito construction and single layer mesh upper to provide an incredibly lightweight but aggressive fit. And, inspired by NB's elite track spikes, NB added a new knit collar construction for a socklike feel. The bottom unit features the same responsive REVlite midsole with an aggressive 5-spike configuration.