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Road Running Shoes • September 12, 2023

Our Favorite New Balance Gear From the 2023 NYC Marathon Collection


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What You Need To Know

The Collection

Limited edition gear for the 2023 New York City Marathon

What's New

New colorways of the SC Elite v3 and 1080v13, Impact Luminous pieces of apparel

Price & Availability

$25-$200, available now

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Don’t Sleep

Each year, we get six major marathons, and while the Boston Marathon is iconic, the Tokyo Marathon is elusive, and the Berlin Marathon is record-breaking, there is no marathon that makes a city come alive like the New York City Marathon. It’s a party through and through and one that deserves to be celebrated.

In an effort to include all runners in part of that celebration, New Balance has announced its official 2023 TCS New York City Marathon collection, which includes footwear and apparel to celebrate the journey of 26.2 miles through the five boroughs.

The collection is expansive and is inspired by the crossroads of different cultures and backgrounds within the city, mirroring New Balance’s own brand position at the intersection of sport and culture.

The suggested retail prices for the collection range from $25 to $200 for men’s, women’s, and youth apparel and from $180 to $260 for footwear.

The NYC Marathon Collection

On the apparel side, the Impact Luminous pieces feature next-to-skin technology with woven reflective fabric designed to catch light while providing a stealthy take on run apparel. The reflective woven material is created using dope dyeing methods that reduces water consumption by 80% per yard compared to traditional dyeing methods.

The 2023 New Balance TCS New York City Marathon Collection encapsulates NYC at its core. Inspired by the city full of crossroads and intersections with people from different cultures and backgrounds, combined with the brand’s dominant position at the intersection of sport and culture, the collection represents this intersectionality within the designs of the apparel – most notably in the Impact Luminous styles and the TCS New York City Marathon Run Singlets.

On the footwear side, this year’s collection will also feature a 2023 TCS New York City Marathon limited-edition colorway of the FuelCell SuperComp Elite v3 (out now) and 1080v13 (coming soon). Using neon and white, the footwear gives off electric vibes. When it comes to race day, looking good equals feeling good equals racing good.

See which pieces we’re digging from this drop.

Race Day Shoe

New Balance SC Elite v3 ($240)

This race day option features a bold neon and navy two-tone design, with a metallic silver NYC Marathon logo on the tongue. If you’re lacing and racing in Manhattan come November, then this is the shoe for you.

Shop the shoe (men / women)

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Marathon Jacket ($140)

Featuring water-resistant and wind-resistant technology, this full-zip jacket offers a lightweight construction in a simple design and is made of 100% recycled polyester. Reflective details help you stand out during those early morning training runs.

Shop the Marathon Jacket

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Here For Pizza Tee ($35)

I mean, running is cool and all, but let’s be real– a couple $1.50 slices of 2 Bros Pizza in New York is really all we need in life. This shirt celebrates all of us who are here for pre/post-race fuel.

Shop the Tee

new balance nyc marathon collection - pizza box


NYC Marathon Waist Bag ($40)

A good waist bag is always a necessity when traveling and traversing a city. This one comes with two mesh pockets and a large secure pockets for plenty of storage and features official race branding on the front.

Shop the Waist Bag

new balance nyc marathon collection - waist bag


R.W. Tech Fleece Hoodie ($95)

For all that post-race comfort, this hoodie features a soft double-knit stretch fabric with hidden zip pockets for streamlined comfort and style.

Shop the Hoodie

balance nyc marathon collection - fleece hoodie


Impact Run Luminous Heat Jacket ($200)

This women’s jacket features NB HEAT technology with a wind-resistant polywoven shell and Vaporloft Fill for lightweight warmth. Some other really nice features include a removable hood and zippered watch windows for easy access on the run. Subtle race branding on the sleeve.

Shop the Jacket

new balance nyc marathon collection - women's jacket


Finisher Pom Beanie ($28)

There are few things better than putting on a beanie after a long run in the fall and walking out those sore muscles. Features a signature New Balance logo on back and TCS New York City Marathon branding on the front.

Shop the Beanie

new balance nyc marathon collection - pom beanie

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