Customer reviews for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd

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Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd

They''ll keep up the pace in the 689 running sneakers from New Balance.
  • Leather and mesh upper in a running sneaker style with a round toe
  • Z-strap stretch instep strap with Velcro(R) closure
  • Textile lining, cushioning insole with Abzorb(R) foam insole
  • Injection molded EVA midsole
  • Non-marking traction outsole
Overall Rating:
4.286 / 5
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7 of 7(100%)reviewers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
Review 1 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
This review is fromKids' The 689 Pre/Grd.
Overall Rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Great wide shoes without laces

PostedApril 19, 2013
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From: Chicago area
Gender: Female
Age: 35-44
Fitness Needs/Level: I exercise regularly
Product Experience:
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Too wide
"My daughter has inserts and needs wide shoes. She also hates to tie her shoes. These are the best athletic shoes for kids with wide feet! There aren't many good athletic shoes in larger sizes that use Velcro. These are all of those things. We are on pair number 3 as her feet grow. Her physical therapist recommends New Balance and we couldn't be happier."
Pros: wide sizes, velcro for big kids
Cons: only one velcro strap
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Orthodic friendly!

PostedMarch 22, 2013
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From: Chicago suburbs
Gender: Female
Age: 35-44
Shoe expertise: I'm thinking about shoes right now!
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"Our little girl has wide little feet and we have just gotton her orthodicd to aid in the development of her toes to avoid future foot problems. This shoe has a removable insert and a nice deep interior which leaves plenty of space for her foot and the orthodox. She days her feet feel extra comfy now. You only have one pair of feet so take care of them."
Pros: Breathable, orthodic friendly
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great Quality

PostedFebruary 24, 2013
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Gender: Female
Age: 25-34
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"New Balance are made to last unlike Sketchers. The best athletic shoe for any child."
Pros: Good traction, Durable, Shock absorbing, Breathable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 4 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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4 / 5
4 / 5

nice shoes

PostedDecember 13, 2012
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Gender: Female
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"got these for my daughter for christmas- her laces are always coming undone and she was happy to get a pair with a strap- she likes the look and feel and she thinks she can run faster now too- fast shipping good price"
Pros: Durable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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4 / 5
4 / 5

Great fitting shoe

PostedDecember 11, 2012
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From: S.W. Arizona
Gender: Female
Age: 25-34
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"My Daughter and I just love these shoes! My Daughter thinks they are comfortable. I think they are cute (small details on the N) and easy to put on. It's just an all around great shoe. The only thing that seemed a little different to me about the shoe from the picture compared to reality is the color. It looks like a lighter pink online but it's actually a brighter pink...not neon or anything but it is not a soft pink."
Pros: Lightweight, Good traction, Breathable, Durable, adorable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Great shoe for 8-yr-old with wide feet

PostedNovember 16, 2012
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From: Arizona
Gender: Female
Age: Under 18
Fitness Needs/Level: I exercise once in a while
Shoe expertise: I don't really think about my shoes
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Too wide
"Written by my 8-yr-old daughter who wears the shoes:
Fits good on wide feet. Not too tight. They look pretty. I ran 1/2 mile at school the other day and my feet didn't hurt."
Pros: Good traction, Cushioning, Shock absorbing, Breathable, wide sizes available
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Kids' The 689 Pre/Grd
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3 / 5
3 / 5
PostedOctober 30, 2012
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From: TMpa, florida
Gender: Male
Age: 35-44
Fitness Needs/Level: I exercise regularly
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1 Size Too Small
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Too narrow
Too Narrow
Too wide
"shoes were too narrow for my 9 year old. we had to return them."
Yes, I recommend this product.
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