Global athletic leader and New York City Marathon partner New Balance has unveiled the official New Balance 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Collection through a social media campaign featuring popular NYC street and subway dance group It’s Showtime NYC!.
The collection features footwear, apparel and accessories fit for any runner or spectator.
The New Balance NYC Marathon Windcheater Jacket was available for sale Friday September 13 and the rest of the collection was available on Thursday, September 19.
The official TCS New York City Marathon Footwear Collection will be available Tuesday, October 1.
“Over the last two years the official New Balance TCS New York City Marathon collection has celebrated the global attraction of the New York City Marathon and the wonderful diversity of this city,” said Deirdre Fitzgerald, New Balance Executive Vice President of Apparel.
“This year we further celebrate the things that bring us together, that connects the five boroughs of NYC – it’s bridges.”
“There are bridges that connect runners and people all over the world and in New York City the bridges create the physical connection that is the 26.2 mile, five borough, TCS New York City Marathon course.
“The collection features graphics inspired by these five bridges, and the overall design reflects the positivity and connection that is synonymous with the world’s largest marathon.”
The popular and collectable wind- and water-resistant NYC Marathon Windcheater Jacket returns in 2019 in five new colors: Pigment/Navy and Chambray for men, Overcast Grey and Kite Purple for women and Team Red for men and women.
The iconic jacket harkens back to the very first New Balance apparel collection from 1978, updated for today’s athlete. Reflective taping across the chest and back pays homage to the original jacket and provides added visibility for low-light conditions.
Additionally, fashion meets performance in the Limited Edition Capsule Collection that is inspired by the rainbow reflections of iridescent puddles on the pavement beneath a runner’s feet; This comes to life through an iridescent reflective featured on the entire capsule collection.
The breathable Q Speed collection can be found in the Limited Edition Capsule Collection with the NYC Marathon Q Speed Waterproof Jacket for men and women, with the suggested retail price of $200 and the NYC Marathon Q Speed Run Crew Bra Top and Crew Crop for women, a favorite of Team NB Athletes, both with the suggested retail price of $65.
In addition, the NYC Radiant Heat Vest is back in new colors for men and women giving runners, and spectators, a great option as fall weather hits, retailing for $160.
The New Balance 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Event Footwear Collection features four popular performance models: the all-new FuelCell Echo (a brand-new addition to the marathon line-up) and Fresh Foam 1080v10 that both make their debut in the official NYC Marathon Footwear Collection.
To round out the footwear offering the collection features the 860v10 and the 1500v6.