New Balance® 577 V2

The expected release date for the New Balance 577 V2 is on July 29, 2024.

The New Balance 577 V2 will have the following main updates:

  • The new and improved model will be much more durable this time and have excellent value for money.
  • The cushioning system will be enhanced for more resilient and reliable cushioning.
  • The new model will be perfect for individuals with diabetes or neuropathy, with a more adaptable and accommodating fit,
  • It will offer a snug and comfortable fit, with more support in the uppers.

Previous model of the 577:
The New Balance 577 V1 release date was on November 26, 2021.

Latest Version of the New Balance 577 Shoe




  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the New Balance 577 V2 will be $85.
  • As you will see, there may be a slight price increase in the New Balance 577 V2 model this time.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The New Balance 577 V2 will ideally be an Orthopedic shoe rated by Medicare for Diabetics.
  • It will offer neutral support and good stability for all arch types.
  • It will also be ideal for persons who are heavy on their feet.


  • The new model will be a road and indoor-use shoe only.
  • It will not be suitable for outdoor terrains.


  • You can use the new model for daily casual wear and light walking or jogging.
  • It will not be suitable for long-distance or fast running.
  • The new model will rather be an Orthopedic comfort athletic shoe.


  • The new and improved design will be much more durable.
  • The shoe model is of excellent quality and durable for an affordable price.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • As with the previous model, the fit will be roomy and comfortable to accommodate orthotics.
  • You will be able to get the new model in wider widths options.


  • The men’s model will weigh 385 grams, and the women’s model 305 grams.
  • Because it will be an Orthopedic shoe for heavy individuals, it will have quite substantial weight for durability and stability.

Elevation of the New Balance 577 V2

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • The Heel height will be around 28 – 29 mm in the new model.
  • The height will provide good heel cushioning and support.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot is expected to be around 16 – 17 mm.
  • It will offer good support.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a 12 mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • The heel-to-toe drop will be average for Orthopedic walking shoes in general.

Components of the New Balance 577 V2


  • The New Balance 577 V2 will have a durable, high-traction rubber sole.
  • The outsole will be improved for durability.


  • You can look forward to a Polyurethane midsole that offers stable, shock-absorbing cushioning.
  • There will be additional ABZORB cushioning concentrated, more in the heel area for heel cushioning, especially for heavier individuals.


  • The Uppers will be durable and easy-to-clean leather.
  • There will be a smooth, seamless, breathable interior lining with a padded collar for a snug heel fit.
  • The toe box will be very roomy, and the shoe will offer an overall relaxed fit.
  • You will also see reflective accents on the new modes for nighttime walking.
  • Some new colors will be available.
  • The new model will similarly be Medicare / HCPCS code = A5500 rated and eligible for Medicare reimbursement.

New Balance® 577 vs. 1500


About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.