DALLAS, Dec 16, 2010 / FW/ — Inspired by the 607 champion spike, a running style worn by star athlete Maggie Vessey, Boston-based New Balance introduces the 773, for spring 2011.

Light and sleek, with signature laser cut ventilation, the 773 is a first in performance lifestyle exclusively designed for women.

Screened with “Mercury” winged racing logo on the soft, monolayer tongue, the 773 is currently available in silver/pink at Finishline stores, and will be available nationally by the end of the month. Additional colorways will be released within 2011. (MSRP: $75.00)