Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16 Running Shoe
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- Synthetic and Mesh
- Rubber sole
- "W" refers to Women & not wide.
- Heat-bonded synthetic suede overlays in the forefoot
- Heel counter provides natural fit at a reduced weight
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FEATURES of the Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16 Shoe The pure manifestation of our Just Enough ethos-everything you need, nothing you don't - in a Moderate Neutral package Internal forefoot overlays provide superior hold and embrace at toe-off Updated heel counter provides a natural fit and embrace at a reduced weight New mesh materials throughout the upper create a natural fit that allows the shoe to work in harmony with the foot SPECIFICATIONS of the Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16 Shoe Weight: 8.2 oz This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
Since our founding in 1906, we at Mizuno have taken special pride and pleasure in being able to participate in the exciting world of sports and in making the entire globe the stage for our activities. Each and every one of us is guided by the ideal of true sportsmanship. That was true nearly 100 years ago and is still true today. It is evident in our corporate philosophy which, simply stated, is "Contributing to society through the advancement of sporting goods and the promotion of sports." This philosophy is clearly reflected in our strong support of numerous worldwide sport events and in our dedication to advancing sports through cutting edge technology and research. Our product development strategy is to create products with features that enhance athlete performance and are unique to only Mizuno. These technological advancements make our sporting equipment and apparel go the extra mile and keep you in tip top playing form no matter the sport nor the conditions. Whether it's our Breath Thermo line of clothing which generates heat from the absorption of moisture to keep you warm in cooler temperatures, to our line of Arctic Touch garments that expels heat and moisture generated by the body during exercise to keep your body cool and comfortable, your comfort and performance are at the forefront of our innovation. From the diamond to the track, from the court to the fairway, Mizuno's commitment to Serious Performance shines through. Today, the high quality equipment that only Mizuno can produce are relied upon by athletes throughout the world. We produce superior quality equipment for serious performance, through the artful combination of technology and craftsmanship. Because, at Mizuno, your passion is our obsession.
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 8 x 5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B008KFY53K
- Item model number: Wave Rider 16-W
- Date first available at Amazon.com: September 5, 2012
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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Every time I would try to take them off, a man would show up out of nowhere and tell me that if I didn't want them I shouldn't have put them on in the first place. When I tried to explain they were forced upon me he would say if they were legitimately forced on me, my body would have rejected them. And if that was the case, i should have taken them off sooner. Luckily I had the means to leave the state. At which point I could finally take those shoes off.
I was squeamish about buying new shoes for many years after that incident. After much thought and deliberation with my family, I decided that the time was right. It was time to buy new running shoes. I wanted a pair I could stand in. Be proud of. That say "this is my choice and it is the right choice for me." I tried on the Mizuno women's wave rider 16. They were perfect. The fit, the style, the longevity. I feel like I can stand all day long and fight back against all the pushy salesmen when I have them on. They are the perfect choice for me and I hope you can find your choice too.
What have I got to say about these shoes?
Amazing. With my previous sneakers I never felt enthusiastic about running, it was a hassle, but I guess that what I got for purchasing $40 shoes. My heels would hurt I would get new blisters, it was hell! So finally I decided to invest a few more dollars for better shoes. With these shoes I feel like I can run more miles that I previously had done. These shoes provide wonderful cushioning, I no longer feel the horrendous impact of the cement. Rather now I feel like I'm riding the wind. Wonderful.
Mesh. . . the shoe is very breathable
The heel. . . the added height provides the perfect impact reduction
Style. . . I found it to be very aesthetically pleasing to the eye, it was true to the image. I ordered the white/ultraviolet
I have yet to find any, but if I do I will surely update this review.
I would recommend this product to anyone who runs on a daily basis and for long periods of time.
Fit is perfect (in that I am typically a half size up in sneakers versus dress/casual shoes). Laces hold well and do not slip out of their knots, but took me a little time to properly tighten where I wanted them to tighten (seemed too tight in one spot at first, but worked it out).
I run on asphalt and concrete and found the transition from my summer pairs of Adidas Climacool to be about a week until I was comfortable with these. The month and weeks following have been a breeze. Cushioning is perfect, the sole is great, even for someone who toe strikes often. I also tend to underpronate, underpronation (supination) involves pushing off from the outside of the heel rather than a more even push-off across a greater part of the foot, and these shoes have actually helped correct that problem. I did not expect that. * Wanted to add that my arches are closer to flat than normal. Good shoes for both underpronation and flat feet :)
I'm 5'8", 130lb, and run easy 9:30/m pace in these and i have been very satisfied. I wear these with a pair of smartwool socks, and found they work well in temp ranges from 30 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit. I switch to my NF Ultra Guide trail shoes with goretex when it's rainy/slushy though, as these shoes do have some mesh at the front.
Function well and the black with neon highlights looks neat too.
Also, Team Wendy.