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Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe

Men's Mizuno WAVE Precision 10

Item #MIZ668
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Men's MIZUNO® WAVE® PRECISION™ 10 :: Pick up the pace in the lightest Neutral shoe from Mizuno®. Perfect for tempo training or race days, you can rely on great cushioning and responsiveness of the men's Wave® Precision™ 10. New men-specific design fits you like glove. 9.9 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Mizuno Wave®: Footwear technology that combines cushioning and stability, which are both inherently necessary in great running shoes
  • SmoothRide™: Engineering approach to minimize the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot during transition, creating the smoothest ride possible
  • AP Midsole: Lightweight, responsive, yet durable cushioning copolymer
  • AIRmesh™: Lightweight, breathable upper
  • X10™ Outsole: Provides extra durability in high impact areas
  • Dynamotion Fit: Reduces the effects of lateral stress on the shoe, resulting in an optimal fit while in motion
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Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 13 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (6)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Breathable (4)
  • Cushions impact (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (5 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (6 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I've had several pairs of ...

By John J

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

I've had several pairs of these over the past 3 - 4 years. At first, the heel wear (outer) was excessive but that seems to have improved to acceptable. My current pair is over a year old and has survived about 24 races ranging from the mile to 15K or 9.3 miles (I don't use them for training). They work well in terms of injury protection, comfort, and power transfer/traction. I'm getting ready to order another pair. I'm a small (5'6", 130 lbs) runner, age 61, with a 5K best this year of 20:01.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I'm 5'9",142 lbs, ...

By Jeff

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

I'm 5'9",142 lbs, med/high arch and run 40 miles per week(without socks). I was a big fan of precision 7's and 8's. I wondered if my precision 9's were incorrectly made as they cut my toes every run, and caused unbearable pain until i threw them out. The 10's have that heel to to transition i love about mizuno, and fit my foot again. The wider tongue was nice, right out of the box it added comfort where the 9's lacked it. Light shoe, but don't leave you feeling like you're running in bare feet on concrete like in the Elixir. Have now gone as far as 14 miles in a single run in them, also tied my 5 yr old 5 mile PR. Took almost no time to break them in. Excellent shoe.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

I am a neutral runner who ...

By TobySeattle

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

I am a neutral runner who likes light shoes with zero medial support. I thought this was the shoe ( light, and pretty) until the second mile into my first run in them, the Posting on both shoes started to bother me. I had to quit and then walked home. If you are looking for zero stability, this is not the shoe for you. Also, If you never liked Mizuno, This is not the shoe for you either. Wanted to give one star, but that would be too inconsiderate to the brand.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Much happier with 10 vs. ...

By CABrunner

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

Much happier with 10 vs. 9. Toe box has more room but not too much. Ran a marathon 3 weeks after getting shoes and had 1st marathon in years without losing a toe nail. Good light trainer but as with most lightweights the sole wears out too fast. I guess thats good for the shoe maker.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great shoe. Right amount ...

By Jeff

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

Great shoe. Right amount of cushioning for a light shoe. I ran a half-marathon in them, and they did great. I also train in the Wave Rider 12s, and these are a great complement to them.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I did not have much hope ...

By Fittorun

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

I did not have much hope for the Precisions 10 as I found the precisions 9 to be to soft in toe and felt like it was working against me.
Surprisingly, the 10's have a new feel. Firmer in the forefoot, toe is substantially stiffer and the heel seems slightly higher. Even the tongue is a little wider lending itself to a better fit. The overall feel is one of pure pleasure wrapped around my foot. The laces are arranged slightly different but better with less space in the center. 9's seemed awkwardly positioned. My heel would slip out slightly on 9's. In the 10's my heel is in place perfectly. Ideal shoe for tempo runs. Not a track shoe.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Still a bit mushy and too ...

By Paul

from Undisclosed

Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

Still a bit mushy and too flexible in the mid-foot--it fold like a bedroom slipper. As good or better than the 8 and 9, NOT as good as the 7.

 
5.0

Fantastic Performance Shoe

By jf in the Lou

from St. Louis, MO

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Fast
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

    These shoes make me feel, and actually make me, fast. They are super-lightweight yet durable enough to provide ample support on long runs.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great standard training shoe

    By sharmanian

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Professional Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Endurance Training

      Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

      For a neutral runner, this is ideal for day-to-day training or racing if you're not ready for racing flats yet. I bought 3 more pairs after my first pair started wearing down.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Fast shoe for training and racing long

      By Gabe

      from Ottawa, ON

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

        I was looking for a fast shoe for training and racing marathons. These are perfect and they led me to my fastest marathon ever... in Boston. Not quite a racing flat but exactly what you need to train and race long distances.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        A great tempo shoe

        By Dom

        from Flagstaff Arizona

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Fast
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Wears Out Quickly

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

        This is a great tempo shoe, Perfect for those fast workouts! But does fall apart a little fast...

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
         
        5.0

        "This is a Winner!"

        By E-Boy

        from West Bend, WI

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Fast
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

          I was looking for a light cushioned shoe for tempo runs and intervals. I found it. Mizuno has a winner here. I use a pair of cushioned inserts with them for added cushion and support but you wouldn't need them. The shoes are very comfortable, fit true to size, and seem to wear very well.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
           
          4.0

          Looks (but doesn't feel) bulky

          By monkalope

          from Lancaster, PA

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Fast
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Mens Mizuno WAVE Precision 10 Running Shoe:

            I absolutely loved the first generation of this shoe. Subsequent iterations seemed clunkier- like they were marketing a Wave Rider-lite. This shoe is a nimble every-day trainer, equally suited to speed work as well as distance training. Seems to revisit the spirit of the original Wave Precision although it could be trimmed down just a bit. Beginners and "joggers" will likely want more support and cushioning.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels half size too big
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • High Arch

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            1.    TobySeattle rated this product 3 stars
            Tue, January 26,2010:
            I am a neutral runner who likes light shoes with zero medial support. I thought this was the shoe ( light, and pretty) until the second mile into my first run in them, the Posting on both shoes started to bother me. I had to quit and then walked home. If you are looking for zero stability, this is not the shoe for you. Also, If you never liked Mizuno, This is not the shoe for you either. Wanted to give one star, but that would be too inconsiderate to the brand.
            2.    John J rated this product 4 stars
            Fri, January 01,2010:
            I've had several pairs of these over the past 3 - 4 years. At first, the heel wear (outer) was excessive but that seems to have improved to acceptable. My current pair is over a year old and has survived about 24 races ranging from the mile to 15K or 9.3 miles (I don't use them for training). They work well in terms of injury protection, comfort, and power transfer/traction. I'm getting ready to order another pair. I'm a small (5'6", 130 lbs) runner, age 61, with a 5K best this year of 20:01.
            3.    CABrunner rated this product 4 stars
            Mon, November 23,2009:
            Much happier with 10 vs. 9. Toe box has more room but not too much. Ran a marathon 3 weeks after getting shoes and had 1st marathon in years without losing a toe nail. Good light trainer but as with most lightweights the sole wears out too fast. I guess thats good for the shoe maker.
            4.    Jeff rated this product 5 stars
            Fri, November 13,2009:
            Great shoe. Right amount of cushioning for a light shoe. I ran a half-marathon in them, and they did great. I also train in the Wave Rider 12s, and these are a great complement to them.
            5.    Paul rated this product 3 stars
            Tue, August 04,2009:
            Still a bit mushy and too flexible in the mid-foot--it fold like a bedroom slipper. As good or better than the 8 and 9, NOT as good as the 7.
            6.    Jeff rated this product 5 stars
            Wed, July 29,2009:
            I'm 5'9",142 lbs, med/high arch and run 40 miles per week(without socks). I was a big fan of precision 7's and 8's. I wondered if my precision 9's were incorrectly made as they cut my toes every run, and caused unbearable pain until i threw them out. The 10's have that heel to to transition i love about mizuno, and fit my foot again. The wider tongue was nice, right out of the box it added comfort where the 9's lacked it. Light shoe, but don't leave you feeling like you're running in bare feet on concrete like in the Elixir. Have now gone as far as 14 miles in a single run in them, also tied my 5 yr old 5 mile PR. Took almost no time to break them in. Excellent shoe.
            7.    Fittorun rated this product 5 stars
            Tue, July 14,2009:
            I did not have much hope for the Precisions 10 as I found the precisions 9 to be to soft in toe and felt like it was working against me. Surprisingly, the 10's have a new feel. Firmer in the forefoot, toe is substantially stiffer and the heel seems slightly higher. Even the tongue is a little wider lending itself to a better fit. The overall feel is one of pure pleasure wrapped around my foot. The laces are arranged slightly different but better with less space in the center. 9's seemed awkwardly positioned. My heel would slip out slightly on 9's. In the 10's my heel is in place perfectly. Ideal shoe for tempo runs. Not a track shoe.

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