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Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe

Women's Mizuno Wave Elixir 6

Item #MIZ707
MSRP:$109.95
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Women's MIZUNO® WAVE® Elixir™ 6 :: Featuring the perfect blend of support and cushioning in a low-profile and lightweight design, the women's Mizuno® Wave® Elixir™ 6 is the cure-all for your advanced condition. Complete with SmoothRide™ engineering and superior cushioning, this runner sounds just like what the doctor ordered. 7.9 ounces

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STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for miles. 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:

  • SmoothRide: Engineering approach to minimize the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot during transition, creating the smoothest ride possible.
  • Composite Double Fan Wave: Combines materials to provide specific cushioning and stability
  • Dynamotion Fit: Reduces the effects of lateral stress on the shoe, resulting in an optimal fit while in motion
  • AP+ midsole: Increased rebound and a bouncier feeling than the AP midsole which extends the cushion durability
  • G3-DR outsole: Provides superior grip with less and added durability in key contact points
  • X10 outsole: Provides extra durability in high impact areas
  • AIRmesh: Lightweight, breathable upper
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Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe
 
4.8

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (14)
  • Breathable (13)
  • Comfortable (12)
  • Good traction (12)
  • Fast (11)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (9)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      79% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (14 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (11), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great race shoe

By RunRGrl

from New Orleans, LA

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Fast
  • Good Traction
  • Great with Jeans
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Not for training

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

These shoes are a dream. It is amazing how light they are. I was suprised about how cushioned they were for a race shoe. If training for a race, I do not recommend wearing them for everyday long runs..perhaps no more than 4 or 5 miles everyday because they lack the stability and cushioning of a training shoe. But these are the perfect race shoe.

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

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best shoes ever!

By Beth

from Whidbey Island, WA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Durable
  • Good Traction
  • Lightweight
  • Lower heel profile
  • Pronation Control

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

    I do Triathlons for fun and have never met a running shoe that I could wear for my entire run the first day I put them on. Nor have I met a running shoe that didn't somehow make some part of me ache. The lower heel profile allows for a more fluid and natural leg moment as well as foot impact. The shoe does not push your pelvis forward like many running shoes can due to heel height. Ergonomically speaking, its a huge improvement while still maintaining a real Shoe. I knew they were going to be great when I put them on and my posture was the same as if I had been in my bare feet. Love these shoes!

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

    Hot colors, great ride

    By Katie F

    from Canada

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Fast
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Wears Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

    This was my first venture into Mizuno a few months ago when I decided I needed a turquoise colored shoe (I know, I know, don't buy a shoe based on color!) but the only one I could find that offered some pronation control was this one!

    It was significantly lighter than what I had been using for years (Asics 21XX series) so I figured I would use this for short runs and races since it's listed as "performance stability". It has been perfect for that.

    This shoe is incredibly light and responsive and traction is great. Super breathable upper... I can actually feel the wind go through them sometimes!

    No issues at all and my experience with this is what led me to look at the Inspire 8's for my next trainer!

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

    Give them a try!

    By Julia needs to run

    from Mililani, hi

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Wears Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

    I took them right out of the box and went on a 5 mile hilly run in the rain this morning. Extreme light weight and still provided great traction up and down wet hills for me. I've always been a nike person, but I am happy I gave mizuno a try. What a positive experience and I'm thinking taking them to my marathon with me in december.

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

    AMAZING!!

    By CVARN4959

    from Johns Creek, GA

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Fast
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gym

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

      THESE SHOES ARE SO LIGHT WITH ALOT OF SUPPORT! I'M ORDERING ADDITIONAL SHOES JUST IN CASE THEY CHANGE THEM! I WOULDN'T HESITATE GETTING THESE JEMS! :O)

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

      Love, love, love

      By sparkyette

      from Yakima, WA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

        I never thought I'd be able to wear a performance shoe: I'm 5'5", 165lbs, and I overpronate. This shoe allows my foot to toe-off in a straight line from heel to toe. All of my other "corrective" shoes roll on the outside of my foot in an arc. After pampering a stress fracture in my right foot for two months I wore it in a road race. I thought I was taking it easy, but I beat last years time. Love, love, love this shoe!

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

        Feels like you're flying!

        By XCchick

        from Naperville, IL

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Cushions Impact
        • Durable
        • Fast
        • Good Arch Support
        • Good Traction
        • Great with Jeans
        • Lightweight
        • Pronation Control

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Pavement

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

          These shoes feel great and are perfect for fast road training. I use them when I run intervals or tempos and I feel like I'm flying!

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

          I Absolutely Love EVERYTHING About Them!

          By Ange-D

          from Smiley, Pa

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Fast
          • Good Traction
          • Great with Jeans
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Walking

            Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

            I bought these mostly because I just love the way they look! I run a lot and they are good for that as well but they are at their best for me when I am tooling around.

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

            Terrific shoe for training and racing!

            By Cheryl M

            from Waycross, GA

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

              I love the combination of training and racing shoe as well as he fantasic color scheme!

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

              Buy them!

              By kcwang

              from Hawaii

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Fast
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

                I have been true to the wave creations for years and decided to give these a go. It took some getting used to the first week because they are extremely light weight and require your legs to work. I just finished my first 1/2 marathon in them and have nothing but good things to report!

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

                Light as a slipper

                By NH Runner

                from Alton NH

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Endurance Training

                  Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

                  Nice light weight training shoe with good support. Feels like you are wearing your slippers.

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

                  Love them!

                  By Ange

                  from Smiley, Pa

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Cushions Impact
                  • Fast
                  • Good Arch Support
                  • Good Traction
                  • Great with Jeans
                  • I love the colors
                  • Lightweight
                  • They just feel great on

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

                    I like everything about the shoes. I haven't really put them to the test afa racing in them but I can tell from almost 40 years of running that they are suited to me.

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

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Very light running shoe

                    By Elaine

                    from Miami, Florida

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Poor Cushioning

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

                    Run about 20 miles a week so very light, awesome colors!! Very week in the cushioning department, would recommend the next version to have more cushioning for flat footed runners.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels half size too small
                    • Width:
                    • Feels true to width
                    • Arch Type:
                    • Low Arch
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    I love this store! And these shoes!

                    By Dawn Torbit

                    from San Diego, Ca

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Cushions Impact
                    • Durable
                    • Good Traction
                    • Great with Jeans
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Endurance Training

                      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Elixir 6 Running Shoe:

                      I have had many different shoes that I've run in, but the Elixir 6 Mizuno is a really nice, lightweight shoe. I compared it to my last pair and noticed a big difference when running in them. I could hardly tell I was wearing shoes! This is a great choice and I just might go back and get another pair. Keep up the great work guys!

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Width:
                      • Feels true to width
                      • Arch Type:
                      • Average Arch
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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