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Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18

Item #04654
MSRP:$149.95
Now:$119.95
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Women's ASICS® GEL-NIMBUS® 18 :: Just when you thought this famously revered ride couldn't get any better, meet the newly updated Women's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 18! Experience an even better fit and feel from this latest edition that features a more supportive Heel-Clutching System™, and new 3D Printed FluidFit® upper that allows for a more customizable fit and foot hold. Plus, the new Convergence GEL® on the new GEL-Nimbus® 18 will help dissipate shock better and increase the overall effectiveness of the cushioning material.

Features & Benefits:

  • FluidFit®: Combines multi-directional stretch mesh with stretch reinforcements that adapts to the athlete's foot, creating a truly customized glove-like fit
  • FluidRide®: Provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allows movement on multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle
  • Guidance Line®: Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency
  • Guidance Trusstic System®: Enhances gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • ComforDry™ Lasting: Features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management, high level breathability, and antimicrobial properties
  • Gender Specific Cushioning and Plus 3®: Women's models feature a lower density top layer in the midsole for female athletes to enjoy the benefits of midsole compression, plus an additional 3mm of additional height to relieve achilles tension
  • 1000007812
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 13mm
  • WEIGHT: 9.2 ounces
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Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe
 
4.3

(based on 197 reviews)

53%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (15)
  • Good traction (9)
  • Comfortable (8)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • Arch support (7)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (8)
  • Uncomfortable (6)

Best Uses

  • Pavement (8)
  • Road running (7)
  • Walking (5)
  • Distance / endurance (4)
  • Wet / rain (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      53% 

      (10 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      58% 

      (11 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (31)
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (13), High arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (8), Enthusiast (6)

Reviewed by 197 customers

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5.0

Great

By James

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Great

 
5.0

Love these shoes!

By Nancy

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

These are the most comfortable running shoes I've ever had. This is my second pair. I love them!

 
5.0

My all-time favorite

By Barbara

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Love this shoe. Plenty of cushioning but still feels stable. Only thing I hate is the hideous color of green and hot pink. I already have it in the gray/turquoise and gray/pink versions so I needed another color. Oh well. I try not to look at my feet. I wish the Gel-Nimbus 19 got better reviews. I don't know what I'll get when this model is extinct. It's a keeper.

 
5.0

Definitely worth it

By Laura

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

this shoe is far better than the Nimbus 19 Wider toe box--just as light weight The heel may be not as snug as the 19
and if you have a very Narrow foot the Nimbus 19 may be great

overall I think this shoe is better and lower priced

 
5.0

Amazing shoe!

By Chris

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Love this nimbus 18. I will be ordering more of this one before it goes extinct:)

 
5.0

Great shoes

By Paul

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

They feel great and they look great

 
5.0

Great walking shoes.

By Linda

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Use these for walking. Walk 4+miles every other day. Bought another pair for a spare. Love that these come in a 7 narrow.

 
5.0

Really like this shoe

By Majorie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Used for daily walk and jog with my dogs. Also shopping.

 
1.0

Horrible shie

By mary

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I always buy asics from RR , i always buy same size etc.... These are absolutely horrible, padding is nice as i have worn them , not comfy not good to run in , i would send them back but i dont have the box anymore.. beginning to think this r seconds the shoes frame was bent alittle , not enough to be worried ...... wrong the won't go back to normal frame .... very very disappointed i have been buying from them for 8 yrs

 
5.0

Comfort!

By Robert

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Most comfortable I have ever bought!

 
5.0

Love these 18s

By Catherine

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Been wearing Nimbus line for 4 years &
this is 3rd pair of 18s. Very pleased w/
construction/feel of these shoes!

 
5.0

I only buy nimbus and these did not disappoint

By Kristie

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

awesome

 
4.0

Good shoe for the price

By Amanda

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I like how light the shoe is, but it just doesn't compare to the Nimbus 17. There is less padding it seems like and support.

 
5.0

Great shoes

By Catherine

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I have owned 4 pairs of these shoes and I love them. These are one of the best cushion shoes I could find and my wide feet felt comfortable in them. I bought these shoes a half size larger than my normal shoe size. I plan to stock up on these shoes since the nimbus 19 had so many reviews about being too narrow.

 
5.0

Love Love Love

By Marla

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I love these shoes. They are my go to Asics shoe!

 
4.0

Comfortable but my feet fall asleep.

By Sheila

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I liked the way these shoes felt right away when put them on. Usually my knees will begin to hurt pretty quickly if it's not for me but I had zero knee pain. My only complaint is that my feet fall asleep. They do run a little smaller than most of my running shoes. Maybe I should have gotten a bigger size.

 
5.0

Finally! Shoes that fit my narrow feet.

By Kell

from Hyco Lake, NC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Fits narrow feet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running
    • Walking

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Narrow feet runners rejoice! Finally we have a running shoe that actually fits narrow feet. Brooks Ghosts use to be my goto shoe in a narrow, then they changed the fit with the ghost 7's and every one after has gotten wider and wider. My local running store has put me in several different shoes, and I slide around in all of them. Stopping in the middle of half marathons to tighten them up is annoying and there is always a blister by mile 6-7 because of the sliding. A Brooks employee at an expo suggested these shoes when I told him my issues....love him. Finally have a running shoe that actually fits my feet, and now I can think about the run and not where I need to pull over and tighten up my shoes. If you have narrow feet, these shoes are for you.

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

    Gel Nimbus 18 vs. 19

    By Julie

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    I love this running shoe. The new gel nimbus 19 does not fit the same so I did not buy it. It runs much narrower in the forefoot. Even in a "wide" it does not fit right. I was glad to find the 18 at road runner sports!

     
    5.0

    Excellent buy

    By Kristen

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Excellent price and fit! I use this shoe mostly as a cross trainer, great cushion and side to side stability with flexibility. This is last years model and it compares pretty closely to this years without the high price difference. I'm not a high mile runner so I can't speak to comfort with high miles.

     
    5.0

    Love them

    By Joel

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Best shoes ever! I bought 3 pairs

     
    5.0

    My favorite marathon shoes

    By Susan

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    These shoes are so cushy. They are my go to shoes for long runs, training , and marathons . I broke my tibia a long time ago and still have a steel rod in my leg . These shoes really make it so my legs can take the pounding pavement can dish out. Love it .

     
    5.0

    This's my # 4

    By Blanca

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Look cute and feel better, and paid less money

     
    4.0

    Narrower

    By Kathleen

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Cushioning seems very good. It definitely is more narrow in the toe box than the 17.

     
    5.0

    Asics GEL-Nimbus Addict

    By Kathryn

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Great shoe! Have had several pair of the ASICS GEL-Nimbus and they just keep getting better.

     
    3.0

    Too little cushioning!

    By kitty

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    I was disappointed. I've repeatedly ordered this exact shoe for several years and always loved it for its cushioning. I had heard other runners complain that Asics have changed-for the worse,but never felt that way-until now. The insole is stiff and provides far less cushioning than it used to. I hope Asics listens to the complaints.

     
    5.0

    will buy again!

    By Manuel

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Bought as a gift for wife. She has used three days per week since.

     
    5.0

    Asics Nimbus is my go to shoe for injury-free running

    By Kristen

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Comfortable and supportive

     
    5.0

    ASIC Fan

    By Lisa

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Been running in this style shoe for 4 years. Perfect fit for me. I like the extra cushion and good support. Sometimes the tread wears out a little sooner than expected, but I still pick this shoe every time.

     
    5.0

    Get them while you can, much better shoe than Nimbus19

    By Elizabeth

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Great cushion & fit, best Nimbus yet!

     
    5.0

    I will continue to buy these shoes over and over again

    By Janelle

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    I use these shoes for distance and they've been great. The gel nimbus r the only shoes that I wear to run in. I appreciate the discounts that I receive through email. Please continue to do so.

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    Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Video Description:

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