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Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18

Item #04654
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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
 
4.2

(based on 138 reviews)

56%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (14)
  • Good traction (9)
  • Arch support (7)
  • Comfortable (7)
  • Lightweight (7)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (7)
  • Uncomfortable (5)

Best Uses

  • Pavement (8)
  • Road running (6)
  • Distance / endurance (4)
  • Walking (4)
  • Wet / rain (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      50% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      56% 

      (9 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29)
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (11), High arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (7), Enthusiast (6)

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5.0

Yes Please

By Vaunette

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

My second pair! Love them.

 
3.0

Like the Nimbus 17 better.

By Rosalyn

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

These shoes are not near as wearable as my Nimbus 17 pair. They are tight in the heel and toe area, making me wish I had ordered a half size bigger.

 
5.0

I will use this company again.

By Becky

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

My Dr. recommended these shoes & I am so glad . They are perfect for me . Love the colors too.

 
5.0

Will be buying a 2nd pair!

By Michael

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Love love love

 
5.0

Great shoe

By Mary

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

I have bought other brands and always come back to Asics gel nimbus....they by far are the best for me....they have great cushioning and fit is perfect.....A great shoe....

 
3.0

Would not buy again!

By Suzanne

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

Not as much cushion as previous model plus they run small!

 
5.0

Cushioned, not bulky

By SD Runner

from San Diego, CA

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training
    • Pavement
    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    I have been a loyal Asics consumer for many years, primarily wearing the DS Trainer. However, within the past several months, I began experiencing some twinges of foot pain. Fearing the onset of plantar fasciitis, I began exploring options and recommendations for shoes to address that issue. The Nimbus was highly rated and recommended, so I purchased a pair. Wow! What a wonderful experience it has been! The Nimbus felt amazing from the outset and my feet are pain-free! I'll be buying another pair very soon.

    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
     
    2.0

    No

    By Stephanie

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

    Unfortunately the company decided to change current shoes to, "to meet consumer requests." Why not creat a new model? After 10 years...switching to a different company.

     
    3.0

    Runs small

    By klj

    from washingotn

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight

    Best Uses

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

      Have always loved the Nimbus and thought I would try the 18s. I found them to have a short and narrow toe box. I usually wear a 10 and have plenty of room but found these to squish my toes after running some distance. Order a size up. Cushioning was fine, nothing extraordinary.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow
      • Arch Type:
      • Average Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      No

      By Fionna

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

      It's a heavy shoe but very comfortable.

       
      2.0

      Way too narrow

      By No shoes

      from College Station, tx

      Pros

      • Cushions Impact

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          I"m not sure who is able to wear this shoe because it is so tight. I didn't think the width of my feet were that much out of the norm. I bought an 8 regular which was way too narrow and short, then I tried a 8 wide. It was honestly was not any wider, so now there are no options for me on this shoe. This is such a disappointment.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels half size too small
          • Width:
          • Feels too narrow
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great gel!!!

          By Yaron

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Only 1/2 size from what you need. Same size as Gel Tri-Noosa not more!!!

           
          5.0

          I would definitely buy this product again and again.

          By Wendy

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Love theses shoes. Super comfy.

           
          1.0

          I would not buy this product again.

          By Lorrie

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Was only able to walk in them. They were too tight in the toe area and hurt my feet. I returned them.

           
          4.0

          Love the shoe. 5th pair

          By Stacey

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Love them except for the traction on wet pavement. I am on my 5th pair and love the cushion.

           
          5.0

          ASICS NEVER LET YOU DOWN!

          By Darlene

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Wonderful! Like walking on cushion, I bought them for work at the hospital and I'm so pleased!

           
          5.0

          Go nimbus

          By Jesse

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Great shoe I bought for my wife--she loves them--uses them for casual wear and walking. been a nimbus fan for a long time and these do not dissappoint.

           
          1.0

          Shoe is now too narrow

          By JOHN

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Why do shoe companies always feel the need to screw up their shoes. Ordered new Nimbus and the shoe is now considerably narrower then the previous model. So now I have to return them and it cost me around $10 to ship them back. What a waste of time and money.

           
          5.0

          Great

          By Scott

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          Love em

           
          5.0

          Awesome cushiony shoe!

          By Pam

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

          I have two pairs of these shoes and I really like them.

           
          2.0

          What happened?

          By MicheleLaBelle

          from Memphis, Tn

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Good Traction

          Cons

          • Uncomfortable

          Best Uses

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            What happened to this version of Nimbus?! I've been wearing Asics Nimbus for years and this is the first time a version of their shoe has caused me real issues. One heel keeps slipping, which has never happened in their shoes before. I had to tie the shoe incredibly tight for it to stay put. The shoes feel short, though I ordered the same size I always do (have custom orthodics). I developed an ache in my left top foot (basically big toe joint), which is tendon related, I think caused by the shoe feeling too short. Just an all around bad experience with this version. Hopefully the next version will be much better! Keep in mind that I trained for an Ironman in 2016 rotating a couple pair of Asics Nimbus 17s.

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

            GREAT RUNNING SHOES

            By OHAD

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            GREAT RUNNING SHOES

             
            5.0

            Love my Asics!!!

            By Richard

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            This is a great pair of shoes. I tried a different brand of shoes for 30 days and came back to ASICS. Will I ever learn to always stay with the best!!!

             
            5.0

            I will be buying these in the future..

            By Ida

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            These shoes are comfortable and light.. I love the color!
            They are narrow so I purchased a wider
            Width and they are perfect...

             
            5.0

            Great shoe

            By Charles

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            Very comfortable!

             
            5.0

            ascis customer for decades!

            By carol

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            theres nothing like Nimbus....

             
            5.0

            We consistently buy Asics and this shoe is solid!

            By Adam

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            Always our go to shoe.

             
            5.0

            Yes, I would buy again. I bought three pairs!

            By Hollie

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            The most comfortable running shoe I've owned!

             
            5.0

            Highly recommend!

            By Mary

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            These are comfortable, supportive shoes. I replace the insole insert with Dr. Scholl's athletic inserts, which provide even more arch support.

             
            4.0

            Cushy pillowy shoes

            By Gloriana

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 18 Running Shoe:

            These are cushy cushy shoes.

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