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Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe

Women's Mizuno Wave Rider 20

Item #13132
MSRP:$119.95
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Women's MIZUNO® WAVE® RIDER™ 20 :: Launch your run on smoother, softer cushion with the updated Women's Mizuno® Wave® Rider™ 20. Feel like you're hoppin' from cloud to cloud thanks to all new Cloud Wave Technology that gives you 9% softer cushion than last year's model. Glide away in the Wave® Rider™ thanks to the new midsole that sets you up for a 33% more lively ride than the previous model. Plus, your new Triple Zone engineered mesh breathes easier and holds your foot better while allowing for maximum range of motion! Catch the Women's Wave® Rider™ 20 and you'll be runnin' on top of the world!

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Features & Benefits:

  • A redesigned Neutral Wave plate: Provides softer cushioning, and enhanced responsive feel
  • Articulated U4icX heel wedge: Provides more cushion and a softer feel
  • Top midsole incorporates new U4ic compound: Adding 33 percent more response and more durability compared to previous model
  • Triple Zone engineered mesh: Increases breathability, movement and hold
  • Softer collar: Helps avoid irritation without losing feel fit
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  • Drop: 12 mm
  • WEIGHT: 8.3 ounces
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Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe
 
4.6

(based on 69 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Cushions impact (4)
  • Arch support (3)
  • Breathable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Pavement (5)
  • Road running (5)
  • Distance / endurance (4)
  • Gym (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      88% 

      (7 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (8 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

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4.0

Cute shoes, using them for walking shoes.

By pamela

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

I like the lightweight feel of mizuno shoes. These are a little narrow, but still comfortable, and very cute. Haven't tried running in them, mostly just got them for walking shoes.

 
5.0

Great fit

By Pauline

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

I have medium width feet, high arches and narrow heels. I have always had trouble finding shoes that don't slide up and down on my heels. These shoes fit perfectly and are super comfortable.

 
5.0

Flexible and Stable for Long-Distance training

By Juliana

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

I use these shoes for training for Ironman races and they are the best! Comfortable, stable but flexible!

 
5.0

I plan to stock up on this one!

By Jeanne

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

I have worn Waveriders for years. This fit is awesome.

 
5.0

Great shoe

By RMV

from Ogden, UT

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training
    • Gym
    • Pavement
    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

    I really like these shoes! I've been running in the Asics Gel Nimbus for the past couple of years, but the new model just didn't fit well (I'm so bummed). I had tried on an earlier pair of these at a local running store, so decided to go with them. Initially, I ordered a 10, because that is what I wore in the Gel Nimbus. My regular shoe size is a 9. The 10 were a bit too big, so I got the 9.5 and those are just right - enough room at the end of the toe but not too much. They fit really well, and are lightweight but still have a decent amount of cushion. Great shoes and great price!

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

    Thank you Mizuno!

    By Jeannette

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

    Mizuno has returned to its old fit and I'm back as well after a two year absence. The Wave Rider 20 is light, has good cushioning and the toe box is quite roomy. After two weeks of use I can say the shoe feels like the old Mizuno Wave Rider and should once again be my go to shoe this marathon season. I'm happy!

     
    5.0

    Love!

    By JENNIFER

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

    Best shoe ever!! Best company to buy from!!!

     
    5.0

    BEST Running shoe I've owned

    By Concrete Swan

    from Virginia

    About Me Gym Rat

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement
      • Road Running
      • Walking

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I have always been a Mizuno shoe fan. I have owned just about all of them, but have never been 100% pleased. My fav go to running shoe was the mizuno wave prophecy. But when I was in desperate need of new shoes, I went through 4 different brands and styles to finally find this GEM! It's defiantly an excellent fit, plenty of room in the toe box, very lightweight, defiantly the shoe for me. I tend to be a heel stricker when I get tired and this shoe has plenty of cushion, my feet don't get tired in these shoes. I cannot say enough about this shoe. I'm extremely happy, satisfied. In fact, I'm writing this review because I have come back to road runners sports to buy another pair so when the pair I just bought wears out, I have a new pair!! These are not gonna get away from me!!!!

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

      Mizuno... simply the best.

      By Barbara

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      LOVE these. I have three pairs and I will not buy any other shoe.

       
      1.0

      Disappointed in the new Wave Rider

      By Robyn

      from undisclosed

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Disappointed in the new Wave Rider. They seem to lack the same responsiveness that they had before. A bit too cushiony for me. Causing Achilles issues for me.

       
      5.0

      19 versus 20

      By Donna

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Good shoe. Like the 19 better.

       
      5.0

      Most comfortable shoes I own

      By DAHLIA

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      These are my second pair. They are super comfortable and well made.

       
      5.0

      Priced right

      By kathy

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Reliable injuring free shoe, great stability ,

       
      5.0

      Recommended

      By Melisa

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I was commended these shoes for marathon training. The wide width have been perfect for me. I purchased a second pair!

       
      3.0

      narrow feet would like this shoe

      By Mary

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I am a 50 year old female 3-7milesx5 days a week. This shoe was too tight in the forefoot so it got returned. I usually get normal width shoes and they are fine but these caused severe aching pain in the forefeet and toes after 2.5 miles and I had to take them off.

       
      4.0

      Good distance shor

      By Gina

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Love these shoes for long distance running on varied a terrain. Would like them even better if they were lighter.

       
      5.0

      Love the feel & look if these shoes!

      By Theresa

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Third pair of wave riders & still delivering superb comfort & quality! My favorite running shoe!

       
      5.0

      Pleasant surprise!

      By Carol

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I ordered these shoes by accident, I thought I ordered a different pair. I was pleasantly surprised upon trying them on, I have never owned a pair of Mizuno's. I love the way they fit. I ordered an 11 W. The shoe fit better in both length and width, than my old pair.

       
      5.0

      I am going to buy this product again.

      By Anne

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I ordered this shoe and the Saucony Triumph ISO3 to see which worked and felt better. I usually wear a 10 1/2 shoe - but on advice of previous reviews - ordered an 11 1/2 - full size up. I ordered wide to accommodate a shoe insert. I loved the style of this shoe, the weight and comfort. The wide was not extremely wide which was a bonus. However, I was too long and I really could use an 11 - just 1/2 size up.
      I was going to send it back, but my daughter said it would fit her and she would LOVE to have it. So, she is enjoying and very pleased with this shoe. I am going to order myself an 11 as I was very impressed with quality and style. Very streamlined looking in person, and good appeal.

       
      5.0

      Best shoes ever

      By Melanie

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Love these shoes! Been buying wave riders for years. Comfy and light weight. Perfect cushion for me!

       
      5.0

      Love these shoes!

      By Kathryn

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      I am not a runner, but have been using these shoes as my walking shoes for years. Great fit, super comfortable, love them!

       
      5.0

      Perfection

      By Carrie

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Finally my Wave Riders are comfortable again. The last few pairs have been more stiff. My feet are happy again.

       
      3.0

      Comfy, unsure of longevity

      By Beth

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Shoes are comfy. The exterior foam on the soles seems to already be collapsing after my first 2 runs. I'll be keeping an eye on this!

       
      5.0

      Replaced my Asics

      By Kandace

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Wide toe box, very comfortable shoe. My don't hurt after I'm done. It has replaced my Asics Gel-Kayano & my Asics Gel-Nimbus.

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again.

      By Melissa

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Mizuno wave riders are my go to shoe, I do wish the 20's had a better selection of colors.

       
      5.0

      Will buy again!

      By Amy

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

      Excellent ride. I need a good cushion and these are perfect - not too "springy", but a really nice smooth ride. Shoe fits like a glove, not "hot spots" anywhere. Will buy them again when these wear out!

       
      5.0

      LOVE THESE!

      By Esther

      from Michigan

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Endurance Training
        • Pavement
        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

        I have 4 pair of these and love them. They are the perfect combination of flexibility and cushion for me and stand up well to my 40 mile+ weeks. One pair has 500 miles on them and I don't feel like they are flat or worn out.

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

        Same quality bigger size

        By Kk

        from California

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Endurance Training
          • Gym
          • Pavement
          • Running

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

          Same quality but bigger than older models

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

          Same quality, smaller size

          By Katelyn

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

          Great shoe! However, it is a smaller shoes than previous models- I had to get a size 0.5 smaller.

           
          5.0

          Definitely purchase!

          By Keith

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Rider 20 Running Shoe:

          Love this shoe. I've been wearing the wave rider for about 8 years. This one has the most cushion. It fits well. I have a narrow foot but didn't order the narrow sizing and it fits just right. I always order 1/2 size larger. I do feel that I could have gone up a whole size as my longest toe is at the end.

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