Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports

Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9

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Women's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 9 :: Train in the new women's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 9 running shoes and get a lighter, more cushioned and more durable ride than ever. You'll enjoy increased breathability and superior fit. 10 ounces

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If you have a high arch, are a high-mileage runner, or want the maximum amount of cushioning, Neutral+ is your shoe style. Enjoy a smooth ride with enhanced cushioning and reduced impact with improved shock absorption. If pronation is not a problem then choose Neutral+ shoes. 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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Specifications:

  • Predecessor Product Type:  GEL-Nimbus VIII
  • Shock Absorption: Heel|GEL|Forefoot|GEL
  • Toebox Width: Wide
  • Shoe Construction: Slip last
  • Midsole Material: Compression molded EVA
  • Outsole Material: Carbon rubber
  • Upper Material: Mesh|Synthetic leather
  • Country of Origin: China

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4.0

I switched from Kayano ...

By siribie

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I switched from Kayano since it was too narrow. I feel preferectly comfortable with new Nimbus 9. I actaually got another pair for my husband on Nimbus 9 for Men too. We are Asics family.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

The toe box on this shoe ...

By Joanne

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

The toe box on this shoe is too wide; I have to cinch it up so tight, the upper wrinkles and bunches. I'll have to keep looking...

 
5.0

i've been running in the ...

By em

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

i've been running in the Asics gel Nimbus from the beginning the Nimbus 1 to 9...best shoe ever!

 
2.0

I loved the Nimbus 7, ...

By Natalie

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I loved the Nimbus 7, went to another shoe after then decided to come back to the Nimbus. That was a mistake, after running less than a mile my feet were killing me and I could feel blisters on the bottom of both my feet. Now its back to shoe shopping.

 
5.0

I have a medium arch, ...

By Jennifer

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I have a medium arch, very slight outward pronation and I love these shoes. The cushioning is superior. I feel like I'm running on air.

 
5.0

I'm an efficient runner ...

By 5'4" 115lbs efficient female runner

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I'm an efficient runner with normal to high arches who overpronates slightly when I walk but not really when I run (I cannot wear stability shoes for distances over 3-4 miles without them causing hip or knee pain.) I was having problems finding a good shoe that didn't cause me blisters or joint problems yet gave enough support during my recent marathon training long runs. I went through 4 different pairs of shoes in 2-3 months. I finally bought these shoes and I love them. I got them 3 weeks before the marathon and used them for the race - great shoe! They are lightweight yet well cushioned. If you are an efficient runner with fairly "normal" everything and you need a wider toe box then you will love these shoes.

 
1.0

I've been a GT-2000 ...

By blister_fever

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I've been a GT-2000 series wearer for years. I "upgraded" to the Nimbus recently and am totally disappointed in this shoe. There's little cushioning and I've developed huge blisters under the front ball of both feet! For $100+ this shoe is a huge waste of money. I'm going back to the 2000 series.

 
1.0

Couldn't wear them for a ...

By sunbunny

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Couldn't wear them for a run longer then 5 miles without issues. I loved the 8's but HATE the 9s. The ball of my foot was getting blisters (toe box is wider) and the cushioning is now where near the 8s. Once my knees starting bothering me (never had this issue) they went back to RRS and I got another pair of kinseis. Don't like the price on them but other then the nimbus 8 they've worked the best for me. If you loved the 8's you probably won't love the 9s.

 
5.0

This shoe feels perfect. ...

By tri2win

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

This shoe feels perfect. I have been a Nimbus wearer through five colors. No breaking in necessary. Took me to my best time ever in the NYC triathlon!

 
4.0

I love this shoe. I have ...

By Mary

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I love this shoe. I have worn the Gel Nimbus for the past couple of years.
However, the advice to order a half size up did not work in my favor. My previous Gel Nimbus shoes were all 9's (which is what size I normally wear). The 9 1/2's I ordered have caused me foot and calf pain, because they are just too big.

 
4.0

Nimbus 9 is a big ...

By Maria

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Nimbus 9 is a big improvement over 8. I like almost everything about this shoe. My only complaint is that my usual size 8 is bigger than previous models. If I knew, I would buy 7.5.

 
4.0

I too am experiencing ...

By Val Schirru

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I too am experiencing blistering near the ball of my foot on one side. I think perhaps it's the stitching on one of the sides. Going to return & try another pair as they are so comfortable and feel wonderful but I can't keep running if after only 3 times they are giving me blisters. I've been wearing the same shoe in older models...never had blisters

 
5.0

I have high arches and ...

By AAM

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I have high arches and have had heel problems in the past -- this shoe is a dream. I had been using the GT2110 and all the previous iterations of that shoe, the Nimbus put that shoe to shame. No complaints -- they are comfortable and durable. Did need to go up 1/2 as RRS recommends.

 
5.0

I absolutely love this ...

By Andria

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I absolutely love this shoe! Due to hallux rigidus/bunion on my right foot, I was an extreme supinator and this shoe was the first I could run long distances in without a stress fracture on my 5th metatarsal. I had surgery to fix my right foot and am starting to wear regular shoes again. I am back in these shoes as they are the only ones that can accommodate the swelling in the ball of my foot. I feel like I really got my money's worth!

 
3.0

Very comfortable/cushy ...

By Amanda

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Very comfortable/cushy but having problems with blisters just behind ball of foot on bottom of foot. not the kind of thing i can run a marathon with. hopefully it will imporve because everthing else about shoe is great

 
5.0

These are the best shoes ...

By Jennifer

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

These are the best shoes I've worn so far and I've tried several. I like the way Asics hugs your foot. These have great cushion. They are light weight too. I'm training for a half marathon amd wear these both on the treadmill and the road. If you are going to run a lot it is best to invest in a good shoe that will go the distance, literally.

 
4.0

The Nimbus 9 is a huge ...

By ckings

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

The Nimbus 9 is a huge improvement from the 8. I no longer experience the bleeding/blisters from the seams. The shoe has great support. Felt great throughout a 14 mile run.

 
2.0

I've been wearing the gel ...

By Jessica

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I've been wearing the gel nimbus for a few years now and am very disappointed in this remodel. My usual size is a bit too big and the shoe fits differently overall. I find it heavier and clunkier. It seems to come up higher on the ankle too, which isn't comfortable and gave me a blister. I love the nimbus because it's light and sleek-fitting. Time to stock up on the nimbus 8. :-(

 
5.0

My new Nimbus 9 just ...

By flavia

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

My new Nimbus 9 just arrived and I went out today for a 9 mile run. It is a wonderful shoe! Much, much better than the nimbus 8. Not only lighter but the seams that were bothering me on the nimbus 8 , are not there anymore... great shoe.

 
4.0

I tried on the Nimbus 8 ...

By Diane

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I tried on the Nimbus 8 but did not buy. A few months later I tried on the 9, this shoe felt good on at the store. The heel is higher than I like. I must be between sizes at the 7.5 was a little too short but feel the 8 is just little to big. That said, the cushioning is good, ride feels good. Worth putting on a short list for a try.

 
5.0

I am a Nike person but ...

By Lina

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

I am a Nike person but they discontinued my shoe and I was forced to cross-over. I am so glad that I found the Nimbus. I am very happy with the high arch support and cushioning. It fits like a glove, for my feet! I highly recommend this shoe!

 
5.0

It's like running on a ...

By MC

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

It's like running on a cloud!!! Who would have thought something so cushiony would be so supportive? I've finally found THE ONE!!!

 
5.0

Love the shoe! I've had a ...

By Runner

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Love the shoe! I've had a lot of trouble with shoes lately especially with the long training runs for marathons. I took my first run in this shoe this morning. -loved it. The back is high enough for my inserts so my heel doesn't slip out.

 
5.0

Nimbus wearers... This is ...

By KM

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Nimbus wearers... This is the update that we have been waiting for. Great cushioning- great fit all over.

 
5.0

The best shoe I have run ...

By Kristen

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

The best shoe I have run in. Awesome fit and the shoe is the most comfortable.

 
5.0

Nimbus is back!!! I love ...

By Rikke

from Undisclosed

Comments about Women's ASICS Running Shoes | ASICS GEL-Nimbus 9 - Road Runner Sports:

Nimbus is back!!! I love the Nimbus 9. I loved Nimbus 7 and hated 8 (made me abandon Asics until 9 came out). Nimbus 9 has the very cushy feeling and fits like a glove, that I was missing in the 8.

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1.    em rated this product 5 stars
Tue, June 03,2008:
i've been running in the Asics gel Nimbus from the beginning the Nimbus 1 to 9...best shoe ever!
2.    siribie rated this product 4 stars
Wed, May 28,2008:
I switched from Kayano since it was too narrow. I feel preferectly comfortable with new Nimbus 9. I actaually got another pair for my husband on Nimbus 9 for Men too. We are Asics family.
3.    Natalie rated this product 2 stars
Fri, May 23,2008:
I loved the Nimbus 7, went to another shoe after then decided to come back to the Nimbus. That was a mistake, after running less than a mile my feet were killing me and I could feel blisters on the bottom of both my feet. Now its back to shoe shopping.
4.    Jennifer rated this product 5 stars
Fri, February 22,2008:
I have a medium arch, very slight outward pronation and I love these shoes. The cushioning is superior. I feel like I'm running on air.
5.    blister_fever rated this product 1 star
Sat, February 16,2008:
I've been a GT-2000 series wearer for years. I "upgraded" to the Nimbus recently and am totally disappointed in this shoe. There's little cushioning and I've developed huge blisters under the front ball of both feet! For $100+ this shoe is a huge waste of money. I'm going back to the 2000 series.
6.    Mary rated this product 4 stars
Fri, January 11,2008:
I love this shoe. I have worn the Gel Nimbus for the past couple of years. However, the advice to order a half size up did not work in my favor. My previous Gel Nimbus shoes were all 9's (which is what size I normally wear). The 9 1/2's I ordered have caused me foot and calf pain, because they are just too big.
7.    5'4" 115lbs efficient female runner rated this product 5 stars
Sat, January 05,2008:
I'm an efficient runner with normal to high arches who overpronates slightly when I walk but not really when I run (I cannot wear stability shoes for distances over 3-4 miles without them causing hip or knee pain.) I was having problems finding a good shoe that didn't cause me blisters or joint problems yet gave enough support during my recent marathon training long runs. I went through 4 different pairs of shoes in 2-3 months. I finally bought these shoes and I love them. I got them 3 weeks before the marathon and used them for the race - great shoe! They are lightweight yet well cushioned. If you are an efficient runner with fairly "normal" everything and you need a wider toe box then you will love these shoes.
8.    AAM rated this product 5 stars
Thu, December 13,2007:
I have high arches and have had heel problems in the past -- this shoe is a dream. I had been using the GT2110 and all the previous iterations of that shoe, the Nimbus put that shoe to shame. No complaints -- they are comfortable and durable. Did need to go up 1/2 as RRS recommends.
9.    Joanne rated this product 2 stars
Wed, December 05,2007:
The toe box on this shoe is too wide; I have to cinch it up so tight, the upper wrinkles and bunches. I'll have to keep looking...
10.    Andria rated this product 5 stars
Sat, December 01,2007:
I absolutely love this shoe! Due to hallux rigidus/bunion on my right foot, I was an extreme supinator and this shoe was the first I could run long distances in without a stress fracture on my 5th metatarsal. I had surgery to fix my right foot and am starting to wear regular shoes again. I am back in these shoes as they are the only ones that can accommodate the swelling in the ball of my foot. I feel like I really got my money's worth!
11.    Jennifer rated this product 5 stars
Wed, November 14,2007:
These are the best shoes I've worn so far and I've tried several. I like the way Asics hugs your foot. These have great cushion. They are light weight too. I'm training for a half marathon amd wear these both on the treadmill and the road. If you are going to run a lot it is best to invest in a good shoe that will go the distance, literally.
12.    sunbunny rated this product 1 star
Thu, November 01,2007:
Couldn't wear them for a run longer then 5 miles without issues. I loved the 8's but HATE the 9s. The ball of my foot was getting blisters (toe box is wider) and the cushioning is now where near the 8s. Once my knees starting bothering me (never had this issue) they went back to RRS and I got another pair of kinseis. Don't like the price on them but other then the nimbus 8 they've worked the best for me. If you loved the 8's you probably won't love the 9s.
13.    Val Schirru rated this product 4 stars
Wed, October 10,2007:
I too am experiencing blistering near the ball of my foot on one side. I think perhaps it's the stitching on one of the sides. Going to return & try another pair as they are so comfortable and feel wonderful but I can't keep running if after only 3 times they are giving me blisters. I've been wearing the same shoe in older models...never had blisters
14.    Maria rated this product 4 stars
Sat, September 22,2007:
Nimbus 9 is a big improvement over 8. I like almost everything about this shoe. My only complaint is that my usual size 8 is bigger than previous models. If I knew, I would buy 7.5.
15.    tri2win rated this product 5 stars
Mon, September 03,2007:
This shoe feels perfect. I have been a Nimbus wearer through five colors. No breaking in necessary. Took me to my best time ever in the NYC triathlon!
16.    Amanda rated this product 3 stars
Wed, August 29,2007:
Very comfortable/cushy but having problems with blisters just behind ball of foot on bottom of foot. not the kind of thing i can run a marathon with. hopefully it will imporve because everthing else about shoe is great
17.    ckings rated this product 4 stars
Tue, August 21,2007:
The Nimbus 9 is a huge improvement from the 8. I no longer experience the bleeding/blisters from the seams. The shoe has great support. Felt great throughout a 14 mile run.
18.    Diane rated this product 4 stars
Wed, August 15,2007:
I tried on the Nimbus 8 but did not buy. A few months later I tried on the 9, this shoe felt good on at the store. The heel is higher than I like. I must be between sizes at the 7.5 was a little too short but feel the 8 is just little to big. That said, the cushioning is good, ride feels good. Worth putting on a short list for a try.
19.    Kristen rated this product 5 stars
Tue, August 07,2007:
The best shoe I have run in. Awesome fit and the shoe is the most comfortable.
20.    MC rated this product 5 stars
Wed, July 18,2007:
It's like running on a cloud!!! Who would have thought something so cushiony would be so supportive? I've finally found THE ONE!!!
21.    flavia rated this product 5 stars
Sun, June 17,2007:
My new Nimbus 9 just arrived and I went out today for a 9 mile run. It is a wonderful shoe! Much, much better than the nimbus 8. Not only lighter but the seams that were bothering me on the nimbus 8 , are not there anymore... great shoe.
22.    KM rated this product 5 stars
Tue, June 05,2007:
Nimbus wearers... This is the update that we have been waiting for. Great cushioning- great fit all over.
23.    Runner rated this product 5 stars
Mon, May 28,2007:
Love the shoe! I've had a lot of trouble with shoes lately especially with the long training runs for marathons. I took my first run in this shoe this morning. -loved it. The back is high enough for my inserts so my heel doesn't slip out.
24.    Rikke rated this product 5 stars
Sun, May 27,2007:
Nimbus is back!!! I love the Nimbus 9. I loved Nimbus 7 and hated 8 (made me abandon Asics until 9 came out). Nimbus 9 has the very cushy feeling and fits like a glove, that I was missing in the 8.
25.    Lina rated this product 5 stars
Sat, May 26,2007:
I am a Nike person but they discontinued my shoe and I was forced to cross-over. I am so glad that I found the Nimbus. I am very happy with the high arch support and cushioning. It fits like a glove, for my feet! I highly recommend this shoe!
26.    Jessica rated this product 2 stars
Tue, May 22,2007:
I've been wearing the gel nimbus for a few years now and am very disappointed in this remodel. My usual size is a bit too big and the shoe fits differently overall. I find it heavier and clunkier. It seems to come up higher on the ankle too, which isn't comfortable and gave me a blister. I love the nimbus because it's light and sleek-fitting. Time to stock up on the nimbus 8. :-(

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