Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11

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Women's ASICS® GEL-NIMBUS® 11 :: The ultimate cushioned running shoe is back lighter than ever and with a surprisingly stable platform for a neutral shoe. The women's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 11 serves up a softer ride with gravity-defying responsiveness, and fewer overlays for amazing comfort. 10.4 ounces

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NEUTRAL+ [?]
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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Features & Benefits:

  • Impact Guidance System (I.G.S.): Linked componentry that enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • Solyte® midsole material: Lighter than ASICS® standard EVA and SpEVA with improved cushioning and durability
  • Space trusstic system: Creates a pocket between the Trusstic System device and the midsole allowing for greater midsole deformation and more efficient foot function
  • Biomorphic fit upper: Provides a superior fit and function
  • Asymmetrical lacing system: Enhances Biomorphic Fit by conforming to the bony architecture of the foot
  • Dynamic Forefoot Cradle: Supports and guides the foot to an efficient toe-off
  • AHAR® (Asics High Abrasion Resistant rubber) heel plug: Durable outsole in high abrasion areas
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Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe
 
4.1

(based on 61 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cushions impact (16)
  • Comfortable (15)
  • Breathable (13)
  • Arch support (11)
  • Lightweight (11)

Cons

  • Wears out quickly (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (14)
  • Pavement (4)
  • Walking (4)
  • Distance / endurance (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      90% 

      (18 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (20 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (12), High arch (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (13), Casual/ recreational (4), Gym rat (4)

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5.0

Pure bliss!

By Run, Mama, Run

from Glendive, MT

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Good Arch Support
  • Lightweight
  • Roomy toe box

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road Running

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

    I've been a devoted fan of this shoe since the Nimbus 7 and the 11's are, by far, one of my favorites. The toe box is very ample and the heels are deep and slightly more narrow than other shoes I've run in which I think is part of this shoe's appeal - a roomy, cushy, "hug" for my feet which have high arches and are prone to stress fractures and plantar fascitis. I ran an ultra 50K trail run in these last week and they were a dream - both on the pavement and off. I've already ordered the 12's to start breaking in for my next marathon in 4 weeks - but I also ordered a couple more 11's to add to my stash!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels half size too small
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • High Arch

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    These shoes are OK. . ...

    By gwen16

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

    These shoes are OK. . definitely not the Nimbus 10s - my favorite. The 11's took longer to break in. I'm disappointed that I had to give up the 10s and I'm looking for something comparable.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    The 10s had better ...

    By yellowbird

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

    The 10s had better cushioning, especially forefoot. Both wear out way to soon, and I only run 20--25 miles a week. Switched to Nike Zoom Vomero=4 which has great cushioning an terrible fit. The arches are not right. I wish someone would come up with a shoe with good cushioning +durability+fit

     
    4.0

    Shoe feels great

    By Tom

    from Virginia

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

      Bought this shoe for mid distance training and some mild speed work. Since I never use the same shoes twice in a week, I have only worn them a few times thus far. Over time, my rating might go up (or down) depending on durability and other factors, but for now they seem like a great pair of shores for a great RR price.

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

      why, WHY can't they just keep some shoes

      By Ellen

      from Southwest FL Beach runner

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

        "They" should let consumers vote on just a few shoes that should never be endangered. This should be one of them. Because RRS only has 2 sizes left, I have just ordered 5 pairs elsewhere. I've tried several pairs of the 12s and my knee hurts. Went back to my beat up 11s and knee's fine, as it had been for the years I enjoyed the 11's with my custom orthotics.

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

        I would like to buy this prouduct again.

        By maria

        from fullerton,ca

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Walking

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

          [...] Loved it!!

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
           
          3.0

          Great shoe but variation in fit

          By B

          from Berkeley, CA

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cushions Impact

          Cons

          • Wears Out Quickly

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

          I have been using this shoes for three years- buying a pair about every 6 months. I was extremely pleased with the shoe and it has been the only one that fits comfortable on my wide foot. However, this last time I ordered the Gel Nimbus 11- it fits completely different. I was replacing the exact same shoe. I can only think that there must be some difference in the manufactoring. I returned it and bought another pair of Nimbus 11 and have had no troubles with the new one.

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

          great shoe

          By k

          from ny

          About Me Gym Rat

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Pavement

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

            run weekly in this shoe has great cushion and comfort

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

            Perfectly cushioned & great arch support

            By AngelzFyre

            from AL

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking

              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

              This shoe has awesome arch support and the perfect cushioning for both long, hard workouts and long hiking walks that also includes plenty of pavement.
              I've ordered a 2nd pair and will definitely buy again.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • High Arch
               
              4.0

              Favorite Running Shoe

              By Love my Nimbus

              from Dallas, TX

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Road Running

                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                This is my favorite neutral running shoe. I've run half marathons in these, and they've been great. I've been wearing the Nimbus for years, and Numbus 11 has been my favorite model. I'll give the 12 a shot after I can't find the 11 anymore. Great shoe!

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                 
                4.0

                Great, solid shoe!

                By Shuttergirl

                from Missouri

                About Me Gym Rat

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cushions Impact
                • Durable
                • Good Arch Support
                • Good Traction
                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Running

                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                  I have a high arch, wide front of foot, narrow heel, high instep and over pronate. Finding shoes has been a nightmare! This shoe fits, offers solid support and comfort! I run 15+ miles a week and this shoe has stood up to wet surfaces, mud, and more without any change in comfort!

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

                  Love these shoes

                  By dwegner

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                    Just ran a marathon in them last month, they were great!

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

                    A New Asics Fan

                    By jbcrunner

                    from florida

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Endurance Training

                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                      As a relatively new distance runner, I was having trouble finding the right shoe that didn't leave me with knee and foot pain. Nimbus 11 were exactly what I was looking for. I trained for and ran a marathon, 2 half marathons as well as multiple shorter races with this shoe with no problems. They're still going strong! I wear a full size larger and added arch support insoles.

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

                      I have a wide foot & this shoe is great

                      By specdeb

                      from Lorenzo, Tx

                      About Me Gym Rat

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gym

                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                        I have not found anything about this shoe that I don't like

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

                        great for high arches

                        By run like a mother

                        from hannibal, MO

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Durable
                        • Fast
                        • Good Arch Support

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Endurance Training

                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                          I love this running shoe I stocked up seeing that it is being replaced with the 12

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

                          I am flying again

                          By Sesselja

                          from Washington

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                            This shoe is the best. I am a marathon runner and after last marathon I had a back traction. I haven't been able to run for months. Now I am starting again and this Nimbus is the best. The cushion is very good and I feel like I am flying when I am on the run.

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

                            Great shoe. Easy Transaction

                            By Cmarsh4

                            from Iowa

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Lightweight
                            • Pronation Control

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                              I am an underpronator and these are the best shoes I have found to run in. I will say that at first I didnt like the 11,s as well as my Nimbus 10's because the toe box is a little wider but now that I have gotten use to that they are perfect. I run/jog on concrete and these really help me from getting shin splints. I did put true to size but like all Asics I order 1/2 size bigger than other running shoes.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels true to width
                              • Arch Type:
                              • Average Arch
                               
                              4.0

                              Great shoe

                              By Patas

                              from Mexico City

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Wears Out Quickly

                              Best Uses

                              • Endurance Training

                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                              This is a great shoe, very comfortable (much better than the Nimbus 10). I've been using the Nimbus since the 6, and definitely love the 11's. My ONLY complaint is that they aren't very durable. I had a hole in both shoes only after one and a half.

                               
                              4.0

                              description is actually true...

                              By Beth

                              from Salt Lake City, UT

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Road Running

                                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                After years of wearing stability/motion-control shoes because of my flat feet, I switched to the Nimbus and now I'm happily on my third pair. Great forefoot cushioning and nice wide toebox for midfoot strikers like myself. Also very lightweight.

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

                                Great Shoes

                                By Michelle

                                from Idaho

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Pros

                                • Cushions Impact

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Pavement
                                  • Road Running
                                  • Walking

                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                  Great shoe, I was able to run while recovering from plantar fascitis with minimal discomfort.

                                  • Sizing:
                                  • Feels true to size
                                  • Width:
                                  • Feels true to width
                                  • Arch Type:
                                  • Average Arch
                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Difference in fit by shoe color??

                                  By Lynda

                                  from Chicago

                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Pronation Control
                                  • Responsive

                                  Cons

                                  • Wears Out Quickly

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Pavement
                                  • Road Running

                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                  Did anyone notice a difference in fit from the blue to the purple? I have worn numerous pairs of Nimbus shoes and loved them all (except the 10's). With the 11, I ran through 2 pairs of the blue, including 2 half marathons and about 20 milew per week aside from half training with no problem. However, when I swtiched to the purple shoe, I started blistering on the side of each foot, right below my big toe whenever I run more than 4 miles. Took the first pair of purples back for a new one and the same thing happened.

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

                                  Love Em!

                                  By Cat

                                  from WA

                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Good Arch Support

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Road Running

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    I'm a runner and am not quite a full neutral, need a little support. I wear these with the green superfeet and they are perfect! I've always loved the cushion with the nimbus, but the top of the shoe always hurt my high instep and I was constantly re-lacing so they'd fit. However, the new lacing system has made it so they fit my feet perfectly and I can keep the laces as is! I feel like these were made to fit my feet! Perfect, please don't change them!

                                    • Sizing:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Width:
                                    • Feels true to width
                                    • Arch Type:
                                    • Average Arch
                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Jane

                                    By Runner

                                    from none

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Pros

                                    • Absorbs Shock
                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Flexible
                                    • Good Arch Support
                                    • Good Traction
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Once again so comfortable
                                    • Pronation Control

                                    Cons

                                    • 10 is better

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Gym
                                    • Pavement
                                    • Road Running
                                    • Trail Running
                                    • Walking
                                    • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    I liked the 10 better, but all asics are great. I'd wear these again.

                                    • Sizing:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Width:
                                    • Feels true to width
                                    • Arch Type:
                                    • Average Arch
                                     
                                    3.0

                                    Bought them yesterday, ...

                                    By Robin

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    Bought them yesterday, ran 6 miles on the treadmill and will be returning them. I have a wide forefoot and at 18 minutes, the joint at my big toe was screaming in pain. But it did fit my narrow heel and the cushioning was nice for my high arches.
                                    Put on my old Nike Pegasus and no pain after 25 minutes (except for anterior ankle pain that was the reason I had to stop wearing these).

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Absolutely love this ...

                                    By Colette

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    Absolutely love this shoe...ran a full marathon in them 10/09 and had no difficulites. Will buy this shoe again! Best support and cushion balance I've ever experienced

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    These are the most ...

                                    By Kayla M.

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    These are the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned. I feel like I'm walking/running on a cloud. They seem to improve my posture. I'm an under pronator and these shoes are great for me. They seem to run a 1/2 size small so I ordered a 1/2 size larger than normal and they fit like a glove!

                                     
                                    3.0

                                    I REVISE my previous ...

                                    By jenjen2355

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    I REVISE my previous post! After running in these a few more times, these have given me awful shin splints & ankle pain after just a couple runs at a 8.5 min mile pace. I didnt notice it as much at a slower pace. Also, I noticed that the fit around my ankle isnt as snug as my 10's & maybe that has something to do w/ it. Needless to say, I am going back to my Nimbus 10's! FYI- I agree w/ above poster that composition of a runner matters- I am 5'3, 110 lbs, and run about 15-20 miles/week. Hope that helps.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    This is my 3rd pair of ...

                                    By jenjen2355

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    This is my 3rd pair of Nimbus'. I loved the NImbus-10 so much I had 2 pair, & have to say I love the 11 just as well. I don't think they run small, however, as the toe box is bigger than the Nimbus-10 & so they feel a little bigger to me actually. I wear an 8.5 in everything & the 8.5 in these are what I purchased.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Ran my first half ...

                                    By ellen

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    Ran my first half marathon in these with hard orthotics and got through it. Continue to train in these, and every time I've switched (other than flats for 5K races), I start to get the recurring pains. Bottom line, these shoes keep working for me when others don't seem to. Only thing, I am following the PT's advice to have 2 pairs, one only for training and one only for wearing all other times, because walking wears them down in different ways, and much more quickly. I've found I have to replace the shoes I walk in every 2 months, or if I get lazy and don't switch my orthotics out of the running shoes into the walking ones. Great neutral, cushioned just enough shoes. Even though it is light relative to other shoes, would love to see it a little lighter. I'm sure that will happen as technology gets even better.

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Absolutely love the ...

                                    By Heather

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 11 Running Shoe:

                                    Absolutely love the sneakers! I have been in the army for 13 years and when its time to run I dread it. However, with these sneakers I am able to keep running with no chin splints, no back pain and no knee pain. Hoping to do a half-marathon by April.

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                                    1.    jenjen2355 rated this product 3 stars
                                    Sat, January 23,2010:
                                    I REVISE my previous post! After running in these a few more times, these have given me awful shin splints & ankle pain after just a couple runs at a 8.5 min mile pace. I didnt notice it as much at a slower pace. Also, I noticed that the fit around my ankle isnt as snug as my 10's & maybe that has something to do w/ it. Needless to say, I am going back to my Nimbus 10's! FYI- I agree w/ above poster that composition of a runner matters- I am 5'3, 110 lbs, and run about 15-20 miles/week. Hope that helps.
                                    2.    gwen16 rated this product 4 stars
                                    Fri, January 22,2010:
                                    These shoes are OK. . definitely not the Nimbus 10s - my favorite. The 11's took longer to break in. I'm disappointed that I had to give up the 10s and I'm looking for something comparable.
                                    3.    jenjen2355 rated this product 5 stars
                                    Thu, January 21,2010:
                                    This is my 3rd pair of Nimbus'. I loved the NImbus-10 so much I had 2 pair, & have to say I love the 11 just as well. I don't think they run small, however, as the toe box is bigger than the Nimbus-10 & so they feel a little bigger to me actually. I wear an 8.5 in everything & the 8.5 in these are what I purchased.
                                    4.    ellen rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, January 17,2010:
                                    Ran my first half marathon in these with hard orthotics and got through it. Continue to train in these, and every time I've switched (other than flats for 5K races), I start to get the recurring pains. Bottom line, these shoes keep working for me when others don't seem to. Only thing, I am following the PT's advice to have 2 pairs, one only for training and one only for wearing all other times, because walking wears them down in different ways, and much more quickly. I've found I have to replace the shoes I walk in every 2 months, or if I get lazy and don't switch my orthotics out of the running shoes into the walking ones. Great neutral, cushioned just enough shoes. Even though it is light relative to other shoes, would love to see it a little lighter. I'm sure that will happen as technology gets even better.
                                    5.    Kayla M. rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, January 17,2010:
                                    These are the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned. I feel like I'm walking/running on a cloud. They seem to improve my posture. I'm an under pronator and these shoes are great for me. They seem to run a 1/2 size small so I ordered a 1/2 size larger than normal and they fit like a glove!
                                    6.    Colette rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, January 10,2010:
                                    Absolutely love this shoe...ran a full marathon in them 10/09 and had no difficulites. Will buy this shoe again! Best support and cushion balance I've ever experienced
                                    7.    Heather rated this product 5 stars
                                    Fri, January 08,2010:
                                    Absolutely love the sneakers! I have been in the army for 13 years and when its time to run I dread it. However, with these sneakers I am able to keep running with no chin splints, no back pain and no knee pain. Hoping to do a half-marathon by April.
                                    8.    Jennifer rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, December 20,2009:
                                    I absolutely love the Asics Gel Nimbus 11 shoes!! I have a flat, slightly wide foot and these shoes are wonderful! I'm overweight and wanted to invest in a great all around shoe for work (I'm a nurse) and I've recently started A workout regime, and I had bought another shoe (different brand) before this and was not happy, I returned them and tried on every Asics, since they were highly recommended by several people, this is the shoe for me! I have plantar fascitis, and these shoes are amazingly comfortable! I'm not a runner (yet), but I am on my feet ALL day! I have already recommended these shoes to several people.
                                    9.    Robin rated this product 3 stars
                                    Sun, December 13,2009:
                                    Bought them yesterday, ran 6 miles on the treadmill and will be returning them. I have a wide forefoot and at 18 minutes, the joint at my big toe was screaming in pain. But it did fit my narrow heel and the cushioning was nice for my high arches. Put on my old Nike Pegasus and no pain after 25 minutes (except for anterior ankle pain that was the reason I had to stop wearing these).
                                    10.    Texas Runner rated this product 4 stars
                                    Tue, November 03,2009:
                                    The cushion in this shoe is very nice and they are quite comfortable. They NEED to be broken in, as for the first 20+ miles they just seem too cushy and I can see how other runners may be apt to put them aside. They do wear out quite fast and are not really that durable especially if you run on roads and trails often. I am not sure why Asics decided to "improve" the Nimbus 10, but the 11 is not the shoe the Nimbus 10 once was. Also, the lacing system on the 11 is kind of uncomfortable on top of the foot and actually caused me to develop a cyst on my tendon from irritation (and probably all of the miles logged too).
                                    11.    yellowbird rated this product 2 stars
                                    Sun, October 04,2009:
                                    The 10s had better cushioning, especially forefoot. Both wear out way to soon, and I only run 20--25 miles a week. Switched to Nike Zoom Vomero=4 which has great cushioning an terrible fit. The arches are not right. I wish someone would come up with a shoe with good cushioning +durability+fit
                                    12.    anika rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sat, September 26,2009:
                                    This is a great shoe for marathon training. It has wonderful forefoot cushioning but it's firm enough to be supportive. I recommend it to someone who is neutral but needs just a little bit of stability. I also use Green Superfeet with these shoes.
                                    13.    Linda rated this product 5 stars
                                    Tue, September 22,2009:
                                    I run over 40+ miles a week in this shoe and its been able to hold out great the last 4 months. I only had them for a week before my last marathon and never had blisters and ran a personal record. They are light and super comfortable...I highly recommend them.
                                    14.    Barb rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, September 20,2009:
                                    These shoes are so comfortable. I am not a runner but find these to be the most comfortable shoes to walk and train in that I have ever owned. For anyone who has foot issues, I would highly recommend them.
                                    15.    mbp rated this product 3 stars
                                    Sun, September 20,2009:
                                    I have been running in these shoes for 3 1/2 months While it is true that this are very comfortable out of the box, they are not very durable. I bought these to train and run in a half marathon and within 3 1/2 months there is a whole in the toe. I run only ~ 20-25 miles a week.
                                    16.    Nancy rated this product 5 stars
                                    Fri, September 18,2009:
                                    WOW I LOVE these shoes. I had been a New Balance fan for years and switched to these after the RR fitting. I have not been able to run for quite some time and with these I am back! Great cushioning for my feet, works great with my orthodic and I love the offset laces. I use a pair for work all day on carpeted concrete and much less leg fatique. Plan to buy another pair as well. Thanks RR for the great service!
                                    17.    Brielle rated this product 5 stars
                                    Tue, September 08,2009:
                                    These shoes are AMAZING! They are the second pair that I've had from the 'Nimbus' family.. I've had Kayano before, but these are definitely off the charts. No breaking-in required..they fit like a glove. Love them. Highly recommended!!
                                    18.    Jill rated this product 4 stars
                                    Thu, September 03,2009:
                                    On the contrary to other reviews, this Asics shoe is more narrow than the others I have run on in the past. In fact, the slight narrowness of the toe is my only complaint. Otherwise, I am quite pleased with these shoes, and would buy another pair. They are still wearing well after 100 miles, and I plan to wear them for many more.
                                    19.    Disappointed rated this product 3 stars
                                    Sun, August 23,2009:
                                    My third pair of Gel-Nimbus, but very disappointed on this pair, cannot run over three miles without my feet hurting, the cushioning is more on the back of the shoes not much in front.
                                    20.    Andi rated this product 1 star
                                    Fri, August 21,2009:
                                    I went from the Cumulus to these for the extra cushioning for distance running. These feel awful. My heel feels off centered, not nearly enough arch, and there is way too much toe room.
                                    21.    Teri rated this product 3 stars
                                    Wed, August 19,2009:
                                    The cushioning was ok-it was the large toe area that didn't work for me! Nimbus 10's were slightly too narrow- (causing blisters)-yet the 11's are too wide! The arch on my left foot felt wierd after running 3 miles, and by the 5th mile, 2 of my toes were numb. Needless to say, they went back!
                                    22.    Janet rated this product 1 star
                                    Fri, August 07,2009:
                                    These shoes are a big disappointment. They have no support and don't come close the the Nimbus 10s. Both my knees started hurting and I have to find another pair of shoes now.
                                    23.    Pauline R. rated this product 3 stars
                                    Tue, July 28,2009:
                                    This is the third pair of Gel-Nimbus shoes I've bought and I'm disappointed in this pair. Although comfortable, they are much less supportive than my previous 2 pairs. When I need a new pair of shoes, I will look for another style or brand for more rigid support
                                    24.    adg rated this product 5 stars
                                    Wed, July 15,2009:
                                    These are amazing light as a feather, great cushioning for my high arches, with no break in time.. my knee pain went away with these... love them .. please dont change a thing.. I wish I could buy 10 of these too!! they are perfect!!!
                                    25.    Pam rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, July 12,2009:
                                    UPDATE: I have now logged 300 miles in these shoes and I love them. I want to buy 10 pairs, because I just know they are going to change these on me. I use them with my custom orthotics. These still look as good and feel as supportive as they did 300 miles ago.
                                    26.    Anonymous rated this product 1 star
                                    Wed, July 08,2009:
                                    Ran on these for a week and developed very bad knee pain. Was running on the Nimubus 10s with problem. Bring back the 10s!
                                    27.    sylwia from Toniquefitness.com rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sat, July 04,2009:
                                    Asics shoes are amazing...for my daily workout routine combined with running, my feet feel still rested, and I have limited my injuries. They give a great support and flexibility, while still providing a great protection.
                                    28.    alisa G. rated this product 5 stars
                                    Fri, July 03,2009:
                                    Loved the 10s and I love the 11s even more.. this is the perfect running shoe for me... i love the added support and the extra toe wiggle room in the toe box.. really nice! the color and change style are pretty... Great job on the upgrade!!! This shoe is perfection!!!!
                                    29.    Judy rated this product 2 stars
                                    Thu, July 02,2009:
                                    I run six miles every day (57 years old, 120 LBS). First run on these shoes aggravated an old IT band injury which had been just fine with the Nimbus 10s. I'm going back to Nimbus 10 (if I can find any). It appears that they gave up support for "softness". Hey, ASICs - how about leaving your old models on the market if you insist on such dramatic (and often for the worse) changes???
                                    30.    Brie rated this product 2 stars
                                    Tue, June 16,2009:
                                    I loved these shoes for about a month/80 miles...now the cushioning is GONE! For $125 they should still feel like a dream. When I first bought them they were like running on pillows. Don't know what happened.
                                    31.    Barb rated this product 5 stars
                                    Tue, June 09,2009:
                                    This shoe is aptly named. It's like walking/running on an air cushion and I've searched a long time to be able to say that!
                                    32.    Thea Ganoe rated this product 5 stars
                                    Tue, June 09,2009:
                                    This is my favorite of all shoes. You can run marathon's in them, they give you all the protection you need, but they are very light. And for a cushioned shoe, I never found a better 'ride' except maybe the original Landreths.
                                    33.    Suzanne rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sun, June 07,2009:
                                    This is my first ASICS and I can't believe I waited so long. These are superior to all the other shoes I've tried (Nike, Saucony, Adidas). I have high arches and a lot of miles (8 milers during the week and 10-12 miles on weekends). I have a small-medium frame (125 lbs/ 5'2"). All my joint and back pain has disappeared since I switched to these shoes. Nimbus 11 rocks!
                                    34.    Carrie rated this product 5 stars
                                    Sat, May 23,2009:
                                    I just have to say that I love this shoe. It gives my feet the support they needs and I often have a hard time finding a comfortable shoe.
                                    35.    Miss I rated this product 4 stars
                                    Mon, May 18,2009:
                                    I've been a wearer of the Gel Nimbus for a long time. I use an insole for extra cushion (which I use for most of my running shoes) and bought this shoe an entire size up. It seems they fit me a lot smaller than past Gel Nimbus versions. I'm glad the overlays of the Gel Nimbus 10s are gone, especially around the big toe, which caused blisters and toenail problems.
                                    36.    BRS25 rated this product 5 stars
                                    Fri, May 15,2009:
                                    I have never tried the Nimbus 10, but I have SUPER sensitive forefeet, and I LOVE these shoes for my marathon training. I have a Cumulus-10 as well, and they do not compare (of course they are cheaper, too). I guess I should get a pair of Nimbus 10's if they are better than these, because the 11's are the best sneakers I've ever had!
                                    37.    cathy rated this product 3 stars
                                    Thu, May 14,2009:
                                    This shoe let me down.It lacks the forefoot cushioning of the Nimbus 10.I will not buy another pair,and after one run,I went back to my old Nombus 10's.As A 55yr old distance runner,cushioning is a priority!
                                    38.    LC rated this product 2 stars
                                    Wed, May 13,2009:
                                    Very disappointed in this shoe. Not as cushioned as the Nimbus 10, especially in the forefoot area. Ascis says the the women's version is softer, must be on top of the shoe because it certainly is not softer underneath your foot. If you want Asics Nimbus shoes, buy the Nimbus 10 while you can and hope they go back to the drawing board for the Nimbus 12.
                                    39.    Smiddie rated this product 2 stars
                                    Fri, May 08,2009:
                                    Platform has changed and not for the better! Nice looking shoe, though.
                                    40.    Pam rated this product 4 stars
                                    Sun, May 03,2009:
                                    These are so much more comfortable than the GEL-Nimbus 10s. The overlay on the top of the old shoe is now gone, and the whole shoe is softer with no rubbing points. I only hope it is cushioned enough, because I could feel pressure on the ball of my foot that I hadn't been feeling with the clunkier 10s. These are also much better looking than the 10s!

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