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Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16

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Women's ASICS® GEL-NIMBUS® 16 :: Looking to do a little cloud hopping? Well, look no further now that you've discovered the newly updated, plusher than ever Women's ASICS® GEL-Nimbus® 16 running shoe. Your every transition will be silky smooth with the updated Guidance Trusstic System® that perfectly complements the cushy feel of the ASICS® FluidRide™ midsole. You'll still enjoy that truly customized fit thanks to the FluidFit™ upper, and if you're an underpronator to mild overpronator, you'll be as elated as ever by the way this newest GEL-Nimbus® allows you to float effortlessly through your run, mile after magical mile. 9.4 ounces

Category Type:

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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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Features & Benefits:

  • FluidFit: Multi-directional stretch mesh combined with stretch reinforcements that adapt to the athlete's foot, creating a 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
  • Updated Guidance Trusstic System: Enhances gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • Guidance Line: Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency
  • Heel Clutching System: Exoskeletal heel counter provides improved support and creates an improved heel fitting environment
  • More flex grooves in midsole: Increased flexibility
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop 13mm
  • ASW4514

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4.3

(based on 39 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (29)
  • Cushions impact (28)
  • Lightweight (23)
  • Arch support (21)
  • Breathable (20)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (4)
  • Uncomfortable (4)

Best Uses

  • Road running (21)
  • Distance / endurance (5)
  • Pavement (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      77% 

      (30 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      89% 

      (34 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (18), High arch (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (19), Casual/ recreational (10), Gym rat (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (36)

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5.0

cushion

By Natrunz

from pittsburg CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pavement

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

    I've been running for 15 years and recently ran my first marathon. I loved my nimbus 15. I suffered from planter facitis. This shoe has so much cushion they feel so comfortable. But you will have to get them a half size bigger because of all the cushion. I decided to try hokaone because I heard that they were also good for PF. But they don't have the cushion that I need around the heel. So I purchased the nimbus 16 and my feet feel great. No pain in my heel or bottom of feet. These are my favorite shoes for pavement.

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

    Great run!

    By Fit mom

    from New jersey

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Fast

    Cons

    • Wears Out Quickly

    Best Uses

    • Endurance Training

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

    Love it! Supportive, cushioning and comfortable

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

    Love this shoe. It is my third pair.

    By VS girl

    from Wheeling, IL

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • With Orthotics/Inserts

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

      I wear them to work because I stand all day in retail. They have really helped my feet and my back. Highly recommend.

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

      Awesome Shoes

      By Pediatric Nurse

      from Germantown, MD

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

          I work in pediatrics and these shoes are great to n my feet all day. Nice traction so I do not slip.

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

          great running shoes

          By jb

          from nj

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

            I run two to three times a week, according to my running evaluation my foot in underpronated and this shoe was recommended to me, so far the shoe has been great

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

            Amazing shoe!

            By tfal

            from clearwater, FL

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Fast
            • Good Arch Support
            • Good Traction
            • Great with Jeans

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

              This is a great shoe! I am a runner and love these shoes. I have run in the Nimbus for years and love them. These are right on par with the amount of cushion needed for someone that runs daily. The comfort is unbeatable and my joints thank me every day I wear them!

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

              Stylish/Great Fit

              By SMJ the Walker

              from Rockville, MD

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Good Arch Support
              • Good Traction
              • Great with Jeans
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Walking

                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                I use with custom orthotics inserts and perfect fit. Just recently started a walking program and these fit and are very comfortable. My feet don't swish around.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                3.0

                Disappointed

                By Running for life

                from Northern Virginia

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Road Running

                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                    I am a daily runner --on the roads, 5-7 miles. I ran in my first pair of ASICS--the GEL NIMBUS 15 --this year and immediately became a fan of ASICS! I recently purchased the NIMBUS 16 expecting the same great fit and feel--and am very Disappointed. The shoe fits 1/2 size shorter and while the cushioning is great, it does not have the crisp, responsive feel that the NIMBUS 15 had. I have a narrow foot and heel and have run in New Balance shoes for years but have recently become very disappointed in the wearability of their shoes so decided to try ASICS based on the offering of a narrow shoe size. I hope the next version of this shoe will not disappoint!

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

                    Nice Shoe

                    By Addie

                    from Raleigh, NC

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Road Running

                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                      I ran a 5 mile race with these shoes over the weekend and was surprised to find the following day I was not feeling intense pain from my Plantar Fasciitis. I've been suffering from this for close to 2 years and with other shoes have always experenced a lot of pain following a road run, but not with the Nimbus 16. Very happy with the degree of support and comfort. If I have a complaint it's the color choices - but I can live with that if it mean no more pain

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

                      Cute and comfy!

                      By Mrs. Lee's Losing It!

                      from Yakima,Wa

                      About Me Gym Rat

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Endurance Training

                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                        I wear these three nights a week for boot camp and then twice a week at the gym for weight training and running on the treadmill. I've got a wider, size 12 foot and these not only fit great but also look nice on my feet.

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

                        Love this shoe!

                        By Half Crazy

                        from Corona, CA

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                          These shoes were recommended to me after my evaluation with Shoedog in July. They are the most comfortable shoes I have ever run in! The knee pain I was experiencing during running disappeared after I started running in these shoes.

                          • Sizing:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Width:
                          • Feels true to width
                           
                          4.0

                          Great shoe but not as much cushion !

                          By karen

                          from hilton head island, sc

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Breathable
                          • Good Arch Support
                          • Good Traction
                          • Lightweight
                          • Ordered Narrow Good Fit

                          Cons

                          • Needs more cushion
                          • Wears Out Quickly

                          Best Uses

                          • Road Running

                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                          I run everyday. I love the narrow fit ( i ordered narrow) but I do not care for the white color. They fit well but have lost some cushioning from the 15 model. I have been wearing the gel nimbus for 5 years now. Overall,I love them but they do wear out fast. My favorite are still the 13!

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

                          Running on clouds...

                          By CCook

                          from Portland, Oregon

                          About Me Gym Rat

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Cushions Impact
                          • Good Traction
                          • Lightweight
                          • Pronation Control

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Pavement

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                            These are by far the most comfortable running shoes I've ever had. This is the third generation of this particular shoe I've owned and they just keep getting better!

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • High Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            2.0

                            Fit is very small

                            By Honeybee

                            from CLT

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Pros

                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Like A Cloud

                            Cons

                            • Heavy

                            Best Uses

                            • Pavement

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                            These are apparently very different fitting shoes depending on what country they were made in. I normally buy a 10.5 to allow extra room, and these fit like 10s. If I bought them again, I would get an 11. I'm not sure I will though, they have caused me to lose 4 toenails. Seriously, these were ALMOST great. Just size up a half size more than you'd normally would to save your toes!

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels full size too small
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Arch Type:
                            • High Arch
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            1.0

                            Too Narrow

                            By Budarunner

                            from Fayetteville, NC

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Narrow / Tight
                              • Poor Arch Support
                              • Uncomfortable

                              Best Uses

                              • Pavement

                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                              I have wide feet and high arches. I ordered these shoes in 8D (wide), half a size larger than my street shoes, and they are WAY too narrow. They were so narrow, in fact, that my socks showed on either side of the tongue as I laced them up. They didn't even wrap all the way around my foot. They also don't feel as if they would cushion my feet as my other shoes used to do.

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

                              Don't like the update

                              By clygirl

                              from Chicago

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                    I'm an avid Nimbus wearer since the Nimbus 12s. I loved the cushion of the 12s, but they needed to be more structured. Nimbus 13s were good, but less cushion. Nimbus 14 were totally flat and unwearable. I loved the Nimbus 15s as they had the cushion of the 12s with the structure of the 13.

                                    As far as Nimbus 16s, they are slightly more structured across the top of the foot. So, someone with a low profile foot and average width forefoot, they will fit better. However, the sole/heel have changed so, it feels as though there's a heel cup. After only running in the twice, I started to have heel discomfort (which would have led to plantar fasciitis had I continued to wear them). Also, there's is less cushion than the 15s (I compared them side to side with brand new 15s that I had left). Due to both the heel discomfort and lack of cushion, I decided to return them and located some new 15s which I bought, immediately. Hopefully, Asics will bring back the 15s cushion and structure of the heel and soul in the upcoming 17s.

                                    • Sizing:
                                    • Feels true to size
                                    • Width:
                                    • Feels true to width
                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great Running Shoe - GEL Nimbus 16

                                    By Janie

                                    from Wheeling, WV

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Cushions Impact
                                    • Durable
                                    • Fast
                                    • Good Arch Support
                                    • Good Traction
                                    • Great Shoe Laces
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Pronation Control

                                    Cons

                                    • none

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Road Running

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                    I love this shoe! My feet feel like they have great stability and protection and yet the shoe does not feel heavy. I love the regular shoe laces with the GEL Nimbus 16! The laces on the 15 were just difficult to tie.

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

                                    Excellent

                                    By 1/2 Marathoner

                                    from Iowa

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Good Traction
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                      This is the first pair of Gel-Nimbus that have owned. I think they compare to the other Asics that I have worn in the past. Great shoe for distance running.

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

                                      I love this shoe

                                      By Ashley

                                      from Elkins,WV

                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                        I run on the road and they are very lightweight. My favorite shoe by far.

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

                                        Awesome Shoes!

                                        By Andrea

                                        from Gaylord, MI

                                        About Me Gym Rat

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

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

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                          I love these shoes! They have been great for me on my runs I am barely sore at all after a long run. These are exactly what I needed they give so much support that it is like running on air.

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

                                          Great shoe!

                                          By Ali

                                          from MN

                                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Cushions Impact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Fast
                                          • Good Arch Support
                                          • Good Traction
                                          • Great with Jeans
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Pronation Control

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Gym

                                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                            Great and comfortable walking, standing, running, and working out indoors and outdoors. Love Asics in general, and just bought the new nimbus 16's recently. But, have worn Asics for the last several years. No other brand can compete/supersede, at least for me!! :-)

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

                                            great padding-too narrow

                                            By mary

                                            from new york city

                                            About Me Gym Rat

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                            • Narrow / Tight

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Endurance Training

                                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                            never got a chance to use them-returned them -tooo narrow

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

                                            Great running shoe!!!

                                            By Runner mom

                                            from Mission Viejo, CA

                                            About Me Avid Athlete

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Comfortable
                                            • Cushions Impact
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Road Running

                                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                              Love everything from looks, arch support, lightweight, cushioning and comfort from this shoe!!! It is by far my go to running shoe. It really feels like my foot is being hugged by comfort when I'm running in my Gel Nimbus 16.... Makes me run longer and even a little faster, which I've been trying to improve on. I run 15-20 mi a week, and this shoe is perfect for my running needs!

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

                                              So much better than Cumulus!!

                                              By Alison

                                              from PA

                                              About Me Gym Rat

                                              Pros

                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Cushions Impact

                                              Cons

                                              • color

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Endurance Training

                                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                              Let me tell you, after years of wearing multiple models of the Cumulus, I finally switched. I thought the Cumulus was nice, tried the Cumulus-16 (had issues with a bruised toe and toe cramping) hated then. Why did I never try Nimbus??! These are great. They are so comfortable, ran 7 miles out of the box on the treadmill. They are great for neutral+ runners who want extra cushioning. Wish they came in other color options, but I never judge a shoe by it's color.

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

                                              Yet again...a great shoe!!!

                                              By Brittany

                                              from Greensboro, NC

                                              About Me Avid Athlete

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

                                              • Colorful
                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Cushions Impact
                                              • Good Arch Support

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Road Running

                                                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                I run about 30 miles a week and found these shoes AMAZING being an avid heel stricker. They're light enough, but still have solid support. I've ran multiple marathons in my Nimbus 15s and they held up great! So, I decided to try out the 16s and I haven't been disapointed at all. Great shoes if you need a lot of cushion with support added in.

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

                                                Comfortable

                                                By encourager502

                                                from Colorado Springs, CO

                                                About Me Gym Rat

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Breathable
                                                • Comfortable
                                                • Good Arch Support
                                                • Good Traction
                                                • Great with Jeans
                                                • Lightweight
                                                • Pronation Control

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Walking

                                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                  I like these shoes. I just wished they had as much cushion as the Lite Show Nimbus 15 had.

                                                  • Sizing:
                                                  • Feels true to size
                                                  • Width:
                                                  • Feels true to width
                                                  • Arch Type:
                                                  • High Arch
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No
                                                   
                                                  2.0

                                                  Not for me

                                                  By Leslie

                                                  from Pocatello, ID

                                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

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

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Narrow / Tight
                                                  • Uncomfortable

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Road Running

                                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                  I used to run in the Asics Nimbus 13. I took a couple of years off running, then decided to get started again and train for a marathon. I decided to replace the 13 with the Nimbus 16 since I have used several versions of the Nimbus in the past and they have always fit well. The 16 is a totally different shoe. I ordered a half size larger than my previous Nimbus' because my upcoming race has a lot of downhill. However, when I got te shoe, it feels just as short as my old shoes and is significantly tighter in the toe box. I like a roomy toe box, so I tried to loosen it, but no hope. Took it out for a few runs to see if it would loosen but didn't. Just too short and too tight. Returned the 16 and got the Brooks Glycerin.

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

                                                  Best shoe ever!

                                                  By Holding at 29

                                                  from Alabama

                                                  About Me Gym Rat

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

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

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                      This is the most comfortable ASICS I have owned. I do interval training and light/moderate cardio on my off days. I loved this shoe so much I ordered two more pair and one for my daughter.

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

                                                      100% PERFECT

                                                      By Jaleo Jaleo

                                                      from Spain

                                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Comfortable
                                                      • Cushions Impact
                                                      • Lightweight

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Road Running

                                                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                        I took one size bigger than my normal shoes size, and it fits me perfectly!

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

                                                        Better than the 15!!!

                                                        By lovetorun202020

                                                        from auburn, al

                                                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

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

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Road Running

                                                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Nimbus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                          Been a Nimbus fan for a few years. They really upped the cushioning in the 16 and it's my new favorite. Broke them in with a few 3 mile runs, then ran in a 10k this past weekend and they did absolutely great!! I always buy 1/2 size up. LOVE these shoes and got them in the fun, bright pink. Got so many complements on them!! :) :)

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

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