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Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe

Women's ASICS GEL-Strike 2

Item #ASW2217
MSRP:$54.99
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Product Description:

Women's ASICS® GEL-Strike 2 :: A road shoe for runners seeking cushioning and stability. Check out the sleek design, durable solid rubber outsole, and the comfort of rearfoot GEL® Cushioning System.

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Category Type:

NEUTRAL [?]
If you have high arches and need minimal support, Neutral shoes are right for you. Your feet will guide themselves more naturally through each step for your perfect running gait. 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.

Features & Benefits:

  • AHAR® Heel Plug: Helps enhance durability at initial impact
  • Solid Rubber Outsole: Durability and traction
  • GEL® Cushioning System: Attenuates shock during impact phase
  • Rearfoot GEL® Cushioning System: Provides shock attenuation in the heel
Product ASW2217 Review

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Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe
 
4.0

(based on 7 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Breathable (3)
  • Cushions impact (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road running (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      80% 

      (4 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (5 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

These shoes are for ...

By Kat_Kong

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

These shoes are for low-mileage runners. Good support but not as durable as other ASICS shoes.

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

We were looking for ...

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

We were looking for supportive shoes for my teenage daughter who has knee/hip alignment problems. These really did the trick! She says they're comfortable & supportive; she wears them to school all day & says her knees still don't hurt at the end of the day. Plus, they look "cool" enough for her!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pretty content

By powerwalk

from Arlington, VA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Walking

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

    Overall, I'm pretty happy with these shoes. Not quite as much arch support as other Asics I've owned, but they're definitely comfortable. I really like the colors on this particular pair.

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

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice shoe

    By JH

    from Bel Air, MD

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

      I am not a runner. I ride Thoroughbred horses. I do wear these shoes all day at work in an office setting. I found that even though these shoes are supposed to be for high arches, I needed to order an insert. I have extremely high arches. Other than that, the shoe is great. Nice price, light and comfortable.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Nothing spectacular, but does the job

      By Mary

      from Kailua, HI

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Pronation Control

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

      This is an all-around solid running shoe, and priced to be a value purchase. I feel that this shoe is best suited for those who might be new to running, or those who want a slightly heavier, more supportive shoe than some of Asics' lighter models. I wanted a little bit more support than my typical Asics flats I use - and boy, did I get it with these. Slightly too durable for me (i.e. too heavy), but I get ample support. Nothing flashy, but this is a very functional running shoe that I anticipate getting a lot of training mileage on.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Good Shoe, but be aware....

      By Tabitha on the Move

      from Ventura County, CA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Arch Support
      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

      I am a recreational runner (around 55 miles a month). I like these shoes they appear on sale frequently and they are definitely worth the price. I ran 8 races in 2010. Two of them were half marathons. I am 5'8" and weight 160lbs, so I'm a woman-sized woman.

      Great shoes but 300 miles is about where you wanna start phasing in your next pair. Most Asics will stand up to 400 or 500 miles.

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

      Really good shoes

      By Saver of tatas

      from santa ana,ca

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Strike 2 Running Shoe:

        I use the shoes for training for the avon walk for breast cancer

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

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        1.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
        Wed, January 06,2010:
        We were looking for supportive shoes for my teenage daughter who has knee/hip alignment problems. These really did the trick! She says they're comfortable & supportive; she wears them to school all day & says her knees still don't hurt at the end of the day. Plus, they look "cool" enough for her!
        2.    Kat_Kong rated this product 1 star
        Mon, June 29,2009:
        These shoes are for low-mileage runners. Good support but not as durable as other ASICS shoes.

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