Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe

Men's Mizuno Wave Ascend 5

Item #MIZ690
MSRP:$94.99
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Men's MIZUNO® WAVE® ASCEND™ 5 :: Lightweight, supportive, and super-cushioned, the men's Mizuno® Wave® Ascend™ 5 trail running shoe is updated with better toe protection and a consistently snug fit for perfect comfort. Rely on a grippy lugged outsole for traction and deep flex grooves to smooth out your ride. Gusseted tongue. 11.5 ounces

Category Type:

STABILITY [?]
Runners with average arch height looking for a blend of cushioning and support can't go wrong with Stability shoes. Get a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off. Enjoy a well-guided stride and perfect arch support to keep you going for miles. 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:

  • Mizuno Wave®: Footwear technology that combines cushioning and stability, which are both inherently necessary in great running shoes
  • SmoothRide™: Engineering approach to minimize the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot during transition, creating the smoothest ride possible
  • AP Midsole: Lightweight, responsive, yet durable cushioning copolymer
  • AIRmesh™: Lightweight, breathable upper
  • X10™ Outsole: Provides extra durability in high impact areas
  • Dynamotion Fit: Reduces the effects of lateral stress on the shoe, resulting in an optimal fit while in motion
  • Wet Traction: Bi-directional outsole rubber compound breaks through water, improving grip in all conditions
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Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (8)
  • Good traction (8)
  • Rugged (8)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trail running (8)
    • Mixed terrain (6)
    • All weather conditions (3)
    • Walking (3)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        88% 

        (7 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        88% 

        (7 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Arch Type:
      • Average arch (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (6), Casual/ recreational (3)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    the best

    By J

    from Fairview, Oregon

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mixed Terrain
      • Trail Running

      Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

      best trail shoe i've ever used. look to use especially for distance on technical trails.

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

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Shoe

      By Trail guy

      from San Carlos CA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Rugged

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Weather Conditions
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Trail Running
        • Walking
        • With Orthotics/Inserts

        Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

        Picked this pair because of its weight and was not disapointed. Very flexible and works great on trails. Very comfortable

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        great feel, light stability

        By J

        from Fairview, Oregon

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight
        • Pronation Control
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mixed Terrain
          • Trail Running
          • Wet Weather

          Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

          They might not have as much cushion as some want, but for longer distances on technical trails they're amazing.

          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
           
          5.0

          excelent/just get half size bigger

          By jenny's corner

          from New Jersey

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • Durable
          • Good Arch Support
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight
          • Pronation Control
          • Rugged

          Cons

          • Just buy half size bigger

          Best Uses

          • All Weather Conditions
          • Trail Running
          • Walking
          • Wet Weather

          Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

          i love mizuno, those were purchased for my husband.
          mizuno never dissapoint anybody. quality, style, performance.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels half size too small
          • Width:
          • Feels too narrow
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Great Shoe

          By Boss

          from APO, AP Okinawa

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Traction
          • Lightweight
          • Nice wide toe box

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Weather Conditions
            • Mixed Terrain
            • Trail Running

            Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

            I'm a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, and I use these to both train my students and to train myself. I get a lot of comments about them and I use them everyday.

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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great trail runner for Mizuno fans.

            By Brian

            from Altamont, NY

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Good Traction
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

                [...]

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

                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Trail shoe, excellent stability

                By Brandon the Crossfitter

                from Tucson, AZ

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Good Traction
                • Lightweight
                • Pronation Control
                • Rugged

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Trail Running

                  Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

                  Very lightweight, attractive shoe. Maybe not as cushioned as a road version, but meets its intended purpose for trails perfectly.

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

                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Descent shoe for the money

                  By Flaco

                  from Lakeland, GA

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Good Traction
                  • Rugged

                  Cons

                  • Poor Stability

                  Best Uses

                  • Mixed Terrain
                  • Trail Running

                  Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

                  I'm light build, average around 6-10 miles a weeks mostly on paved surfaces.

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

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By joeth

                  from Denver, CO

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Mixed Terrain
                    • Road Running
                    • Trail Running
                    • Walking
                    • With Orthotics/Inserts
                    • Work

                    Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 5 Trail Running Shoe:

                    I've had foot problems for many years, and the Wave Ascend is the only shoe that really feels great. Light and stable. Works well with my orthotics. And this year's model looks amazing!

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

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