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Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe

Men's Mizuno Wave Ascend 7

Item #MIZ744
MSRP:$104.95
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Men's MIZUNO® WAVE® ASCEND™ 7 :: You'll love running fast, even when you're off the beaten path. From now on, hit the ground running - literally - with confidence when you slip on a pair of men's Mizuno® Wave® Ascend™ 7 trainers! Perfect for mild to moderate overpronation, these trail-specific shoes provide the support and guidance you need for a healthy, natural gait, while their plush cushioning keeps you striding in comfort. Enjoy these shoes in wet weather thanks to the innovative Wet Traction outsoles featuring rugged lugs that'll keep you on your feet, even when it's slippery. 11.4 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:

  • You'll experience less shock thanks to Mizuno's® Wave® technology. Based on the way waves disperse impact forces, the Wave® plate redirects shock away from your feet for a smoother, more comfy ride
  • You'll notice smoother runs thanks to SmoothRide Engineering™, a rocking-chair form that moves your feet from heel strike to toe-off with ease
  • Say goodbye to bunching or chafing at the seams thanks to Dynamotion Fit™ technology that moves naturally with your feet
  • Give your feet a springy, durable run with X10 Carbon Rubber in the heel and forefoot
  • Your feet will love the great grip and enhanced stability that come from the Wet Traction outsoles crafted especially for trail running
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Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Good traction (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Cushions impact (3)
  • Rugged (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trail running (5)
  • Mixed terrain (4)
  • All weather conditions (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 (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Great Job Mizuno

By Wolfman

from Diamond Bar, CA

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Weather Conditions
    • Mixed Terrain
    • Trail Running

    Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe:

    Great pair of shoes. I demo'd this type for a 5K and was a true Brooks fan. Now I'm not so sure and will transition to Mizuno for trail. I was a Mizuno back in HS for baseball... but they finally nailed it w/ this pair of trail shoes. Looking forward to trying a road pair. We will see if Brooks can stand the challenge. Thx Mizuno.

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

    Nice shoe

    By Kilocharlie

    from Scottsdale, AZ

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Clown Colors

    Best Uses

    • Mixed Terrain
    • Trail Running

    Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe:

    After about 5 runs feels good, light, not a lot of cushioning but adequate.

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

    Great shoes perfect for Adventure racing

    By Carter the racer

    from Cromwell, New Zealand

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Cushions Impact
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • Rugged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Weather Conditions
      • Mixed Terrain
      • Trail Running
      • Walking

      Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe:

      Great shoe

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

      Well balanced trail shoe

      By IronrRyan

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Weather Conditions
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Trail Running

        Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe:

        I am a heavy trail runner/ hiker/ trekker and I was able to score a pair Wave Ascends from our Mizuno Rep to demo and review. I have been looking for a new trail shoe for about 2 months now after wearing through my Hoka's, which I love for long distances. I tried on the Ascends and was pretty impressed with the feel of the shoe. It's not a clunker by any means, but still is very well balanced and gives a nice stable base.

        I just recently took the Ascends out for a 10 mile hike @ 8am and about 37 degrees out. The trails where frozen over and the mountain bike tread ruts wear just as bat as the tree roots, but truth be told, the Ascends felt great! Very well balanced shoe! Not too heavy, either!. Traction wasn't bad on the icy sections, a little slick, but its ICE! When the ice started to thaw later in the morning and turn to mud, the Ascends proved they could hold their own on climbs and descends.

        The only knock I have on the shoe is a little bit more aggressive heel brake, but they still brake fine down hill and the grip was fantastic! The tread looks and feels like it's going to last long and put up to the abuse I'll give it!

        Bottom line: If you wear a stability shoe and are looking for a balanced trail shoe, I totally recommend the ascends.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Arch Type:
        • Average Arch
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Light-weight and quick

        By KJ PT

        from White Mountains, NH

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Traction
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Poor Traction On Wet Road

        Best Uses

        • Trail Running

        Comments about Mens Mizuno Wave Ascend 7 Trail Running Shoe:

        The Ascend 7 is a quick, lightweight trail shoe ideal for dirt/gravel trails in both wet and dry conditions. It holds up well to hard-packed snow. If you're running mixed terrain be aware that these get a little slick on plain-old wet pavement such as while running down hill.

        With about 75-80 miles of trail, mine are holding up well without losing the integrity/protection of the sole.

        These do run a little big - I will go down 1/2 a size from my usual on my next pair.

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

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