Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe

Women's Mizuno Wave Hitogami

Item #MIZ787
Reg:$99.95
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Women's MIZUNO® WAVE® HITOGAMI™ :: Become a runner possessed in the new, ultra lightweight, yet supportive Women's Mizuno® Wave® Hitogami™. Fly like the wind in the made-for-speed low slung design that features super lightweight, resilient cushioning. You'll be fast as lightening without losing support and smooth comfort thanks to the Wave® Hitogami's™ midfoot wrap and G3 forefoot rubber that together allow for secure, silky smooth touchdowns. 6.2 ounces

Category Type:

PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. 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:

  • U4ic midsole: Delivers lightweight, resilient cushioning
  • Traditional Japanese racing flat construction: Allows for a fast, low-slung ride
  • Kabuki-inspired midfoot wrap: Provides lockdown support
  • Flat-bottomed last combined with low toe-spring: Gives inherent stability
  • Smooth G3 forefoot rubber: Allows optimal smoothness at touchdown in the forefoot
  • Hitogami mask detail when shoes are turned on their side: Follows Kabuki theater tradition, when actors wore face paint to transform into Hitogami, or Human Gods
Product MIZ787 Review

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Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Breathable (4)
  • Arch support (3)
  • Fast (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road running (6)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        100% 

        (6 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 (6)

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    5.0

    Favorite Shoe

    By TB

    from Mission Viejo, CA

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Running

      Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

      The first time I wore these shoes I ran 9 miles and I loved them, no blisters, no pain and super comfortable. They are lightweight and flexible. I wore these shoes to train for a half marathon and then wore them in the half marathon but I have also worn them on trail runs and beach runs and they give great support and stability.

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

      Great Shoe

      By Flo Bob

      from Panama City, FL

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Fast
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

        Absolutely love these shoes. I was comfortable with the Precision and was disappointed when they were replaced with the Sayonara which I didn't like as soon I tried them on--too narrow in the toe box. I tried on the Hitogami and was immediately sold. They are comfortable and light weight--feel so good running in them. I already ordered my second pair in the new green color. That is how much I like them and I have only had my first pair less than 2 months.

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

        Fit issues

        By BostonBound

        from AZ

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Breathable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Uncomfortable

        Best Uses

        • Road Running

        Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

        Background: 5 ft. 6, 118 pounds, 45-50 mpw average. I've worn the Wave Rider 17 in my last 2 marathons. Used to wear Mizuno Ronins on the treadmill and for shorter races, but the Ronins were discontinued for this shoe. I was hoping for a flexible, neutral, lightweight Mizuno with a lower heel height than the WR 17's that might work for 5Ks up to marathons. I've only taken them out a few times on the road for 3-5 milers, but so far they don't quite cut it for me. They are super lightweight, flexible, and responsive, but the upper doesn't have the glovelike fit I was expecting. They are slightly baggy in the heel and midfoot but tighter over the toes. I bought them in my usual Mizuno size and the length is fine; it's the overlays around the eyelets that are the culprit. I'll probably keep them as I like the ride but I won't buy another pair.

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

        In Love!

        By Katherine Marathoner

        from Bay Area, CA

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Fast
        • Good Arch Support
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

          Love these shoes! I ran in the Wave Sayonaras but was having fit issues and then found these and I'm in love! I log a lot of miles and have run a half marathon and a marathon in these and they are awesome! They are light and fast but also have a surprisingly amount of support for their thin profile. Highly recommend!

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

          Love this shoe!!

          By Run chick

          from Pensacola beach, fl.

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact
          • So Cushy For A Minimal

          Cons

          • Wears Out Quickly

          Best Uses

          • Road Running

          Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

          Wanted A light weight shoe with neutral pronation. Was in the precisions then they dropped that line to the new Sianoras which I do not like. Gave these a try since I had nothing loose. Love them! Feel so soft with each step. The Sianoras were stiff and not cushy and my big toe rubbed the front. I will wear the Hitogami in Boston!!

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

          Definately buying another pair

          By Sue

          from New Jersey

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Fast
          • Good Arch Support
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Running

            Comments about Womens Mizuno Wave Hitogami Running Shoe:

            I just purchased these shoes and went out for a 9 mile run in them and they were awesome. They are very light weight but offer a good amount of support. I hope they come out with a few more colors but either way I am going to purchase another pair. Love them!

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

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