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Women's ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16

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Women's ASICS® GEL-CUMULUS® 16 :: Float effortlessly through every run, feeling lighter and more cushioned than ever in the newly updated Women's ASICS® GEL-Cumulus® 16. While you might find it hard to believe that this award-winning running shoe series could get any better, this sixteenth edition will prove it's possible. You'll experience an even plusher, more luxurious ride thanks to the 16's new top-of-the line FluidRide™ midsole and larger Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning units. Underpronators to mild overpronators who loved the previous GEL-Cumulus® generations are going to be especially psyched at this improved version, and those new to the series are sure to become quick devotees.

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.

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Features & Benefits:

  • Impact Guidance System: Enhances the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off
  • Newly added FluidRide: Provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties with reduced weight and exceptional durability
  • Updated Guidance Trusstic System: Enhances gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity
  • Guidance Line: Vertical flex grooves decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency and more flexibilty
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning System: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases, allowing movement on multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle
  • ComforDry Sockliner: Provides cushioning performance and anti-microbial properties for a cooler, drier, healthier environment
  • Lighter weight AHAR rubber in forefoot: Allows the new Cumulus 16 to be almost an ounce lighter than previous version
  • New version has a more roomier toe box
  • New upper has more open mesh for breathability
  • ASW4265
  • Heel-To-Toe Drop: 10mm
  • WEIGHT: 8.5 ounces
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Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe
 
4.5

(based on 39 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (33)
  • Cushions impact (27)
  • Breathable (25)
  • Lightweight (21)
  • Arch support (20)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (4)
  • Poor cushioning (4)
  • Uncomfortable (3)

Best Uses

  • Road running (13)
  • Pavement (5)
  • Walking (5)
  • With orthotics/inserts (5)
  • Distance / endurance (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      79% 

      (31 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      85% 

      (33 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (20), High arch (13), Low arch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (16), Casual/ recreational (11), Gym rat (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (35)

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4.0

Meets my shoe requirements

By runner for fun

from Cincinnati, Oh

About Me Avid Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Needs Better Insole
  • Poor Cushioning
  • Wears Out Quickly

Best Uses

  • Road Running

Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

I am a runner, mainly half marathons-20 miles a week on average. I like the shoe's sizing and weight and that it's a neutral shoe. I don't like that I need to buy a sturdier insole, but know that's true of every shoe today. Also I wear out the back outside heal after only 3-4 months. Would love a sturdier heal!

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

Great show

By Molly

from San Bruno

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Traction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • With Orthotics/Inserts

    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

    My only complaint is the fabric in the heel cup wears out before the shoe does.

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

    Closest thing to the Nike Pegasus 30

    By ganushka

    from salt lake city, utah

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pavement

      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

      I hike every day and usually run or power walk once - I live in Utah so we do have some steep trails. These do fine as long as there isn't too much loose rock (but that is also not what they were designed for). I think they are best on pavement for a cushion-y, supported run.

      I will say, that for anyone else experiencing difficulty with the new last of the Nike Pegasus line, these are a great alternative, particularly for those who need a bit more stability and support in a wide shoe.

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

      Yay for shoes that fit!!!

      By Nolechk

      from Sunnyvale, CA

      About Me Gym Rat

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Good Traction
      • Great with Jeans

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Endurance Training

        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

        I love Asics. I am so thrilled to find a website that has women's Asics that fit me! I have only just started wearing these sneakers, but I love them. They fit my feet well and I have enjoyed them in the gym to this point (in afraid to get them dirty so I haven't warn them outside yet).

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

        Love them!!

        By Grandma Jann

        from Seattle

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • With Orthotics/Inserts

          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

          My go to athletic shoes, whether tennis, running, or walking the trails with my dog!
          Can always rely on Asics to be comfortable from the first time I put them on my feet!
          Love the many colors, hot pink tennis shoes, teal and lime running shoes and pink and royal blue trail shoes. Fun to look at, comfortable to wear!
          Grandma Jann
          Seattle

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

          Adjustment period

          By Lisa

          from O, Florida

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Endurance Training

            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

            I typically am a Brooks Ghost runner. These were recommended to run a 4/1 -run/walk marathon with a friend, at a slower pace. There is more cushion, stability in the heel. They are too much shoe, too heavy for my usual pace and shorter distances. I haven't run the marathon yet. I am confident they will work for the marathon. I like the colors!

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

            Excellent pair of shoes

            By Candigirl

            from Puyallup Washington

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking

              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

              I use these shoes for walking 6 plus miles 7 days a week. Very comfortable and supportive, well worth the money.

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

              love these shoes

              By Marsha

              from Prattville, AL

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Walking

                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                I have such a hard time getting casual and dress shoes that fit. It's nice to know I'll get the perfect fit every time when I order these shoes. They are lightweight, well ventilated and comfortable!

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

                Great for low arch and slight supination

                By nonameslob

                from Newark, DE

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                    I am a new runner and just started the Couch to 5K program. The last time I did any sort of running, I constantly had shin splints and foot pain, so I gave up. I decided it was just because I hated running!

                    But I was determined now to give it a try so I did some research on how to analyze my own gait, my arch, etc. I have a bit of an odd combo - a low (but not super low) arch and slight supination (favoring the outside of my foot), plus I am overweight so I need some extra cushion. Unfortunately, all of those "find your perfect shoe" services on various websites were not able to point me to anything that worked for that combo. Thankfully, a number of google searches led me to this shoe!

                    I'm about 3 weeks into Couch to 5K and have not had any foot pain or shin splints! Loving this shoe so far. The only complaint I have is that the back of the heel feels a little stiff, but I've read that the Nimbus (basically, the more expensive, more comfortable version of this show) has more flexibility in the heel. I don't regret choosing this shoe because it is affordable for a beginniner, but I think if this goes well, I will upgrade to the Nimbus eventually.

                    As for the width, I am glad I bought the Wide Width (D). I usually wear New Balance sneakers for cross training, because I like that their "regular" width actually runs a bit wide (and my feet are somewhere between normal and wide). I'd say the NB regular width is the same width as these shoes in D.

                    I did not need to size up a half size in this shoe.

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

                    Fantastic fit and comfort

                    By Grandma Bev

                    from Kent WA

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Walking

                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                      Great shoes for The big climb.

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

                      Great shoe

                      By CAL

                      from Long Neck, DE

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Cushions Impact

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • With Orthotics/Inserts

                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                        I alternate between the Nimbus and Cumulus and I love this one just a tad bit more than the Nimbus. I am training for a race and I do believe I will be ordering this pair again in April just before the race. I have the Cumulus 15 and loved those as well. I have a plate and nine screws in my right ankle and these sneakers are perfect for me.

                        • Sizing:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Width:
                        • Feels true to width
                        • Arch Type:
                        • High Arch
                         
                        4.0

                        I am happy

                        By jmo

                        from san diego

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Breathable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Cushions Impact
                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Walking

                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                          Support on arch and heel. True on size if you have wide feet.

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

                          Comfy but not cushiony

                          By sophieandgraciesmom

                          from Charleston,SC

                          About Me Gym Rat

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                          • Poor Cushioning

                          Best Uses

                          • With Orthotics/Inserts

                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                          While this Asics model is comfortable for the gym I feel it doesn't provide enough support and cushioning for a step/cardio workout.

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

                          Fantastic running shoes!!

                          By Missy

                          from Oxnard Ca.

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                            I run 20 to 25 miles a week. These are fantastic shoes. I have nothing negative to say. They are durable, comfortable and just all around great running shoes.

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

                            if i say iHATE em then theres More4mee(:

                            By emié

                            from town of tonawanda, NY

                            About Me Gym Rat

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                            • Narrow / Tight

                            Best Uses

                            • Gym

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                            finally sneakers that match not only myy outfit .. myy personality (: thanks asics and roadrunnersports (:

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

                            DeLightful Running Shoes

                            By Bunch

                            from Concord CA

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • Narrow / Tight

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                            I just started running again so I read reviews and bought these to start again. I purchased a half size bigger and that is the perfect fit, but I tend to run a bit wide and took a chance with the medium. The medium is okay for my first get back to running shoes, because Im only running 2-3 miles so I haven't had any problems with my feet after the run. I certainly will buy another pair, but the next width up.

                            Overall, the shoe is excellent! I have sensitive skin so I usually get blistets almost immediately, but not a single issue with these shoes, (in spite of fact I chose to keep medium width. The arch support is excellent for me because I have a high in-step it fits right on my in-step as if it was custom made for me.

                            This shoe is a Neutral and so if you have been fitted at Roadrunner store and you have been classified as a Neutral fit go with those shoes it pays off. I did and I made a great investment on these shoes. Lastly, the style and colors are nice too - well made.

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels too narrow
                            • Arch Type:
                            • High Arch
                             
                            5.0

                            Amazinm

                            By Nordicmike

                            from Lancaster, nh

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Good Arch Support

                            Cons

                            • Poor Traction

                            Best Uses

                            • Road Running

                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                            My husband replaced my worn out 15s with these

                            • Sizing:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Width:
                            • Feels true to width
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes
                             
                            5.0

                            really great shoe

                            By jogging fool

                            from Boston

                            About Me Gym Rat

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Breathable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Cool On Feet
                            • Cushions Impact
                            • Durable
                            • Fast
                            • Good Arch Support
                            • Good Traction
                            • Great Shoe For High Arch
                            • Lightweight
                            • Light Weight Runner
                            • Pronation Control

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Road Running

                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                              bought for my daughter, who has problem feet. She is light weight with a very high arch and has trouble controlling her feet. These give her comfort, great control and are light.

                              • Sizing:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Width:
                              • Feels true to width
                              • Arch Type:
                              • High Arch
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes
                               
                              5.0

                              Great shoe, but go up a 1/2 size

                              By Jules

                              from Martinez, CA

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Breathable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Cushions Impact
                              • Durable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Trail Running

                                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                I'm a runner who used to wear Asics years ago. I switched to Nike and regretted it (they burn out fast). Now I'm back to Asics and happy, happy, happy!

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

                                FANTASTIC !!!!!

                                By Howarda780

                                from NY CITY, NY

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

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

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Walking

                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                  I run along the Hudson River daily. I'm a grad student and need the time to think.

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

                                  My favorite! Getting a second pair!

                                  By Tara

                                  from New Jersey

                                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Gym

                                    Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                    I love these sneakers! I bought them to use for aerobic workouts. Great on impact- I love them so much I'm purchasing a second pair for work/casual use.
                                    I did order up a half size because I generally wear wide width and I have a high arch.
                                    I wish they offered more colors.

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

                                    As expected, Solid all around shoe

                                    By Small Speed

                                    from Kirkland, WA

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

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

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                      Using for road running and races. I like the toe box of the shoe is wide to give my foot room so to prevent any friction spots. I thought that colors were a little masculine at first...but realized they are prefect to wear with my Seahawks gear too!!

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

                                      Glad to have these back!

                                      By J

                                      from Mobile, AL

                                      About Me Avid Athlete

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact

                                      Cons

                                      • Wears Out Quickly

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Road Running

                                      Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                      I stopped wearing these shoes when the 15's came out because I was having pain in my left foot when running. The 16's feel like the 14's did and I no longer have the pain. I do wear my shoes hard and have a bunion on my left foot which causes me to wear a hole in the mesh of the shoe rather quickly, so my only con is the durability. Overall I really like the shoe and have worn these for several years now excluding version 15.

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

                                      great shoe

                                      By none

                                      from Lucedale, Mississippi

                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Cushions Impact
                                      • Good Arch Support

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Road Running

                                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                        I run 3 miles 3 times week. Love the cushion and control. Great shoe!!

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

                                        good shoe

                                        By dcpj

                                        from dc

                                        About Me Professional Athlete

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Cushions Impact
                                        • Fast

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Road Running

                                          Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                          this is as good as the gel cumulus 13 but only in the color shown

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

                                          Great shoe

                                          By Daiy walker

                                          from Aurora Illinois

                                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Breathable
                                          • Comfortable
                                          • Good Arch Support
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • With Orthotics/Inserts

                                            Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                            Stylish, great colors, comfortable

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

                                            Sole Supreme

                                            By Philosopher of Sole

                                            from College Park, MD

                                            About Me Avid Athlete

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

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

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Road Running

                                              Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                              These are even better than the 15's, which were praised by Runner's World. Way to go Asics!

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

                                              Not too bad

                                              By Tara

                                              from New Jersey

                                              About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Breathable
                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Cushions Impact
                                              • Good Arch Support

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Pavement

                                                Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                I am a new runner- trying to train for that first 5K! I've always liked asics for casual wear so I figured what the heck! I didn't know which to choose because I have a high arch and I'm extremely picky when it comes to sneaker comfort. I had a live chat session with a roadrunner rep and she recommended these. I love them! I've been out for 3 "runs" and no knee or ankle pain at all and it's because of the sneakers! Whenever I came back from a "run" in my last sneakers I'd always have pain- I thought it was just my bones getting old, but it's not! Love the colors and can't wait to get another pair!!

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

                                                Great Shoe

                                                By TR5

                                                from Santa Monica, CA

                                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                                Verified Reviewer

                                                Pros

                                                • Comfortable
                                                • Cushions Impact
                                                • Good Arch Support

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Pavement

                                                  Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                  Just bought these shoes on Friday and tested them out on Saturday. Went for a 10.5 mile run on pavement and had no problems. I found them to be better than the 15's. My previous pair was a Cumulus 15 which took a couple of days to break in. I had no issues with the toe box and found they had more room. This pair was great straight out of the box. Great cushioning for heel strikers. I always buy 1/2 size bigger and found the fit to be fine. Happy with my purchase.

                                                  • Sizing:
                                                  • Feels true to size
                                                  • Width:
                                                  • Feels true to width
                                                  • Arch Type:
                                                  • Average Arch
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No
                                                   
                                                  1.0

                                                  Stiff, hard, uncomfortable!

                                                  By AlexJouJou

                                                  from Washington, DC

                                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                                  Pros

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Womens ASICS GEL-Cumulus 16 Running Shoe:

                                                        I've worn lots of Asics Gel shoes - my current favorite is the Gel Excel 33.3 which is a fantastic shoe. My favorite everyday shoe for walking is the Nimbus. Enter the Cumulus.

                                                        I do not know what they did but this shoe is stiff like a board and has no flexibility once on your foot. It is not comfortable - the fit is totally off. The upper feels stiff and a bit almost scratchy to me - with light socks. They are far more narrow than previous versions - and I'm talking about the wide version! My toes were not comfortable. Going up another 1/2 size didn't work because then the arch and fit was off. I'll stick to my other Gel versions - I strongly recommend if you've liked other Asics Gel shoes that you try these on first and do a test run on the treadmill at RRS to see if these are going to work for you.

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

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