Women's MIZUNO® WAVE® CABRAKAN :: Cabrakan is the Mayan god of earthquakes and mountains. There's no doubt he would approve of this feisty trail running shoe. The women's Mizuno® Wave® Cabrakan delivers heavenly cushioning and stability. Enjoy durable toe protection, aggressive tread for gritty traction in wet or dry conditions, and nano-coated water-resistant mesh for protection from the elements. 10.5 ounces
I am a die-hard Mizuno runner, and have fallen in love with this shoe! I have most recently run in the Mizuno Nirvana and this shoe is similar, but with a stronger construction. I don't run trails often, but when I do, I have been frustrated by my old shoes' inability to handle the trail. The Cabrakan is very similar to my old Nirvanas, but with more solid sole and tighter-woven fabric. I run 20-25 miles/week, 4-5 days per week, and these handle the frequency of the run well. The terrain doesn't matter - these shoes work well in everything, including wet/slick surfaces.
The lacing is unique and strong. Toe box is wide, and the sole is solid with some give to it. I am an RN in a busy ER and on my feet for long shifts. At work, I actually wear a pair of my old Mizuno runners. I need a shoe that has strong support for my running - these shoes fit perfectly. I have minimal issues with my shins, no toe pain, and no blisters!
Los Angeles, CA
Great shoe with fantastic tread!
I ordered these shoes after running in a trail shoe that was too heavy and didn't have sufficient arch support. Imagine my delight when I slipped into these bad boys- I felt like Cinderella! I have run in these in a 10k road race,through sand, on mountain trails, and even across some snow pack! They have great traction and feel great on any surface. I personally prefer them for trail, but they do fine on pavement as well.
Unique laces prevent slipping during runs and upper material is comfortable and durable.
Very comfortable trail shoe
The shoes are very comfortable and appropriate for every terrain. My running routes include asphalt, rocky and gravel trails, as well as field paths, and the shos adjusted perfectly to every condition. I'm also a little on the heavy side which is why I aim for lots of stability and so far, these shoes seem to work well.
Mizuno - the Legend Continues!
ok - I bought these because they were on sale and I've had such good luck with the Nirvana and the elixir that I decided to get these for fall/winter running after marathon season. I did take them out for a run and they felt great - just like the nirvana. If you like the nirvana for training and want a great pair for fall/winter running - a a great sale price - ACT NOW!
Awesome Trail Shoe
I have run trails throughout the west including Haleakala crater in Maui and races in the Sierra Nevada mountains and foothills. Hands down the best trail shoe I have ever worn. Great feel of the trail, traction, comfort, and now a lighter weight. Would love to see Mizuno come out with a somewhat scaled down version for trail racing. I use my old Cabrakans for hiking.
Folsom Trail Runner
El Dorado County, California
Great for Running in Afghanistan
Currently using these while on deployment in Afghanistan. No paved roads where i'm located only dirt and gravel; excellent support for the road conditions. Running roughly 30 miles a week in all weather conditions, couldn't ask for a better shoe.
These are my new favorite shoes, i love them because i dont notice them they way i notice other shoes. They make my stride feel really natural which has never happened to me before. They are great trail shoes and feel really light, i dont notice im wearing them at all. My feet feel great after every run. I would say they are a great shoe for trails but i love that they are not too clonking and heavy if i want to do a quick run on the treadmill or road. Anyway, LOVE THEM!
Great Traction, Comfort--Great Shoe!
I am large runner, who wanted the stability need to run on a mixed terrain of both pavement and rugged trail--and these shoes have met expectations and more.I have put about 15 miles on them this week, and I love the way the feel--great cushioning, and amazing traction on very slick trails.In addition, to the great feel, I love the colors--Mizuno did a great job with overall design. Though I would recommend going a half size up from your normal shoe size to ensure comfort. [...]
Aspiring Running Addict
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
I run 3-5 miles on trails daily. These are great for daily off road use, maybe not so great on road surfaces though (wears them down quicker, they drag a little). Very rugged soles. I'm looking forward to trying the update.
Indian name is "runs with setter"
I like them so well, I'm ordering a second pair to keep when these wear out! Great shoe!!!
Comfy Shoe Susan
great for running and golf
I used these shoes for trail running and a 6-day golf vacation. We played 2 rounds a day with no carts and these were the perfect shoe. Stable enough to swing and cover some hilly terrain (SW Oregon coast) but comfortable enough to walk/run in.
San Antonio, Texas
a really good shoe I love it.
Do not flex well
I'm a heavier woman, who walks/runs on the treadmill to get in shape and lose weight. I've worn ASICS shoes for years and love their gel cushioning system, but always read good things about Mizunos. So I thought I'd try a pair. The shoes don't flex well enough for me and the top side of my foot stresses and gets sore while walking on the treadmill. For seasoned runners, these shoes may work well, but if you're like me needing a stability plus shoe for weight/size reasons, buy ASICS instead. These shoes fit well and feel good for everyday walking. So I'm going to continue wearing them, but only when I go out shopping. I'll stick with ASICS for the treadmill.
Womens Mizuno WAVE Cabrakan Trail Running Shoe
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