Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 Review

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 PRODUCT DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW

Mizuno Wave Inspire 9

 


RELEASE DATE:

  •   October 2012

 

The Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 provides support for everyday running. This shoe combines stability and flexibility in a package that offers a great fitting upper and a smooth transition from heel to toe. Cushioning underfoot protects your feet from impact with the ground, and a responsive midsole provides a springy toe-off. The Wave Inspire 9 is ideal for high mileage and daily training.

The Inspire 9 is a moderate feature, moderate support shoe designed for daily training and high mileage.

The Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 running shoe features a winning blend of cushioning, smooth ride, and moderate stability. Developed for medium-arched, flexible foot types. Highly ventilated AIR Mesh™ upper provides breathability and comfort.

Dynamotion Fit™ creates an area of “give” in the heel collar/cradle. Gender Engineering creates running shoes that more closely fit the different running styles of the male and female runner, in return maximizing performance.

AP lightweight, high rebound midsole gives greater momentum at take-off. Mizuno Intercool™ full-length ventilation system. SmoothRide™ engineered Composite Double-Fan Wave™ adds a great blend of support and cushioning in a package that transitions like no other. VS-1™ in the heel to help prevent overpronation. X-10™ in heel adds durability. Solid rubber and blown rubber in forefoot offer durability and flexibility.

These shoes felt good for mid to long range training runs.  I used them for long runs which the shoe felt solid,  sturdy and my feet felt cushioned.

 

SPECS:

  • Weight: 10 oz (size 9)
  • Heel to Toe Drop: 12 mm
  • Available Widths: D=Medium, 2E=Wide
  • Sizing: Standard running shoe length
  • Colors : Blue-Yellow-Grey-White-Black/Pink-Grey-White-Black/Green-Grey-White-Black

 

CONSTRUCTION:

Upper:

  • AIRMesh a breathable mesh upper for moisture wicking and open air dryness
  • Dynamotion Fit forefoot stretch material that supports the heel
  • Element Linings beneath the mesh upper, helps moisture transfer and comfort
  • Ortho Sockliner BioMoGo foam which provides contoured support and cushioning

Midsole:

  • AP full length midsole copolymer that provides lightweight, responsive, durable cushioning
  • Smooth Ride covers the entire forefoot and minimizes the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the feet during foot-to-toe transition
  • Extended Wave Plate helps the torsional rigidity between the heel and forefoot
  • Intercool full length ventilation system that helps remove heat via the shoe exit via ports located in the midsole of the heel

Outsole:

  • X10 durable carbon rubber for enhanced grip traction

 

 

PROS:

  • Breathable: AIRMesh provides great open-air upper mesh design
  • Very Cushioned: Dynamotion Fit midsole provides optimally cushioned fit and durability
  • Excellent Protection: Extended Wave Plate, a high energy impact absorption and ground debris protection plate system
  • Stability: X10 a flexible rubber in the forefoot and provides flexibility and durability

 

RECOMMENDED USE:

  • Road Running, Trail Running, Daily Training

 

CONCLUSION:

  • A neutral, responsive, cushioned road and/or trail running shoe

 

 

 

 

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