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Mizuno Wave Rider 16 Road-Running Shoes - Women's

Aruba Blue
Aruba Blue

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  • Breathable nylon mesh uppers with synthetic leather overlays keep feet cool
  • Nylon linings wick moisture away from your feet; outsole vents let hot humid air escape. Feet stay dry and cool, reducing the likelihood of blistering
  • Optimized for motion, the upper fit delivers maximum performance and comfort throughout the entire gait cycle
  • Copolymer midsole material is responsive and lightweight, and offers increased rebound for great momentum at toe-off
  • Mizuno Wave® midsole technology disperses impact uniformly over length/width of midsole, providing unrivaled cushioning
  • Thermoplastic elastomer in high-impact area of heels resists compression to absorb shock and enhance cushioning
  • The midsole minimizes rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot during transition, resulting in a wonderfully smooth ride
  • Carbon rubber outsoles deliver cushioning, flexibility and long wear in high-impact areas
  • Mizuno Wave Rider 16 road-running shoes proudly carry the Seal of Acceptance from the American Podiatric Medical Association


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Best Use Running
Footwear Height Ankle
Footwear Closure Lace-up
Upper Synthetic leather/nylon mesh
Lining Nylon
Midsole Copolymer
Support Thermoplastic elastomer
Outsole Carbon rubber
Average Footwear Weight (Pair) 1 lb. 0.4 oz.
Gender Women's

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