Mizuno Wave Inspire 16

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78%
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Overview

The Wave Inspire is a stability road running shoe family that uses Enerzy and WaveKnit technology from Mizuno.

The Wave Inspire 16 is a maximalist model. It uses breathable construction design, and came out in 2019. Its support type is designated as stability, meaning that it's designed for runners with overpronation. The latest model in the family is the Mizuno Wave Inspire 19.

With an average review score of 78%, it's in the lowest rated 30% of similar running shoes. Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the cheapest 30% of running shoes today.

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M: 286 g
W: 241 g
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Forefoot
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M: 27 mm
W: 14 mm
Heel to toe drop
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12 mm
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Heel
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32 mm
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M: 35 mm
W: 22 mm
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New BalanceMizunoAltraBrooksASICS
Strike Type
Strike Type
Heel strike
Heel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strike
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Maximalist
ComfortableMaximalistBreathableLow dropMaximalistZero dropMaximalistBreathableComfortableMaximalist
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Rocker
Rocker
Techs
Techs
Mizuno EnerzyAltra EGOGuideRailBrooks BioMoGo DNAGuideRailASICS FF BlastASICS TRUSSTIC
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Environmental Characteristics
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Mizuno Wave Inspire 16 characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1940)
TerrainRoad (+1315)
UsagesDaily running (+1121)
BrandMizuno (+86)
Support TypeStability (+207)
Pronation TypeOverpronation (+189)
Strike TypeHeel strike (+1154)
Arch TypeLow arch (+193)
Shoe TypeMaximalist (+518)
FitNarrow toe box (+238)
FeaturesBreathable (+964)
MaterialsMesh (+880)
Events10k (+688)Half marathon (+688)Marathon (+688)
ColorwaysArctic Ice Swhite Mid Indigo, Black, Black / Gold, Blue, Blue / Blue, Blue / Navy, Blue Blue Dblue Medblu 22, Castlerock Phantom, Castlerock Quiet Shade, Cloud Grey Snow White
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Model
16
Released
Dec 2019
Measurements
Weight
M: 286 g
W: 241 g
Heel to toe drop
12 mm
Heel
32 mm
Forefoot
20 mm

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