Mizuno Wave Inspire 16 Waveknit

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Overview

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

It's a maximalist model. It uses breathable construction design, and went on sale in 2020. 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.

Based on our monitoring of prices across the internet, it's currently in the most expensive 40% of running shoes today.

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Weight
Weight
M: 286 g
W: 241 g
M: 281 g
W: 238 g
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W: 269 g
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W: 221 g
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Forefoot
Forefoot
20 mm
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Heel to toe drop
Heel to toe drop
12 mm
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8 mm
8 mm
10 mm
Heel
Heel
32 mm
33 mm
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Terrain
Terrain
Road
RoadRoadRoadRoadMudRoadSnow/ice
Usages
Usages
Daily running
Daily runningDaily runningDaily runningDaily runningDaily runningRacingSpeed training
Brand
Brand
Mizuno
adidasASICSBrooksNew BalanceASICS
Support Type
Support Type
Stability
NeutralStabilityStabilityStabilityStabilityNeutralStability
Pronation Type
Pronation Type
Overpronation
Neutral pronationOverpronationOverpronationOverpronationOverpronationNeutral pronationOverpronationSevere overpronation
Strike Type
Strike Type
Heel strike
Heel strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strikeFore/Midfoot strikeHeel strike
Arch Type
Arch Type
Low arch
High archLow archLow archLow archLow archHigh archLow arch
Shoe Type
Shoe Type
Maximalist
MaximalistBreathableMaximalist
Carbon fiber plate
Carbon fiber plate
Orthotic friendly
Orthotic friendly
Removable insole
Removable insole
Rock plate
Rock plate
Rocker
Rocker
Techs
Techs
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adidas Ultraboost
New Balance Fresh FoamASICS Gel
Environmental Characteristics
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Mizuno Wave Inspire 16 Waveknit characteristics and specifications

Characteristics
SportsRunning (+1961)
TerrainRoad (+1329)
UsagesDaily running (+1133)
BrandMizuno (+86)
Support TypeStability (+208)
Pronation TypeOverpronation (+453)
Strike TypeHeel strike (+1234)
Arch TypeLow arch (+457)
Shoe TypeMaximalist (+568)
FitNarrow toe box (+240)
FeaturesBreathable (+964)
MaterialsKnit (+203)
TechsMizuno WaveKnit (+7)
Events10k (+713)Half marathon (+713)Marathon (+713)
ColorwaysBallerina Snow White, Blue, Enamel Blue Medieval Blue, Highrise Glacier Grey, Skydiver Silver
Specificationsvs Average
Model
16 Waveknit
Released
Feb 2020
Measurements
Weight
M: 286 g
W: 241 g
Heel to toe drop
12 mm
Heel
32 mm
Forefoot
20 mm

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