Asics Gel-Cumulus 12

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Asics  Gel-Cumulus 12
Despite its low responsiveness, this shoe would suit lighter runners looking for everyday training shoes.

Our Review

What's new? A new heel design aims to give a more secure fit while a lower profile heel counter reduces irritation around the ankle. Asics' cushioning material, Solyte, now runs the length of the shoe for increased bounce. We say Testers were split in their opinion of the roomier toe-box: some ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

10 user reviews of Asics Gel-Cumulus 12 See all

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A lot better ban he cumulus 13s I'm trying to break in now. Continue reading...
bad changes, could have run forever in the previous model Continue reading...
Would definitely suit a neutral runner who predominantly heel strikes. I struggled with them, my feet are slightly wider than a D fitting. Have since moved to Ghost 3's which are a revelation in comparison. Bas Continue reading...
Excellent - bought these when struggling through marathon training. Fit was much better than old shoes, all pain/injuries vanished. Seen me through a few hundreds miles of training and races without any pain Continue reading...
best trainer for years Continue reading...


thats i'm a forefoot runner and am biased towards a more cushioned forefoot shoe. I've had rwo pairs of 11's and they were excelent for my training at marthons and ultras. the Nimbus12's are rated for low arches not high to med like the cumulus so do you think they are still suitable or better for a foot profile that is high and not  especially broad? G

Posted: 05/01/2011 at 20:56

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Cushioning scored highly
Low responsiveness
  • Price: £65.00
  • Year: from 2010